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Methuen Police Arrest Two After Fight in Apartment Building NEMLEC SWAT Team Assists

Methuen Police Arrest Two After Fight in Apartment Building NEMLEC SWAT Team Assists

The Methuen Police Department reports that with the assistance of a regional SWAT team, they arrested two men and recovered an illegal firearm and Fentanyl after a fight and disturbance…

Audit Highlights Need for Improved Access to Opioid Counseling and Expanded Prescriber Training

Audit Highlights Need for Improved Access to Opioid Counseling and Expanded Prescriber Training

Report focuses on patients who were prescribed buprenorphine as part of their medication-assisted treatment Boston, MA – Citing the Commonwealth’s ongoing opioid epidemic, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump is calling on…

Methuen Police Arrest and Charge Man with Kidnapping Attempt in Grocery Store Parking Lot

Methuen Police Arrest and Charge Man with Kidnapping Attempt in Grocery Store Parking Lot

The Methuen Police Department has arrested and charged a man after he attempted to force his way into a woman’s car and kidnap her Friday night. RAFAEL ROSARIO, AGE 53,…

Methuen Police Superior Officers Union Files Class Action Wage Grievance Against City

Methuen Police Superior Officers Union Files Class Action Wage Grievance Against City

Class Action Grievance.NEPBA Local 17 The Methuen Superior Officers Union has filed a wage violation grievance against the city saying that; “The City of Methuen has, on an ongoing and continuous …

All those EVIL Outsiders Bad Mouthing Lawrence! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

All those EVIL Outsiders Bad Mouthing Lawrence! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

March, 2019 There is no question that the City of Lawrence is the hub of the opioid epidemic in New England. There is also no question that while violent crime…

Andover Fire Rescue Formally Elevates New Deputy Chief and Lieutenants and Swears in 3 New Firefighters

Andover Fire Rescue Formally Elevates New Deputy Chief and Lieutenants and Swears in 3 New Firefighters

  ANDOVER — Fire Chief Michael Mansfield is pleased to share that six members of Andover Fire Rescue were sworn into new ranks Tuesday, and the department also gained three…

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

REPORT: Four Councilors Benefited from Police Contract Vote The state Inspector General’s Office (IG) is an independent state agency that conducts investigations of government agencies and makes recommendations when wrongdoing…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (2/19)~ IG Report Blames Methuen Council, Mayors, Not Police

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (2/19)~ IG Report Blames Methuen Council, Mayors, Not Police

Feb. 2019 The Inspector General’s report on the approval of the Methuen Superior Officers’ contract was scathing and eye opening to those who have not been paying attention to Methuen…

Methuen Police Arrest Boy, 12, After School Threat

Methuen Police Arrest Boy, 12, After School Threat

METHUEN — A student at the Tenney Grammar School has been arrested and charged with making a threat against the school and one of its employees. A Juvenile Boy, age 12,…

Methuen Superior Officer’s Taking City to Court Over Pay

Methuen Superior Officer’s Taking City to Court Over Pay

 SUPERIOR OFFICERS LETTER TO THE CITY The Methuen Police Superior Officer’s Union is taking the city to court over the illegal activity on the city’s part in passing their contract…

Methuen Police Department Adopts Smart911 Technology

Methuen Police Department Adopts Smart911 Technology

METHUEN — Police Chief Joseph Solomon announces the new Smart911 mobile app to provide greater access to the lifesaving benefits of Smart911, plus targeted location-based alerts to all residents. Methuen…

Senate Adopts DiZoglio Rule Banning Use of Nondisclosure Agreements In Sexual Claims

Senate Adopts DiZoglio Rule Banning Use of Nondisclosure Agreements In Sexual Claims

BOSTON — The Massachusetts State Senate has unanimously passed a change to senate rules banning nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) regarding incidents of sexual assault, harassment, or discrimination. The rule change, proposed by Senator…

Methuen Police Share Animal Control Success Stories

Methuen Police Share Animal Control Success Stories

METHUEN — Chief Joseph Solomon is pleased to highlight the recent successes of the Methuen Police Department’s Animal Control Officer. In just the last several weeks, Methuen Animal Control Officer…

Encrypting Police Scanner in Lawrence is Wrong

Encrypting Police Scanner in Lawrence is Wrong

By: Rich Russell – January, 2019 On December 20, 2018, as Mayor Dan Rivera was having his annual Christmas party, a tragic event happened. The Lawrence Police Department ENCRYPTED all…

Bizarre Shooting at McDonalds in Methuen over Stolen Car Doors

Bizarre Shooting at McDonalds in Methuen over Stolen Car Doors

VIDEO OF THE AFTERMATH Police were called to the McDonalds on Haverhill Street in Methuen for a call of shots fired late Monday evening. When police arrived they found a…

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