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Joe D’Amore’s Crime Notebook

Joe D’Amore’s Crime Notebook

SJC must split their decision in the Chism appeal The defense team for Philip Chism are mustering a complex set of motions in an all out assault to protect their…

Representative Update: Legislation That I Am Filing

Representative Update:  Legislation That I Am Filing

By: Linda Dean Campbell – March , 2015 This session I am sponsoring and co-sponsoring approximately fifty pieces of Legislation targeting substance abuse prevention in the Merrimack Valley. Perhaps the most…

Hero Police and Firefighter Receive Valley Patriot Officer Tom Duggan Memorial Award at Annual BASH

Hero Police and Firefighter Receive Valley Patriot Officer Tom Duggan Memorial Award at Annual BASH

OFFICER TOM DUGGAN SR. LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD Each year, The Valley Patriot newspaper gives awards at the annual BASH to members of the community and members of The Valley Patriot…

Newspaper Honors Woburn Police Officer Bob DiNapoli with Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award

Newspaper Honors Woburn Police Officer Bob DiNapoli with Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award

  Retired Woburn Police Officer Bob DiNapoli was given the Valley Patriot newspaper’s highest awards Friday night during the newspaper’s 11th Anniversary BASH where he was honored with the Officer…

Member of Lawrence Kidnapping Crew, Edgar Acevedo Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

Member of Lawrence Kidnapping Crew, Edgar Acevedo Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

BOSTON—Calling his crime “heinous” and “dastardly,” a U.S. District Court Judge sentenced a Lawrence man to 16 years in federal prison yesterday for his role in a 2012 kidnapping. Edgar…

A Tribute to Slain Lawrence Police Officer Tom Duggan, Sr

A Tribute to Slain Lawrence Police Officer Tom Duggan, Sr

How a Hero was Killed  And a Killer Went Free .  (March 7, 1943 – March 16, 1990) By: Tom Duggan, Jr – March 2010 Lawrence police officer Tom Duggan Sr.,…

Santander Bank Robbed in Methuen

Santander Bank Robbed in Methuen

At approximately 1:45 Tuesday afternoon, the Santander Bank at 125 Merrimack St. was robbed. Methuen Police describe the suspect as possibly a white male, 6’1″, large build wearing a white hooded sweatshirt,…

City of Lawrence to Host Application Drive for Civil Service Exam

City of Lawrence to Host Application Drive for Civil Service Exam

March 3, 2015, Lawrence, MA- Next week, the City of Lawrence will be hosting an application drive for the upcoming Civil Service Police Officer written exam scheduled for April 25th,…

Haverhill Police, ATF, U.S. Marshals and Homeland Security Arrest Lawrence Man on Drug Charges, Seeking Woman

Haverhill Police, ATF, U.S. Marshals and Homeland Security Arrest Lawrence Man on Drug Charges, Seeking Woman

Haverhill Police Narcotics Detectives, with the assistance of the ATF, Homeland Security, and US Marshal Service  arrested 34 year old Lujan Hilario Baez of 117 High St in Lawrence. The…

Missing Lawrence Man with Dementia Found Safely

Missing Lawrence Man with Dementia Found Safely

LAWRENCE – Family members of a 76 year old Lawrence man, Juan Bienvenido Paulino, say they are relieved that Mr. Paulino has been found safely late Thursday night after being missing since 11am,…

Exchange Club Honors North Andover Firefighters

Exchange Club Honors North Andover Firefighters

  Nine members of the North Andover Fire Department were honored by the Lawrence Exchange Club last month. Fire Chief Andrew Melnikas took to the podium and talked about why…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – Mayor Fiorentini Must Act Now on Police Station Mold (2-15)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – Mayor Fiorentini Must Act Now on Police Station Mold (2-15)

It seems hard to believe. Since before the Haverhill Police Station was even occupied, concerns were raised about mold and mildew due to substandard construction work. That was in 1999.…

Podcast of Paying Attention w. Tom Duggan (1-31-15) Guests: Tim Imholt, Bob Christakos, and Phil Decologero

Podcast of Paying Attention w. Tom Duggan (1-31-15) Guests: Tim Imholt, Bob Christakos, and Phil Decologero

  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Tom and Paul started the show off with a call from former State Rep. Candidate Phil DeCologero  who…

Valley Patriot Columnist Inspires Ferguson City Council Candidiate

Valley Patriot Columnist Inspires  Ferguson City Council Candidiate

The Valley Patriot received this letter from Ferguson Mo. To: Ms. Christine Morabito, The Valley Patriot  Thank-you for writing about what you saw in Ferguson. So few people have heard…

Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera Announces Selection for New Fire Chief

Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera Announces Selection for New Fire Chief

Following a five-month nationwide, public, search process conducted by a team of nine community members, Mayor Daniel Rivera today announced his selection for Chief of the Lawrence Fire Department, and…