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BREAKING…. UPDATED… METHUEN, ONE ARRESTED Four Home Invasion Suspects Still At Large After Methuen Hit with Two Home Invasions in One Night

BREAKING…. UPDATED… METHUEN, ONE ARRESTED Four Home Invasion Suspects Still At Large After Methuen Hit with Two Home Invasions in One Night

By: Tom Duggan UPDATED…. January 9, 2014, 5PM Methuen Police have arrested  and charged Carlos Rivera age 20 from Lawrence in the Larchwood Rd. home invasion last night. Rivera was sought…

Stabbing at Methuen Hospital Leaves Three Employees Injured By Behavioral Patient, Attempted Murder Charges Sought

Stabbing at Methuen Hospital Leaves Three Employees Injured By Behavioral Patient, Attempted Murder Charges Sought

METHUEN POLICE PRESS RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 8, 2014 FROM: CAPTAIN RANDY HAGGAR RE: HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL INCIDENT On January 8, 2014 at 4:27 p.m. the Methuen Police Department received a…

BREAKING…. New Lawrence Mayor Puts Indicted Deputy Police Chief on Unpaid Suspension

BREAKING…. New Lawrence Mayor Puts Indicted Deputy Police Chief on Unpaid Suspension

By: Tom Duggan January 8, 2014 (Rivera’s Other Moves) LAWRENCE - Just days after taking office as Lawrence’s new mayor, the Valley Patriot has learned that Mayor Dan Rivera has put…

BREAKING…. Lawrence Police Arrest Illegal Alien, Two others, Seize 40 Grams of Heroin

BREAKING…. Lawrence Police Arrest Illegal Alien, Two others, Seize 40 Grams of Heroin

By: Tom Duggan, 1-7-14, 618PM The Lawrence Police Special Operations Narcotics Unit arrested three suspects in the Trenton and Park Street area of Lawrence late Tuesday and seized 40 grams…

EMPTY CHAIR SHOW Exposing Addiction

EMPTY CHAIR SHOW Exposing Addiction

By: Phil Lahey – December, 2013 Well the elections are over and I would like to congratulate all the winners. It’s now up to you to fulfill all the promises…

Mass. State Trooper “Neko” Gets Extra Protection With Donation from Pomerleau Family

Mass. State Trooper “Neko” Gets Extra Protection With Donation from Pomerleau Family

By: Tom Duggan – December, 2013 The Family of Walter and Gabe Pomerleau donated a $1,000 bulletproof vest for the Massachusetts State Police K9 unit through a non-profit organization called…

Firefighter Sullivan, Detective DeLano Honored by Methuen Exchange

Firefighter Sullivan, Detective DeLano Honored by Methuen Exchange

By: Tom Duggan – December, 2013 The Methuen Exchange Club presented Methuen Police Detective John Delano with their Police Officer of the Year Award at their annual dinner banquet last…

Remembering Slain Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire

Remembering Slain Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire

MORE PHOTOS By: Tom Duggan – December 26, 2013 Dozens of friends, family and former colleagues of slain Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire gathered for a candle light vigil in…

Looking Back at Four Years of Lantigua Shenanigans – PAYING ATTENTION! with Tom Duggan

Looking Back at Four Years of Lantigua Shenanigans  – PAYING ATTENTION! with Tom Duggan

December, 2013 Right to the bitter end, Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua went down swinging as he told reporters on the day he conceded that if he were white, he would…

Valley Patriot of the Month – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sergeant Thomas F. Siopes, U.S. Army

Valley Patriot of the Month – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sergeant Thomas F. Siopes, U.S. Army

By: Helen Mooradkanian – December, 2013 In the early dawn hours of March 25, 1969, in the rice paddies of South Vietnam, near Bong Son, in the province of Binh…

Lawrence City Councilor on Ride-Alongs with Police, Fire and DPW – PART I

Lawrence City Councilor on Ride-Alongs with Police, Fire and DPW – PART I

PART ONE: OBSERVING LAWRENCE POLICE AND DISPATCH  By: Tom Duggan – December 16, 2013 Last week Lawrence City Councilor Mark Laplante went on a “ride along” with the Lawrence police, fire,…

An Accounting of Your Tax Dollars in Georgetown -Spending on Absent Teachers Nearly Exceeds Fire Dept. Outlays

An Accounting of Your Tax Dollars in Georgetown -Spending on Absent Teachers Nearly Exceeds Fire Dept. Outlays

  By: Lonnie Brennan – November, 2013 According to the 2012 Georgetown earnings records, recently obtained by The Valley Patriot, the Georgetown School Department spent $331,585.09 on substitute teachers in…

Erin Cox Owes North Andover an Apology – Valley Patriot Editorial (Nov. 2013)

Erin Cox Owes North Andover an Apology – Valley Patriot Editorial (Nov. 2013)

Former North Andover High School volleyball captain Erin Cox claimed she was being suspended from the team and lost her captaincy because of a “zero tolerance policy” at North Andover…

$5,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Charging – NORTH SHORE GANG TASK FORCE SEEKS WANTED FUGITIVE

$5,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Charging – NORTH SHORE GANG TASK FORCE SEEKS WANTED FUGITIVE

  Date(s) of Birth Used: July 10, 1984 Hair: Black Place of Birth: Massachusetts Eyes: Brown Height: 6’0” Sex: Male Weight: 170 to 225 pounds Race: Black ARMED AND DANGEROUS Boston, MASS – A task force of Massachusetts law enforcement agencies is…

Methuen Mayor’s Debate, Dan Rivera & More…. The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, November 2, 2013

Methuen Mayor’s Debate, Dan Rivera & More…. The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, November 2, 2013

  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1   In the first hour of today’s program we had a debate between Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni and City Councilor…