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Massachusetts Legislators Unveil Illegal Immigration Bill

Massachusetts Legislators Unveil Illegal Immigration Bill

Lawmakers File Bill on Illegals By: Tom Duggan – October, 2011 BOSTON – With the recent tragic death of Milford resident Matthew Denice, Sen. Richard T. Moore, D-Uxbridge, and Rep.…

October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

 Cyber Safety for Seniors By: Celeste Begley – October, 2011 October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, making it an excellent time to talk with your aging loved one about…

Top 40 – Taxpayer Supported Earners

Top 40 – Taxpayer  Supported  Earners

  By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan -September, 2011 As we head into an important fiscal year, with the first of what has been promised to be several tax-overrides recently approved, we…

Caylee’s Law: Report Missing Children

  By: State Senator Steve Baddour – September, 2011 For nearly a year, it was difficult to escape the media coverage surrounding the disappearance and death of two year old…

What Essex County Sheriff Frank Cousins Doesn’t Want You To Know

What Essex County Sheriff Frank  Cousins Doesn’t Want You To Know

ANOTHER VALLEY PATRIOT EXCLUSIVE! Public not being notified of escapes, pretrial detainees being held at CAC BY:TOM DUGGAN, SEPT. 04, 2011 Meet James Walsh. According to documents obtained by the Valley Patriot,…

Protecting Mass. Children

Protecting Mass. Children

November, 2011 Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) was recently recognized by Protect Mass Children for his years of advocacy in support of passing stronger state laws to protect children…

Illegal Alien Invader Kills American

Illegal Alien Invader Kills American

  By: Jeff Katz – September, 2011 I wish I could tell you that we had not heard this story before, but of course I can’t. Illegal alien gets liquored…

An Interview with New Police Chief Paul Gallagher

An Interview with New Police Chief Paul Gallagher

  August, 2011 Newly appointed Police Chief Paul Gallagher in North Andover sat down with Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan to talk about his new job, his background and where…

The Violence Continues in Lawrence

The Violence Continues in Lawrence

 Short Handed and Under Siege Cops Get Little Support At City Hall    By: Tom Duggan – August, 2011 It was a busy Saturday night in Lawrence as the men…

Despicable

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL  August, 2o11 The number of underhanded tactics employed by Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua and his supporters against the efforts to gather signatures for his recall were staggering. And they…

Recall Begins Against Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua

Recall Begins Against Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua

  By: Tom Duggan – July, 2011   During the late 80’s, former Lawrence Mayor Kevin Sullivan tried to orchestrate a recall election against two members of the Lawrence School Committee who opposed his…

Essex County Sheriff Frank Cousins’ Excuses Are Not Good Enough!

Essex County Sheriff Frank Cousins’ Excuses Are Not Good Enough!

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL July, 2012 Last month, The Valley Patriot criticized Essex County Sheriff Frank Cousins for his failure to notify the public of an escape from the Lawrence jail on Marston…

Laplante goes on police ride along: encouages councilors to do same

Laplante goes on police ride along: encouages councilors to do same

  By: Tom Duggan – June, 2011   Lawrence City Councilor Mark LaPlante (District F) has been one of the more outspoken supporters of the Lawrence police. Last month LaPlante…

Can Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua Survive?

Can Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua Survive?

By: Tom Duggan, June, 2011 With several law enforcement agencies investigating the finances and political dealings of Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua, and the Boston media finally waking up to his…

Lawrence Councilors Put Mayor On Notice – No More Public Safety Layoffs

The following letter was sent to Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua from members of the Lawrence City Council   The Honorable William Lantigua Mayor, City of Lawrence City Hall 200 Common Street…