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The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence  ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  APRIL, 2018 Driving through the City of Lawrence it’s almost impossible not to notice the homeless population, whether they are pan-handling on the corners of the busiest intersections, or…

Study: Mayoral Candidates Spend $6M in ’17 Election ~ Rivera Ranks #7 Among Big Spenders

Study: Mayoral Candidates Spend $6M in ’17 Election ~ Rivera Ranks #7 Among Big Spenders

According to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF), mayoral finalists in 35 cities reported $6,092,517 in expenditures during the 2017 election. HERE ARE THE TOP TEN BIG…

Phil Thibault Can’t Just Walk Away Now ~ DRACUT TODAY

Phil Thibault Can’t  Just Walk Away Now ~ DRACUT TODAY

By: Brian Genest – April, 2018 There’s nothing more swamp-like than Dracut politics. Our town keeps living up to its reputation for local politics that is personal and putrid. The current…

Sen. Donoghue – A Showcase of Solutions Looking for a Problem

Sen. Donoghue – A Showcase of Solutions Looking for a Problem

By: John MacDonald – March, 2018 When will Senator Donoghue work on and support bills that really matter to the people of the 1st Middlesex? Donoghue’s latest proposed bill that…

Lisa Yarid Ferry To Run For DiZoglio State Rep. Seat

Lisa Yarid Ferry To Run For DiZoglio State Rep. Seat

LIFELONG RESIDENT AND ACTIVE COMMUNITY MEMBER   Lisa Yarid Ferry, who has lived in the Prospect Street area of Methuen for most of her life, has taken out nomination papers…

Laborers Union Local 175 & 609 Endorse Dan Koh for Congress

Laborers Union Local 175 & 609 Endorse Dan Koh for Congress

ANDOVER, MA – Laborers Local 175 and Laborers Local 609 both endorsed Dan Koh today in the 3rd District Congressional race. Local 175, based out of Methuen, represents more than 1000 members…

We Support The Osgood Project ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan. 2018)

We Support The Osgood Project ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan. 2018)

For once, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts got something right… at least for a while. Decriminalizing marijuana in Massachusetts as the state did several years ago, only made sense. It released…

Nice Work if You Can Get It

Nice Work if You Can Get It

By: Kathy Runge – Dec. 2017 The city election has come and gone and not much has changed. Mayor Rivera is happy thinking that most of the voters preferred him.…

Three Losses in a Row – Lantigua’s Not Going Away! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Three Losses in a Row – Lantigua’s Not Going Away! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  Nov. 2017 Since the late ’80s or early ’90s Willie Lantigua has been involved in every city election in Lawrence in some capacity or another. Whether as a candidate,…

Print Edition of the November, 2017 Valley Patriot Newspaper

Print Edition of the November, 2017 Valley Patriot Newspaper

DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THIS EDITION  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying…

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK ~ October, 2017

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK ~ October, 2017

THE RACE FOR CONGRESS AND THE DEMOCRAT RESHUFFLE Lawrence’s freshman State Representative Juana Matias certainly doesn’t have any self esteem problems these days. Defeating Marcos Devers in a low turnout…

Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

To the Editor: Haverhill residents are facing an important choice when they go to the polls on November 7th to elect a new state representative from the 3rd Essex District.…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook ~ Election Edition

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook ~ Election Edition

By: Kathy Runge – Oct. 2017 Why are most of our elections in Lawrence a choice between who you can’t stand the least? I can endorse almost no one in…

Methuen Voters to Choose Three At-Large City Councilors, Tuesday, November 7th

Methuen Voters to Choose Three At-Large City Councilors, Tuesday, November 7th

There are nine members of the Methuen City Council. Every two years, voters across the city elect three councilors at-large and two councilors who represent each of the three districts;…

Lowell’s Belvidere Neighborhood Spoke with a Large Bat in Preliminary

Lowell’s Belvidere Neighborhood Spoke with a Large Bat in Preliminary

By: John MacDonald – October, 2017 By a clear majority, the Belvidere neighborhood in Lowell spoke with a loud voice and once again dominated the direction of Lowell. The Preliminary…

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