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Moulton, Trahan Partner on Combined Sewer Overflow Alert Bill—STOP CSO Act

Moulton, Trahan Partner on Combined Sewer Overflow Alert Bill—STOP CSO Act

Bill is among the first federal steps in addressing the 770 million gallons of sewage flowing into the Merrimack River each year SALEM, MA – Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Lori Trahan…

Valley Patriot Print Edition, June, 2019 – Lowell Tackles Needle Problem

Valley Patriot Print Edition, June, 2019 – Lowell Tackles Needle Problem

PDF OF THE JUNE 2019 VALLEY PATRIOT READ IN OUR FLIP PAGE VIEWER Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He…

ACE SOLAR in North Andover: Saving the Planet One Panel at a Time

ACE SOLAR in North Andover: Saving the Planet One Panel at a Time

  With the benefits of new technology and a growing interest in the solar industry, The Valley Patriot sat down with Casey Bolduc of Ace Solar in North Andover to…

A Generator for Pump Station at GLSD ~ IN YOUR CORER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

A Generator for Pump Station at GLSD ~ IN YOUR CORER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Hello Valley Patriot Readers, The snow is just about gone, it’s now light out at 7 p.m., and the temperatures are getting warmer by the day. Spring is here, and…

Raytheon Company Penalized $45,750 for Wetlands Violations in Andover  

Raytheon Company Penalized $45,750 for Wetlands Violations in Andover  

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized Massachusetts-based Raytheon Company $45,750 for unauthorized destruction of approximately 5,000 square feet of bordering vegetated wetland during site work at…

North Andover Resident Finds Columbia Gas Worker Scrawled “N” Word on Her Basement Pipes

North Andover Resident Finds Columbia Gas Worker Scrawled “N” Word on Her Basement Pipes

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 15, 2018 North Andover resident Rachel Moffat says she was “horrified” last month to find that workers for Columbia Gas wrote an ethnic slur (the…

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Caught Doing Gas Work in Lawrence, Mayor Sends Police To Have Them Removed

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Caught Doing Gas Work in Lawrence, Mayor Sends Police To Have Them Removed

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 21, 2018 Just days after Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera ordered Dorchester Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers out of his city for their role in the gas…

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Thrown Out of Lawrence and Andover, Still Doing Gas Work in North Andover

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Thrown Out of Lawrence and Andover, Still Doing Gas Work in North Andover

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 20, 2018 RIVERA THROWS FEENEY OUT OF LAWRENCE Despite denying responsibility for the gas explosions in the Greater Lawrence area on September 13th, and an…

What Happens at the Dump

What Happens at the Dump

WELLESLEY’S TRASH By: Aliana Brodmann E. von Richthofen A 2016 posting in the “The Swellesley Report” lamented the moral demise at the Wellesley Dump, otherwise known as the Take & Leave…

Solar Power to Help Provide 50K Meals Annually to the Lawrence Community

Solar Power to Help Provide 50K Meals Annually to the Lawrence Community

Bread & Roses, a community kitchen in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts, is keeping their energy local with their new solar panels installed by ReVision Energy from North Andover. The…

Clean River Project Invites Community to “Earth Day Awareness Rally” Launch of the Merrimack Riverkeepers Coalition

Clean River Project Invites Community to “Earth Day Awareness Rally”  Launch of the Merrimack Riverkeepers Coalition

RALLY TO TAKE PLACE April 22nd, 11 am to 2 pm G.A.R. Park in Haverhill, MA On Sunday, April 22nd from 11 am to 2 pm at the G.A.R Park in…

MassDEP Fines NASDI, LLC $140,910 for Asbestos, Hazardous Waste Management Violations in Lawrence, Elsewhere

MassDEP Fines NASDI, LLC $140,910 for Asbestos, Hazardous Waste Management Violations in Lawrence, Elsewhere

Violations Found at Work Site in South Boston, Rental Property in Lawrence, and the company’s facilities in Woburn and Stoughton  BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized a…

DEP Fines Safety-Kleen Systems in Salisbury for Hazardous Waste,  Underground Storage Tank Violations

DEP Fines Safety-Kleen Systems in Salisbury for Hazardous Waste,  Underground Storage Tank Violations

Company Works to Address Violations and Bring Facility Back into Compliance   BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has penalized Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., in Salisbury (a Wisconsin-based…

Public Awareness for Compromised Public Waterways

Public Awareness for Compromised Public Waterways

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – Dec. 2017 I recently testified in front of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture on a bill I co-sponsored, S448 An…

Meteorological Winter… HUH? ~ WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN

Meteorological Winter… HUH? ~ WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN

By: Al Kaprielian – Dec 2017 GOOOD EEEEEVENING! Welcome to December and the start of what is called the meteorological winter. During this month we will see the shortest days…

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