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Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

By: Tom Duggan While the Democrat leadership on Beacon Hill has blocked any attempt by Republican Legislators to change the Massachusetts Public Records Law (M.G.L. Ch. 66), a revolt among…

Download the PDF of our 9th Anniversary Edition of The Valley Patriot

Download the PDF of our 9th Anniversary Edition of The Valley Patriot

DOWNLOAD THE MARCH 2013 9th Anniversary Edition  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH: Lieutenant Colonel Don Sheehan, USAF

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH: Lieutenant Colonel Don Sheehan, USAF

By: Helen Morradkanian – February 2013 TEWKSBURY – When 6,000 Marines were trapped at their base during the 77-day siege of Khe Sanh—a surprise attack by 40,000 heavily armored North…

Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs of the Year (Lawrence, Andover, North Andover)

Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs of the Year (Lawrence, Andover, North Andover)

The Lawrence Exchange Club held their annual Police, Firefighter and EMT of the Year awards last month honoring first responders in the valley. Police and Fire Chiefs from Lawrence, Andover…

Chief Solomon: Search Your Children’s Rooms, Read Their Diaries

Chief Solomon: Search Your Children’s Rooms, Read Their Diaries

  “Not only do you go through their rooms, in my opinion, but they’re driving, you look in their cars. You look in their glove box. And for me, I…

$15MIL Contract Renewal After Ambulances “Donated”

$15MIL Contract Renewal After Ambulances “Donated”

By: Tom Duggan – November 12, 2012 Just days after taking office in 2010, Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua, his Chief of Staff, Leonard “Lenny” Degnan of North Andover, and then…

Rep. Lyons Calls Lawrence an “Ongoing Criminal Enterprise”

Rep. Lyons Calls Lawrence an “Ongoing Criminal Enterprise”

Local Officials Come Forward Calling for Lantigua’s Removal   By: Tom Duggan – October, 2012   In the wake of two more members of Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua’s administration being…

Sen. Brown To Seniors: “Your Medicare is Safe”

Sen. Brown To Seniors: “Your Medicare is Safe”

Senator Scott Brown Says Warren “Desperate” Talks About Medicare, Social Security, Budget   PHOTO GALLERY FROM EVENT By Tom Duggan, August, 2012  “Desperate” United States Senator Scott Brown said his…

Methuen Police Chief: Drug Dealers Invade Methuen

Methuen Police Chief: Drug Dealers Invade Methuen

Police Chief Joe Solomon Talks of Drugs, Politics and all those Lawsuits By: Tom Duggan, August 8, 2012 Methuen Police Chief, Joe Solomon, appeared on 980AM WCAP’s Paying Attention! Radio…

Lawrence’s New Image?

Lawrence’s New Image?

Magazine Shoot of Sexy Models at Lawrence Fire Station By: Tom Duggan, July, 2012 The city of Lawrence was featured on the front page of a national magazine last month…

DOE: No Exit Plan in Lawrence

DOE: No Exit Plan in Lawrence

Massachusetts Officials Have No Plan to Fix Lawrence Schools and No Exit Plan or Timetable to Leave By: Tom Duggan – June, 2012 Massachusetts Commissioner of Education Mitch Chester stood on…

Receiver Riley’s Millions

Receiver Riley’s Millions

Free Dental for all LPS Students and their Families   By: Tom Duggan, July, 2012 LAWRENCE – With the Lawrence Public School under the complete control of the State Department…

An Exclusive Interview with Elizabeth Warren

An Exclusive Interview with Elizabeth Warren

Warren Talks about Wall Street, A Border Wall and Scott Brown By: Tom Duggan – April, 2012 Professor Elizabeth Warren is one of two Democrats seeking their party’s nomination to…

Noose Tightens on Lantigua Admin

Noose Tightens on Lantigua Admin

Feds Serve More Subpoenas in Corruption Probe By: Tom Duggan – March, 2012 Since the days of Willie Lantigua’s first campaign for state representative, The Valley Patriot has reported extensively…

Valley Patriot Celebrates 100th Edition

Valley Patriot Celebrates 100th Edition

  Looking Back at 8 Years And 100 Editions of Exclusive News And Views!   February – 2012 Looking Back On Our First Edition Next month The Valley Patriot will…