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North Andover School Chairman’s e-mail Touches Off Firestorm

North Andover School Chairman’s e-mail Touches Off Firestorm

VALLEY PATRIOT EXCLUSIVE!! Tom Duggan – Valley Patriot Publisher NORTH ANDOVER – School Committee Chairman Chris Allen thinks that the Merrimack Valley Tea Party and town activist Ted Tripp are…

State Rep Jim Lyons Demands Answers

State Rep Jim Lyons Demands Answers

Governor Patrick Administration Refuses to Say How Much is Spent on Illegals By: Tom Duggan – November 2012 State Representative Jim Lyons (D) Andover, has turned Beacon Hill on it’s…

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.…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Monarch on The Merrimack Back on Track

Monarch on The Merrimack Back on Track

 By: Tom Duggan, May, 2011 Bob Ansin, (CEO of sustainable development company MassInnovation, and developer of the Wood Mill in Lawrence) has had his multi-million dollar renovation project on hold…

The Campaign against “Secure Communities”

The Campaign against “Secure Communities”

  Opponents of Secure Communities Come Out in Full Force     By: Tom Duggan, Valley Patriot Publisher – April, 2011   A forum was held last month at Lawrence…

Haverhill Chooses Jim Scully to head schools

Haverhill Chooses Jim Scully to head schools

SCULLY RETURNS!     By: Tom Duggan – February, 2011 When Lawrence School Superintendent Jim Scully was fired by the School Committee back in 1997, the injustices were numerous. He…

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy exposes treatment of Firefighters by Mayor Lantigua

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy exposes treatment of Firefighters by Mayor Lantigua

Fire Chief Resigns at Council Meeting, opposes taking job out of Civil Service… Council Backs Mayor By: Tom Duggan, February, 2011 After months of personal attacks and shoddy treatment by…

An Exclusive Interview with North Andover Selectman Tracy Watson

An Exclusive Interview with North Andover Selectman Tracy Watson

By: Tom Duggan, February, 2011 North Andover Selectman Tracy Watson was interviewed by Valley Patriot owner Tom Duggan on the Paying Attention! Radio Program on WHAV radio (WHAV.NET) which airs…

In Wake of Woburn Officer Jack Maguire’s Murder by Parolee

In Wake of Woburn Officer Jack Maguire’s Murder by Parolee

Baddour Calls on Parole Board to Resign   By: Tom Duggan – January, 2011  Parole Board Must Resign State Senators Steve Baddour (D) Methuen and Bruce Tarr (R) Glocester, say…

MA. and N.H. Educators Attend Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

MA. and N.H. Educators Attend Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

By: Tom Duggan – December, 2010 Forty educators from various public schools in Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire departed last month from Logan Airport under U.S. Marine escort and arrived…

Tomorrow’s Heroes: How We Make U.S. Marines

Tomorrow’s Heroes: How We Make U.S. Marines

An ongoing Series on Tomorrow’s Heroes: A series detailing How We Make U.S. Marines, and the Men and Women who said “SEND ME!” By: Tom Duggan, December, 2010 This is…