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Jesus Disqualifies No One!

Jesus Disqualifies No One!

By: Peter Larocque – May, 2015 Before I get into this month’s column, please allow me to thank Mr. Tom Duggan, Editor of The Valley Patriot who with patience and…

Lawrence’s State House Delegation opens City Hall Office

Lawrence’s State House Delegation opens City Hall Office

June 1, 2015 LAWRENCE — Residents looking for help or support from their state senator or state representatives can now find it at City Hall. The Lawrence delegation has opened…

Sister of Murdered Child in 1985 Raises Money for Headstone, Ceremony Slated for July

Sister of Murdered Child in 1985 Raises Money for Headstone, Ceremony Slated for July

Tom Duggan, May, 2015 The friends and family of a child murdered in 1985 have privately raised nearly $4,000 for a headstone, 30 years after the murder of Michelle Pimentel…

Valley Patriot Publisher on Public Records in Massachusetts and How it Affects You

Valley Patriot Publisher on Public Records in Massachusetts and How it Affects You

AUDIO: Tom Duggan on Afternoon LIVE discusses the state’s impotent Public Records law and how it affects you.  (VIDEO of Duggan’s testimony below at 41 MIN mark) Valley Patriot publisher Tom…

Andover Teen’s Eagle Scout Project Benefits Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

Andover Teen’s Eagle Scout Project Benefits Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

May, 2015 For his Eagle Scout project, 16-year-old Henry Duerr of Andover wanted to work on a project that was personally meaningful to him and beneficial to local kids. The…

Video/Photos of the B-17 at the Lawrence Airport in North Andover

Video/Photos of the B-17 at the Lawrence Airport in North Andover

Click the photo to view the photo gallery  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host…

MassDEP Penalizes Commonwealth Motors $15,000, Suspends Automobile Emission Inspections for 2 Years Due to Fraud

MassDEP Penalizes Commonwealth Motors $15,000, Suspends Automobile Emission Inspections for 2 Years Due to Fraud

Individual Inspector Also Penalized Separately for 6 Fraudulent Emission Tests   BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized Commonwealth Motors of Lawrence $15,000 for issuing six fraudulent…

Adventures in Transparency

Adventures in Transparency

By: Kathy Runge – May, 2015 Although, in my opinion, violating the Open Meeting Laws is not unusual for our city council, the newest show of disrespect for city residents…

Local Students Graduate from NECC

Local Students Graduate from NECC

    Over 1,300 associate degrees and certificates were awarded at Northern Essex Community College’s 53rd Annual Commencement Exercises which were held on Saturday, May 16th in the quadrangle on…

Valley Patriot Scholarship Presentation at Lawrence High Alumni Night, 5-14-15

Valley Patriot Scholarship Presentation at Lawrence High Alumni Night, 5-14-15

Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host of the Paying Attention Radio Program on WCAP…

NECC Baseball Team Headed to World Series for Fourth Year in a Row

NECC Baseball Team Headed to World Series for Fourth Year in a Row

For the fourth consecutive year, the Northern Essex Community College Knights baseball team will head to the NJCAA World Series. After a perfect 15-0 record in the Region XXI competition,…

Lantigua Confidant, Milagros Dominguez Arrested by Homeland Security for Misuse of Social Security Numbers

Lantigua Confidant, Milagros Dominguez Arrested by Homeland Security for Misuse of Social Security Numbers

By: Tom Duggan & Janet Aldrich May 12, 2015 A long time ally, confidant, strategist, and campaign worker for former Lawrence Mayor and State Rep. Willie Lantigua, has been arrested and charged…

Two Lawrence Men Arraigned for Extensive Heroin Packaging and Distribution Operation, More than $1M in Heroin Seized

Two Lawrence Men Arraigned for Extensive Heroin Packaging and Distribution Operation, More than $1M in Heroin Seized

   LAWRENCE – Two Lawrence men have been arraigned in connection with an extensive heroin trafficking operation, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. The men were arrested while trying to…

Bringing the State Senate to Our District – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Bringing the State Senate to Our District – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Ives – April, 2015 The Massachusetts State Senate organized eight days throughout the winter to host Commonwealth Conversations across the state, comprised of roundtables, forums and town…

City Councilors Behaving Badly

City Councilors Behaving Badly

By Kathy Runge – April, 2015 Council meetings in February and March were a train wreck, but everyone got their vacations in. Councilor Maldonado opened the meeting of March 3…