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Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Central Catholic, EBT, MORE

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Central Catholic, EBT, MORE

By: Ronnie Ford – April, 2012 Central Catholic High School introduces their first Spanish American Hall of Fame recipient. His name is Jonathan Cruz. Jonathan stands at six feet seven…

On Boston Magazine’s take on The City of Lawrence

By: Jamison Tomasek – March, 2012 The entire region was buzzing recently as Boston Magazine published an article titled “Lawrence: City of the Damned.” The online version of the magazine…

Lawrence’s Public Schools Takeover Unconstitutional?

Lawrence’s Public Schools Takeover Unconstitutional?

By: Peter Larocque – March, 2012 The way the Massachusetts Law that allowed Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester to Takeover Lawrence’s Public Schools is being implemented could be Unconstitutional! According to…

Who Really Cares About the Environment?

Who Really Cares About the Environment?

Just Look Locally at Lawrence and Listen Carefully for the Crickets By: Tom Duggan – March, 2012 In July of 2009 the Valley Patriot wrote an explosive story, publishing Documents…

Newcomer Defeats Lantigua on Democrat Committee

Newcomer Defeats Lantigua on Democrat Committee

By: Gary Manion – March, 2012 On Super Tuesday the voters of Lawrence, Tewksbury, Dracut and Andover not only cast votes for President but voted for local and state party…

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…

Identity Theft Crackdown Sweeps Across the Nation

Identity Theft Crackdown Sweeps Across the Nation

More than 200 Actions Taken in 23 States   (Boston) The Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department today announced the results of a massive national sweep cracking down on…

The Many Contradictions of Mayor Willy Lantigua (opinion)

The Many Contradictions of Mayor Willy Lantigua (opinion)

  By: Jamison Tomasek – February, 2012 The Mayor of Lawrence, everyone must admit, is an interesting character. Some people love him, some hate him. Some really, really hate him.…

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Tim Thomas, Willie Lantigua and More!

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Tim Thomas, Willie Lantigua and More!

By: Ronnie Ford – February 2012  Bruin’s goalie Tim Thomas has the right stuff, stood up for his opinion and didn’t join team mates to meet the president. He exercised…

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…

Chester’s Coup d’etat

Chester’s Coup d’etat

  By: Peter Larocque – January, 2012 As of the time this article went to print, The Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, Mr. Mitchell Chester held meetings with…

“Sober House” on Crack Corner

“Sober House” on Crack Corner

Prisoners in “Sober House” on Crack Corner Have  No Supervision, Escapes Continue with No Accountability Paying Attention! with Tom Duggan Tom Duggan  - January 2012 LAWRENCE, MA – The intersection of…

William X Wall Experiment Station is State-of-the-Art, ‘Green’ Building following $30M Upgrade

  November, 2011 LAWRENCE – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) today celebrated the opening of the newly expanded and renovated Senator William X. Wall Experiment Station in Lawrence,…

Lawrence Mayor Lantigua runs the Table in Council Races: Net Gain- Zero

Lawrence Mayor Lantigua runs the Table in Council Races: Net Gain- Zero

PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN     By: Tom Duggan – November, 2011 At Large City Council All three Lawrence City Councilors at Large were reelected last month garnering more…

Redistricting for 2012: Haverhill, Lawrence, Andover, North Andover

  By: Jamison Tomasek – November, 2011 The results of the Massachusetts legislature’s redistricting commission, at least as far as the House and Senate are concerned, are official. In a…