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Riley Increases Central Office Salaries by More Than $6MIL, Spending in Failing School System Climbs to $160MIL Under State Receivership

Riley Increases Central Office Salaries by More Than $6MIL, Spending in Failing School System Climbs to $160MIL Under State Receivership

“The help we give to Lawrence will not be an infusion of capital it will be getting at some management changes.” Deval Patrick January, 2010 “My goal is to decentralize” Jeff Riley 2011   By: Tom Duggan –…

MAKE THAT NINE! Merrimack Valley Bandit Busy Over Holiday Weekend, Hits Dracut Bank and Methuen Convenience Store

MAKE THAT NINE! Merrimack Valley Bandit Busy Over Holiday Weekend, Hits Dracut Bank and Methuen Convenience Store

      By: Tom Duggan – April 14, 2013 The Merrimack Valley Bandit struck again twice this weekend. The first robbery occurred at a TD Bank North in Dracut…

Massachusetts Law Enforcement and FBI Seek “Merrimack Valley Bandit”, Armed and Dangerous

Massachusetts Law Enforcement and FBI Seek “Merrimack Valley Bandit”, Armed and Dangerous

$10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest Banks robbed in Lawrence, Methuen, Dracut and Groveland   BOSTON – A task force of Massachusetts law enforcement agencies is seeking the…

Will the Real Dan Rivera Please Stand Up? – Valley Patriot Editorial – April 2013

Will the Real Dan Rivera Please Stand Up? – Valley Patriot Editorial – April 2013

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – APRIL 2013 Lawrence City Councilor Dan Rivera is running for mayor against incumbent Willie Lantigua. We find that odd. For the last two and a half…

Dracut Principal inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

Dracut Principal inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

  By Mark Behan – April 4, 2013 Following in the footsteps of his namesake and late father, Dr. Robert Fitzgerald Jr. is a hall of famer. The longtime Methuen High…

So, What’s Good In The “Great” City of Lawrence?

So, What’s Good In The “Great” City of Lawrence?

By Peter Larocque – March, 2013 In spite of all that may be wrong with the City of Lawrence, including all the negative press surrounding the State and Federal investigations…

Councilor LaPlante Calls for Marijuana Dispensary Moratorium Vote in Lawrence

Councilor LaPlante Calls for Marijuana Dispensary Moratorium Vote in Lawrence

  LAWRENCE, MA: The Lawrence City Council will hold a public hearing, followed by a vote at its Chambers on April 2, 2013, to determine whether the city will place…

D’Agostino Asks Methuen Councilors to Evaluate Candidates for Solicitor Using Criteria They Set

D’Agostino Asks Methuen Councilors to Evaluate Candidates for Solicitor Using Criteria They Set

(Posted March 31, 2013) As one of two final applicants for the city solicitor’s position in Methuen, Richard D’Agostino has written a letter to the Methuen City Council asking them…

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, A Review of the BASH and Methuen Politics (March 29, 2013) 980WCAP

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, A Review of the BASH and Methuen Politics (March 29, 2013) 980WCAP

    CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 1   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 2   Today’s discussions: A review with audio clips of the 9th Anniversary BASH and the…

Lantigua Weighs in on D’Agostino in Methuen, Tries to Sink His Chances for Solicitor Job

Lantigua Weighs in on D’Agostino in Methuen, Tries to Sink His Chances for Solicitor Job

By: Tom Duggan – March 29, 2013 Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua has written a scathing letter to members of the Methuen City Councilor in an effort to sink Attorney Richard…

Heal Lawrence Networks to Help Fire Victims Pt. 1

Heal Lawrence Networks to Help Fire Victims Pt. 1

By: Tom Duggan The Great City of Lawrence may no longer be the arson capital of the world but the family devastation left behind by weekly house and apartment fires…

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…

The Paying Attention Radio Program with Tom Duggan ~ March 16, 2013

The Paying Attention Radio Program with Tom Duggan ~ March 16, 2013

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 1   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 2   Today’s discussions: US Senator Elizabeth Warren is the dumbest person Tom has ever interviewed, all politicians…

Ethics Commission’s Enforcement Division Alleges Conflict of Interest Law Violations in Lawrence Public Schools Printing Scandal

Ethics Commission’s Enforcement Division Alleges Conflict of Interest Law Violations in Lawrence Public Schools Printing Scandal

 Allegedly kickbacks paid to Lawrence School Department Employees March 11, 2013  The State Ethics Commission’s Enforcement Division issued an Order to Show Cause (“Order”) alleging that Wellington House Publishing, Inc. (“Wellington…

Senator Jamie Eldridge on The Paying Attention! Radio Program, March 9, 2013

Senator Jamie Eldridge on The Paying Attention! Radio Program, March 9, 2013

 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1     CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2   Today Tom Duggan interviewed State Senator Jamie Eldridge (HOUR 2) on WCAP’s Paying Attention Radio…