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Paying Attention! Radio, 9-22-12

Paying Attention! Radio, 9-22-12

HOUR 1: Click Here to Listen or Download  HOUR 2: Click Here to Listen or Download   Today Tom and Paul talked about the indictments of Willie Lantigua’s administration, some…

D’Agostino Files Lawsuit to return to work, seeks back pay, medical benefits

D’Agostino Files Lawsuit to return to work, seeks back pay, medical benefits

 Former Assistant City Attorney Says Mayor, Lawyers Violated his Rights  ANOTHER VALLEY PATRIOT EXCLUSIVE   By: Tom Duggan – September 20, 2012 (LAWRENCE) Former Lawrence Assistant City Attorney Richard D’Agostino may…

Rep. Lyons Calls for State Takeover of Lawrence, Removal of Lantigua

Rep. Lyons Calls for State Takeover of Lawrence, Removal of Lantigua

   By: Tom Duggan – September 17, 2012 In the wake of two more members of the Lantigua administration being indicted last week, State Representative Jim Lyons, (R) Andover, is…

Voters Reject Representative David Torrisi – Voter ID a Factor

Voters Reject Representative David Torrisi – Voter ID a Factor

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL Last month one of the strongest opponents of Voter ID in the Massachusetts State Legislature, David Torrissi (D) North Andover, was defeated by a conservative, Pro Voter-ID…

The State House Let Lawrence Down

The State House Let Lawrence Down

And the $34million bandaid the State threw at it fell off fast   By: Karin Rhoton – September, 2012 The City of Lawrence has been put in a financial position…

Paying Attention! with Tom Duggan, 9-15-12

Paying Attention! with Tom Duggan, 9-15-12

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 1    CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 2    It was all Lawrence all day as Tom talked about the indictments of Lenny…

Lawrence Councilor Says Conspiracy May Lead to Lantigua

Lawrence Councilor Says Conspiracy May Lead to Lantigua

Marc LaPlante Calls Lantigua “Wayward Mayor” BREAKING –  September 11, 2012 In the wake of indictments against Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua’s Chief of Staff and Deputy Police Chief today, Lawrence…

Ward 6 Social Club Best (and Safest) Kept Secret in Lawrence

Ward 6 Social Club Best (and Safest) Kept Secret in Lawrence

New Owners of Historic Club Restore Image and Neighborhood   By: Valley Patriot Staff – September, 2012   The Valley Patriot had the opportunity to sit down with the owners,…

Today Is Primary Election Day! Go Vote!

Today Is Primary Election Day! Go Vote!

 Greater Boston Tea Party News September 2012 By: Christine Morabito – September, 6, 2012  With only 8+ weeks to go until the General Election, it’s likely you are spending a…

Lawrence School Committee Member Resigns, Pulls Kids Out of School

Lawrence School Committee Member Resigns, Pulls Kids Out of School

After a year of demanding public documents and information about how Deval Patrick and his Department of Education is planning to turn around the Lawrence Public Schools with zero results,…

Adams, Vispoli Square off on Ethics and Conservatism

Adams, Vispoli Square off on Ethics and Conservatism

Valley Patriot, WCAP Debate for State Senate By: Tom Duggan – August, 2012 Last month the Valley Patriot and 980WCAP held an on air radio debate between the two Andover…

Freedom of Information: Enforce the Law

Freedom of Information: Enforce the Law

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   August – 2012 The Valley Patriot submitted document requests to the City of Lawrence under the Freedom of Information Act on February 22, 2012. The documents…

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

  By; Peter Larocque – August, 2o12 That’s right, folks! I said orphanages. Lawrence, the nation’s first planned industrial city; which was once known for its massive mills lining the…

State Receiver Essentially Nullifies Teachers Contract

State Receiver Essentially Nullifies Teachers Contract

By: Tom Duggan – July, 2012  Lawrence Teachers Union President Frank McLaughin says that Receiver Jeff Riley has mandated a new contract for teachers in the now state run Lawrence…

Former Lawrence Public School Dept. Graphic Designer, John Laurenza Cited for Accepting Bribes

Former Lawrence Public School Dept. Graphic Designer, John Laurenza Cited for Accepting Bribes

The Massachusetts State Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement in with former Lawrence Public School Department Graphic Designer John Laurenza today. Laurenza admitted to violating conflict of interest laws, (specifically…