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Heartbreak ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Heartbreak ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – May, 2018 Losing a kitten is one of the most difficult parts of animal rescue. No matter how much time goes by, you never forget the…

Man Executed on Hampshire Street in Lawrence

Man Executed on Hampshire Street in Lawrence

By: Tom Duggan – June 7, 2018 Lawrence police were called to Hampshire and Alder Streets early Wednesday evening for a call of shots fired “one man down”. When police…

VIDEO – Lawrence Chief: Crime in Lawrence is Significantly Down in 2018

VIDEO – Lawrence Chief: Crime in Lawrence is Significantly Down in 2018

Newly hired Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque was a guest on the Paying Attention Podcast to talk about two recent murders in the city, the plummeting crime statistics, and Lawrence…

Hollywood Film “LAWTOWN” Focuses on Lawrence’s Opioid Crisis as a Microcosm for the Country

Hollywood Film “LAWTOWN” Focuses on Lawrence’s Opioid Crisis as a Microcosm for the Country

In December 2016, Justyn Moro, Patrick Flaherty, and Max Rose, alongside Anthem Films began producing a feature length film about the Heroin problem in Lawerence, MA. The team set out…

Flirtin’ with Disaster: The Lawrence City Council and the Open Meeting Law

Flirtin’ with Disaster: The Lawrence City Council and the Open Meeting Law

The Ordinance Committee finally had two meetings in a row, so the May 1st meeting of the full council contained over 20 of their reports. It was the first council…

Sheriff Coppinger, Paying Attention to the Opioid Epidemic

Sheriff Coppinger, Paying Attention to the Opioid Epidemic

PART 1 Last month Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger appeared on the Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan to discuss the opioid crisis and what he is doing in the…

GLTS Students Restore Fleet of Lawrence Police Cruisers

GLTS Students Restore Fleet of Lawrence Police Cruisers

    ANDOVER — Superintendent John Lavoie is pleased to announce that GLTS partnered with the Lawrence Police Department to restore three police cruisers. Juniors and seniors in the school’s…

City Bull Dozes Another Homeless Encampment on Train Bridge in South Lawrence

City Bull Dozes Another Homeless Encampment on Train Bridge in South Lawrence

By: Tom Duggan – May 23, 2018 A homeless encampment on the railroad bridge adjacent to the water falls in South Lawrence has been bulldozed by the Lawrence DPW with…

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence  ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  MAY, 2018 Driving through the City of Lawrence it’s almost impossible not to notice the homeless population, whether they are pan-handling on the corners of the busiest intersections, or…

My Trip to Israel

My Trip to Israel

By: Peter Larocque – April, 2018 I had the awesome privilege last month of being a part of the TBN, (Trinity Broadcasting Network) Hope & Grace 2018 Israel Tour. I…

Indoor Games ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Indoor Games ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – April, 2018 Without a doubt, cats that are kept indoors live longer than cats that are allowed to roam freely outside. But are these indoor cats…

Amber Alert: Have You Seen the Ordinance Committee?

Amber Alert: Have You Seen the Ordinance Committee?

By: Kathy Runge – April, 2018 The Lawrence Ordinance Committee, consisting of Councilors Reyes, Rodriguez, De La Cruz and Levy, only met twice during the first three months of this…

Team Zingales/Century 21 Gives $1K Scholarship to LHS Star at Charity BASH!

Team Zingales/Century 21 Gives $1K Scholarship to LHS Star at Charity BASH!

FIREFIGHTERS RELIEF’S IN – 1 MARKET ST., LAWRENCE Each year Joe Zingales and Rosanna Zingales-Lopez from Century 21 TEAM ZINGALES in Methuen donate at least $1,000 for our Valley Patriot BASH…

Honoring Dan Coady, Jr. with Scholarship

Honoring Dan Coady, Jr. with Scholarship

FIREFIGHTERS RELIEF’S IN, 1 MARKET ST, LAWRENCE. Valley Patriot publisher told the attendees of the 14th Anniversary BASH last month how the Dan Coady Memorial Scholarship came to be. “As…

23 Year Old Man Murdered on Broadway in Lawrence Late Tuesday Night Identified

23 Year Old Man Murdered on Broadway in Lawrence Late Tuesday Night Identified

    By: Tom Duggan – May 1, 2018   A 23 year old man (who was originally identified as 25) was shot to death late Tuesday night at 550…