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Cutting Fire Protection in Lawrence is not the Answer: Valley Patriot Editorial, May-2014

Cutting Fire Protection in Lawrence is not the Answer: Valley Patriot Editorial, May-2014

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has come into office with a great deal of good will from the public and the media. He has made some critical moves in his first…

Lawrence High Alumni Gives More Than $74K in Scholarships; Mayor Rivera Tells Students “Don’t Be Afraid to Fail!”

Lawrence High Alumni Gives More Than $74K in Scholarships; Mayor Rivera Tells Students “Don’t Be Afraid to Fail!”

By: Tom Duggan - May 15, 2014 PHOTO GALLERY| VIDEO OF EVENT VIDEO OF MAYOR'S SPEECH Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, a 1989 graduate of Lawrence High School gave the keynote…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, May 10, 2014

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, May 10, 2014

Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about…

State Rep Diana DiZoglio breaks out in Song and a FlashMob Forms at Fundraiser

State Rep Diana DiZoglio breaks out in Song and a FlashMob Forms at Fundraiser

State Representative Diana DiZoglio held a fundraiser recently at the Claddagh Pub in Lawrence. After speaking about her political positions DiZoglio started singing and Flash Mob of Zumba Dancers led…

This Time Get It Right!

This Time Get It Right!

By: Peter Larocque – April, 2014 This admonition is for all the voters in the 2nd Essex and Middlesex Districts, meaning Andover, Tewksbury, Dracut and Lawrence. You are being given…

Newspaper Bestows 1st Amendment Award to Senator Kathleen Ives

Newspaper Bestows 1st Amendment Award to Senator Kathleen Ives

  State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives (D-Newburyport) has received the first ever Valley Patriot 1st Amendment Award at the newspaper’s tenth anniversary BASH last month. The 1st Amendment award is…

THE SHIFT Remembering Lt. Ed Walsh, Mike Kennedy Boston Fire Department: EOW 4-1-14

THE SHIFT Remembering Lt. Ed Walsh, Mike Kennedy Boston Fire Department: EOW 4-1-14

THE SHIFT By: John MacDonald The shift began that fine summer’s day He arrived on time not a moments delay. Tactics on his brain and was considered the best Of all of the…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, April 26, 2014 –

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, April 26, 2014 –

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 (right click to save to your IPOD or desktop) CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about: The Massachusetts Republican…

Local Resident Provides Hope For Homeless Children

Local Resident Provides Hope For Homeless Children

By: Cheryl Hajjar – April 26, 2014  As some of you know my company, Indigo Magic was a recent Merrimack Valley Sandbox Winter Accelerator winner in February. Here ,17 finalists…

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

(BOSTON) – Representative Frank A. Moran (D-Lawrence) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass the VALOR Act II which builds upon existing legislation to expand opportunities and services for…

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

By: Justess Jacobson – April, 2014 Last month The Valley Patriot awarded Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken with The Valley Patriot, Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award. Officer Duggan’s…

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

By: Christine Morabito – March 2014 Because of its proximity to Interstates 495, 95 and 93, the Merrimack Valley has been uniquely impacted by a shocking increase in heroin and prescription…

With Lenny Degnan Convicted We Urge More Indictments ~ Valley Patriot Editorial (April, 2014)

With Lenny Degnan Convicted We Urge More Indictments ~  Valley Patriot Editorial (April, 2014)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL For years we have called for investigations into what State Rep. Jim Lyons called the “criminal enterprise” of the Lantigua Administration in Lawrence. For years we have…

Retired Lawrence Officer Dies Two Days After Warrant Issued for His Arrest

Retired Lawrence Officer Dies Two Days After Warrant Issued for His Arrest

BREAKING…. LAWRENCE… By: Tom Duggan UPDATED 4/16/14 The Valley Patriot has learned Wednesday afternoon that Former Officer William Hale passed away Wednesday.  Story Posted on 4/15/14 below An arrest warrant…

A BLOODY DAY IN LAWRENCE~Bank Robber, CarJacking Keep Police in Lawrence, Methuen Busy

A BLOODY DAY IN LAWRENCE~Bank Robber, CarJacking Keep Police in Lawrence, Methuen Busy

  LAWRENCE-METHUEN By: Tom Duggan and Justess Jacobson VIDEO GALLERY 1 VIDEO GALLERY 2 Lawrence and Methuen Police raced through the city early Friday afternoon, first in pursuit of a…