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Three Losses in a Row – Lantigua’s Not Going Away! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Three Losses in a Row – Lantigua’s Not Going Away! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  Nov. 2017 Since the late ’80s or early ’90s Willie Lantigua has been involved in every city election in Lawrence in some capacity or another. Whether as a candidate,…

3 Lawrence Cops in Hospital After Heroic Car Fire Rescue

3 Lawrence Cops in Hospital After Heroic Car Fire Rescue

  11/28/17 Three Lawrence Police Officers are at Lawrence General Hospital after saving a man who’s car rolled over and caught fire.  Witnessed tell The Valley Patriot that a man…

Northern Essex Presents Winter Concert

Northern Essex Presents Winter Concert

NECC Presents Winter Concert The Northern Essex Community College Chorus will present its winter choral concert on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. in Room 103 in the David Hartleb…

New Netflix Series ‘Mindhunter’ Will Have You Hooked ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

New Netflix Series ‘Mindhunter’ Will Have You Hooked ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

  By: Bill Cushing – Nov. 2017 “How do we get ahead of crazy, if we don’t know how crazy thinks?” That is the question posed by FBI Agent Bill…

Psychological Center Raises $50K+ to Raise Awareness, Saves Lives

Psychological Center Raises $50K+ to Raise Awareness, Saves Lives

This year’s Psychological Center’s Overcoming Obstacles Gala – Unmasking Stigma was held on Friday, October 13, 2017 with a sold-out crowd of more than 250 in attendance. The event raised…

Lowell: A Tale of a City Split in Two

Lowell: A Tale of a  City Split in Two

By: John MacDonld – Nov. 2017 As predicted since the inception of the debate surrounding the destiny of Lowell High School, the City of Lowell is divided. As municipal Election…

Lawrence Overreach in Trump Suit Puts All Residents at Risk

Lawrence Overreach in Trump  Suit Puts All Residents at Risk

By: Joe D’Amore – Nov. 2017 The City of Lawrence has placed wide swathes of the population at risk with its suit against the federal government in defending dubious principles…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Part 2 (Nov-2017) – LOCAL EVENTS

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Part 2 (Nov-2017) – LOCAL EVENTS

WHISTLER HOUSE “HOLIDAY” ART AUCTION & PARTY In what is their biggest fundraising event of the year, the Whistler House Museum of Art will host their annual Whistler Holiday Party…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Part 1 (Nov-2017)

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Part 1 (Nov-2017)

HEROES IN OUR MIDST CHRISTMAS BOOK SIGNING Join me at Mann Orchards in Methuen on Saturday, December 9th, from 10-2pm for a book signing for “Heroes in Our Midst, From…

Andover Fire and Rescue Puts Out Residential Fire

Andover Fire and Rescue Puts Out Residential Fire

ANDOVER – Fire Chief Michael B. Mansfield says that the Andover Fire and Rescue extinguished a one-alarm house fire this afternoon. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Andover Fire received a report of smoke…

VALLEY PATRIOT WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT – BAKER/DIMAURO

VALLEY PATRIOT WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT – BAKER/DIMAURO

Jenn Baker ​and Tripper (Alfredo III) ​DiMauro were married by the sea on September 9, 2017 at Shining Tides in Mattapoisett, MA. The bride is the daughter of Christopher Menz…

After Big Win, Mayor Rivera Has No Answers on Opioid Crisis – But He’ll Keep Doing More of It

After Big Win, Mayor Rivera Has No Answers on Opioid Crisis – But He’ll Keep Doing More of It

After his reelection win, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera addressed the opioid crisis admitting he didn’t have any answers, and saying it’s the responsibility of other government officials to solve the…

Crisis Intervention Team Training for Police Officers

Crisis Intervention Team  Training for Police Officers

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Nov., 2017 The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a very timely annual breakfast where Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett,…

Man Jumps into River Fleeing Police After Stealing Purse ~ 2 Cops In Hospital After Water Rescue

Man Jumps into River Fleeing Police After Stealing Purse ~ 2 Cops In Hospital After Water Rescue

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 22, 2017|1pm Two Lawrence Police Officers are in the Lawrence General Hospital Emergency room this afternoon after rescuing a man who jumped into the Spicket…

Requiring Prevention and Reporting of College Sexual Violence ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Requiring Prevention and Reporting of College Sexual Violence ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – Nov. 2017 The State Senate unanimously passed a comprehensive bill that would require higher education institutions in Massachusetts to set in place requirements on how…