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Methuen Police Chief Solomon on Militarization of Law Enforcement: Defends NEMLEC

Methuen Police Chief Solomon on Militarization of Law Enforcement: Defends NEMLEC

  This is part II of our series on Law Enforcement in Massachusetts Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon appeared on Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan’s radio program (Paying Attention!) on…

Who Has the REAL Koch Problem?

Who Has the REAL Koch Problem?

By: Christine Morabito – August, 2014 Psychiatry has a word for the practice of accusing others of something you yourself do. The word is “projection.” According to PsychologyDictionary.org, projection is…

FBI Boston’s Violent Crime Task Force Seeks Armed and Dangerous Bank Robber

FBI Boston’s Violent Crime Task Force Seeks Armed and Dangerous Bank Robber

August 13, 2014  The Unknown Bandit has hit two banks in the Greater Boston Area  Boston, MASS – The FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to…

We Stand with Israel, Free Gaza From Hamas ~ Valley Patriot Editorial – August, 2014

We Stand with Israel, Free Gaza From Hamas ~ Valley Patriot Editorial – August, 2014

The Theater of Gaza. For the past few weeks, Israel has been bombing locations in Gaza where the terror group Hamas stores its weaponry and wages war against them. We…

Can You Resist the Devil’s Brew? – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

Can You Resist the Devil’s Brew? – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – August, 2014 The theory of evolution suggests that species change in ways that increase their ability to thrive. Biological evolution is generally a slow process…

Dominican Rep. Marcos Devers Says Voter ID Ensures Transparency, Other Latino Officials in Lawrence Agree

Dominican Rep. Marcos Devers Says Voter ID Ensures Transparency, Other Latino Officials in Lawrence Agree

By: Tom Duggan – August 8, 2014 LAWRENCE - Lawrence State Representative Marcos Devers (D-Lawrence) says he favors Voter ID and says that as a Dominican he is “offended” when…

Solomon: Methuen to Use Shooter Detection Technology in Schools

Solomon: Methuen to Use Shooter Detection Technology in Schools

By: Tom Duggan – July, 2014 Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon appeared on 980WCAP’s Paying Attention Radio Program earlier this month to reveal a new safety measure being implemented in…

Don’t blame Massachusetts for New Hampshire’s Leftward Drift

Don’t blame Massachusetts for New Hampshire’s Leftward Drift

By: DJ Bettencourt – July, 2014 In New Hampshire politics there is a widely held but grossly inaccurate myth. For Republican believers in the myth, it is a source of…

Congressional Candidate Ann Wofford on Paying Attention LIVE from the Lowell Folk Festival (7-26-14)

Congressional Candidate Ann Wofford on Paying Attention LIVE from the Lowell Folk Festival (7-26-14)

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano took the day off. The show is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. CLICK…

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

By: Bharani Padmanabhan, MD – July, 2014 “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.” – George Orwell Valley Patriot readers read last month about the mind-boggling fraud…

7 Dangerous Apps That Every Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

7 Dangerous Apps That Every  Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

By: Kristen Peaks – July, 2014 I work in public relations at Cook Children’s. It’s my job to be on social networking sites, peruse the internet and keep up with…

Market Basket Board Affirms New CEO’s, Consider’s Buyout by Arthur T.

Market Basket Board Affirms New CEO’s, Consider’s Buyout by Arthur T.

  By: Tom Duggan – July 25, 2014 The board of directors of Market Baskets met Friday afternoon and issued a statement after their meeting confirming that they have received…

Coffee, Can it Be Good for You? What’s the Evidence?

Coffee, Can it Be Good for You?  What’s the Evidence?

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – July, 2014 Without my even asking, people will say to me that they don’t drink coffee for health reasons. I have always found this perplexing,…

Against Bullying? Start with Walmart

Against Bullying? Start with Walmart

  By: Christine Morabito – July, 2014 After years of harassment by special interest groups, Walmart is fighting back. As with most bullies, the claims they make have less to…

Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Verdict is Good for Four Reasons

Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Verdict is Good for Four Reasons

  By: Paul Murano – July, 2014 Although the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision covers the rights of certain kinds of corporations, it has many potential ramifications. This decision is…