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PAYING ATTENTION ~ Methuen Scandals and Cover Ups Show Lack of Leadership – State MUST Take Over NOW!

PAYING ATTENTION ~ Methuen Scandals and Cover Ups Show Lack of Leadership – State MUST Take Over NOW!

The City of Methuen is in a serious crisis. Not just a funding crisis but a management crisis, a leadership crisis and most frightening a structural crisis as a municipality.First,…

An Interview with Comedienne Christine Hurley ~ PLAYING AT SALVATORE’S – FRIDAY AUGUST 24th

An Interview with Comedienne Christine Hurley ~ PLAYING AT SALVATORE’S – FRIDAY AUGUST 24th

TICKETS HERE By: Tom Duggan – August, 2018 The Queen of Comedy Christine Hurley is making a rare stop in Lawrence this month at Salvatore’s restaurant in Lawrence on Friday…

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

  July 28, 2018 It’s been a historically peaceful summer in Lawrence with violent crime down nearly 50% and murders (so far) this year down by 2/3. The current murder…

PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN: A Sane Immigration Policy that Democrats Hate

PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN: A Sane Immigration Policy that Democrats Hate

July, 2018 With all the lies and misinformation in the so called “news” industry, it’s important to keep focus on what is real and what is true when it comes…

Chief Addresses Recent Murders, Plummeting Crime Rate

Chief Addresses Recent Murders, Plummeting Crime Rate

Earlier this month, newly appointed Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque appeared on the Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan. (You can download it on Spotify, iHeartRadio, iTunes etc.) We asked the…

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…

‘Paying Attention’ to Relationships in the 21st Century ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

‘Paying Attention’ to Relationships in the 21st Century ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – May, 2018 On the last Paying Attention Podcast show with Tom Duggan the topic we discussed was relationships. Tom (editor of the Valley Patriot Newspaper) and…

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…

Local Police Chiefs on Opioids, Violence, & Angels Program

Local Police Chiefs on Opioids, Violence, & Angels Program

Paying Attention! is recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem N.H. above Two Guys Smoke Shop on Route 28. This is part 2. You can watch the video…

Paying Attention Podcast 2-15-18 – Acadia Insurance vs. The 1st Amendment, Trump, Politics & More

Paying Attention Podcast 2-15-18 – Acadia Insurance vs. The 1st Amendment, Trump, Politics & More

VIDEO BELOW Download or listen to this week’s podcast. Today on the Paying Attention Podcast Tom talks about lawyers for the Acadia Insurance Company trying got have a reporter thrown…

Rep. DiZoglio To Push Mandating Detox Time for Narcan Recipients

Rep. DiZoglio To Push Mandating Detox Time for Narcan Recipients

  Methuen State Representative Diana DiZoglio says she is ready to draft and introduce legislation which would require drug addicts who are given the life saving drug NARCAN, to be…

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Last month, the state legislature approved giving Lawrence another $1.5M for … get this … improvements to the “rail trail”. For those who don’t know what the “rail trail” is,…

Four in Custody After Stolen Car Driver Rams 2 Police Cars, Dangerous Foot Chase

Four in Custody After Stolen Car Driver Rams 2 Police Cars, Dangerous Foot Chase

By: Tom Duggan – Dec. 13, 2017 LAWRENCE – Four men are in custody this morning after leading police on a chase through North Lawrence in a car stolen from…

State Declares Lawrence Police Officer Eugene Scanlon Killed in the Line of Duty 45 Years Later

State Declares Lawrence Police Officer Eugene Scanlon Killed in the Line of Duty 45 Years Later

By: Tom Duggan, Jr. – Dec. 1, 2017 Earlier this year The Valley Patriot learned about Lawrence Police Officer Jeremaiah O’Connor had died in the line of duty back in…

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,…

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