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Methuen Mayor Perry Announces he Will Seek Second Term

Methuen Mayor Perry Announces he Will Seek Second Term

Oct. 4, 2020 Methuen Mayor Neil Perry announced on the Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan that he will be seeking reelection for a second term next November. With the…

Attacks Against Chief Solomon Must Stop ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Attacks Against Chief Solomon Must Stop ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Help The Valley Patriot Stay in Business Your Donation of ANY Amount helps  From Criminal Conspiracy to Smoking Cigars Since we started the Valley Patriot 16 years ago, I’ve been hearing…

Who Will Enforce the Law In Salisbury?

Who Will Enforce the Law In Salisbury?

  Feb. 2020 As of right now, it looks like the state Administration’s Seaport Economic Council gave Salisbury a nearly $1 million grant in 2017 to build the 625 foot…

Councilor Saba’s Conflict of Interest, A Criminal Complaint, and a $48K Payout

Councilor Saba’s Conflict of Interest, A Criminal Complaint, and a $48K Payout

Councilor Saba Wants City to Pay His Legal Bills After Being Named in Lawsuit The City of Methuen has paid out $48,000 to the owner of a Sober House on…

Disgracing the Memory of Hero Veteran John Ratka: Where is VNOC One Year After His Passing?

Disgracing the Memory of Hero Veteran John Ratka: Where is VNOC One Year After His Passing?

  It’s been over a year since Command Master Chief John Ratka passed away. John was the Executive Director of Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC) in Haverhill and winner of…

Local Police Chiefs: Despite Stats, Opioid Crisis Continues to Grow in the Valley

Local Police Chiefs: Despite Stats, Opioid Crisis Continues to Grow in the Valley

   please consider making a $1 donation video here PART I of our Opioid Summit on The Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan included the police chiefs from four different…

My Predictions for 2020 ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

My Predictions for 2020 ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Jan. 2020 Methuen Councilor Jim McCarty will get pulled over by State Troopers for speeding on Route 213 and blame it on a conspiracy by former Methuen Mayor Sharon Pollard…

Methuen Mayor-elect Neil Perry Begins to Assemble his Team

Methuen Mayor-elect Neil Perry Begins to Assemble his Team

If you enjoy our news  coverage please consider making a $1 donation   Newly elected Methuen Mayor Neil Perry will take office on January 6th. He was elected last month with 71%…

Methuen Voters Just Don’t Care ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGAN

Methuen Voters Just Don’t Care ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGAN

 Given the enormous conflicts and controversies that have gone on in Methuen over the last two years, you might think that the people of Methuen have had enough. But a…

Social Media Censorship Takes an Ugly Turn ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Social Media Censorship Takes an Ugly Turn ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  Last month, I posted a story about four children who died in U.S. custody at the border since December. Given all the misinformation and lack of logical thought on…

Carina Pappalardo, TMF Win Goodwill Ambassador Award

Carina Pappalardo, TMF Win Goodwill Ambassador Award

Valley Patriot Renames Award for Good Samaritan Scott Clegg By: Tom Duggan, April, 2019 Last year a Good Samaritan in the Merrimack Valley named Scott Clegg passed away. He wasn’t…

All those EVIL Outsiders Bad Mouthing Lawrence! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

All those EVIL Outsiders Bad Mouthing Lawrence! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

March, 2019 There is no question that the City of Lawrence is the hub of the opioid epidemic in New England. There is also no question that while violent crime…

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

REPORT: Four Councilors Benefited from Police Contract Vote The state Inspector General’s Office (IG) is an independent state agency that conducts investigations of government agencies and makes recommendations when wrongdoing…

Mayor Orders Police to Throw Homeless Out of Buckley Garage, Shuts Down Group That Fed and Serviced the Homeless

Mayor Orders Police to Throw Homeless Out of Buckley Garage, Shuts Down Group That Fed and Serviced the Homeless

Despite Proof That Photos of Garbage and Needles Were Not from TMF, Rivera Doubles Down For the past 6 months a volunteer group of teens and young people from Lawrence called…

Columbia Gas Brought Out the Best in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Columbia Gas Brought Out the Best in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

THE DISASTER Sitting in my office listening to the police scanner it was obvious from the time the first call went out that the explosion on Chickering Road in Lawrence…

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