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Senator Eldridge Champions Public Accountability in Records Law

Senator Eldridge Champions Public Accountability in Records Law

  By: Tom Duggan – January 2013 With several Valley Legislators filing legislation to reform the state’s public records law in response to The City of Lawrence’s refusal to turn…

Getting Answers is like Pulling Teeth – Steve Grossman Back Peddles on Public Records Law

Getting Answers is like Pulling Teeth – Steve Grossman Back Peddles on Public Records Law

  By: Tom Duggan – January 29, 2013 Three years ago when Steve Grossman was just a candidate for Massachusetts State Treasurer he was a real person. When asked questions…

Radio, Political Legend Ronnie Ford Dies at 75

Radio, Political Legend Ronnie Ford Dies at 75

Hero war Veteran Ronnie Ford not only served his country in the military but when he came home from battle became a police officer in Methuen to serve his community. …

School Committeeman Chaisson in Methuen Says Tribune Attack on his Family “Disgusting”

School Committeeman Chaisson in Methuen Says Tribune Attack on his Family “Disgusting”

WEB EXTRA!   SAYS HE WILL BE CANDIDATE FOR WEST END DISTRICT COUNCIL By: Tom Duggan – January 14, 2013 Methuen School Committeeman Evan Chaisson says he is “disgusted” with…

Rep. DiZoglio To Tackle Enforcement of State’s Public Records Law

Rep. DiZoglio To Tackle Enforcement of State’s Public Records Law

By: Tom Duggan – January 8, 2013 What do you call it when the legislature passes a law but they purposely don’t impose any penalties for violating that law? Well…

PODCAST – The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, January 5, 2013

PODCAST – The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, January 5, 2013

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1  CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Today Tom spoke with former Lawrence City Councilor Mike Sweeney about the death of…

Chief Solomon on The Paying Attention! Radio Program (full show), December 15, 2012

Chief Solomon on The Paying Attention! Radio Program (full show), December 15, 2012

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO Hour 1: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO Hour 2: Today Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon called in to talk about the Columbine-type shooting that was prevented at…

Screening of Methuen Man’s Film “30 Minutes to Salvation.”

Screening of Methuen Man’s Film  “30 Minutes to Salvation.”

  November, 2012 INTERVIEW WITH DARYL C. SILVA on 980WCAP in LOWELL (Nov. 17, 2012) On Sunday evening December 9th @ 6pm, Chunky’s Cinema Pub on 150 Bridge Street in…

2012 Was A Warning to the Tea Party… Ready For A Course Correction?

2012 Was A Warning to the Tea Party… Ready For A Course Correction?

PAYING ATTENTION!    By: Tom Duggan, (11-17-12) While Tea Party member are still in shock over the 2012 ass kicking we took in the polls on Election Day, now is…

$15MIL Contract Renewal After Ambulances “Donated”

$15MIL Contract Renewal After Ambulances “Donated”

By: Tom Duggan – November 12, 2012 Just days after taking office in 2010, Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua, his Chief of Staff, Leonard “Lenny” Degnan of North Andover, and then…

Senator-Elect Katie Ives: I’ll Attend Tea Party Meetings & Listen

Senator-Elect Katie Ives: I’ll Attend Tea Party Meetings & Listen

Listen to Hour 1        Listen to Hour 2 Saturday on The Paying Attention! Radio Program on WCAP (980AM) Senator-Elect Kathleen O’Connor Ives co-hosted The Paying Attention! Radio Program…

A Bird’s Eye View of the 2012 Election – Evaluations, Endorsements & Links

A Bird’s Eye View of the 2012 Election – Evaluations, Endorsements & Links

Paying Attention! with Tom Duggan   November 3, 2012 After watching all the debate, interviewing the candidates, consuming the news and commercials every day I have made my final decisions…

Woman Dies after Knee Surgery at Holy Family Hospital – Son Calls for Criminally Negligent Homicide Charges

Woman Dies after Knee Surgery at Holy Family Hospital – Son Calls for Criminally Negligent Homicide Charges

By: Tom Duggan – October 28, 2012 When Hampton Beach NH resident Helen Bousquet was admitted to the Holy Family (Caritas) Hospital for Knee surgery last month, her son, Haverhill…

Rep. Adams Stumps on Air While Finegold a No-Show in WCAP Debate

Rep. Adams Stumps on Air While Finegold a No-Show in WCAP Debate

State Rep. Paul Adams on Tom Duggan’s Paying Attention! Radio Program CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  10-27-12 Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North…

Eagle Tribune Identifies Police Source on Drug/Gun Raid

Eagle Tribune Identifies Police Source on Drug/Gun Raid

PAYING ATTENTION OPINION EXTRA Tom Duggan (10/12/12) Last month the Eagle Tribune published a story about a police raid on drug gang in Lawrence. In that story, written by none…