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A Review of Mayor Willie Lantigua’s First Year in Office

A Review of Mayor Willie Lantigua’s First Year in Office

Corruption, Law Breaking, And No Solutions for Troubled City PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN   By: TOM DUGGAN, FEBRUARY 8, 2011 Well, the Willie Lantigua administration celebrated it’s one year…

New Superintendent Jim Scully on the record

New Superintendent Jim Scully on the record

Scully talks of his departure from Lawrence in 1998, the challenges Haverhill faces and the controversy on his salary   By: Tom Duggan – February, 2011   Former Lawrence School…

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy exposes treatment of Firefighters by Mayor Lantigua

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy exposes treatment of Firefighters by Mayor Lantigua

Fire Chief Resigns at Council Meeting, opposes taking job out of Civil Service… Council Backs Mayor By: Tom Duggan, February, 2011 After months of personal attacks and shoddy treatment by…

In Wake of Woburn Officer Jack Maguire’s Murder by Parolee

In Wake of Woburn Officer Jack Maguire’s Murder by Parolee

Baddour Calls on Parole Board to Resign   By: Tom Duggan – January, 2011  Parole Board Must Resign State Senators Steve Baddour (D) Methuen and Bruce Tarr (R) Glocester, say…

The REAL “Causative Factors” of Cinelli’s Violence

The REAL “Causative Factors” of Cinelli’s Violence

Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire was Murdered by a Failed belief System Paying Attention! with Tom Duggan Valley Patriot Exclusive By: Tom Duggan, January 7, 2011 My heart sank when…

MA. and N.H. Educators Attend Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

MA. and N.H. Educators Attend Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

By: Tom Duggan – December, 2010 Forty educators from various public schools in Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire departed last month from Logan Airport under U.S. Marine escort and arrived…

Tomorrow’s Heroes: How We Make U.S. Marines

Tomorrow’s Heroes: How We Make U.S. Marines

An ongoing Series on Tomorrow’s Heroes: A series detailing How We Make U.S. Marines, and the Men and Women who said “SEND ME!” By: Tom Duggan, December, 2010 This is…

Tomorrow’s Heroes: U.S. Marine Recruit Gallo of Pembroke, MA

Tomorrow’s Heroes: U.S. Marine Recruit Gallo of Pembroke, MA

An ongoing Series on Tomorrow’s Heroes:  Honoring Marine Recruits who Said: “Send Me” By: Tom Duggan – December, 2010   As a strong supporter of the military, I was honored…

Paying Attention! Radio Program returns to the airwaves

Paying Attention! Radio Program returns to the airwaves

By: Paula Porten Valley Patriot president and founder Tom Duggan announced last week on his Facebook page that the Paying Attention! Radio Program, has been picked up by WHAV radio…

Cops under Siege: guns, ski masks, ammo confiscated

Cops under Siege: guns, ski masks, ammo confiscated

By: T0m Duggan – November, 2010 When Lawrence police got an anonymous tip that a man with a gun in his waistband had just left Bali’s, a nightclub on Essex…

Lawrence Cops Under Siege: Six Cops Working Alone at Night

Lawrence Cops Under Siege: Six Cops Working Alone at Night

Mayor Lantigua has SIX cops Patrolling Early Nights Mayhem ensues as citizens left unprotected, Missing teens found drugged in Andover   By: Tom Duggan- November, 2010 When the call went…

Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour Defends Tea Party

Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour Defends Tea Party

  Sen. Baddour a Frequent Attendee At Tea Party Meetings By: Tom Duggan – October 08, 2010 Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour of Methuen has been seen networking and even…

Patrick Blanchette fined $20,000 for taking money from campaign

Patrick Blanchette fined $20,000 for taking money from campaign

Blanchette is Mayor Lantigua’s Economic Development Director and Former City Council President By: Tom Duggan – October, 2010 The State Office of Campaign Finance (OCPF) has fined former Lawrence City…

Torissi desperate to hold on to Rep. Seat

Torissi desperate to hold on to Rep. Seat

Kevin Begley talks issues while Torissi launches personal attacks   By: Tom Duggan – October, 2010   A debate was held between State Rep. Dave Torissi and his Republican challenger…

Bank Robber Suicide

Bank Robber Suicide

    By: Tom Duggan – September, 2010 Last month, a man walked into a downtown bank in Lowell brandishing a weapon and took the bank occupants hostage as he…