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Former State IT Director of Hosting Services, Delwin Dickinson Pays $30,000 Penalty for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Former State IT Director of Hosting Services, Delwin Dickinson Pays $30,000 Penalty for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Dickinson approved vendor contracts and payments to Advizex after entering into employment negotiations with the company The State Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement  in which Delwin Dickinson, the former…

A One on One Interview with Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley – PART II

A One on One Interview with Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley – PART II

  READ PART I This is part 2 of an exclusive interview with state appointed receiver Jeff Riley who is now in control of the Lawrence School System. VP: Talk…

The Sustainable Materials Recovery Program

The Sustainable Materials  Recovery Program

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – November, 2013 State Representative Brian S. Dempsey (D-Haverhill), Chairman of the House Committee on Ways & Means, along with State Senator Kathleen…

Salisbury Town Officials Change their Story on Cost of Sewer Project, Told Federal Judge Cost was $80M

Salisbury Town Officials Change their Story on Cost of Sewer Project, Told Federal Judge Cost was $80M

By: Tom Duggan – November, 2013 Condon and Knowles now seem to be backing the Tomaselli sisters’ claim that the project cost was not $80M On October 7, 2013 the…

Erin Cox Confesses to Drinking at Underage Party That Gained National Attention – The History of a Bogus Media Story That Never Happened

Erin Cox Confesses to Drinking at Underage Party That Gained National Attention – The History of a Bogus Media Story That Never Happened

NORTH ANDOVER – Valley Patriot sources at Lawrence District Court and in law enforcement tell The Valley Patriot that North Andover volleyball player Erin Cox was in court last month…

Rivera Calls for Hiring Freeze in Lawrence – Will Stop Paying Indicted Employees – An Exclusive Interview with Lawrence Mayor Elect Dan Rivera

Rivera Calls for Hiring Freeze in Lawrence – Will Stop Paying Indicted Employees – An Exclusive Interview with Lawrence Mayor Elect Dan Rivera

Lawrence Mayor Elect, Dan Rivera on Audits, Investigations and Lawrence’s Future By: Tom Duggan – Movember 9, 2013 Less than 24 hours after the Lawrence Board of Registrars finished tallying up…

Download PDF of the November, 2013 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#121)

Download PDF of the November, 2013 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#121)

Click Image or HERE to download PDF of the November, 2013 Edition of The Valley Patriot Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North…

Citizen Watchdog Training: This One’s for You, Andrew Breitbart

Citizen Watchdog Training: This One’s for You, Andrew Breitbart

By: Christine Morabito – November, 2013 On September 16, 2011, conservative activist and whistleblower, Andrew Breitbart visited Lexington, Massachusetts. Little did we know how significant that visit would become. Andrew…

Welcome to Sir Donald Berwick’s World, Pt. 2

By: Opinion Columnist Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan, October, 2013 Read Part 1 HERE Inevitably Sir Donald Berwick’s mindset ended up causing the Mid Staffs Scandal. The hospital at the center of…

News from the American Legion – By John Lenotte

News from the American Legion – By John Lenotte

  By: John Lenotte – October, 2013 As a continuation from last month, there are a few additional items of note from the American Legion National Convention in Houston, TX.…

Lt. Colonel Allen West: Race, Poverty, and the Dependency Culture: PART II

Lt. Colonel Allen West: Race, Poverty, and the Dependency Culture: PART II

READ PART 1 Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan (TD) and Greater Boston Tea Party President Christine Morabito (CM) interviewed Lt. Colonel and former Congressman Allen West (AW) during at the…

Andover, Dracut, Tewksbury Selectmen Meet to Perambulate the Towns’ Boarders

Andover, Dracut, Tewksbury Selectmen Meet to Perambulate the Towns’ Boarders

Andover, Dracut, Tewksbury MA…Saturday morning, September 28, at 9am, Selectman from Andover, Dracut, and Tewksbury meet at a town boundary stone “witness marker” from 1908 to conduct the required Perambulation…

Birds of A Feather Flock Together! (OPINION)

Birds of A Feather Flock Together! (OPINION)

By: Peter Larocque – October, 2013 The city of Lawrence is never at a loss for interesting situations unfolding in front of everyone who has eyes to see. Last month,…

Language of the PAWS ACT, Protecting Animal Welfare and Safety – Section by Section Summary

Language of the PAWS ACT, Protecting Animal Welfare and Safety – Section by Section Summary

SECTION 1. Authorizes the Homeless Animal Prevention and Care Fund, which consists of revenues received from a voluntary tax check-off, to collect and expend money for the care and protection…

UPDATED: Senator Tarr on Puppy Doe Case – Inspires ‘PAWS Act’ – Legilsation Will Create Animal Abuser Registry

UPDATED: Senator Tarr on Puppy Doe Case – Inspires ‘PAWS Act’ – Legilsation Will Create Animal Abuser Registry

Senate Republicans Fight for Animal Cruelty Law October, 2013 | Updated 10-28-013 Massachusetts State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) released the following statement today, following the arrest of 32-year-old…