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Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

By: Tom Duggan – 11-14-17 Lawrence Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley is expected to announce his resignation Wednesday just one week after the reelection of Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera. Riley was appointed…

Two Methuen Men Among 33 MA Firefighting Academy Graduates

Two Methuen Men Among 33 MA Firefighting Academy Graduates

33 Local Firefighters Graduate State Firefighting Academy “Graduating from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy takes great perseverance, drive, and intelligence. We are proud of Both Jamison Kattar and John McCarthy, and look…

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK ~ October, 2017

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK ~ October, 2017

THE RACE FOR CONGRESS AND THE DEMOCRAT RESHUFFLE Lawrence’s freshman State Representative Juana Matias certainly doesn’t have any self esteem problems these days. Defeating Marcos Devers in a low turnout…

Baker Awards More Than $1M to Support 40 Housing Units, Private Development in Methuen

Baker Awards More Than $1M to Support 40 Housing Units, Private Development in Methuen

MassWorks Infrastructure Program funds supports short-term development with long-term goals for hundreds of local housing units Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined local officials and community leaders to award a $1,175,000 MassWorks Infrastructure…

Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

To the Editor: Haverhill residents are facing an important choice when they go to the polls on November 7th to elect a new state representative from the 3rd Essex District.…

Celebrating and Acknowledging our Veterans and Service Members

Celebrating and Acknowledging our Veterans and Service Members

By: Don Jarvis – Oct. 2017 For the third year in a row Preserving Newbury is hosting Wreaths Across America in Newbury, Massachusetts. Wreaths Across America is a national nonprofit…

Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Valley Patriot Newspaper/Columnist By Public Employee

Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Valley Patriot Newspaper/Columnist By Public Employee

October 31, 2017 Loretta Cooke of 26 Overlook Drive in Methuen filed a restraining order against Valley Patriot columnist Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan claiming his columns mentioning her in the paper…

Gov. Charlie Baker Supports Selfish Drug Addicts But Not Hard Working Americans

Gov. Charlie Baker Supports Selfish Drug Addicts But Not Hard Working Americans

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – Oct. 2017 In Whitman this week a confirmed heroin-abusing narcissist in an Audi rammed a Chevy into a truck. The woman driving the Chevy was crushed…

Methuen Residents Wake UP to Nazi Graffiti, Police Believe It’s A Hate Crime Hoax

Methuen Residents Wake UP to Nazi Graffiti, Police Believe It’s A Hate Crime Hoax

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 29, 2017 Methuen residents living in the Forest Lake area of West Methuen woke up Sunday Morning to profane graffiti and Nazi Swastikas painted on…

We are No Longer Taxachusetts But…

We are No Longer Taxachusetts But…

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Oct. 2017 Brewing discussions here in Massachusetts about taxes prompted by ballot question initiatives provide us an opportunity to look at the big picture.…

Cops Seize Nearly A Kilogram of Heroin and Fentanyl – $21K in Cash In Raids In Lawrence, Lowell, Peabody and Haverhill

Cops Seize Nearly A Kilogram of Heroin and Fentanyl – $21K in Cash In Raids In Lawrence, Lowell, Peabody and Haverhill

  A large scale joint state and federal investigation has resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals in connection with a major heroin and fentanyl trafficking operation that brought large…

Prayer and Action Can Bolster Gun Control ~ Joe D’Amore

Prayer and Action Can Bolster Gun Control ~ Joe D’Amore

By: Joe D’Amore – Oct. 2017 As I write this, countless families and friends of the victims of the Las Vegas massacre are now receiving the bodies, released from official…

Making Housing Affordable for First Responders ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

Making Housing Affordable for First Responders ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

By: Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives – October, 2017 I recently testified on a bill I filed S733, “An Act Relative to Access to Housing for First Responders,” This legislation would…

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump Calls for More Active Oversight from Sex Offender Registry Board

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump Calls for More Active Oversight from Sex Offender Registry Board

Bump calls for data sharing, more comprehensive policies to improve public safety BOSTON, MA — Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today testified about the need for a more active approach to enforcement…

Rivera vs. Lantigua – The Rematch from Hell! ~ PAYING ATTENTION! with TOM DUGGAN

Rivera vs. Lantigua – The Rematch from Hell! ~ PAYING ATTENTION! with TOM DUGGAN

  Yup, it’s the scenario from hell for anyone who cares about the conditions of the City of Lawrence, how it affects the surrounding communities, and indeed the rest of…