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Doris Rodriguez Officially On Ballot for State Senate

Doris Rodriguez Officially On Ballot for State Senate

Doris Rodriguez, is a democratic candidate for the State Senate seat of the 2nd Essex and Middlesex District. The district includes Andover, Dracut, Lawrence, and Tewksbury. “We need a leader…

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera Endorses Treasurer Steve Grossman for Governor

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera Endorses Treasurer Steve Grossman for Governor

By: Tom Duggan – June 18, 2014 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has only been the city’s top political figure for five months but he is already injecting himself into political…

Phil DeCologero: Rep. Dizoglio Betrayed our Trust on Transparency

Phil DeCologero: Rep. Dizoglio Betrayed our Trust on Transparency

Twenty-seven year old North Andover resident Phil DeCologero is running for the Democrat nomination for the 14th Essex District State Representative’s race. In September, DeCologero will face off against incumbent…

How Many Millions did Sir Donald Berwick get from LeapFrog?

How Many Millions did Sir Donald Berwick get from LeapFrog?

By Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – June – 2014 Valley Patriot readers know about the LeapFrog Score fraud. LeapFrog is intimately associated with Dr. Lucian Leape and his close friend Sir Donald Berwick.…

MA Military: Ballots No Longer Secret

MA Military: Ballots No Longer Secret

  By: Christine Morabito – June, 2014 We ask the men and women serving overseas to make the ultimate sacrifice, to protect the rights you and I take for granted.…

With Friends Like Roger Twomey Who Needs Mortal Enemies?

With Friends Like Roger Twomey Who Needs Mortal Enemies?

  By Tom Duggan – June, 2014 Lawrence City Councilor Roger Twomey is running for state representative as a Republican making this a three way race among himself, incumbent Marcos…

Good Times Gala Celebrates accomplishments of American Training’s Guests, Leaves Lots of Smiles on Attendees

Good Times Gala Celebrates accomplishments of American Training’s Guests, Leaves Lots of Smiles on Attendees

 Ask anyone who attended American Training’s Celebrate Good Times Gala what their favorite part of the formal evening was and you’ll get the same answer every time – the ear-to-ear…

Podcast of Paying Attention! Radio Show: Guests John Devine, Richard Tisei

Podcast of Paying Attention! Radio Show: Guests John Devine, Richard Tisei

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano and is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1  CLICK…

Download The Valley Patriot, June-2014 Edition (#128) MA Military Ballots No Longer Secret

Download The Valley Patriot, June-2014 Edition (#128) MA Military Ballots No Longer Secret

Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #128 – June 2014  Click here to download PDF of Valley Patriot Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley…

Podcast of Paying Attention Radio Program 5-31-14: Phil DeCologero, May Long, Al Dinuccio, and MORE

Podcast of Paying Attention Radio Program 5-31-14: Phil DeCologero, May Long, Al Dinuccio, and MORE

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano and is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK…

Ethics Commission Concludes the Adjudicatory Proceeding Involving Former State Representative Demetrius Atsalis

Ethics Commission Concludes the Adjudicatory Proceeding Involving Former State Representative Demetrius Atsalis

The State Ethics Commission approved a Final Order and Disposition Agreement  involving former State Representative Demetrius Atsalis. According to the Agreement, Atsalis admitted to violating M.G.L. c. 268B, the financial…

Auditor Bump: DCF Head’s Resignation “Not Enough”, “If You Can’t Afford Oversight You Can’t Afford the Program!”

Auditor Bump: DCF Head’s Resignation “Not Enough”, “If You Can’t Afford Oversight You Can’t Afford the Program!”

By Tom Duggan, May, 2014 Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne Bump says, “It’s not enough” that Governor Deval Patrick is replacing the state’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) Commissioner, telling…

‘Child Welfare Advocates’ and the ‘Kids for Harvard’ Travesty

‘Child Welfare Advocates’ and  the ‘Kids for Harvard’ Travesty

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan May, 2014 The definition of a “Child Welfare Advocate” in Massachusetts is someone who supports total secrecy within the Juvenile Court system and sealing every document so…

Download The Valley Patriot, May-2014 Edition (#127) “DCF Resignations “Not Enough”

Download The Valley Patriot, May-2014 Edition (#127) “DCF Resignations “Not Enough”

Click for Turn-Page View of The Valley Patriot – Edition #127 – May, 2014  Click to download PDF of Valley Patriot Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The…

Town of Salisbury Spends $100K on Tomaselli Debacle – Refuses to Release Documents Showing Claimed $100K Legal Costs

Town of Salisbury Spends $100K on Tomaselli Debacle –  Refuses to Release Documents Showing Claimed $100K Legal Costs

On May 1st The Valley Patriot requested of the Town of Salisbury to produce “documents showing the legal cost and all other costs for the town’s multiple lawsuits and legal…