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State Rep. Dizoglio Opposes Lawrence Mayor’s Plan to Move Registry to North Lawrence

State Rep. Dizoglio Opposes Lawrence Mayor’s Plan to Move Registry to North Lawrence

DiZoglio Urges DOT Secretary & RMV to Apply the Brakes on Proposed Move in Lawrence LAWRENCE – State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) is urging Richard Davey, Secretary of MassDOT,  and the Registry of Motor…

The Liars Who Slander Israel Must be Exposed

The Liars Who Slander Israel Must be Exposed

Jerusalem Day Speech – Newton Commons    Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan was honored to be the Emcee of Christians and Jews United for Israel‘s Jerusalem Day in Newton MA.…

Methuen Police Chief Solomon on Militarization of Law Enforcement: Defends NEMLEC

Methuen Police Chief Solomon on Militarization of Law Enforcement: Defends NEMLEC

  This is part II of our series on Law Enforcement in Massachusetts Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon appeared on Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan’s radio program (Paying Attention!) on…

Lawrence Mayor Accuses Investigators of “Dragging Their Feet”, Says Lantigua’s “Pavegate” Cost State Taxpayers More then $600K

Lawrence Mayor Accuses Investigators of “Dragging Their Feet”, Says Lantigua’s “Pavegate” Cost State Taxpayers More then $600K

Mass Dept. of Transportation and Inspector General Reportedly Investigating Lantigua  By: Tom Duggan – August 13, 2014|12:35pm VIDEO BELOW  Valley Patriot sources at the state’s Department of Transportation say that…

Repeated Wetlands Violations in Amesbury by New England Power Co. Lead to $15,156 Penalty, Require Restoration of Wetland Resource Areas

Repeated Wetlands Violations in Amesbury by New England Power Co. Lead to $15,156 Penalty, Require Restoration of Wetland Resource Areas

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized the New England Power Company $15,156.25 after an inspection found repeated instances of erosion from the company’s substation in Amesbury.…

Lawrence Mayor Rivera to Discuss Lantigua’s “PaveGate” Scandal Thursday says Lantigua’s “Misuse” of State Money Cost Taxpayers $600K

Lawrence Mayor Rivera to Discuss Lantigua’s “PaveGate” Scandal Thursday says Lantigua’s “Misuse” of State Money Cost Taxpayers $600K

Pavegate Costs City Again Over $600,000 to fix and re-do Pavegate roads  When Lawrence former Mayor Willie Lantigua tried to use state Chapter 90 money to help his reelection campaign he…

Lahey Clinic Hospital, Inc. of Burlington Penalized $540,000 for Installing and Operating Engine without Approval

Lahey Clinic Hospital, Inc. of Burlington Penalized $540,000 for Installing and Operating Engine without Approval

Company Will Pay $100,000 of Penalty to Support Regional Transportation Service BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized the Lahey Clinic Hospital, Inc. $540,000 for installing and…

FBI Boston’s Violent Crime Task Force Seeks Armed and Dangerous Bank Robber

FBI Boston’s Violent Crime Task Force Seeks Armed and Dangerous Bank Robber

August 13, 2014  The Unknown Bandit has hit two banks in the Greater Boston Area  Boston, MASS – The FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to…

Dominican Rep. Marcos Devers Says Voter ID Ensures Transparency, Other Latino Officials in Lawrence Agree

Dominican Rep. Marcos Devers Says Voter ID Ensures Transparency, Other Latino Officials in Lawrence Agree

By: Tom Duggan – August 8, 2014 LAWRENCE - Lawrence State Representative Marcos Devers (D-Lawrence) says he favors Voter ID and says that as a Dominican he is “offended” when…

Greater Lawrence Educational Collaborative Transportation Director Richard Prue Pays $5,000 for Conflict of Interest Law Violation, Wife Benefited From Contract

Greater Lawrence Educational Collaborative Transportation Director Richard Prue Pays $5,000 for Conflict of Interest Law Violation, Wife Benefited From Contract

 Reviewed and approved payments to vendor that employed his wife as a bus monitor on GLEC routes The State Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement in which Richard Prue, the…

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

By: Bharani Padmanabhan, MD – July, 2014 “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.” – George Orwell Valley Patriot readers read last month about the mind-boggling fraud…

State Agencies for Employment Rights

State Agencies for Employment Rights

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – July, 2014 For this month’s article I decided to describe the various Federal and State agencies that enforce employment laws in Massachusetts. I have listed…

Lantigua Targets Dizoglio, Supports Phil DeCologero in State Rep. Race ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

Lantigua Targets Dizoglio, Supports Phil DeCologero in State Rep. Race ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

      By: Tom Duggan – July, 2014 You have to hand it to former Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua. Even as a private citizen, he continues to conspire for…

Hampstead Academy, An Opportunity For Your Child to Succeed

Hampstead Academy, An Opportunity For Your Child to Succeed

By: Tom Duggan – July, 2014 The Hampstead Academy private grammar school in Hampstead, NH was first opened in 1978 as the Atkinson Learning Center and services kids from pre-K…

MA Ethics Commission Alleges Conflict of Interest Law Violations by Canton Conservation Commission Consultant Robert Murphy

MA Ethics Commission  Alleges Conflict of Interest Law Violations by Canton Conservation Commission Consultant Robert Murphy

Murphy was allegedly paid by clients of his private company to prepare plans for submission to the Conservation Commission The Enforcement Division of the State Ethics Commission issued an Order…