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‘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…

Candidate Camargo Questions Rep. DiZoglio’s Integrity

Candidate Camargo Questions Rep. DiZoglio’s Integrity

14th Essex District State Representative Diana Dizoglio (D) Methuen, has a fight on her hands this year in her bid for re-election with two challengers in the September primary. They…

Methuen Democrat Jessica Finocchiaro Certified for Ballot for State Senate Run

Methuen Democrat Jessica Finocchiaro Certified for Ballot for State Senate Run

METHUEN—Last week, Methuen Democrat Jessica Finocchiaro was certified by local city and town clerks to appear on the September ballot running for the First Essex State Senate seat. Finocchiaro, an…

DiZoglio’s “Lantigua Bill” Signed by Governor, Local Candidates Can no Longer Appear on Ballot if They Violate Campaign Finance Laws

DiZoglio’s “Lantigua Bill” Signed by Governor, Local Candidates Can no Longer Appear on Ballot if They Violate Campaign Finance Laws

By: Tom Duggan – May 21, 2014 Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed what has been called “The Lantigua Bill” by some lawmakers after the former Lawrence Mayor refused to…

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

By: Christine Morabito – May, 2014 Despite a federal law intended to fix the injustice, U.S. servicemen and women remain the most disenfranchised group in this country. The Military and…

New York Woman Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding One Fund Boston of $480,000

New York Woman Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding One Fund Boston of $480,000

Woman Claimed to Have Traumatic Brain Injury Due to Boston Marathon Bombing May 20, 2014 - A New York woman has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to state prison in connection…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan – Slavery, Sexism, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and more (May 17, 2014)

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan – Slavery, Sexism, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and more (May 17, 2014)

Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2  Today Tom and Paul talk…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, May 10, 2014

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, May 10, 2014

Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about…

State Rep Diana DiZoglio breaks out in Song and a FlashMob Forms at Fundraiser

State Rep Diana DiZoglio breaks out in Song and a FlashMob Forms at Fundraiser

State Representative Diana DiZoglio held a fundraiser recently at the Claddagh Pub in Lawrence. After speaking about her political positions DiZoglio started singing and Flash Mob of Zumba Dancers led…

Full day of leadership training May 9 at UMass Lowell

Full day of leadership training May 9 at UMass Lowell

Lowell, Mass. — Boston leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® North of Boston at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center on May…

The True Government in Massachusetts

The True Government in Massachusetts

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – April, 2014 We know about the Washington bubble. Inside the bubble, party affiliations and personal views do not matter, the members protect each other from the world…

A VFW Moment

By: John MacDonald – April, 2014 As I sat on a barstool at my local VFW fifteen or so years ago I watched an older veteran pouring over his emotions,…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, April 26, 2014 –

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, April 26, 2014 –

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 (right click to save to your IPOD or desktop) CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about: The Massachusetts Republican…