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THE FBI’s VIOLENT CRIMES TASK FORCE SEEKS UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

THE FBI’s VIOLENT CRIMES TASK FORCE SEEKS UNKNOWN SERIAL BANK ROBBER

BOSTON, MASS – The FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a serial bank robber, who is alleged to have robbed four banks in the…

Brad Jones: Killing the Republican Party from Within?

Brad Jones: Killing the Republican Party from Within?

By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – February, 2014 Why do we have EBT abuse? Why do we have automatic increases to the gas tax? Why do we have increases in sales,…

No More State Secrets, We Demand Transparency! – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – FEBRUARY, 2014

No More State Secrets, We Demand Transparency! – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL –  FEBRUARY, 2014

  FEBRUARY, 2014 Welcome to People’s Republic of Massachusetts. Last month the Valley Patriot contacted the Secretary of State’s Office in search of the statewide voting list. The list is…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, February 8, 2014

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, February 8, 2014

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2  Starting the show off Tom was a bit lethargic after the Saint Patrick’s Day…

$1K Fine for Former Suffolk County Sheriff’s Captain Alesandro Basile Cited for Conflict of Interest

$1K Fine for Former Suffolk County Sheriff’s Captain Alesandro Basile Cited for Conflict of Interest

ETHICS COMMISSION FINES BASIL FOR DEMANDING RENT INCREASE FROM TENANT WHILE IN UNIFORM The State Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement in which former Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office (“SCSO”) Captain…

Commissioner Ed Davis sadly is not this Commonwealth’s Role Model

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – January, 2014 In Boston a young woman was murdered recently. The murderer had previously attacked another but hadn’t been arrested, even though he dropped his wallet…

Letter from Tomaselli Sisters on The $80 Million Lie in Salisbury

Letter from Tomaselli Sisters on The $80 Million Lie in Salisbury

Letter to Tom Duggan, Publisher of the Valley Patriot, We thank you for your quest to report the truth to your readers. You have devoted an enormous amount of time…

Non-Compete Agreements in Massachusetts

Non-Compete Agreements in Massachusetts

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – January, 2014 Covenants not to compete are contracts provided to an employee by an employer that are intended to limit and/or restrict an employee from…

Massachusetts House of Representatives: 2013 and 2014

Massachusetts House of  Representatives: 2013 and 2014

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – January, 2014 Last year was a very productive year for our Legislature and 2014 will bring forth necessary and spirited debate on some…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, January 25, 2014

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, January 25, 2014

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 The Show is produced by George Papoulias In the first hour today Tom, Paul…

HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sgt. Charles P. Sarantos, U.S. Army, 112th Allied Division

HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sgt. Charles P. Sarantos, U.S. Army, 112th Allied Division

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH By: Helen Mooradkanian – January, 2014 NORTHANDOVER – “We were the second largest convoy to leave for Europe—5,000 of us aboard the U.S. Army troopship…

Tsongas invites Lawrence Mayor Rivera to represent 3rd District at State of the Union

Tsongas invites Lawrence Mayor Rivera to represent 3rd District at State of the Union

  WASHINGTON, DC – Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera will attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington, D.C. as the guest of Third District Congresswoman Niki Tsongas.…

BHI Forecast: State tax revenues to Rise in 2014 and 2015

BHI Forecast: State tax revenues to Rise in 2014 and 2015

By Paul Craney – January, 2014 The Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University (BHI) estimates that Massachusetts state tax revenues will come in at $23.283 billion for Fiscal Year 2014,…

Highlights from 2013: A Year in the Massachusetts State Senate – IN YOUR CORNER WITH KATY IVES

Highlights from 2013: A Year in the Massachusetts State Senate – IN YOUR CORNER WITH KATY IVES

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – January, 204 A year ago I was sworn in as the State Senator of the First Essex District, representing the communities of Amesbury, Haverhill,…

Perspectives on Being Gay – YE GAY OL’ VALLEY by Dani Langevin

Perspectives on Being Gay – YE GAY OL’ VALLEY by Dani Langevin

By: Dani Langevin – January, 2013 Last month Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan posted an article on Facebook about a gay teacher who had been fired from his position at…