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Massachusetts State School Board Loses Independence

SPECIAL TO THE VALLEY PATRIOT       By: Sandra Stotsky – October, 2010 In November 2006, Governor Romney appointed me to the nine-member Massachusetts Board of Education. In January…

Cahill Charges DOR Officials with Conflict of Interest

Cahill Charges DOR Officials with Conflict of Interest

Calls for Third Party Audit, and possible bankruptcy for Lawrence By: Tom Duggan – September, 2010 Massachusetts State Treasurer and candidate for Governor Tim Cahill is calling attention to the…

MA State Auditors Debate on The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan on WCAP, (September 04, 2010)

MA State Auditors Debate on The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan on WCAP, (September 04, 2010)

Click here for MP3 of the show Click here for source page, (mac users can also listen here) A REAL debate between the two Republican candidates for State Auditor: Kamal…

An interview with Senate Candidate Barry Finegold

An interview with Senate Candidate Barry Finegold

 Finegold Defends Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua   By: Tom Duggan – August, 2010 State Representative Barry Finegold is a candidate for State Senate. Valley Patriot editor Tom Duggan interviewed him…

Lawrence finances take center stage in state senate race

Lawrence finances take center stage in state senate race

  By: Tom Duggan – August, 2010 The race to replace State Senator Sue Tucker in the Second Essex District of Massachusetts has found the failed finances and financial mismanagement…

It’s the Money, Stupid!

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL  AUGUST, 2010 Late last month Massachusetts education officials decided to discard the MCAS testing requirements and adopt a new federal program called the Common Core State Standards.…

Senator Tisei offers statewide property tax relief proposal

Calls for casino money to be returned to homeowners, businesses July, 2010 BOSTON – Senate Minority Leader Richard R. Tisei has called for the creation of a new Property Taxpayers…

Business as usual

Lawrence Mayor Lantigua has brought nothing but chaos and has no plan By:  Robert O’Koniewski, Esq. – July, 2010 When Mayor William Lantigua took over city government in January, he promised…

Tea Party 101

By: Christine Morabito – July, 2010 With new Tea Parties popping up all over the state, there is no question that the message of limited government strikes a chord with a…

Lantigua attacks Firefighters for “getting paid to sleep”

Lantigua attacks Firefighters for “getting paid to sleep”

Valley Patriot Exclusive! Lawrence Firefighters react to Lantigua’s Attacks By: Tom Duggan – July 2010 Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua’s war against police and firefighters in the city of Lawrence has…

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy Says He is Being Targeted

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy Says He is Being Targeted

TARGETED! Valley Patriot Exclusive! By: Tom Duggan – July, 2010 Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua is targeting Fire Chief Brian Murphy after the chief publicly opposed the mayor’s efforts to layoff…

Lantigua using School Employees for City Services

By: Tom Duggan – June, 2010 Lawrence School Committeeman Mark Gray says that Mayor Willie Latigua is violating state law by using Chapter 70 Education money (earmarked solely or school…

Rep. Torrisi attacks N. Andover constituents, American Citizens

Rep. Torrisi attacks N. Andover constituents, American Citizens

    By: Tom Duggan – June, 2010   NORTH ANDOVER – State Representative David Torissi says he is proud of his record of representing illegal aliens. In a letter…

Massachusetts Police Officers Honored at National Police Memorial

Massachusetts Police Officers Honored at National Police Memorial

MA State Trooper Cashin, Officers Davey & Towner Honored in D.C. Names of three Mass. police officers killed in 2009 added to National Monument, honored by president   By: Tom…

The Government-Union Cartel Organized crime on steroids and we are its victims

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX   By Dr. Charles Ormsby – June, 2010   There are no special workers’ rights. There are only human rights. Workers have them and so does…