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CONVICTED FELON ~ APRIL, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition #126

CONVICTED FELON ~ APRIL, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition #126

Click for Turn-Page View of The Valley Patriot – Edition #126 –  April, 2014 Click to download PDF of Valley Patriot  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The…

Our Celebration is Really All About You… The Story That Never Made Print!

Our Celebration is Really All About You… The Story That Never Made Print!

People frequently ask me, “What is the ‘secret’ of your success?” While I could never boil down to one single reason, I have made no secret of the fact that…

Lawrence Exchange Club’s 2014 Firefighter of the Year Award, Lawrence

Lawrence Exchange Club’s 2014 Firefighter of the Year Award, Lawrence

The Lawrence Exchange Club honored EMT’s, firefighters and police officers from Andover, North Andover and Lawrence for their contribution to public safety in the Merrimack Valley. The annual award ceremonies were…

Computer Problems in the Veteran’s Administration

Computer Problems in the  Veteran’s Administration

By: John Lenotte – February, 2014 There have been a lot of news stories about the computer security problems at Target and other stores. Have you heard much about the…

Lawrence’s Councilor Laplante on The Road – Ride Along, Part II

Lawrence’s Councilor Laplante on The Road – Ride Along, Part II

The Lawrence Fire Dept. By: Tom Duggan – February, 2014 This is part II of an ongoing series on Lawrence City Councilor Marc Laplante’s experiences riding along and observing city…

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

RIGHT CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FEBRUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! (DOWNLOAD TIME 2MIN) Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former…

SSgt. Dudley Farquhar, U.S. Army, 1st/1 Cav, Americal (23d Infantry)

SSgt. Dudley Farquhar, U.S. Army, 1st/1 Cav, Americal (23d Infantry)

By: Helen Mooradkanian – February, 2014 They called it “the Valley of Death”—the dreaded Hiep Duc Valley in Vietnam. The enemy’s stronghold. A major battleground. One where American units were…

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…

January 2014 Valley Patriot Edition #123 – A NEW DAY IN LAWRENCE, Maloney to be Fired

January 2014 Valley Patriot Edition #123 – A NEW DAY IN LAWRENCE, Maloney to be Fired

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE JANUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former Lawrence School Committeeman,…

Mass. State Trooper “Neko” Gets Extra Protection With Donation from Pomerleau Family

Mass. State Trooper “Neko” Gets Extra Protection With Donation from Pomerleau Family

By: Tom Duggan – December, 2013 The Family of Walter and Gabe Pomerleau donated a $1,000 bulletproof vest for the Massachusetts State Police K9 unit through a non-profit organization called…

Firefighter Sullivan, Detective DeLano Honored by Methuen Exchange

Firefighter Sullivan, Detective DeLano Honored by Methuen Exchange

By: Tom Duggan – December, 2013 The Methuen Exchange Club presented Methuen Police Detective John Delano with their Police Officer of the Year Award at their annual dinner banquet last…

Remembering Slain Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire

Remembering Slain Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire

MORE PHOTOS By: Tom Duggan – December 26, 2013 Dozens of friends, family and former colleagues of slain Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire gathered for a candle light vigil in…

Valley Patriot of the Month – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sergeant Thomas F. Siopes, U.S. Army

Valley Patriot of the Month – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sergeant Thomas F. Siopes, U.S. Army

By: Helen Mooradkanian – December, 2013 In the early dawn hours of March 25, 1969, in the rice paddies of South Vietnam, near Bong Son, in the province of Binh…

The December, 2013 Valley Patriot (Edition #122)

The December, 2013 Valley Patriot (Edition #122)

The December 2013 Valley Patriot, Edition #122     Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former Lawrence School Committeeman,…

Lawrence City Councilor on Ride-Alongs with Police, Fire and DPW – PART I

Lawrence City Councilor on Ride-Alongs with Police, Fire and DPW – PART I

PART ONE: OBSERVING LAWRENCE POLICE AND DISPATCH  By: Tom Duggan – December 16, 2013 Last week Lawrence City Councilor Mark Laplante went on a “ride along” with the Lawrence police, fire,…