“The Gentlemen” ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

“The Gentlemen” ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – 4-24 If you watched Guy Ritchie’s 2019 film ‘The Gentlemen’ and thought you might like to see more of this world then welcome to the new eight-episode Netflix series ‘The Gentlemen’, inspired by the film and my recommendation for this month. Ritchie, director of such films as ‘Snatch,’ ‘Lock, Stock, and […]

State Committee Retires Republican Relic Ron Kaufman ~ EYE ON DRACUT

State Committee Retires Republican Relic Ron Kaufman ~ EYE ON DRACUT

By: Brian Genest – 4-24 So long, Ron Kaufman! After decades and decades and decades and another half decade, Massachusetts finally has a new Republican National Committeeman, thankfully. But let’s not be insensitive, after all, Ron Kaufman was retired due to health reasons: The members of the State Committee got sick of him. And it […]

Massachusetts Senate’s Accomplishments Last Month

Massachusetts Senate’s Accomplishments Last Month

State Senator Pavel Payano – 4-24 Amidst a flurry of legislative activity, myself and my colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate have been hard at work this month, addressing a myriad of pressing issues impacting residents across the Commonwealth. From passing significant laws to gearing up for this year’s budget discussions, engaging with constituent cases, to […]

State Ethics Commission’s Alleges Former Leyden Police Chief Galvis and Captain Galvis Violated Conflict of Interest Laws

State Ethics Commission’s Alleges Former Leyden Police Chief Galvis and Captain Galvis Violated Conflict of Interest Laws

Couple allegedly sold town-owned equipment for personal profit and steered town work to their private automotive business The Enforcement Division of the State Ethics Commission has filed Orders to Show Cause today alleging that former Leyden Police Chief Daniel Galvis and former Leyden Police Captain Gilda Galvis violated the conflict of interest law by selling […]

Senator Warren Presses Army Leadership on Military Housing Crisis, Need for Safe Accommodations

Senator Warren Presses Army Leadership on Military Housing Crisis, Need for Safe Accommodations

“No landlord should be able to make military families sign NDAs in exchange for providing basic housing. Period.” Video of Exchange (01:32:11-01:38:07) Washington, D.C. — Today, at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned Army Secretary Christine Wormuth on the need to increase military housing availability and the […]

Merrimack Valley Credit Union Donates $10,000 to Catie’s Closet

Merrimack Valley Credit Union Donates $10,000 to Catie’s Closet

The credit union’s donation will support the SOS Urgent Response initiative. Haverhill – Merrimack Valley Credit Union (MVCU) has donated $10,000 to Catie’s Closet, a nonprofit organization in Dracut Mass., to support their SOS Urgent Response program. Founded in 2009, Catie’s Closet provides clothes, toiletries and other essentials to students who cannot afford them by setting up secure stores […]

Healey Administration’s Shelter Spending Topping $300 per Night for Illegal Aliens

Healey Administration’s Shelter Spending Topping $300 per Night for Illegal Aliens

Some Expenditures Exceeded $9,000 per Month and Over $100K a Year BOSTON – The Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance released the following statement in response to The Boston Herald story over the weekend which shows the state is paying up to $300 dollars a night for some of the housing under the emergency shelter program. The Herald story […]

Felons Kelly and Donald Frazier Target Reporter with False Harassment Order to Stop Investigations

Felons Kelly and Donald Frazier Target Reporter with False Harassment Order to Stop Investigations

  Valley Patriot investigation shows Lawrence Homeless Coordinator tried to steer federal funds to her own non-profit, funds administered through her department.    Felon Kelly Birchall Frazier, Homeless Coordinator for the City of Lawrence, and her husband Donald Frazier of New Hampshire (also a convicted felon who goes by the “street name” Debo Brown) filed […]

Giordano Suit Claims Salisbury Official Lisa Pearson Labeled Him a Sex Offender to Stop Board Appointment

Giordano Suit Claims Salisbury Official Lisa Pearson Labeled Him a Sex Offender to Stop Board Appointment

By: Tom Duggan – 03-24 Salisbury resident Ron Anthony Giordano has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Salisbury seeking unspecified damages for town officials labeling him a sex offender to stop his appointment to the town’s planning board. The libel/slander lawsuit was filed alleging that planning director for the Salisbury Planning Board, Lisa Pearson […]

Harrison’s Roast To Reopen as Patrick’s North Shore Eatery!

Harrison’s Roast To Reopen as Patrick’s North Shore Eatery!

  By: Tom Duggan – 03/24 Once considered the best Roast Beef on the North Shore, Harrison’s Roast Beef in North Andover has been purchased by Dean Chongris of Peabody who promises to restore the original recipe. Chongris appeared on the Paying Attention! Podcast last month with Tom Duggan, revealing for the first time that […]

Julio Roncaly Morais of Haverhill Arrested, Charged With Filing Fraudulent Pandemic Assistance Claim

Julio Roncaly Morais of Haverhill Arrested, Charged With Filing Fraudulent Pandemic Assistance Claim

U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts Claim allegedly filed for a migrant smuggler who resides in Brazil BOSTON – A Haverhill man was arrested and charged today in connection with a Massachusetts Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claim he filed in 2020 for a man who was living in Brazil and who has since been charged […]