Lyons Calls for Reform at Department of Public Health

Lyons Calls for Reform at Department of Public Health

BOSTON – This Department of Public Health is in desperate need of top-to-bottom reform,” said Rep. Jim Lyons. “The DPH acts like bureaucratic bullies, when it deals with families and school children,” Lyons noted about the state agency mandating that so-called “BMI Fat Letters” single-out particular students. “At the same time, this bureaucracy has manifestly […]

Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

By: Tom Duggan While the Democrat leadership on Beacon Hill has blocked any attempt by Republican Legislators to change the Massachusetts Public Records Law (M.G.L. Ch. 66), a revolt among Democrats has caused a tidal wave to build in both the House and the Senate where rank and file members of both parties are calling […]

Solomon: I Feel Vindicated – City of Methuen Accepts Judgement Against it, Agrees to Settle Parts of Solomon Suit

By: Tom Duggan – March 24, 2013 Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon has reached a settlement with the city in his federal lawsuit claiming he wrongfully terminated during the Manzi administration. Solomon will be paid $100,001 plus legal costs in a judgment against the City of Methuen accepted by the city’s lawyers. The settlement was finalized today and brings an […]

Official Program Released for Valley Patriot 9TH Anniversary BASH – Fri., March 22, 2013 at 7pm

Come Celebrate the 9th Anniversary of the Valley Patriot! Tickets  in advance are $20 ea. or $30 for two,$25 for singles at the door Tables of 8 are $120 Tables of 10 $150 EVENT DETAILS HERE    Tickets are limited, so reserve your seat today: TICKET PRICES Single Ticket $20.00 USD2 Tickets $30.00 USDTable for 8 […]

The Paying Attention Radio Program with Tom Duggan ~ March 16, 2013

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 1   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 2   Today’s discussions: US Senator Elizabeth Warren is the dumbest person Tom has ever interviewed, all politicians lie, how democrat and the media lie about labeling and stereotyping, a preview of the Valley Patriot 9th anniversary BASH,a discussion on Law Enforcement and […]

All 3 Republican Candidates for US Senate Speak to North Andover Activists

All 3 Republican Candidates for US Senate Speak to North Andover Activists

The North Andover Republican Town Committee held their annual Sring Fling at the China Blossom Restaurant on Thursday, March 14, 2013. All three republican candidates for United States Senate spoke to the crowd of republican activists. Here is what they had to say (we apologize for the video quality)   Gabriel Gomez Michael Sullivan  Dan […]

Ethics Commission’s Enforcement Division Alleges Conflict of Interest Law Violations in Lawrence Public Schools Printing Scandal

Ethics Commission’s Enforcement Division Alleges Conflict of Interest Law Violations in Lawrence Public Schools Printing Scandal

 Allegedly kickbacks paid to Lawrence School Department Employees March 11, 2013  The State Ethics Commission’s Enforcement Division issued an Order to Show Cause (“Order”) alleging that Wellington House Publishing, Inc. (“Wellington House”) owner Algird Sunskis  violated G.L. c. 268A, the conflict of interest law, by paying kickbacks on three occasions to Lawrence Public School (“LPS”) employees […]

Senator Jamie Eldridge on The Paying Attention! Radio Program, March 9, 2013

 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1     CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2   Today Tom Duggan interviewed State Senator Jamie Eldridge (HOUR 2) on WCAP’s Paying Attention Radio Program.  TOPICS: Public records Laws, The City of Lawrence, those missing paintings at the State House, The corruption at the Department of Agriculture infested with […]

Lawrence’s Mayor Lantigua Slams Getler, Happy Eagle Tribune fired Publisher

Lawrence’s Mayor Lantigua Slams Getler, Happy Eagle Tribune fired Publisher

By: Tom Duggan  Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua issues statement regarding the firing of Eagle Tribune publisher Al Getler saying that Getler was not ethical and purposely tried to discredit the image of the City of Lawrence. The Valley Patriot reported yesterday that Getler has been fired as the publisher of Eagle Tribune Publishing and former […]

Triumvirate Environmental, Inc. Penalized $17,250 for Hazardous Waste Management Violations in Lowell

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized Triumvirate Environmental (Merrimack), Inc. $17,250 for hazardous waste management violations found at the company’s hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facility at 263 Howard Street in Lowell. On September 21, 2011, a MassDEP inspection found: a double-stacked pallet of hazardous waste that was not stored […]

Defendants Pay $4.25 Million Settlement for Restoring Natural Resources at Industri-plex Superfund Site in Woburn

Defendants Pay $4.25 Million Settlement for Restoring Natural Resources at Industri-plex Superfund Site in Woburn

  BOSTON – State and federal officials have received a $4.25 million settlement from the Pharmacia Corporation and Bayer CropScience Inc. for damages to natural resources at the Industri-plex Superfund site in Woburn, Mass. Contaminants from this site significantly impacted resources in the Aberjona River and the surrounding watershed.  “With this settlement, we can fund a […]

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (Topic Media Lies and propaganda) Feb 16, 2013

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (Topic Media Lies and propaganda) Feb 16, 2013

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about the lies and incompetence of today’s American news media as evidenced by the cop killer story of Christopher Dorner. The Eagle Tribune’s bogus Lantigua story, the Valley Patriot’s 9th anniversary, public records law and Senator […]