Losing Touch with Reality ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Losing Touch with Reality ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – March. 2021 The first amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the federal government from establishing a particular religious denomination as the state religion. Eventually, this notion became known as separation of church and state. Despite the fact that “separation” is not a Constitutional concept, the founding fathers believed religious denominations should […]

Adrian Urena, (40) of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Defense Contracting Fraud

Adrian Urena, (40) of Lawrence Pleads Guilty to Defense Contracting Fraud

 A Lawrence man pleaded guilty today to a scheme to defraud the U.S. Navy relating to glove liners purchased for use on nuclear submarines. Adrian Urena, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of possessing false papers to defraud the United States and one count of making false statements. U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns […]

Tewksbury Rep. David A. Robertson Fined $2K for Using His Own Money to Finance His Campaign

Tewksbury Rep. David A. Robertson Fined $2K for Using His Own Money to Finance His Campaign

State Rep. David A. Robertson of Tewksbury agreed to a total civil forfeiture payment of $2,000 to resolve issues of non-disclosure in his 2020 reelection campaign, according to a disposition agreement between the candidate and OCPF. Robertson acknowledged that during the 2020 primary and general elections, he personally spent $15,399 without utilizing his campaign bank […]

Templeton Planning Board Member Charles Carroll pays $1,500 Civil Penalty for Violating Conflict of Interest Law 

Templeton Planning Board Member Charles Carroll pays $1,500 Civil Penalty for Violating Conflict of Interest Law 

Carroll participated as a Planning Board member in matters affecting his father’s property The State Ethics Commission has issued a Final Order approving a Disposition Agreement in which Templeton Planning Board member Charles Carroll admits to violating the conflict of interest law by participating in Planning Board decisions related to proposals to rezone an area […]

Dracut Construction Business Owner, James P. Enwright, (53) Charged with $1 Million Tax Fraud

Dracut Construction Business Owner, James P. Enwright, (53) Charged with $1 Million Tax Fraud

BOSTON – The owner of a commercial and residential construction business in Dracut was charged on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 with an income diversion and payroll tax scheme resulting in a tax loss that exceeded $1 million. James P. Enwright, 53, was charged and has agreed to plead guilty to one count of tax evasion […]

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL ~ McConnell, D.C. Republicans Are A Disgrace

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL ~ McConnell, D.C. Republicans Are A Disgrace

Senate President Mitch McConnell and some of his Republican colleagues in Washington, D.C. are a disgrace to our country. Since March of last year, millions of Americans have been out of work because of government imposed shut-downs. In the first nine months of the COVID crisis the best our Congress could do for the American […]

New Year Brings Same Old Political Nonsense

New Year Brings Same Old Political Nonsense

By: Brian Genest It’s a Happy New Year at the Massachusetts State House. State legislators are kicking off 2021 with another pay hike. Talk about a kick in the teeth for taxpayers! Apparently, our state representatives and senators have done such an incredible job, they’re getting a 6.46% raise during the worldwide pandemic. Meanwhile, the state’s […]

Luz Polino of Lawrence Indicted on Charges Stemming from Tax Refund Scheme

Luz Polino of Lawrence Indicted on Charges Stemming from Tax Refund Scheme

BOSTON – A Lawrence woman was indicted today by a federal grand jury in connection with her role in a scheme to cash checks obtained through filed fraudulent tax returns. Luz Paulino, 38, was indicted on one count of bank fraud conspiracy, three counts of bank fraud and three counts of aggravated identity theft. Paulino […]

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK (Nov. 2020) ~ The Methuen Council, Media Bias, and Left Wing Violence

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK (Nov. 2020) ~ The Methuen Council, Media Bias, and Left Wing Violence

METHUEN COUNCIL CENSORS THE MAYOR Methuen City Council President Jim McCarty may like to crow about “following the law” and “respecting the city charter” but McCarty has been stifling the mayor at city council meetings and if the mayor is not going to call him out for it, then I guess I will. According to […]

Justice Department Files Suit Against Father & Son Moving & Storage in Billerica for Unlawfully Auctioning Off Belongings of Deployed Service Member

Justice Department Files Suit Against Father & Son Moving & Storage in Billerica for Unlawfully Auctioning Off Belongings of Deployed Service Member

The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit in the District of Massachusetts alleging that PRTaylor Enterprises LLC, a company doing business as Father & Son Moving & Storage (Father & Son), violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by failing to obtain a court order before auctioning off the entire contents of a U.S. Air […]

Francisco Urena Made Scapegoat for Vets Deaths ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – JULY, 2020

Francisco Urena Made Scapegoat for Vets Deaths ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – JULY, 2020

July, 2020 Hero Marine and Purple Heart recipient, Francisco Urena resigned last month as Governor Baker’s Secretary of Veteran Affairs. He didn’t actually resign, he resigned the way most people in government resign: he was told to come in for a meeting with the Governor, was met by his flunkies upon arrival, and then handed […]

Warren Demands Answers From HHS About the Dept’s Handling of the Personal Information of Millions of Americans

Warren Demands Answers From HHS About the Dept’s Handling of the Personal Information of Millions of Americans

Lawmakers Urge HHS to Ensure its COVID-19 Response Efforts Comply with Recommended Privacy Principles Text of Letter (PDF) Washington, DC – United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), along with Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Andy Levin (D-Mich.), and Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), led their colleagues in a letter to the U.S. Department […]

Owners of Groveland Companies Sentenced for Defrauding Government Contracting Programs

Owners of Groveland Companies Sentenced for Defrauding Government Contracting Programs

BOSTON – Three men were sentenced today in federal court in Boston for conspiracy to defraud the United States and mail fraud in connection with a scheme to obtain government contracts. Frank Apicella, 63, of Groveland, Mass.; Michael Sforza, 59, of Alpharetta, Ga.; and James Apicella, 37, of Kingston, N.H., were sentenced by U.S. District […]

Losing Our Constitution in the Blink of a Lie ~ Valley Patriot Editorial, May, 2020

Losing Our Constitution in the Blink of a Lie ~ Valley Patriot Editorial, May, 2020

It’s clear now that we are more than 10 weeks into a national shutdown that the American people were lied to … again! Back in December we were told by “experts” that the Coronavirus could not be transmitted from human to human. That turned out not to be true. Dr. Fauci himself (the president’s leading “expert”) […]

Media Hysteria and Scare Tactics Frighten a Nation – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL

Media Hysteria and Scare Tactics Frighten a Nation – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL

APRIL, 2020 Since the beginning of the coronavirus hysteria in this country the news media and even local officials have been only telling you part of the story. CNN, FOXNEWS and even local news networks have gone 24-7 with doom and gloom predictions about the virus, giving people the impression that if you get the […]