Boxford Plumbing Company Owner Jared “Jay” Derrico Sentenced to ONE YEAR in Prison for Tax & Fraud Schemes

Boxford Plumbing Company Owner Jared “Jay” Derrico Sentenced to ONE YEAR in Prison for Tax & Fraud Schemes

06/02/22 Defendant fraudulently billed customers and evaded taxes by cashing or depositing over $1.45 million in customer payments into personal bank accounts to evade taxes BOSTON – A Boxford plumbing contractor was sentenced to more than a year in prison yesterday after engaging in a multi-year scheme to defraud customers by overcharging them and by […]

Boxford Plumbing Company Owner Charged with Tax Evasion and Mail Fraud

Boxford Plumbing Company Owner Charged with Tax Evasion and Mail Fraud

Defendant allegedly fraudulently billed customers and evaded taxes by cashing or depositing over $1.45 million in customer payments into personal bank accounts BOSTON – A Boxford businessman was charged today and has agreed to plead guilty to defrauding the government of more than $1.45 million by engaging in a multi-year tax evasion scheme and to […]

Local Police Chiefs: Despite Stats, Opioid Crisis Continues to Grow in the Valley

Local Police Chiefs: Despite Stats, Opioid Crisis Continues to Grow in the Valley

   please consider making a $1 donation video here PART I of our Opioid Summit on The Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan included the police chiefs from four different communities to discuss the opioid crisis and homelessness. Joining Duggan were; North Andover Chief Charles Gray, Haverhill Chief Alan DeNaro, Boxford Chief Jim Riter, and […]

Local Police Chiefs on Opioids, Violence, & Angels Program

Local Police Chiefs on Opioids, Violence, & Angels Program

Paying Attention! is recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem N.H. above Two Guys Smoke Shop on Route 28. This is part 2. You can watch the video of this entire interview on Tom Duggan’s YouTube channel. You can watch the live taping of the program every Thursday on the Paying Attention Podcast […]

POLICE CHIEFS: Mandatory Rehab for Narcan Recipients

POLICE CHIEFS: Mandatory Rehab for Narcan Recipients

Duggan Holds Opioid Summit with Four Local Police Chiefs [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Xz5o9L1ur0&h=280&w=380] TRANSCRIBED BY CHRISTINA JASKOT Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan debuted his new Paying Attention TV Podcast last month. The show is a TV adaptation of the Paying Attention Radio program that Duggan started on WCCM in 1999 and ended in 2015 at WCAP in Lowell […]

Boxford’s Municipal Solar Power Generation Facility

Boxford’s Municipal Solar Power Generation Facility

BOXFORD – On August 16th, the Town of Boxford, cut the ceremonial ribbon on the newly built solar array on the former landfill on Spofford Road. Massachusetts’ Senator Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr was invited as the Town’s honored guest in recognition of his critical leadership and advocacy in the Massachusetts legislature resulting in legislation […]

Early Voting Can Be a FUNDED Mandate – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Early Voting Can Be a FUNDED Mandate – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: State Senator Katy Ives – April, 2017 Early Voting passed into law in 2014 and this past presidential election was the first in which residents were allowed to vote before Election Day. This is an advantageous concept for many people that want to vote but can’t get to the ballot box on one given […]

Boxford’s Police Problems Start and End with Selectmen – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (4-17)

Boxford’s Police Problems Start and End with Selectmen – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (4-17)

VALLLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL April 2017   A few months ago The Valley Patriot began to investigate the goings on at the Boxford police station. Rumors about a department out of control because of a police chief who is “mailing it in” motivated us to start requesting documents. Instead of cooperating with the press and being […]

Robito, O’Reilly Attack Chief Coppinger on Pension, Crime in Lynn

Robito, O’Reilly Attack Chief Coppinger on Pension, Crime in Lynn

At the debate for the Democratic candidates in August, Jerry Flynn, Executive Director of the New England Police Benevolent Association, asked the candidates if they would take their pension and the sheriff’s salary if they are elected. Prior to this exchange below, candidate Paul Russell said that he would do the job for free as […]

2016 Essex County Sheriff Republican Candidate Debate

2016 Essex County Sheriff Republican Candidate Debate

Four of the five Republican primary candidates for Essex County Sheriff debated at the American Legion on Broadway in Methuen. They are: Anne Manning-Martin, Jeff Gallo, Craig Lane, and Jim Jajuga, Jr. Moderating the debate were Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan and Executive Director of the Greater Lawrence Psychological Center, Carina Pappalardo.) CLICK PHOTO TO […]

VIDEO: Essex County Sheriff Democratic Candidate Debate in North Andover

VIDEO: Essex County Sheriff Democratic Candidate Debate in North Andover

  The Valley Patriot newspaper hosted a debate for the Democratic Candidates for Essex County Sheriff at North Andover High School on Thursday, August 18, 2016. The candidates are: Michael Marks, Paul Russell, Jerry Robito, Kevin Coppinger, and Ed O’Reilly.  The debate moderators were: Tom Duggan, Valley Patriot Publisher, Christine Morabito and Jerry Flynn. The […]

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