Corrupt Haverhill Officials Continue Abuse of Power ~ PAYING ATTENTION! with TOM DUGGAN

Corrupt Haverhill Officials Continue Abuse of Power ~ PAYING ATTENTION! with TOM DUGGAN

May, 2024 It’s hard to imagine how a country such as ours can survive as a constitutional republic much longer when local officials in every community are free to use the agencies of government to enact revenge against their political opposition. Yet here we are. While the actions of corrupt Haverhill officials like Mayor Melinda […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Lowell Veterans’ Center ~ KANE’S KORNER

The Lowell Veterans’ Center ~ KANE’S KORNER

4-24 Providing professional, safe, and confidential personal and readjustment counseling to eligible veterans and their families in our community, Director Elisabeth Parrott of the Lowell Vet Center emphasized that veterans coming through the door of the Lowell Vet Center have entered a judgement free zone. Kane could hear in Elisabeth’s voice that she meant what […]

Salisbury Officials Must Fire Lisa Pearson ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (05/24)

Salisbury Officials Must Fire Lisa Pearson ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (05/24)

05/14 Last month, The Valley Patriot published an exclusive report showing Salisbury Planning Director Lisa Pearson falsely accused Salisbury resident Ron Tony Giordano of being a registered sex offender to keep him off the town’s planning board. She did this simply because he threatened her stranglehold on power over local developers and private property rights. […]

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 […]

LAWRENCE: Illegal Alien Juan Carlos Santos-Ocasio, a/k/a “Cristhian Aybar-Done, Gets 6 Years in Prison for Illegal Reentry & Distributing Fentanyl

LAWRENCE: Illegal Alien Juan Carlos Santos-Ocasio, a/k/a “Cristhian Aybar-Done, Gets 6 Years in Prison for Illegal Reentry & Distributing Fentanyl

Defendant previously convicted of heroin distribution conspiracy BOSTON – An illegal  alien from the Dominican Republic was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for reentering the United States and distributing fentanyl after previously being deported.  Juan Carlos Santos-Ocasio, a/k/a “Cristhian Aybar-Done,” 44,  was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to six […]

OPINION: The Cost of Affordable Housing

OPINION: The Cost of Affordable Housing

By: Philippe Thibault – 3/24 Massachusetts House Bill 4138 goes by the moniker “the Affordable Homes Act.” This is being layered on top of the recent MBTA Communities bills passed by the legislature in 2020. The MBTA Communities, now law, requires those communities served by or adjacent to communities served by the Massachusetts Bay Transit […]