FIRST HOUR State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) appeared on The Paying Attention radio program on 980WCAP to talk about public records. A great interview with a guy SECOND HOUR: Top Ten news stories this week that are NOT real news.
CNN – WHERE FACTS GO TO DIE – Bad enough that Brook Baldwin appears on CNN every day to slant the news and attack our veterans, Solidad O’Brien and Anderson Cooper cheerlead for one side and demonize another side when they are supposed to be presenting objective news. But it’s even worse that so called […]
AUDIO: Tom Duggan on Afternoon LIVE discusses the state’s impotent Public Records law and how it affects you. (VIDEO of Duggan’s testimony below at 41 MIN mark) Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan testified before a sub committee of the Massachusetts State Legislature in favor of a bill he wrote S1700 that would finally put teeth into […]
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By: Tom Duggan – April, 2015 Embattled Salisbury Town Manager Neil Harrington has been ordered by Secretary of State Bill Galvin’s office (right)to turn over public documents he has been concealing from the taxpayers for months. Harrington was requested by Salisbury residents Joyce and Gracemarie Tomaselli, to turn over a certified copy of the vote […]
Paying Attention with Tom Duggan – April 25, 2015 – A Gravestone for a Murdered Child, Media Manipulation and the Death Penalty
CLICK TO LISTEN TO OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK TO LISTEN TO OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul interviewed the sister of Michelle Pimentel a 7th grader girl who was murdered by her step father 30 years ago and still does not have a grave stone on her grave. Other topics, should 16 […]
DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Today Tom Duggan and Paul Murano were entertained by the great Joe Ligotti (The Guy From Boston). Joe shared his opinions on the Boston Marathon bomber, the death penalty, his time on 96.9 WTKK, his views on Special Education, and our pal Neil […]
DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 In the first hour Tom and Paul started the show talking about BAD customer service at #Travelocity, The Tea Party, North Andover election results and the disgraceful low turnout in the election, elected officials who don’t reach out to the press, the Tea […]
By: Tracey Zysk – March, 2015 In honor of our patron, Saint Patrick, a holiday we all love to celebrate, and of course being a Bostonian … let’s review the list of Celtic Canines of Ireland. Who knew there were so many breeds? Well, there are and all are adorable high energy and a bit […]
Do teachers’ unions really care about the teachers they are responsible for protecting and defending? It seems like every time I see a story about teachers unions they are always painted, and painting themselves, as caring about “the children” and “unwavering” defenders of teachers who are bullied by savage administrators and superintendents. Meet Lawrence Public […]
1st Amendment award Winner Colonel Sam Poulten (Ret.) The Valley Patriot newspaper honored Ret. Army Colonel, Sam Poulten, owner of 980WCAP radio in Lowell with the 1st Amendment Award lat Friday for his courage to defend free speech and a free press during a 1st Amendment lawsuit filed against the station. “It really is my […]
Valley Patriot 1st Amendment Lifetime Achievement Award The Valley Patriot bestowed its highest honor Friday to Michael R. Sweeney with the 1st Amendment Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award ceremony was held at the Firefighters Relief In. Presenting the award to Sweeney were 1st Amendment warriors and media personalities Michele McPhee and The Guy From Boston […]
Newspaper Honors Woburn Police Officer Bob DiNapoli with Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award
Retired Woburn Police Officer Bob DiNapoli was given the Valley Patriot newspaper’s highest awards Friday night during the newspaper’s 11th Anniversary BASH where he was honored with the Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Memorial Award. Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan is the son of former Officer Tom Duggan Sr. who was killed in […]