BREAKING…. Attorney General Files Suit Against Lantigua for Campaign Finance Violations … Bogus Reporting, Cash Donations, Donations not Declared…. MORE

BREAKING…. Attorney General Files Suit Against Lantigua for Campaign Finance Violations … Bogus Reporting, Cash Donations, Donations not Declared…. MORE

 Complaint Seeks Civil Penalties and Future Compliance with Finance Laws  August 27, 2013 2:15PM OTHER BREAKING NEWS BOSTON – The Mayor of Lawrence has been sued for allegedly committing several campaign finance law violations, including accepting several thousands of dollars in potentially illegal cash and corporate contributions, Attorney General Martha Coakley and the Office of […]

59 Legislators Vote for Gas Tax Hike Have Taxpayers Pick Up Their Gas Tab!

Boston, MA: As taxpayers across the Commonwealth begin to feel the effects of new and higher taxes today, public records show that many of the legislators who voted to implement these higher taxes, such as the one on gasoline, are also benefiting from taxpayer funded reimbursements for when they travel to the Statehouse. Per diems […]

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, August 17, 2013

LISTEN TO HOUR ONE (RIGHT CLICK TO DOWNLOAD) LISTEN TO HOUR TWO (RIGHT CLICK TO DOWNLOAD) LISTEN TO HOUR THREE (RIGHT CLICK TO DOWNLOAD) Today Tom and Paul talked about Forgeries on Mayor Lantigua’s nomination papers, Tom interviewed Mayoral Candidate Marcos Devers and asked him about Lantigua’s failures, corruption and shenanigans and why he should […]

Firefighter, Activist Manny “Juan” Gonzalez Officially Kicks off Campaign for Lawrence Mayor

By: Tom Duggan – July 18, 2013 Lawrence Firefighter and community activist Manuel “Juan” Gonzalez launched his official campaign kickoff for Mayor Thursday night before a packed room of about 100 people at the Firefighter’s Relief In. Flanked by former Lawrence Mayor Michael Sullivan, Lawrence City Councilor Marc LaPlante (District “F”), and Mount Vernon Neighborhood Association […]

Note to Lawrence Citizens, Beware of False Prophets!

  By: Peter Larocque – February 2013 Usually when one reads the Title of Prophet, they immediately think of Biblical Prophets. Biblical Prophets are those called by God to speak for Him to discipline, admonish, encourage or edify His people. They may at times even warn His people of coming events that would not be […]

Lawrence Councilor LaPlante Responds to Mayor Lantigua’s State of the City Address

“He did make mention during his speech that crime was the lowest in ten years. That’s not the case. It’s actually a 36% increase in felonious crimes since Lantigua has been in office. That increase was on his watch. That translates to 665 felonious incidents above average. That’s a huge impact on the people and […]

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – November, 2012

FROM THE PAGES OF VALLEY PATRIOT PUBLISHER, TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK November, 2012   PANTS ON FIRE AWARD – Of all the candidates telling all the lies they could this election season, by far the winner of the Valley Patriot’s “Pants on Fire Award” for the 2012 election goes to Congressman John Tierney. Tierney took a […]

Voter Fraud in Lawrence, Why Can’t they See?

Voter Fraud in Lawrence, Why Can’t they See?

By: Peter Larocque – November, 2012) I guess I shouldn’t be shocked that in the very Election Office in Mayor Lantigua’s Palace, known as Lawrence City Hall, an Election Department employee allegedly forged signatures on public documents, nomination papers to be exact, which a candidate turns into the Election Office to be verified for placement […]

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

  By; Peter Larocque – August, 2o12 That’s right, folks! I said orphanages. Lawrence, the nation’s first planned industrial city; which was once known for its massive mills lining the Merrimack River producing textiles for American and European markets, is now a mere shadow of its former self. Only time will tell whether or not […]

Unelected Bureaucrats

  By: Peter Larocque – June, 2012 I would like to respond to an Editorial entitled, “Bake Sale Band Flap” that was published in the Eagle-Tribune on 5/13/2012. Towards the end of the editorial, the writer makes a conclusion concerning the crux of the matter, “when Legislators hand off their power to control the fine […]

We are Lawrence?

We are Lawrence?

  By: Peter Larocque – April, 2012 The response to an article in March’s Boston Magazine entitled, “Lawrence, MA: City of the Damned” by city politicians and community activist young and old has me scratching my head. I do understand some of their reasoning, but in the end it is just more of the same, […]