Judge Issues 2nd Order – DiAdamo Payments Not Privileged

October 30, 2012 Essex Superior Court Judge Thomas Murtagh has once again ruled that the City Of Lawrence must turn over public information that the Valley Patriot has been seeking since February.  Lawrence City Attorney Charles Boddy had refused to turn over public records sought by the newspaper concerning School Department employees and payments made […]

D’Agostino Files Lawsuit to return to work, seeks back pay, medical benefits

 Former Assistant City Attorney Says Mayor, Lawyers Violated his Rights  ANOTHER VALLEY PATRIOT EXCLUSIVE   By: Tom Duggan – September 20, 2012 (LAWRENCE) Former Lawrence Assistant City Attorney Richard D’Agostino may be coming back to work if a superior court judge agrees with allegations in a lawsuit filed by D’Agostino claiming that the law was broken […]

Hazardous Waste Leak in Lawrence

Hazardous Waste Leak in Lawrence

By: Tom Duggan – August, 2009 First Mercury then Sodium Bisulfite When Lawrence Mayor Michael Sullivan found out that mercury was being illegally stored at the old water pumping station on South Street two months ago, he ordered Inspectional Services Director Myles Burke and the Lawrence Fire Department to inspect other city owned property to […]