Tag Archives: The Valley Patriot

AUDIO: Bump vigorously defends DTA audit against Patrick criticisms

Yesterday, Suzanne Bump, the Auditor of the Commonwealth, talked for over a half hour to Tom Duggan, the editor of the Valley Patriot.  Duggan has a weekly radio show on WCAP in Lowell, called Paying Attention.  During the interview, Bump vigorously defended her audit of the Department of Transitional Assistance against the onslaught of Governor Patrick. Duggan has provided a…

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Introducing Chuck Ormsby and the Valley Patriot

One of the great trends of the last few years has been the emergence of alternative journalism in Merrimack Valley. The Valley Patriot is an interesting monthly paper covering cities and towns from Haverhill to Lawrence and other northern municipalities. It also carries columns by Tom Sowell and Dennis Praeger. Chuck Ormsby is a libertarian who sits on the North…

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