Needless to say, Quincy Quarry’s ever-growing legions of fiercely loyal readers can count on the Quarry to monitor tomorrow’s election results in Fall River and report back on them as might be appropriate.
Fortunately, the executive board’s vote last month was but advisory as a quorum of union members were not present to make a final vote and thus the executive board’s recommendation is looking at a likely mulligan vote at next Wednesday’s union meeting.
No word, however, from what landfill the long missing records may have been unearthed or if threats by the federal prosecutors to pursue felony evidence tampering charges may have helped see records reappear.
Even by the well-known sorts of sordid corruption and worse committed by state and local governmental officials in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts over the years, the past week or so has set a new low water mark.
US Attorney‘Andrew Lelling is talking names, numbers and lots of alleged perps into custody. Needless to say, a number of other Massachusetts public officials and employees are surely having trouble sleeping at night as they wonder where the next dime(s) will be dropped.
How big a deal was Mayor Jasiel Correria II’s second arrest in less than a year on various frauds sorts of charges? It rated featured coverage in the New York broadsheet.