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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Mark Rumley Must HELP CItizens of Medford - REMOVE ED FINN
1,014,046 @ 4:35 pm 1,014,043 @ 4:19 pm
July 11, 2017
Medford City Hall
Medford, MA 02155
RE: City Hall Abuse of Residents in
Dear Solicitor Rumley and Neil
Osborne, Diversity Director,
My goal with this e mail is to point
out how the Administrations of both Mayor Michael J. McGlynn and Stephanie
Muccini-Burke have been unfair to many of the residents of this municipality -
especially those with the courage and the strength to speak out about abuses
and work to find solutions. It is
time that those abuses STOP and that the elected officials who engage in them –
specifically Rick Caraviello, Adam Knight, Frederick N. Dello Russo, Jr., be
sanctioned and removed prior to the November 7, 2017 election.
Unelected officials like Edward P.
Finn (involved in a “yelling” incident according to the testimony of the
council president, 1/31/17) and the first husband of Medford, Brian S. Burke,
need to face scrutiny over their wrongful conduct.Finn needs to be removed as city clerk
because, as mayoral candidate, my rights are violated every day that the thug,
Edward P. Finn, is allowed to censor my petitions and bully and intimidate
Let this be another notice, on
record, that Finn’s involvement in the 2017 election is unfair to a victim of
Finn’s ugly and violent behavior.I
know enough not to engage in “yelling” with a city official, so it was the lone, loud
voice of Finn which generated the verbal assault on the person of this senior citizen.
Shame on you, Mr. Rumley, for
putting bad behavior of city officials over ethics and public safety.
you act so kind and caring, and sometimes you get into a proverbial spitball contest
with councilor Michael Marks. The two sides of Mark E. Rumley are on public
record, so don’t even try to wiggle out of it.
After knowing you for fifteen and a half years, Mr. Rumley, I can say
with clarity that I am certain the city will be better off the day that you
resign or are fired.You have stood up
for so much wrongful conduct that it is appalling to any reasonable
person.The city’s law office has no
place for someone who, I believe, allegedly enables conduct which is allegedly outside the law.
Your comments on Stephen Lebert and
Greg Hudson are matters of public record.
Any reasonable person can see that they are in conflict with holding
police officers to the highest of standards.IN Medford, the insiders get preferential treatment while citizens who
file public record requests or who ask the right questions are victimized, face
threats of physical violence, or are dragged into court on phony charges.
Isn’t Councilor George Scarpelli facing a
trial because of what was done to Galileo Mondol for exactly what is being
discussed here? Any reasonable person would believe that Mr. Scarpelli should resign until the outcome of his case.
That you didn’t lobby to be harsh with Greg Hudson, Stephen Lebert
and other police officers who were in the wrong is absolutely astounding.See link from Boston.com
Hudson's first disciplinary matter came in 1993,
and was followed by two more issues in 1996, before a 1999 arrest for domestic
assault, Rumley said, although details of those incidents, which were handled
within the department and did non involve the civil service hearing process,
I am pleased to see Mr. Neil Osborne
now in the office of diversity. I met with Mr. Osborne today and congratulated
Discrimination is how Medford City
Hall does business, from the pressure alleged by a mayoral candidate to me (in a phone conversation last
night) after he claims that the mayor had her mother knock on his door and
allegedly pressure him to leave the race (so much for Democracy; sounds like
the un-American comment you told me Attorney Skerry called the president of
Medford Community Cablevision, Inc. at a board meeting) to the lack of – speak of
the devil – an access TV station in this town.
That “devil” being the board of directors of TV3 that you sat on and
were supposed to investigate. Let me
clarify that: the board you PROMISED cable TV subscribers would have only ten
days to comply OR ELSE, that "or else" deadline now over two years old.
I am discussing both a Class Action
Suit against the city in regards to the rights of cable TV subscribers as well
as a civil rights case in Federal court regarding the phony charges the Medford
police and the city council president filed. It was a case that they lost in spectacular
fashion, but which did get the City Council president to say:
a)…that City Clerk Edward P. Finn
was involved in a yelling incident (on or about June 16, 2015)
b)…that he (Mr. Caraviello) – under oath,
never “moonlighted” on the city council when, in fact, Caraviello told me when
he skipped out on the pay-to-park video vote at the city council, that he had
to drive a client with his limo company, R.C. Limos.
Now the public records request will be to see
that Mr. Caraviello was PRESENT at that particular meeting 9/23/14.A headline on my blog states “Caraviello
skipped out on City Council 9/23 to drive a limo! TAXPAYERS SCREWED AGAIN!”
intend to ask the court to investigate Mr. Caraviello's testimony for
the inconsistency (at least Detective Paul Mackowski said he couldn't
recall when asked about the key document - which was in my hands as the
detective was on the witness stand! The key document that would
vindicate me a detective "couldn't recall." Don't we pay detectives to
recall? That's like a lawyer not knowing the law, isn't it?)
I am also seeking a contempt complaint against Edward P. Finn for ignoring the subpoena.
and Detective Mackowski responded to a subpoena...why was Finn so
afraid to testify under oath? I will be filing with the court system
to investigate Mr. Finn's failure to show up after he received the
So we have a contemporaneous article
in a media outlet that had 210,748 page views as of September 30,
2014, and which now has, as of today, 1,013,940 @
2:17 pm July 11, 2017.
As both you and
a Medford police officer (J.G.) both claim that no one pays attention to me (or - by extension - my writings,)
I would like to submit that 3,000 page views a day during the 2015 election
cycle is evidence that you and that officer of the law are both incorrect.
That Caraviello’s admission to a reporter that he had to
drive a limo on the night of the council meeting where he was present for some
of the meeting, but not on the vote for the pay-to-park video, is an indication
that what Mr. Caraviello said on January 31, 2017 was not the truth, while he was
under oath to judge and jury.
Shouldn’t we expect higher standards from
alleged comments at Demet’s Donuts about alleged vindictiveness towards me show
a motive, if true.
I am requesting Neil Osborne investigate the
City Council President for what he said in a court of law, what Caraviello
stated in a letter to my lawyer after he lost in court, and the Open Meeting
Law violation that I allege Caraviello committed on or about March 28, 2017.This kind of nonsense has no place in a civil
society, especially when councilors vote on their own pay raises and act like
juvenile delinquents when doing city business.
The city should remove Richard
Caraviello by any legal means available after his loss in court. Rumor has it
that Mr. Caraviello’s family allegedly will be the beneficiary of a new job
being created somewhere in Massachusetts. We are watching this very closely.
As you know I was authorized to tape
the "Great Debate" on or about October 20, 2015.
Mayor Stephanie Muccini-Burke's
husband called me a "motherfxxxr" and DENIED me the opportunity to
video tape a back-up from the middle of the front row
To me that is a clear open meeting law violation by the candidate's husband.
I was authorized to tape the event
(and had met with Chevalier staff - who remained most helpful after Middlesex Superior
Court Clerk Assistant Clerk Brian S. Burke swore at me and said he was going to
get that "xxxxxx" out of there).I had to move to the side because some unauthorized individual, Brian S.
Burke, was a bully, offensive and bothered the dozens of people within hearing distance of his vulgarity.
I will be filing an Open Meeting Law
complaint on the mayor's husband for harassing and abusing a senior citizen, as
well as violating the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in his stopping me from videotaping from stage center.
did the husband of a candidate have to act in such a boorish and ugly manner?
As a candidate for mayor of this
city I want it on public record that there is a history of harassment aimed
exactly at me – be it the TV3 assault of April 2010 where the police determined
I was the sole victim, to you, Mark Rumley, being thrown off a witness stand
when the judge called you “irrelevant” when you were up there bashing this
citizen (September 1, 2016) to Detective Mackowski mocking me after he was
thrown off the witness stand that same date (in the hallway of Somerville court
Paul Mackowsi walked by me gloating “See you in October” – meaning at the phony
trial, which was moved to 1/31/17.)
Matthew Day and Michael Sullivan
clearly didn’t want their golden boy Brian Burke tarnished by what my reading
of the canon of ethics state was a violation.Shame on them.
It’s an insider’s club where I wouldn’t be surprised if
Mayor Stephanie Burke – called a “charlatan” by WRKO radio’s Jeff Kuhner – used
her husband’s office as the Human Resource Department of Medford City Hall. And
that should disgust every citizen of this municipality, if true.
These are the facts as I know
them.Mr. Finn must be fired for his
egregious acts. Plural.Censoring my
petitions, being involved in a “yelling” incident, allegedly telling an elected
official in June of 2015 that Stephanie Burke would win and Bob Penta would
Only Karnak the Magnificent on the
Johnny Carson show would know that, or an alleged accomplice in an allegedly hijacked election. And Mr. Finn certainly
doesn’t look like Karnak, does he now?
He looks like an angry ex-football player who would beat up on a
shorter, defenseless gay senior citizen is what he looks like, what he looks
like. What he looks like.
Ed Finn cannot touch this election
as he has a vendetta against this candidate.