Archive for 2014

Lobbyist Registration (2014-2-16)

Thought that I would notify the writers at the Lawrence Eagle Tribune about “suspected” irregularity in lobbyist reporting for certain lobbyists in Methuen. Heard nothing from them. Here is a copy of the Massachusetts General Law. I applied BOLD to sections below. And here is the State website where I found registration reports; PART I […]

Lobbyist Update (2014-2-9)

So, I continue to read reports about the alleged Lobbying by my current City Councilor prior to the election. The following articles are from the Lawrence Eagle Tribune. Both on this subject. Haverhill councilor: I was duped on pot dispensary Scatamacchia feels ‘used’ by Jajuga, Fiorentini on marijuana dispensary letter. Officials dispute claims by marijuana […]

Elected Registered Lobbyist. (2014-2-7)

Never heard this information come out during the pre-election. So here for your Information…. I hope you realize that you can search for registered lobbyists in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Here is the web address. So I read the local newspaper and see that my City Councillor is a registered lobbyist. I do a […]

City Council elects Atkinson to presidency (2014-1-18)

Just a head’s up. I am the resident that filed the complaint in 2011 mentioned in the story below. It seems as soon as the election results were in, phone calls began seeking support for Chair and Vice-chair positions. Elected officials must follow the open meeting laws and announce this type of round robin meeting […]

Upon Return (2014-1-18)

I was inactive at this site for 1 complete year. This was not an oversight but an attempt to comply with Federal regulations while I worked for the Government. My career has taken a new path and I will be blogging here again about Methuen. Hope you will tune in.