John DePetro's Rhode Thoughts
John DePetro's Rhode Thoughts | Patriarca whacked on Smith Hill
Posted: 7/27/2011 10:10:47 AM
Updated: 7/27/2011 11:00:39 AM
Related Links: I have one question for Secretary of State Ralph Mollis: why did you pass over John Celona? To say those were the glory days is putting it mildly. The old expression they dont make them like they use to applies to the current generation of the
The only thing worse than the Secretary of States office hiring Terry Patriarca is now tossing him overboard and getting rid of him. Groucho Marx once said I dont want to join any club that would have me as a member, and Elecuterio Terry Patriarca should have remembered that advice when he had the opportunity to go back to work for the
In case you were on vacation last week, we learned that the new executive assistant for boss Ralph Mollis was none other than Terry Patriarca, the brother-in-law of Mollis' chief-of-staff John Fleming, and the grand nephew of the legendary mob boss.
Fleming already proved he is no war-time consigliere, as team Mollis barely squeaked by newcomer Catherine Taylor for re-election last fall.
In the old days, the only thing you needed to get a job in
We first learned of Terry Patriarca, formerly of the Secretary of States office, when new mayor Charlie Lombardi got rid of him for allegedly using the town gas pump as his own. What happened to respect for the famous last name?
Eleuterio Terry Patriarca first is insulted with a job that pays only 43k, then has to resign over an incident from 2006 where he was caught allegedly swiping a C-note while working at Twin River. Stealing $100 dollars? Not exactly the tribute money the man used to receive at Coin-o-Matic in the 70s.
To say Terry is not exactly a chip off the old block is an under statement.
North Providence enjoys such a fine tradition from the days of Chief Judge Joe Bevelquea enjoying pastry with assorted wise guys at
I have one question for Secretary of State Ralph Mollis: why did you pass over John Celona?
To say those were the glory days is putting it mildly. The old expression they dont make them like they use to applies to the current generation of the
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