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THE PLANET SHARES FULL TEXT OF VICTORIA MAY’S ALLEGATIONS AGAINST MARCHETTI, ANDERSON, & AND MOORE … ALL THREE MEN ARE EXECUTIVES AT PITTSFIELD CO-OP BANK, BUT ONLY ONE IS RUNNING FOR MAYOR

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BY DAN VALENTI

PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY

(FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY OCT. 30, 2023) —  Pittsfield mayoral candidate and Pittsfield Cooperative Bank VP Peter Marchetti, along with company CEO Jay Anderson, and Senior VP Chris Moore, have been charged in Federal District Court in a complaint filed by a former employee.

Collectively, the allegations made against the bank’s leadership and the bank itself include sexual harassment, fostering a “hostile work environment,” watching pornography in the office, propositioning a female employee, being with prostitutes, drinking alcohol during lunch, and acting in a denigrating, demeaning, threatening manner toward the plaintiff, Victoria May, former Co-Op VP of marketing, and other female employees.

Specifically, as alleged in May’s suit:

Against all defendants: Sex discrimination, fostering a hostile work environment, unlawful interference with plaintiff’s rights, intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Against Marchetti, Anderson, and Moore: aiding and abiding discriminatory acts.

Against Anderson, Moore, and the bank: retaliation, discrimination on the basis of gender in payment of wages, violation of federal equal pay act.

Against the bank: violation of Family and Medical Leave act, and Paid Family and Medical Leave Act.

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Marchetti is slated to appear with John Krol in a PCTV debate from 7 to 9 p.m. at Berkshire Community College. It will be near-criminal if the moderator(s) do not ask Marchetti about May’s allegations.

May filed Sept. 11 in Springfield. THE PLANET has requested comment from the defendants. As of press time, we have not heard from them. We have also sought comment from May through her attorney, Janet Ruggieri of the Worcester firm Murphy and Rudolf.

In fairness to all, THE PLANET stresses that the defendant’s must be presumed innocent until proven otherwise in court.

May has requested a jury trial. If her allegations are true, this makes Marchetti unfit for office.

You can read the complete court filing here:

May_v_Pittsfield_Cooperative_Bank_et__madce-23-30091__0001.0 

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You will note from the narrative in May’s complaint and reading between the lines of the document that this has not been easy for her to step forward in this manner. She and other women at the Co-Op, if these charges are true, have endured years of the hostility and degradation. She has shown courage in coming forth, and perhaps it will give other women motivation to do the same if they have been mistreated. No person deserves this, in any workplace, let alone a bank.

The alleged behavior of the executives, if proven true, could be a Harvard case study in How To Create a Toxic Work Environment. Any workplace where such behavior is accepted as company culture must be called out for what it is.

On Nov. 7, voters must ask: Do they want a man of Marchetti’s ilk running the city? As you do so, take a closer look at the Gang of Six — White, Kavey, Persip, Maffuccio, Conant, and Lampiasi — city councilors who have publicly endorsed Marchetti.

Do you, Mary Jane and Joe Kapanski, REALLY wish to put the complete reins of city government, council and mayor, into such complicit hands?

Voters won’t have a chance in uncontested offices. THE PLANET does, however, endorse Alex Blumin in Ward 2, Craig Gaetani in Ward 6, and Craig Benoit at large.

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One final point. May made her allegations in open court and signed her name to them. She’s put herself and her reputation on the line. Yes, you can indict a ham sandwich, but as far as THE PLANET knows, no ham sandwich has ever been charged in federal court with commenting salaciously on the size or shape of woman’s breasts, in an ostensibly professional workplace no less.

THE PLANET shall be reporting on further developments as they occur.


“Oh what a tangled web we weave / When first we practice to deceive” — Sir Walter Scott, from Marmion, A Tale of Flodden Field.

“OPEN THE WINDOW, AUNT MILLIE.”

LOVE TO ALL.

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Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Witnesses is the game changer. No witnesses no game.

Pat
Pat
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Sounds like there are lots of female witnesses or victims to what was going on at this bank.

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  Pat
7 months ago

Do they have a diversity and inclusion director? Ha

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Obviously not if you look at the picture of the ones in charge

Village Knight
Village Knight
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

We should address that to City’s DEI director–Michael Obasohan as it was his fault:)) (annual salary $89,500+bennies)

Guess what?
Guess what?
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Not always true, witnesses afraid of retaliation. Evidence more powerful. I’m not saying that they are guilty (innocent until proven guilty) but why put yourself and family in harms way with this type of accusations.

Martin T
Martin T
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Sounds like good old fashioned victim shaming.

I stand with Victoria May.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Martin T
7 months ago

Yeah, it’s real low for the Beagle to come out swinging at the plaintiff based on an interview that is not controlled.

1x
1x
Reply to  Martin T
7 months ago

Bayybee, is that you lol lol lol

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

Dan,

Your bias shines through this entire piece.

Allow me to dissect.

First you got the date of the complaint wrong, it was 9/11 not 9/23. Why is this important? You’re trying to make it look like it isn’t as stale as it is. Where is your cry of foul play, why it wasn’t released earlier. Where is the call of a political “hit job” like you did for Krol? Talk about timing, one week before the election. Tell us how Krol knew nothing of this, LOL.

You used the word “charged” and later use the term “indict a ham sandwich” making it sound like these men have actual criminal charges against them, which they don’t. It is an allegation and nothing more. In the Krol issue Stacey Carver provided EVIDENCE in the form of bank statements and John admitted to the defalcation of Animal Dream funds. Vicky May has produced NO EVIDENCE to date supporting her claims. At the moment this a he said she said case.

Many of the allegations you cite only apply to Moore and Anderson, why did you list those, implying they might apply to Marchetti? You are counting on people not reading the actual compliant.

You ask the voters if they want a man of Marchetti’s ilk running the city? You have already found him guilty! For a moment let’s say Marchetti called May names in an unprofessional manner. I’ll agree, not a good look. But would I rather have someone of Krol’s ilk? Somone who all but admitted that he stole from a non-profit cat rescue organization? I’ll take someone calling me name over them picking my pocket any day of the week.

You list “propositioning a female employee, being with prostitutes” as part of the allegations. DOES ANYONE BELIEVE PETER MARCHETTI, AN OPENLY GAY MAN PROPOSITIONED A FEMALE EMPLOYEE OR WAS WITH A PROSTITUTE? Please Dan, let’s get real.

I want EVIDENCE of these allegations, like Carver provided on Krol, before I’m going to say he is guilty.

Last edited 7 months ago by Mr. Worldwide
Before you get worked up
Before you get worked up
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

…someone said what is it about desperation that is so unattractive?

Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

People should read the full text to see that you’re a huge liar who trys to mislead people.

Guess what?
Guess what?
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

They didn’t said if the prostitutes were females.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Guess what?
7 months ago

ROFL!!!

Sunflower
Sunflower
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

Running scared Barry, afraid Krol will audit your wife’s ARPA books? Reaching for anything to make your pal Peter look like he walks on water. Sorry he is beginning to sink.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

If the “Krol is a thief” story were true Dirty Barry how come I haven’t heard or read about any court filings, either civil or criminal about this? You know why, because it’s not true.

Nobody let’s a $30,000 loan slide. NOBODY!!

The walls are closing in on ya Dirty Barry.

Better post another Cumby’s video. Maybe you could even get AJ Enchill to narrate the video. This way it “vibe’s it up.”

Truth to Power
Truth to Power
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

Mr Worldwide why don’t you use a name more fitting of who you really are like “DUKE OF DASTARDLY DEEDS” You are far from Mr Worldwide seeing you’ve never left Pittsfield, you’re been too busy for the last eight years running the city behind the scenes. Mary Jane and Joe need someone who will Drain the Swamp and that’s not Marchetti or you, Duke.

Chillin' the Most
Chillin' the Most
7 months ago

That’s what vibrant and dynamic means.

tax slayer
tax slayer
7 months ago

Krol is a thief. Marchetti is {too many pejoratives to list}. My city is doomed.

Guess what?
Guess what?
Reply to  tax slayer
7 months ago

See, here we go again, Krol is a thief. How about innocent until proven guilty. Then again where’s complain?

Guilty as Charged
Guilty as Charged
7 months ago

The silence is deafening from Marchetti. Sure, he’ll use the ole’ “I’ve been advised by legal” that he’s got to keep his mouth shut. But it’s been over 24 hours since all this broke, and not a word. Seems like he’s guilty as charged and crawled up in the fetal position somewhere, demanding that Tyer and Farley-Bouvier save his ass and make this go away.

Empty Set
Empty Set
Reply to  Guilty as Charged
7 months ago

Ask Pete White…he knows everything about the other Pete. And while you have him on the line ask if it is true that Pete M. invented baseball. The nonstop accolades have credited him with almost everything else in the last few weeks.

Didja read that Commissioner Tyer has declared Sept 5th the day baseball was invented in Pittsfield? Read in the the local paper. True story. And I think she is serious, as hilarious as it may be. Question now is whether she will name her $45 million ball park after herself or Maarchetti.

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  Empty Set
7 months ago

When will we mark the invention of pocket pool?

Eric Swansin
Eric Swansin
Reply to  Gobsig
7 months ago

Jonathan Melle won a Mass state championship at Pittsfield High in the 90’s for being a pocket pool player.
He told me he cut the bottom part off of his front jeans or shorts pockets to allow for maximum playtime.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Eric Swansin
7 months ago

Are you saying he got caught chalking his stick before lining up on the eight ball?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Eric Swansin
7 months ago

You know what defines a troll, right?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
7 months ago

The Criminal Aliens, er “immigrants”, Biden has let invade our country have arrived in the Berkshires by the busloads! Thank D- Gov Maura Healey for importing them here.

They were observed unloading at, at least one local motel.

Now why does the Berkshires get these fine criminal foreigners? Were local officials told of this? Who is footing the bills? Will Hotel on North get a few dozen, to mingle with the bums/transients/addicted already roaming out front?

Seems inclusive, diverse, woke Migrants (Martha’s) Vineyard didn’t want them and the state (police state?) quickly deported them from the island. Why was that?

Did the Vineyard get any of the Covid + bums like the Berkshires did 2020? Or has the Berkshires just become a dumping ground for the human offal from eastern Massachusetts/Basstun don’t want around?

Concerning the executives at Co-Op bank, were they carefully trained in sexual diviancies, by Angelo Stracuzzi? Their alleged actions should make liberals proud, following the lead of icons like Bill Clinton, and surely garner the lefts votes/support for those involved this November.

In Da Know
In Da Know
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

Hey Rube, maybe now you can get a date ROTFL

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  In Da Know
7 months ago

Peter gave you a like!

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  In Da Know
7 months ago

Taking a break from the sheep barn perv?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Gobsig
7 months ago

It moved on to goats, inspired recently by Hamas.

Guess what?
Guess what?
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

These are not the first bus loads. They have been arriving for at least several years now except it has been kept quiet thanks to this administration and our state rep. (Tricia).

Absolut Alien
Absolut Alien
Reply to  Guess what?
7 months ago

Just got back from Aldi’s (7:30). It’s full of illegals. Went for some bread and milk. All the affordable bread’s gone. They were nice enough to leave me with the $6.00 multi-everything in it bread and sourdough rolls.

Glad to know they are sensible spending my money.

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Absolut Alien
7 months ago

They have free food pantries all over the city.

Wouldn’t it be funny if you were buying food that an eatery owner got from a food pantry down the street? That would be vibrant and dynamic economic engine stuff right there.

Absolut Alien
Absolut Alien
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

Aldi’s is apparently one of their many food pantries. I wonder if our out of luck homeless can collect their food at Aldi’s Food Pantry?

Last edited 7 months ago by Absolut Alien
Guess what?
Guess what?
Reply to  Guess what?
7 months ago

Is’t suspicious that now she’s asking for donations such as cribs, playpen, etc. That many? How about helping our own. I don’t see her asking for help for our community except illegals.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

You forget Trump stole America’s Top Secrets and is a convicted rapist.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

I’m going to call over to the Jones Unit and ask that your internet privileges be taken away until your medication has taken effect.

You really are a mess TSC.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

Traitor Joseph Stolen took classified documents as Barry Sotero’s VP. A crime in itself, then stored them unsecured, in his garage, and a think tank run by the Communist Chinese. Among others, the Chi-Coms gave the Biden crime cartel millions in bribes.

Trump took documents he was entitled to have as POTUS. They were secured and guarded by SS agents.

Trump was never convicted of rape. He was “convicted” of hurting a lunatic mentally ill accuser’s feelings, in a kangaroo court.

Pedo Joe took inappropriate showers with his young daughter Ashley, as documented in her verified diary; She was afraid to use the shower. Even Hunter calls him a pedo, Joe’s name being “Pedo Peter” on his iPhone contact list found on Hunter’s iCloud account.

Joe has also been accused of raping women (Tara Reade 1993) and inappropriate touching at LEAST 7 other women.

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/29/847840765/new-information-emerges-around-biden-sexual-assault-allegation

https://news.yahoo.com/seven-women-have-now-accused-joe-biden-of-inappropriate-touching-131204785.html

Get your facts correct TSC, and then get back on your psychotropic medications.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

You only know what stupid FOX tells you.He is convicted of rape weather you agree or not.He hid his stolen Top Secrets even if you don’t believe it.MAGA will never believe that their Hugh Hefner was going to sell America’s secrets and it does not matter.The truth of Trump is out.You like how he speaks like a girl telling you stories with his high pitch sounds.He really sounds like a weird perve at his odd rallies.He sweats like a fat pig.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

There was no rape trial. What on earth are you talking about??

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

The was a civil rape trial and she was awarded 5 mil

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

He was acquitted of ‘rape.’

Civil trials are easier to win than criminal, and he was acquitted. So, shaddup.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

Foxes are quite smart and cunning unlike Yourself.

Show us where and when POTUS Trump was “convicted of rape”? You can’t!!! ROFL!!!

Make up some more stories like Joe Biden does.

I hear he just told the Israelis, he was found on a riverbank in a pitch coated reed basket, dressed in swadeling clothes, and found by the Pharoahs daughter………..
and don’t forget he marched at Selma during the civil rights movement too (Biden fib circa 1987)!

Goslow
Goslow
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

Did he have hairy legs then?

Tt2
Tt2
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

They have taken over the hotel in Gtb bg Cvs, and if not there already hotels on Dan Fox drive. Besides housing, food, clothing,medical and schooling and trying to keep this a secret. So sick of this crap, cant take care of Americans, American Vets, but keep this crap up. If you complain or call them illegals you are the bad person. Send them back to Haiti.

Guess what?
Guess what?
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Just check Tricia’s Farley FB page. She’s got a community project. That might answer the questions surrounding the bus loads coming to the Berkshires.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Guess what?
7 months ago

Reminder: Any member of the US Government who violates the US Constitution is supposed to be removed from government.

Not warned, not voted out, arrested and removed.

TFB fits the scenario above.

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Only main land Massachusettes, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket will deport your butt by the end of the week. The rich and democrat politicians don’t want to be threatened on their Island

#
#
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Gtb, They used D. Magadini to get the ruling. If he knew why !!!

That girl
That girl
7 months ago

Typical Pittsfield politicians. Thinking you can do or say or behave in any way you wish no matter what, expecting no consequences because “What ya gunna do ‘bout it?” And running for MAYOR doesn’t even keep you behaving in front of others. At the very least you’d want those women’s votes. But when you deep down inside do NOT want to be mayor, you just don’t care.

Typical unethical Pittsfield politicians. They all make me sick. But Marchetti is especially sickening.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  That girl
7 months ago

Tyer is beside herself with joy that people are talking about how bad the new mayor may be instead of how she ran the city off the road and into the gutter. She thinks everyone has forgotten her reign of pillage and incompetence and sees ski slopes, rainbows and sunsets in her near future.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
7 months ago

Kind of like Jimmy Carter, is no longer the worse modern president, now that the bumbling incompetent senile Biden has sunk to new lows, and is still digging down deeper…..

Last edited 7 months ago by Mad Trapper
ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  snark shark
7 months ago

Marchetti is Tyer

Empty Set
Empty Set
7 months ago

At least 15 people were shot early Sunday morning on Chicago’s west side, according to a news release from the Chicago Police Department, at an event CNN affiliate WLS described as a large Halloween party.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Empty Set
7 months ago

30 were shot in rural Maine.They were shot with the Republican gun of choice

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

Guns don’t shoot people jacka$$. People shoot people.

Why don’t you cut your pen!s off to try and prevent rape? It’s the same principle as gun control. Seems foolish, so does gun control. Luckily, we have the 2A.

And 30 people shot in Maine is an anomaly. 15 people shot in South Side Chicago is every Thursday night. A democRAT led city, by the way TSC.

488 people have been killed in Chicago in 2023 and we still have more than two months remaining.

**Reread my bold printed sentence again TSC.**

Homicides in Chicago: A list of every victim | Chicago Sun-Times (suntimes.com)

Last edited 7 months ago by Markus Aurelius
The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
7 months ago

They are called simple background checks.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

“simple background checks.”

That law has been in effect, nationwide since 1998, TSC.

How well has it worked? Seems all the liberally controlled cities, that have additional obstacles to obtain firearms, have the most shootings. Why is that?

Here’s a link to the top 20 most violent cities:

https://worldpopulationreview.com/us-city-rankings/most-violent-cities-in-america

How should this law be applied? Most convicted offenders get several years to be served in prison.

Hunter Biden lied on his ATF form 4473 for background checks, and was in possession of an illegally obtained handgun. A video on his laptop showed him handling a weapon while also using drugs. THE FIB had Hunter’s laptop fall of 2020……..

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

TSC just parrotts the inaccurate crap he hears on MSNBC

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

Lewistion is not “rural” TSC.

How did You determine “the Republican gun of choice”? How many recent “mass shooters” have been Republicans TSC?

Most the recent killers seem to be transsexuals and “non-binary” individuals with metal health issues (besides their deviant sexual proclivities), most on psychotropic medications. I.e., Audrey Hale the Tennessee school shooter

“The majority of surviving shooters (87.5%) had misdiagnosed and incorrectly treated, or undiagnosed and untreated, psychiatric illness. Researchers found psychiatric illnesses including schizophrenia, mood disorders, delusional disorder, severe personality disorders, substance-related disorders and PTSD. There was insufficient information in three cases.”

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-positivity/202208/mass-shooters-systematic-psychiatric-study

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

There is zero doubt that murderers are insane. This guy was actually committed to two weeks for psychiatric treatment then released to walk free.

Too dangerous to carry arms and safe enough to walk free. Oxymoron.

Empty Set
Empty Set
7 months ago

— Two people are dead and 18 others were injured in a shooting after a “fight between two groups” broke out in the street early Sunday morning in Tampa, Florida, police said.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Empty Set
7 months ago

Chicago and Tampa, two US cities with far left mayors. Connect the dots……

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

MT did you know that the guy in Maine that shot and killed 18 people just last week was a huge Trump supporter? His social media was all over Trump and MAGA sites and he had clicked the “like” button on much of Trumps rants.

Look it up before you say something stupid again.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

MAGA

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

And how would anyone know this? The FBI has already been discovered in election interference for the Big Guy last election in court. Nothing they say should be taking as the truth

WTF
WTF
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
7 months ago

You seem pretty deeply programmed sir.
You don’t own any guns do ya?

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

I do believe in the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Unfortunately from what you write on here you do not exhibit the same beliefs. If you practiced what you preach you should move to Russia or China. I’m sure illegitimate can get you a nice place, just tell them Joe sent me!

WTF
WTF
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
7 months ago

Russia and China may be the only two country safe enough to live in right now.
And kudos for spelling constitution correctly. You surprised me.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
7 months ago

THE FIB

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

Both of you are ‘kstupid’ there have been hundreds of mass shootings this past year.

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

What about Kelloggs marking up the price of Wheaties while at the same time shrinking the box?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

Bruce Jenner appeared in the Wheaties Box. Look what it did to HIM.

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

He may have appeared in your box after you finished that bottle of homemade moonshine. But my box just had the cereal.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

You were eating Fruit Loops

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

You got me.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

72 million Americans voted for POTUS Trump 2020 (Biden 80 million my ass). If Trump supporters were a problem it would be apparent.

Biden has just appropriated 100 million US tax dollars for Hamas. And 9 BILLION recently to Iran (September). Iran funds/supports both Hamas and Hezbollah.

How many did they murder, rape, torture, kidnap, burn, decapitate, on Oct 7th? Some with the 80 BILLION in modern military weapons that Joe gifted the Taliban, when he turned tail and ran away from Afghanistan.

Many Leftists in Congress support this carnage: Omar, Talib, AOC, et al

Last edited 7 months ago by Mad Trapper
WTF
WTF
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

They are already finding votes for Trump in election machines across the country a full year before the election. How do you explain this MT? Have the Venezuelans switched sides? I do not think it is fair for Trump to start out with 20 million MAGA votes before the election starts do you? It seems a little unethical to me.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

The same Dominion machines the Chi-Coms had access to 2020?

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

There is a court case going on and there are scientific studies being used in the proceedings showing since the early 2000’s Dominion machines were shown to be defective and easily hacked. Also many voting irregularities that happened across the country. Even Zuckerburg’s $500 million to swing states were shown to tip the scales….but you won’t see this on 60 minutes or the brainwashing national media like NYT, Wash Post,CNN.MSNBC.CBS.NBC….you get the point. unless you are a couple of posters on this site who are to brainwashed to investigate with an open mind instead of being Parrot’s for the lying dems

Sunflower
Sunflower
7 months ago

What a pathetic election we have coming up, and you wonder why taxpayers don’t bother to vote. Only in Pittsfield could this mess occur, you could not make this mess up if you tried! So basically, we have a choice of the lesser of two a-holes.

Tried to watch the CityLink roll out of all the candidates yesterday, of course once again only in Pittsfield, there was no voice coming through. Probably for the best as they are all full of bullsh**. Just like Friday night, tried to watch the recent Halloween parade, no picture or voice, did they forget to hook up the electricity on the new Tyler Street?

Not surprised at the lawsuit against Marchetti. In my very few dealings I have had with him I found him to be degrading especially towards woman. He also can’t look you in the eye while talking. He stares beyond you talking like a monotone robot. Was never sure if he was afraid of woman or just looked down at them. You would think in this day and age Pittsfield Coop would have a HR diversity plan and also a policy to state that an out-of-control angered employee be forced to attend an anger management class. Just look at the hissy fits Peter has exhibited in CC meetings and recent debates, very short tempered. He must feel if he can get away with his temperament at work then he can act that way working for the city. Also, sounds like a bank of the good ole boys. Wonder how many women have complained about Peter before Victoria? Peter stated in a recent debate the auditors find errors every year at the bank, wonder why?!

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  Sunflower
7 months ago

If you think about it the planet is the originator for these two FAVORITES and was disgusted when Gaetani and then Kalinowsky entered the fray.

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Redact all candidates.

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Sunflower
7 months ago

MAGA wants more behavior like the banks.MAGA hates women’s rights.Low pay and harassment is MAGA

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

WWIII is the Biden way.

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

You want the liberal utopia, a 3rd world banana republic with cities like Chicago, Seattle, and San Francisco

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

You want us all to be Kentucky Florida Mississippi Indiana

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

I want us all to be good Americans. Liberals have destroyed that hope.

Outfox
Outfox
7 months ago

Pete?
You’re gonna need a bigger roll of duct tape.

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
Reply to  Outfox
7 months ago

Please go to the political event:

https://massculturalcouncil.org/event/cultural-facilities-fund-grant-celebration-in-the-berkshires/

….and ask all of the the career politicians about the two Pittsfield politicians’ “bad boys’ behaviors”! You may even get to see “the Gavel” &/or “the Embezzler” there on Monday, 10/30/2023, starting at 1 pm.

Jon Melle

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
7 months ago

Notice they are having it on a workday so the hard working Kapanski’s can’t attend! I hope everyone there is taking the day off from work or are those are stolen tax dollars paying for the whole shoot and cadoodle!

The school committee
The school committee
7 months ago

MAGA does not care.Trump is a convicted rapist in civil court and his support went higher.Trump stole money from his own charity and MAGA does not care.People don’t care Dan.You don’t care Dan.Marchetti will win because Krol will pretend to care about money and turn around to spend 40 million on the new Stadium for Bill Murray investment group.

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

10% for fingers Joe, the Big Guy!

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

Get your facts correct TSC.

Your crying “MAGA” is akin to crying wolf. Have You read Aesop’s fables, Peter and the Wolf?

You are adept at spinning Your own fables……

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mad Trapper
7 months ago

Do you put on a wolf mask when you go into the barn to “feed” your sheep MT?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  snark shark
7 months ago

Sheep and goats get nervous when You’re nearby.

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
7 months ago

Just received Marchetti’s flyer is the mail and if you look at who is supporting him it’s the whole GOBSIG network. What this should tell everyone is do not vote for him unless you like higher taxes, more give aways and of course a bum on every corner (smoking the skunks while they beg in their new designer sneakers)

WTF
WTF
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
7 months ago

I thought Ruberto was doing Krol.

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

FYI Ruberto is in Florida and could care less about this election. We are talking about the GOBSIGS that still live in Pittsfield, just read the back of the flyer. Tyer, Anderson, Gina, Scarafoni, etc

WTF
WTF
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

Oopsie…how did that leak out

Paul
Paul
Reply to  ShirleyKnutz
7 months ago

Why isn’t any one mentioning that Krol wants to create a new job in his administration for internal auditor and when asked how much the position would cost the tax payers he said he didn’t have a clue!!! If that doesn’t scare you in giving Krol a blank check every year I don’t know what will.

Hell Toupee
Hell Toupee
7 months ago

We can be sure that lumpy knew this was coming long before the cat lady story was gined up. It was a smoke screen for when this story broke.

If the allegations are true Marchetti is little more than a phony A-hole and a whiny little bitch himself.

Seventh Planet
Seventh Planet
Reply to  Hell Toupee
7 months ago

He made too many wrong mistakes in my opinion

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  Seventh Planet
7 months ago

Quite frankly what we have running for mayor now is two candidates waiting to be proven guilty. All for the love of Picklefield.

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

If Marchetti knew of the charges against Krol before the primary he was disingenuous to Kalinowski. Now charges against Marchetti,(proof awaiting) on both questions we still don’t know? Redact this Act.

Acute Angina
Acute Angina
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Marchetti  disingenuous ? I’m shocked.

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Pittsfield politics’ Mayors: (the late) “Bar-stool”, “Aberration/Schoolmarm”, “Rolodex”, “Montello”, “Gated Community”.

Pittsfield’s next would-be Mayor: “The Gavel” or “The Embezzler” – both of whom could end up behind bars, but are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Pittsfield’s public school district: Level 5 – the WORST rating!

Pittsfield’s downtown: “Social Services Alley” with 15 empty storefronts.

Pittsfield’s inner-city: “The Ring of Poverty” with over 1,000 gang members living there.

Pittsfield’s daily rag: “The Dirty Bird” (Berkshire Eagle)’s political hit jobs based on allegations without formal legal complaints.

Pittsfield’s Lucifer: “Pittsfield’s Pot King: Luciforo”- the disgraced former fringe politician who is suing the city; Please click on the link and go to page 8:

https://www.cannabisandthelaw.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2023/10/Berkshire-Roots-Complaint.pdf

Pittsfield’s State Rep.: “Illegal Immigrants – Happy Endings – Country Buffet” who sent her own children to the Lenox public school district.

Pittsfield’s State Senator: Paul Marxism who is Karen Spilka’s favorite rubber stamp vote.

Pittsfield’s Congressman: PAC Man Richie Neal who is the darling of K Street corporate lobbyist firms, especially insurance companies.

Pittsfield’s business park: The 25-year-old indebted and polluted PEDA debacle that is symbolized by an old bar-stool and a rusted out rolodex found at the rock bottom of Silver Lake.

Pittsfield’s economic growth: The underclass, teen mothers, welfare caseloads….

Pittsfield’s business model: A shrinking tax base with record breaking city budgets….in return for “a shit sandwich”.

Sarcasm: Pittsfield is really attracting Fortune 500 companies, small business investments, middle-class families, and its so-called “Renaissance” that rivals Paris, London, NYC, and L.A. because after all it is “Brooklyn in the Berkshires”!

Jon Melle

The school committee
The school committee
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
7 months ago

You ohn and must tell us where you got the 1 in 38 people are in gangs.We have 60% of people over 50 John .Silly John

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

1 of 38 is less then 3%……

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  The school committee
7 months ago

He is probably counting people on the city council

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Andrea Doriatitanick
7 months ago

Trickle down from national politics. Honest politician is an oxymoron.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  Seventh Planet
7 months ago

Is a “wrong mistake” a right?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

It’s a mistake done at the wrong time.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

A wrong mistake gets you fired. A right mistake gets you a prize.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
7 months ago

Did Marchetti really take a leave of absence from the bank or was he put on administrative leave until this lawsuit is resolved?

Craig C Gaetani
Craig C Gaetani
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

How many of the 6 rubber stamps knew of these allegations against Marchetti before the primaries? These 6 rubberstamps voted blindly with him and because of their blind devotion to him is the reason why we have a city reeling in pain. Regardless of the outcome of this situation, all six of these rubber stamps should be voted out of office for showing no fiduciary responsibility to the beleaguered tax and rate payers of our beloved city of Pittsfield. Again down with incompetent 6. Make them pay for ruining our city

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

One thing we can all agree on Syracuse,Patriots,and Picklefied politics……All Stink!

WTF
WTF
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

Did Marchetti ever answer the question as to how much of the city debt was held by his bank? Is there any reason a bank would not want such things in the public domain even if it was taxpayer related?

And what other banks hold Pittsfield city debt and how much? You would think they would be proud of how much they are helping the city.

Ozias Vincelette
Ozias Vincelette
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

My guess would be that little city debt is held by local banks. Why is this relevant?

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Ozias Vincelette
7 months ago

Don’t banks make a lot of money collecting interest on loans? If a city official was setting up favorite banks with multimillion dollar loans I would be curious about that.

How much money could be made from a $40 million dollar ballpark loan over say 30 years?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

Wouldn’t pass auditor standards.

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

What auditor?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  WTF
7 months ago

The one which certifies to the State that monies are stored and borrowed per m.g.l.

Follow the grant money and the oil truck.

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

Perhaps Kerwood will clarify that for us. I know he wants everyone to know where their money goes.

Right?

Andrea Doriatitanick
Andrea Doriatitanick
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

Sturgeon should not be doing the school license from his basement. Illegal.He claims not to be biased but continually mentions how great Marchetti is at nauseum.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

Why doesn’t he give a younger non political and smarter person do the show for what it was intended for,student programming,not to advocate for artsy types who are subsided by the taxpayer and drive free vehicles, or to advocate the regime the last almost eight years. Community radio,my ass.

Paul
Paul
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

The school dept doesn’t hold the license for WTBR anymore. PCTV does

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

Will and can the Planet attend any court hearings concerning these alledged charges concerning Marchetti?

Empty Set
Empty Set
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

Put them on PCTV. They could be aired on the stooge show? He could clear his name before the whole city. He should insist on it.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

Will people stop telling the voters if you don’t vote don’t complain. That is absurd. Let’s say your candidate of your choice doesn’t prevail and an issue comes up where I disagree on which would be many lately. You bet your sweet arse I’m complaining,I pay Taxes for one. I guess the thinking I’m not complaining is if the candidates usually gobsig votes provided,get carte blanche for two years or four years. And THAT is the problem as they gobsigs,pretend when they say please vote. I guess it’s sooths and gives validity when these gobsig politicians are elected.

North Street Nomad
North Street Nomad
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

I guess despite living all over t he world he never heard of the 1st amendment

Snark
Snark
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

I am not voting for either of these two. I have too much self respect. I have to be able to look myself in the mirror each morning.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

Who knows when the idea of self-governance got so corrupted that we established a separate class for elected guys and voters? If you want good governance, forget about voting. Think bigger.

Ghost of Pearl Bergoff
Ghost of Pearl Bergoff
Reply to  12 Gauge
7 months ago

That’s actually a great question… did he know this was coming months ago and opted to lay low until after the election?

I mean honestly he called a woman a bitch. Maybe she was being one, I personally am not offended by vulgar/crass language in a professional setting. It seems most of the issues were with the straight men. I couldn’t see Pete propositioning a female employee sexually.

Snark
Snark
Reply to  Ghost of Pearl Bergoff
7 months ago

I am not a fan of Marchetti. But there does seem to be a trend to try to get rich by claiming somebody said bad words and it just ruined your whole life going forward. Is someone hoping for a six figure settlement?

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Reply to  Snark
7 months ago

Six figures ain’t rich! It’s like a vehicle and a home. Settlement amounts are another thing out of control. Some people aren’t seeking redress in order to collect riches, if seking a monetary amount after years of misconduct makes a person a gold digger, than explain your idea of redress to us please.

Here’s a lovely bouquet?

If you research the settlement amounts you’d see it also is established by precedence – court determines the number.

Lawyers Weekly you can see.

STOP DANCING

Snark
Snark
Reply to  Ghost of Pearl Bergoff
7 months ago

I have just read the complaint and withdraw my previous comment.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Snark
7 months ago

It is often a good idea to read the complaints before commenting on them.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

Goes for news headlines in general actually.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Snark
7 months ago

A trend that needs to be resisted. Especially now where every page online is a jungle of headlines. If you scroll down any Newsweek page, you will be completely versed in every opinion on every topic.

Last edited 7 months ago by Charles Kronick
Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Ghost of Pearl Bergoff
7 months ago

What about the men?

acheshirecat
acheshirecat
Reply to  Ghost of Pearl Bergoff
7 months ago

The legal document that The Planet provided says it was filed on Sept. 11, 2023. I would think the defendants would have been notified soon after that.

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Reply to  Ghost of Pearl Bergoff
7 months ago

Sounds like he’s the bitch in all of this.

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
7 months ago

I sent Governor Maura Healey the following web-form, below, email via:

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/email-the-governors-office

Please feel free to let her know about Peter Marchetti’s alleged “bad boy behavior”! She endorsed Peter Marchetti for Mayor of Pittsfield politics. She might want to reconsider it considering the federal lawsuit against Pittsfield Co-op Bank.

Jon Melle

Please read the lawsuit against Pittsfield Co-op Bank due to Peter Marchetti’s alleged actions against Victoria May.

https://planetvalenti.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/May_v_Pittsfield_Cooperative_Bank_et__madce-23-30091__0001.0.pdf

Thank you.

Fred Rutherford
Fred Rutherford
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
7 months ago

Did you include rutberg in this email?

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Reply to  Fred Rutherford
7 months ago

The POTUS ?

Absolut Alien
Absolut Alien
Reply to  Jonathan A. Melle
7 months ago

Guv Healy met her quota for Berk County last week. Will have to wait for 2028.

Last edited 7 months ago by Absolut Alien
Sunflower
Sunflower
7 months ago

In checking Peter Marchetti’s age and reputation on the website “MyLife.com” it lists his gender as female. Just another weird fact for this totally screwed-up election. Gee, when Victoria May took a leave of absence from Pittsfield Coop, she was terminated, wonder if Peter will be terminated?

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Sunflower
7 months ago

Who has voted for this man who thinks he’s a woman?

Did Marchetti flunk biology 100 in high school?

Wilson
Wilson
7 months ago

After reading the complaint my take is:
1. Marchetti does not suffer incompetence gladly and may or may not have let slip he thought an unqualified co-worker was a bitch.
2. Krol embezzled charity funds and didn’t pay his excise taxes which he lied about. More importantly, he was the visible force empowering a catastrophic embarassment of a district attorney. Krol stood up for and ran a campaign to convince voters of a dangerous false narrative totally without evidence that our police departments were over policing diverse communities. That campaign resulted in election of a DA who took laws into her own hands to “even the score.” You know the rest. Like Harrington, Krol is good at campaigning and terrible at governing even his own life, much less a city.

Pittsfield Resident
Pittsfield Resident
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Dan,
Some things never change.

You pick sides on every city issue and then spin your eloquent prose to bash the other side.

We have watched you play this game over and over, on issues big and small, and it does not seem like you really are interested in making Pittsfield better, only angrier.

Good job, Mission accomplished.

Wilson
Wilson
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

You seem to have made your decision based on the complaint alone. We’ll see about why she was fired when we hear the other side. Meanwhile, it seems relevant to me what baggage each candidate brings. So far Krol’s is much worse in terms of what people will vote for or against, in my humble opinion, sir.

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  Wilson
7 months ago

Marchetti, fears women

In The Know
In The Know
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Seems May is a liar, which puts into question her “reputation”.

May alleges that Anderson “propositioned” Allison Loring, who was the bank’s assistant vice president and commercial loan officer. May writes that Loring and other women eventually left the bank because of the hostile environment created by the executives.

But Loring resoundingly denied May’s claims, and said she was shocked when she learned about the lawsuit over the weekend.

In a conversation Monday with The Eagle, she said she left the bank in February 2020 not because of the work environment but because she was offered another job.

“I enjoyed working with all my co-workers at Pittsfield Coop,” she said. “There was never a situation between me and Jay Anderson. That is a lie.”

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Wilson
7 months ago

May reports high performance reports.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

“Marchetti does not suffer incompetence gladly”

Whitewash. It is unclear the relationship between these two parties. Performance plan appears to be successfully completed. From perspective of HR, it is completely unacceptable to scream at an employee outside of two environments: investment banking & life threatening environments like the military, which are rather similar. Forget about vulgarities. There are no exceptions.

This isn’t really what drives the plaintiff’s case.

Last edited 7 months ago by Charles Kronick
Empty Set
Empty Set
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

Marchetti reports more high taxes coming your way.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Empty Set
7 months ago

Bank on it. No pun intended.

Fizzlehead
Fizzlehead
Reply to  Wilson
7 months ago

Due to the tribalism of the ignorant, I doubt either of these two will lose a single vote.

https://qph.cf2.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-2b9573c8994531cf38cffd782497a2af-lq

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Wilson
7 months ago

There is a better argument – I’ll let you look for it. The clue is in the parties.

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Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

Don’t give us too much credit.

Acute Angina
Acute Angina
7 months ago

Defendant Marchetti was allowed to denigrate, harass, and demean Plaintiff both in meetings with others and alone, despite the fact that he was not the Plaintiff’s supervisor. 

Empty Set
Empty Set
Reply to  Acute Angina
7 months ago

So he is a bully in real life as well as on the council?

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  Empty Set
7 months ago

He’s so down that he doesn’t even feel like wacking his gavel

Mad Trapper
Mad Trapper
Reply to  Empty Set
7 months ago

If he thinks he/it is a woman he’s mentally ill.

Acute Angina
Acute Angina
7 months ago

In the meeting October 22, 2022 at which Defendants gave Plaintiff this role, which also included Defendants Marchetti and Anderson, the President of the Bank, Marchetti flew off the handle, irrationally upset that the Plaintiff received the role over him. He began yelling, red-faced and sweating, pointing in Plaintiff’s face, calling her a bitch and other derogatory names, told her to shut up, and told her she did not know how to do things. 26. Anderson was present for this entire 30–40-minute attack on Plaintiff and did nothing to intervene except to tell Defendant Marchetti, “get hold of yourself.” Plaintiff left the bank crying in the parking lot.

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
Reply to  Acute Angina
7 months ago

If Peter Marchetti does these alleged illegal actions and words as the next would-be Mayor of Pittsfield, then it would cost city taxpayers a lot of money in would-be lawsuits.

Think about that before one votes.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Acute Angina
7 months ago

Redact both candidates.

Empty Set
Empty Set
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

The last three times I gave a thumbs up it caused a thumbs down. What’s up man?

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Empty Set
7 months ago

Again. Both candidates are not worthy of your vote whether they have baggage or not. What is critical is to back the non gobsigs candidates for City Council. That’s it ! What’s so hard about that?

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Acute Angina
7 months ago

Why hasnt Marchetti story been vetted in the Eagle? The Governor has endorsed him? That would be one reason.

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Anyone who endorsed th Lump should be asked for a comment. Does Allen Harris approve of the frathouse that the Co-Op has turned into?

Mac Jonestown
Mac Jonestown
7 months ago

Jay Anderson and Chip Moore must be furious with Marchetti for embarrassing their families. We wouldn’t be reading about all their dirty habits if Peter could have just treated a female coworker with respect.

Wilson
Wilson
Reply to  Mac Jonestown
7 months ago

I read different. Marchetti is a minor player if anything happend at all which it’s beginning to look like it didn’t. Not to victim blame but Ms. May’s story didn’t hold up to well on media scrutiny let alone in court.

Goslow
Goslow
Reply to  Wilson
7 months ago

You’re a joke

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
7 months ago

Peter Marchetti disputes Victoria May’s legal accusations against him:

https://www.wamc.org/news/2023-10-30/pittsfield-mayoral-candidate-city-council-president-marchetti-named-in-sexual-discrimination-hostile-work-environment-suit-against-bank

“Marchetti told WAMC he cannot comment on pending litigation other than to say he disputes many of the allegations.”

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
7 months ago

I cut and paste this from page 5/15 of the court filing.

Is this really the type of person we want representing Picklefield?

25. In the meeting October 22, 2022 at which Defendants gave Plaintiff this role, which also included Defendants Marchetti and Anderson, the President of the Bank, Marchetti flew off the handle, irrationally upset that the Plaintiff received the role over him. He began yelling, red-faced and sweating, pointing in Plaintiff’s face, calling her a bitch and other derogatory names, told her to shut up, and told her she did not know how to do things.

What’s next Pete?

The Berkshire Black Economic Beg’s (BBEG) Harmony Persip already has the market cornered of purposely running people over with her car when they disagree with her.

Police: Driver struck man on purpose (wcvb.com)

Last edited 7 months ago by Markus Aurelius
Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
7 months ago

Leaving the scene? How about attempted murder?

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

You do that to a cop you get shot.

Tt2
Tt2
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

How about a 65 inch tv and steak dinner for taking out a drug dealer

In The Know
In The Know
Reply to  Markus Aurelius
7 months ago

If only Marchetti was afforded the Krol treatment here.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  In The Know
7 months ago

One case was filed in court. The other case was put out to test public opinion.

If the roles were reversed, I’m sure you Porkchop Pete, Dirty Barry, and Flat Tyer, would be posting on here endlessly about how poor a leader Krol would be.

Don’t you have another “free meal” to review for your 3 social media followers Porkchop Pete? Or are you working on your ongoing 5+ year “houseless”plan?

Marchetti is getting everything he deserves.

Last edited 7 months ago by Markus Aurelius
Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
7 months ago

From iBerkshires
“Richmond resident Victoria May filed the complaint on Sept. 11 in U.S. District Court in Springfield against Pittsfield Cooperative Bank, its President Jay Anderson, Senior Vice President of Retail Banking Operations Peter Marchetti and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Harry Moore. The lawsuit was first reported by blogger Dan Valenti on PlanetValenti.com.”

Last edited 7 months ago by Charles Kronick
In The Know
In The Know
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Hey dummies, that iBerkshires quoting the Eagle’s article

“ The lawsuit came to light over the weekend when local blogger Dan Valenti wrote about and linked to May’s complaint on his site, Planet Valenti.”

What you morons don’t get, the Eagle scooped you again

They spoke to witnesses and they witnesses don’t corroborate Ms. May.
The bank had outside investigators investigate, the claims were unsubstantiated.

“ May alleges that Anderson “propositioned” Allison Loring, who was the bank’s assistant vice president and commercial loan officer. May writes that Loring and other women eventually left the bank because of the hostile
environment created by the executives.

But Loring resoundingly denied May’s claims, and said she was shocked when she learned about the lawsuit over the weekend.

In a conversation Monday with The Eagle, she said she left the bank in February 2020 not because of the work environment but because she was offered another job.

“I enjoyed working with all my co-workers at Pittsfield Coop,” she said. “There was never a situation between me and Jay Anderson. That is a lie.”

In a statement provided to The Eagle on Monday, the bank said that it “responded swiftly by hiring an outside investigator to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation” into the complaint. It said that the investigator “concluded that Ms. May’s complaints were unsubstantiated.”

“Ms. May’s complaint to the Bank in January did not contain the same allegations she now asserts in the complaint filed in the United States District Court; rather, it seems her allegations have evolved over time to become more and more salacious,” the statement reads.

“Ruggieri, her attorney, confirmed to The Eagle that May filed a complaint against the bank with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination on March 7. The commission, which is an independent state body that investigates and enforces anti-discrimination laws, did not issue a decision on the case.”

Why? Because there was no case to be made, so what did May do? She continued to shop for ANOTHER court or body and made even more baseless accusations.
This is an abuse of the #metoo movement juggernaught.

Dot gov
Dot gov
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

That time Adoria was like – “we believe you” she was full of shit. I’ll never forget her face in that clip.

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Defensive? They are just stating the facts.

Dan, if you had done some basis investigation work you would have realized Vicky May was a liar. I know you are a one-man operation, but cum-on-man!

You had Marchetti guilty as charged with no evidence, just a complaint.

The fact that you can’t see Krol’s crime is astonishing. At the worse, he stole from a non-profit. At best he accepted an illegal gift (as a city councilor it was illegal for him to accept a gift over $50) of $6,800 from Allen Harris to pay off his debts.

Either way, Krol broke the law. Can you at least acknowledge the illegal gift?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  danvalenti
7 months ago

Sounds unhinged.

Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

NOBODY, I repeat NOBODY, let’s a person or company stiff them on a $30,000 “loan.”

Lend me $30,000 of that $140,000 settlement MelMaz’s attorneys gifted you. When I don’t pay you back Dirty Barry, let’s see if you just let it go like Alan Harris did.

Have you given any thought to my idea of you working another Cumby’s parking lot shift with AJ Enchill narrating it? It would really “vibe it up.”

The walls are closing in…..

#
#
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

It’s either a public charity or a foundation.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  #
7 months ago

Or, it could be a public-private enterprise. Everyone on the street understands the motivation for well-heeled gentlemen to come together to salvage, perform genital mutilation, and feed feral cats (who did not actually ask for help.)

He is correct about the gift thing possibly. It isn’t connected to councilordom, but it’s a good thought. I’ve been talking about ethics for some time come to think of it.

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Goslow
Goslow
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

When did the court determine that?

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Goslow
7 months ago

Parallel universe. Episode 34 of Fringe.

Agent 86
Agent 86
Reply to  In The Know
7 months ago

Good to know that you have nothing to say about Marchetti ‘s melt downs and hissy fits.

ShirleyKnutz
ShirleyKnutz
Reply to  Agent 86
7 months ago

It actually sounded like one of Marchetti’s melt downs. hmmmmmm

Dot gov
Dot gov
Reply to  In The Know
7 months ago

told you the courts are corrupt. So is mcad. Think: Mass Legal Aid. Klepetar, Rutberg’s boy. They gonna run this town tonight.

Remember the time Qdog was involved in a case and she said the victim was lying about rape. She said the victim changed the story however the victim was raped in a shed and a different time in a garage. Victim was said to be a minor and a liar. Abused long term.

Shed and Garage. 2 places. Not a misspoke but, the facts. They said the victim changed her story. Extra details at a later time is not evidence of a lie.

No justice was had in that either.

Inside investigation like by whom, the state police in the DA’s office ? They are government employees? There’s your sign. No victims shall be coming forward.

It is a fact that investigations into women’s complaints are invalidated.

Elizabeth Freeman center, again Rutbergs.

If the assailant is a government employee, there’s zero chance of achieving redress.

Misconduct is a game ppl play in the middle of the night

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Dot gov
7 months ago

Skepticism is legitimate.

Tt2
Tt2
7 months ago

This whole mess stinks to the high heaven.Write in Karen K

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Tt2
7 months ago

Please Dear Lord let the Las Vegas Raiders win tonight. It’s tax time.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

I’m thinking of running a write in candidate. The mantra will be ……………………….You ‘Deserve Better’!

Goslow
Goslow
Reply to  Tt2
7 months ago

Grow up and make a choice of the candidates on the ballot. A write in accomplishes nothing. Either Krol or Lumpy will be Mayor. I choose Krol over a madman who can’t control himself.

Please
Please
7 months ago

Good bad and ugly of Eagle story: good- credits the Planet bad restates Krol theft for anyone living under a rock ugly does not look good for May who is called a liar by another female former employee.
Ouch.

ComeOnMan!
ComeOnMan!
Reply to  Please
7 months ago

This whole thing is a giant nothing burger. Most everyone already knew Marchetti can throw hissy fits, as do lots of gay blades for some reason.

Paul Rich Dumpster
Paul Rich Dumpster
7 months ago

Vote with your feet.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Paul Rich Dumpster
7 months ago

Vote Costa,Benoit,Miraglia, Marion. Costa and Benoit impressed

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

White Persip only ones against a forensic audit.

Herb Pease
Herb Pease
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

Not unexpected. Persip and White come across as arrogant entitled know it alls.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

Seriously? When did the others say they were for one? If Tyer told them to say NO then they said NO SIR!!! They were told when they were backed to run for office that they were absolutely NOT to think for themselves.
And even though they come across dumb as a bag of rocks, that is apparently what they do each meeting. please tell me none of these people have children.

Herb Pease
Herb Pease
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

Costa is PHONY!!!!!!!

Goslow
Goslow
Reply to  Herb Pease
7 months ago

Does Marion still have to register as a sex offender?

Mr. Worldwide
Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

Vicky May says that Allison Loring left the Pittsfield Cooperative Bank because of a hostile work environment. When the Boring Broadsheet talked to Loring, she denies she left the bank because of a hostile work environment.

Now we have evidence and that evidence points to Vicky May as being a LIAR.

This brings into question every other point in Vicky May’s complaint.

We still have the evidence in the Krol stealing matter. He looks way more guilty than Marchetti.

I’m voting for Marchetti.

Mr. Fritz
Mr. Fritz
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

I’m with you on this one, W.

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Mr. Fritz
7 months ago

“I’m with you on this one, W.”

That’s all it takes?! Good thing you don’t put your name out there or you’d be buying the stuff no none else wants.

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Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Charles Kronick
7 months ago

I’m amazed at how little it takes to convince.

Bud
Bud
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

Marchetti’s statement is he “disputes many of the allegations”. Can you ask your friend which allegations he does not dispute? Thank you in advance.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

You have an allegation by someone who may be a victim of coercion. We we know is that you’re not a lawyer and you don’t know how to use a dictionary.

12 Gauge
12 Gauge
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

You and your wife each gave Misogynistic Marchetti $500.00. What’s the expected ROI?

Herb Pease
Herb Pease
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

The Co-Op as a whole isn’t running for mayor. Irrational temper tantrum Marchetti is. We don’t need Mr. Hissy Fit as mayor.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  Mr. Worldwide
7 months ago

Even if Marchetti was never in that bank or met Vicky May, he is far from being qualified to handle a 200 million dollar budget based on his multiple failings in the last eight years. He was a total dud for the people as city council president and he comes across as a bitchy hemorrhoid sufferer who lashes out when they are inflamed.

I know I do.

Fran from France
Fran from France
7 months ago

There’s a defender among us, a friend who never surrenders or concedes.
No thief is he, who offers encouragement to people with his kind deeds.

A rapscallion, devoted to negativity, brings gloom to our city
a site near a troll bridge where scoundrels live. To this, many will attest!

To lay hold of the city, yon sheriff set a price upon the head
of the well-loved hero, Sir Kindness and his loyal band, so it’s been said.

Oh, disgruntled one of what crime do ye think Sir Kindness a criminal?
The scoundrel blubbered a bit and said, “I’ll find one that’s subliminal.”

A sinister smile played across her lips as her crazed demeanor grew weird
“Nay,” the cry from many supporters, “Sir Kindness is not to be feared!”

He only bites the butts of those who try to make blameless poets cry
Never would he hurt the innocent; only hypocrites who continue to lie.

“Sir Kindness is not the one to blame for the injuries done in our wood
But I know who is because I saw them acting like they’re from the hood!”

Twas no secret in the city, the haughties were not as people thought
They frown as if being hounded, but the corrupt ones have been caught.

-Jenna Logan

Johnny A
Johnny A
7 months ago

If Marchetti’s team has any sense of humor whatsoever they will play “Bitch” by The Rolling Stones for his walk-on song next Tuesday. See you next Tuesday.

Jon Melle
Jon Melle
Reply to  Johnny A
7 months ago

I know what See You Next Tuesday means in Street slang!

WTF
WTF
Reply to  Johnny A
7 months ago

Or Johnny Cash s “Don’t Call Me Sue”.

tax slayer
tax slayer
7 months ago

So I have to choose between a John Krol the thief or Peter Marchetti the angry misogynist.

I’d rather bang my head against the wall, but if I had to choose who would watch my tax dollars it would be Peter the Jerk over John the Embezzler.

snark shark
snark shark
Reply to  tax slayer
7 months ago

Of course Pete will be happy to watch everyone’s tax dollars. As he collects them including what I am reading as a coming 9 percent increase. You seem to forget he did not blink once in all the years Tyer raised taxes to the max. He simply bowed his head and said “yup, yup yup mayor. Raise everyone’s taxes again, I do not care. I make a ton of money and it will not faze me. To hell with those old people on fixed incomes.”

Cry baby
Cry baby
7 months ago

Both candidates have made their visits to the Pittsfield fire dept. To get the fireman’s and ladies to vote for them. Problem is none of our new 50 firefighters in the last few years live in Pittsfield. Haha guess they can get possible friends and family who live in the Pitt to vote and keep the status quo.

In Da Know
In Da Know
Reply to  Cry baby
7 months ago

Guess you were too stupid to pass the Civil Service test Rube

Gobsig
Gobsig
Reply to  In Da Know
7 months ago

Your sheep are missing you. Go out to the barn,

Cry baby
Cry baby
Reply to  In Da Know
7 months ago

Oh yes, that is a test of geniuses. Look at all the PFD tards.

Jonathan A. Melle
Jonathan A. Melle
7 months ago

Only in Pittsfield politics!

Former Mayor Montello – the Dan Bianchi BUST – endorses The Gavel – Peter Marchetti – who allegedly calls women employees “BITCH” – for Mayor of Pittsfield because character still matters:

Letter: “Marchetti is the honest, competent choice for mayor”
The Berkshire Eagle, October 31, 2023

To the editor: Character still matters.

A mayor should be a person of solid character, an example for young citizens and a person taxpayers can trust. A mayor should have a successful work history, a demonstrated ability and propensity to work diligently year in and year out. A mayor should have a selfless approach to public service, with an ability to withstand the significant pressures of special interests. A mayor should be honest and above temptation of using the office for self-enrichment. A mayor should be able to empathize with the citizens of their community as they meet the challenges of everyday life.

A city’s chief executive should be competent to do the job, which includes developing and managing a $200 million budget and supervising a significant municipal workforce. A mayor should have the vision to see how education, public safety and economic development fit together to advance the community and serve the citizenry.

Peter Marchetti has been a steady, significant contributor as an executive of one of our valued community financial institutions for more than 30 years. Pete has given selflessly on boards and commissions. Shortly after becoming mayor, I was proud to appoint Peter to the charter commission. He has given hundreds of hours of planning and work so that the people of Pittsfield can enjoy one of the best Independence Day celebrations in America. Pete has donated many years to give young people in our community a wholesome recreational outlet through a long lasting bowling program. Peter Marchetti’s commitment to our community and his significant and relevant career makes him the overwhelmingly best choice to become Pittsfield’s next mayor.

I respectfully urge the voters of Pittsfield to support an honest, competent and proven dedicated public servant who we can entrust with the office of mayor. Please join me in voting for Pete Marchetti on election day.

Dan Bianchi, Pittsfield

The writer is a former mayor of Pittsfield.

Sunflower
Sunflower
7 months ago

Shirley Edgerton just endorsed Peter Marchetti. Wonder if Peter has promised her another City paid family vacation, since he was behind the previous vacation. That endorsement alone is enough for me not to vote for him.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Sunflower
7 months ago

Move the city forward actually means tax and SPEND. I believe they have a state of two out at city hall.

Old Stooge
Old Stooge
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

Either one gets elected that’s the DEAL. See where the loser ends up.

Craig C Gaetani
Craig C Gaetani
Reply to  Old Stooge
7 months ago

No matter who wins the corner office, The abuse of the taxpayers will continue.Because we have no opportunity to look forward to many sunny days, We have a couple options and the first option would be to start a recall campaign after the election. The second option is to vote out the gobsig candidates in every ward and in the at large positions. This will be very tough to attain but it is the only way that we can win out over these greedy loathsome self centered sigs. They don’t care about our plight and are only concerned about them and theirs. If you are a nongobsig you must go all out to insure that the gobsig runing in your ward and the at large gobsigs are sent packing. There are 28000 registered voters in pittsfield who don’t vote and it is these people who are the ones that we must reach. Short of these efforts there is no way that we can be successful in riding ourselves of these gobsig supported candidates. In my ward the gobsig backed candidate is squeaky Dina guiel lampiazi. I am doing my part in making every effort to defeat this number one rubber stamp and Linda tyer backer. She has voted the status quo line every single time she votes and is predominantly a 95%r with a near perfect record in supporting secretary tyers failed agenda. She is certainly not a favorite of the taxpayers of our city and her defeat will be a win for ward6.lets all pull together and do our parts to defeat all gobsig backed buffoons

Village Knight
Village Knight
7 months ago

My salute to Planet Valenti!
Real Independent Media.
Brave and Honest.
Bravo!

Charles Kronick
Charles Kronick
Reply to  Village Knight
7 months ago

Skol!