Laura Krantz, staff writer, MetroWest Daily News, Framingham, Mass. HOPKINTON, Mass – A small rural Massachusetts town determined to ward off a casino in its backyard got stonewalled this year by a state commission and the secretary of state, but the fat lady hasn’t sung yet for Hopkinton. After eight fruitless months battling the Massachusetts Gaming […]
But the town of Hopkinton’s quest for public records from the casino licensing board is a testament to how entitled state officials feel to work in secrecy.
By George Brennan, reporter, The Cape Cod Times, Barnstable, Mass. When is a finalist a finalist? The Massachusetts Gaming Commission says candidates for the panel’s executive director position are not technically finalists until background checks are completed. The Cape Cod Times is challenging the commission’s refusal to release the names of candidates undergoing those background […]