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 Richard Lodge, editor, MetroWest Daily News of Framingham, Mass. Almost a year after a change to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law allowing remote meeting participation by city or town officials – under special circumstances – fewer than a dozen Bay State communities have adopted the idea. In MetroWest, Franklin, Natick, Southborough, Wayland and the […]
By Laura Crimaldi, director, New England First Amendment Coalition Wayland is shaping up to be the Open Meeting Law capital of the Bay State and one man is driving the way.
By Richard K. Lodge, editor, MetroWest Daily News, Framingham, Mass. The Massachusetts attorney general’s office sided with Wayland selectmen this fall in one of the attorney general’s first decisions since becoming overseer of the state Open Meeting Law.