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The price of public information in Abington, Mass.

By Chazy Dowaliby, editor, The Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Mass., and The Enterprise of Brockton, Mass. On the surface, it seemed like a simple request. The Enterprise (Brockton, Mass.) reporter Erin Shannon sent public information requests to seven community police departments asking for data on the number of motor vehicle stops by town police for […]

Bra trick at Mass. school committee meeting ruled private

By Steve Damish, managing editor, The Enterprise of Brockton, Mass.   In September 2011, chairman Russell FitzGerald began the Abington School Committee meeting in typical fashion – by performing a simple magic trick. He had done it several times before, making items disappear, guessing cards, once pretending to sever the finger of the superintendent. This time, […]