Dog Registration Data (Groton Town Clerk)

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Groton Town Clerk of Groton, MA.
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current Dog Registration or Dog License Database.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Michael Morisy

From: Michael Bouchard

Dear Mr. Morisy,

The Town of Groton is in receipt of your request for a dog registration database.

The Town can offer it’s standard dog list. It is available in hardcopy paper or excel electronic format. The cost of this report is $20.00.

Please advise as to how you would like to proceed.

Under 950 CMR 32.08, you may appeal this response to the Supervisor of Public Records within 90 days.

Michael Bouchard

Please note that the Massachusetts Attorney General has determined that emails are a public record. Privacy should not be expected.


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