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Brian Keaney filed this request with the Attorney General's Office of Massachusetts.


From: Brian Keaney

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Any by-laws adopted or other votes of a Town Meeting since the passage of the 2009 Ethics Reform Bill that make a town's website the posting location visible at all hours for the purposes of the Open Meeting Law and 940 CMR 29.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Brian Keaney

From: Brian Keaney


Do you know when I might be able to expect a response?

Thank you,


From: Gainey, Emalie (AGO)

Hello Brian. I just email the response to ',' which was the last email you emailed me from. Did you receive it?

From: Gainey, Emalie (AGO)

From: Brian Keaney

Hi Emalie,

I did receive your response. I'm sorry for the confusion - I didn't mean to send the request twice.

Thanks a lot.