Open Violations

Matthew Stewart filed this request with the Middleton Town Clerk of Middleton, MA.
Est. Completion None
No Responsive Documents


From: Matthew Stewart

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any open fire, zone or building violations at 4 South Main Street Middleton.

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 there are fees, 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.


Matthew Stewart

From: Middleton Town Clerk

Good Afternoon:

This letter is in response to your Public Records request to the Town of Middleton dated January 28, 2023 and received by the Town Clerk for the Town of Middleton on January 30, 2023. Please find the Town's response to the request in accordance with the requirements of the Public Records Law.
In response to your request for records from the Fire Department and the Office of the Building/Zoning Commissioner for the Town of Middleton for the property located at 4 South Main Street, a diligent search of records has produced no records responsive to the request.

Please be advised that Public Records Requests in Massachusetts are governed by General Law Chapter 66 as well as Code of Massachusetts Regulations 950 CMR 32.00.

Ilene B. Twiss
Ilene B. Twiss
Town Clerk
Records Access Officer
Notary Public/Justice of the Peace
Memorial Hall
48 South Main Street
Middleton, MA 01949<>
PH: (978) 774-6927
FAX: (978) 774-6167

Please be advised the Office of the Secretary of State for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has determined that most emails sent to or from municipal officials are considered to be public records and therefore may be subject to public disclosure.