Adoption of G.L. Chapter 258, Section 13, or G.L. Chapter, 41, Section 100.

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Wareham Town Clerk of Wareham, MA.


From: Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all documents which indicate the whether the City of Wareham has accepted the provisions of G.L. Chapter 258, Section 13, or the provisions of the predecessor statute, G.L. Chapter, 41, Section 100, and the date of any such acceptance.

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.


Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute

From: Wareham Town Clerk

Please be aware that Jenna deane no longer works in the Town Clerk's Office.

All inquires should be sent to,

These emails will only be available until April 4, 2019. After that date all inquires

should be sent directly to

I will fulfill this request within ten business days or sooner.

Any fees for copies will not be waived. You will not be charged

for the first two hours of search time.

Mary Ann Silva

Wareham Town Clerk

From: Wareham Town Clerk

Good Afternoon,

Attached are the documents you have requested.

Thank you,

Colleen Malone

Town Clerk's Office



From: Wareham Town Clerk


I also wanted to let you know that Jenna is no longer with the Clerk's office. Currently it is Mary Ann Silva, Donna Rhodes and I. Please send all requests to all three of us to make sure it is handled in a timely fashion.

Colleen Malone