The case pertains to an investigation into the use of rodenticides by government agencies
“We don’t go into things looking to file lawsuits, but when we feel like people have not followed the law, we challenge them.”
This is what happens when you try asking the second largest city in Mass and state officials to adhere to basic public records laws
“If Massachusetts agencies could skirt the public records law by characterizing the receipt of documents as a loan, that would have been [an] invitation to a substantial amount of mischief.”
Now records we have received from Healey’s shed light on why her office may be avoiding the issue—her office is also guilty of the same kind of questionable social media management.
While there have indeed been formal requests made for public information and several articles written about CPD misconduct, it is news to us that we are on the “attack.”
The Western Mass police department that has hosted more than two-dozen events at Chick-fil-A
As shameless as it sometimes feels to celebrate awards, it’s also true that journalists are underpaid, underappreciated, and in some cases even relentlessly harassed because of their work.
“Like the time we knocked out two English papers, a science experiment, and built the White House out of sugar cubes,” Evan said. “It opened up our Sunday for filing Freedom of Information requests.”
That’s what’s happening with all three agencies in this case, with each one putting their own unique spin on how to circumvent the rules.