Presentation: “Transparency and Transition: The Public Records Law & Records Retention: by Attorney Lauren F. Goldberg on July 22

Lauren F. Goldberg Attorney Lauren F. Goldberg will present the municipal perspective at a seminar sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education on the topic of “Transparency and Transition: the Public Records Law & Records Retention.” Attorney Goldberg will provide guidance based on her years of experience in meeting the special challenges to... read more

Town of Westborough zoning bylaw amendment regulating medical marijuana-related uses

The Attorney General issued a significant decision on a proposed Town of Westborough zoning bylaw amendment regulating medical marijuana-related uses. The decision includes important guidance to municipalities regarding the limits of permissible zoning regulation on registered marijuana dispensaries and hardship cultivation. To read the decision of the Attorney General... read more

Independent Investigation of Bidders Permissible

In 2012, the outstanding legal defense provided by attorney David Doneski to the Town of Holliston resulted in the landmark decision by the Supreme Judicial Court in Barr Incorporated v. Town of Holliston, 462 Mass. 112 (2012). The importance of this decision is underscored by the featured section in today’s City and Town publication... read more

Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers

Today, the Attorney General of the Commonwealth issued two notable decisions affecting local planning for addressing concerns resulting from Chapter 369 of the Acts of 2012, “An Act for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana” (Enacted as Question 3 of the November 2012 state ballot). We are pleased to... read more