Southbridge Town Council Delays Vote on Vice Chair

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📷 Newly elected Southbridge Town Council Chair Jack Jovan and Town Manager Ron San Angelo By Sarah Champagne SOUTHBRIDGE – The newly configured town council has not yet chosen a vice chairman despite two meetings since new or re-elected members were sworn in. The council originally held a vote to elect […]

Charlton Residents Sue Selectmen

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CHARLTON RESIDENTS SUE SELECTMEN OVER MARIJUANA VOTES By Colin A. Young STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JULY 10, 2018…..Residents in Charlton are suing the town, alleging selectmen there violated the open meeting law when they approved a host and development agreement for a marijuana cultivation and manufacturing facility […]

Councilor Auclair will not further open meeting law complaint

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Neither Auclair, DiPietro in attendance for Council discussion By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — Though neither the complainant nor alleged violator were in attendance, the Town Council reviewed an open meeting law complaint on Monday night. Town Council Chairwoman Denise Clemence will pen a letter attesting to […]

DiPietro cites learning curve in defense of open meeting law complaint

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Clemence says Council will review complaint By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — Town Councilor Marc DiPietro denied intentionally circumventing open meeting law after filed a complaint with Attorney General’s office on Monday. Town Councilor Kristen Auclair contacted the Office of the Attorney General and formally filed a […]

Open meeting law complaint arises from forklift controversy

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Southbridge councilor files objection with state By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — Town Councilor Kristen Auclair has levied charges that a fellow councilor has violated the state open meeting law. Ms. Auclair alleges Councilor Marc DiPietro discussed pending business last week, over the transfer of funds to […]