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Archive for August, 2016

Posted In: Land Use

City May Repurpose a Playground Despite Decades of Use

But a Concurring Justice Asserts That the SJC Should Revise This Precedent The Appeals Court narrowly interpreted article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution to allow a city to repurpose land…

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Posted In: Municipal Law, Procurement

Top 15 Changes in the New Municipal Modernization Bill

In what is largely a win for municipalities, the Legislature unanimously passed the Municipal Modernization Act on the last day of the 2015-2016 session. The Bill should improve municipal administration, mostly…

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