Anyone interested in seeing the public’s business done in full sunlight should be following the work of our sister paper, The Gloucester Daily Times. The Times has been pressing Essex officials on their decision to close to the public a key meeting on the future of the Conomo Point property. Here’s the story.

This time, the issue involves Essex. But too often, the same thing happens in one of our local communities. One of the most important roles of a community newspaper is to make sure the public has open access to the workings of their government.

For a Gloucester Daily Times editorial on the topic, click here.

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