EDITORIALS: January 4

City Solicitor Needs to Chime In On School Committee Vote

Last week it was revealed in two of the city’s weekly publications that city employee John Burley’s effort in behalf of his daughter who is running for a seat on the school committee may put him in a conflict of interest.

The conflict of interest laws are broad and many are open to interpretation but in this case, the perception and the reality seem to intersect in a perfect storm of sorts. Continue reading EDITORIALS: January 4