- Office of the Inspector General
On July 10, 2018, the Town of Newbury paid over $523,000, including attorney fees, to a former employee after a Superior Court judge found the Town had violated the Massachusetts Whistleblower Act. In his ruling, the judge determined that the employee had engaged in protected whistleblower activity when he reported alleged violations of state law to the OIG.
The OIG investigated the complaint and issued a report in 2011. The report documented improper activities and conflicts of interest in awarding moorings in the Town of Newbury. The report can be found at Assignment of Moorings to Private Businesses in Newbury, Massachusetts (pdf).