Access to Public Records

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What is a “Public Record?”
Under Massachusetts Law every record that is made or received by a government entity or employee is presumed to be a public record unless a specific statutory exemption permits or requires it to be withheld in whole or in part. 

Click Here to Make a Public Records Request

NOTE: Please do not request Birth, Marriage, or Death Certificates through the Public Records request application.  Visit our Vital Records Requests Section for instructions on obtaining those records.