Posts tagged "Board"

Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette Inc. v. Board of Assessors of Attleboro (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-049-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12021

SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF LA SALETTE INC.  vs.  BOARD OF ASSESSORS OF ATTLEBORO.

Suffolk.     December 5, 2016. – March 22, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.

Taxation, Real estate tax:  abatement, Real estate tax:  exemption, Real estate tax:  classification of property.  Real Property, Tax.

Appeal from a decision of the Appellate Tax Board.

The Supreme Judicial Court granted an application for direct appellate review.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 22, 2017 at 2:43 pm

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Koines, et al. v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Cohasset, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-014-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

16-P-678                                        Appeals Court

ALEXANDER C. KOINES & another[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF COHASSET & others.[2]

No. 16-P-678.     February 21, 2017.

Zoning, Nonconforming use or structure, Lot size, Exemption, Judicial review.  Real Property, Merger.

The plaintiffs appeal from a judgment of the Land Court that affirmed a decision of the defendant zoning board of appeals of Cohasset (board) based on a conclusion that the board correctly interpreted the Cohasset zoning by-law to afford grandfather protection to a lot owned by the defendants John and Martha Shaw.  We affirm.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 21, 2017 at 8:12 pm

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Retirement Board of Stoneham v. Contributory Retirement Appeal Board, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-189-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12098

Retirement Board OF STONEHAM  vs.  Contributory Retirement Appeal Board & another.[1]

Middlesex.     October 5, 2016. – December 22, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Botsford, Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.

Retirement.  Municipal Corporations, Retirement board.  Public Employment, Retirement.  Contributory Retirement Appeal Board.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February 6, 2014.

The case was heard by Robert L. Ullmann, J., on motions for judgment on the pleadings.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 23, 2016 at 12:28 am

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Doe, Sex Offender Registry Board No. 376575 v. Sex Offender Registry Board (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-179-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

14-P-926                                        Appeals Court

JOHN DOE, SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY BOARD NO. 376575  vs.  SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY BOARD.

No. 14-P-926.

Suffolk.     October 20, 2016. – December 22, 2016.

Present:  Hanlon, Sullivan, & Blake, JJ.

Sex OffenderSex Offender Registration and Community Notification ActJurisdiction, Sex offender.  Evidence, Sex offender.  Obscenity, Child pornography.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on December 18, 2012.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 22, 2016 at 5:21 pm

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Furlong, et al. v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Salem, et al.

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-1174                                       Appeals Court

MICHAEL F. FURLONG & another[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF SALEM & another.[2]

No. 15-P-1174.

Suffolk.     October 7, 2016. – December 12, 2016.

Present:  Hanlon, Sullivan, & Blake, JJ.

Zoning, Variance, Setback.  Practice, Civil, Zoning appeal.

Civil action commenced in the Land Court Department on February 17, 2012.

The case was heard by Robert B. Foster, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 13, 2016 at 3:04 pm

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Verizon New England Inc. v. Board of Assessors of Boston (and a consolidated case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-173-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12034

VERIZON NEW ENGLAND INC.  vs.  BOARD OF ASSESSORS OF BOSTON (and a consolidated case[1]).

Suffolk.     April 7, 2016. – November 2, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, & Hines, JJ.[2]

Telephone Company.  Taxation, Assessors, Personal property tax: value.  Constitutional Law, Taxation.

Appeal from a decision of the Appellate Tax Board.

The Supreme Judicial Court on its own initiative transferred the case from the Appeals Court.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 2, 2016 at 3:11 pm

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Kalu v. Boston Retirement Board, et al.

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-1148                                       Appeals Court

OBIDIYA KALU  vs.  BOSTON RETIREMENT BOARD & another.[1]

No. 15-P-1148.

Norfolk.     May 4, 2016. – October 14, 2016.

Present:  Katzmann, Carhart, & Sullivan, JJ.[2]

Contributory Retirement Appeal Board.  Public Employment, Accidental disability retirement, Retirement.  Retirement.  Practice, Civil, Appeal.  Administrative Law, Decision, Judicial review, Official notice, Substantial evidence.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 14, 2016 at 8:23 pm

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Callahan v. Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-122-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-475                                        Appeals Court

ELEANOR CALLAHAN  vs.  BOARD OF APPEAL ON MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY POLICIES AND BONDS & another.[1]

No. 15-P-475.

Suffolk.     February 1, 2016. – September 12, 2016.

Present:  Cohen, Carhart, & Kinder, JJ.

Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds.  Motor Vehicle, Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds, Operating under the influence, License to operate, Homicide.  Registrar of Motor Vehicles, Revocation of license to operate.  License.  Administrative Law, Decision.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 12, 2016 at 7:09 pm

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Burke v. Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-121-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-117                                        Appeals Court

JOSEPH L. BURKE  vs.  BOARD OF APPEAL ON MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY POLICIES AND BONDS & another.[1]

No. 15-P-117.

Suffolk.     March 16, 2016. – September 12, 2016.

Present:  Cohen, Katzmann, & Blake, JJ.

Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds.  Motor Vehicle, Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds, Operating under the influence, License to operate, Homicide.  License.  Registrar of Motor Vehicles, Revocation of license to operate.  Administrative Law, Agency’s interpretation of statute.  Statute, Construction, Retroactive application.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 12, 2016 at 3:34 pm

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Zoning Board of Appeals of Hanover v. Housing Appeals Committee, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-110-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-893                                        Appeals Court

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF HANOVER  vs.  HOUSING APPEALS COMMITTEE & another.[1]

No. 15-P-893.

Plymouth.     May 9, 2016. – August 29, 2016.

Present:  Agnes, Massing, & Kinder, JJ.

HousingZoning, Housing appeals committee, Comprehensive permit, Low and moderate income housing.  Administrative Law, Agency’s interpretation of regulation, Regulations. Municipal Corporations, Fees.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 29, 2016 at 3:17 pm

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