Suffolk Times: Only weeks after a state official said the information must be made public, Greenport Village blacked out large sections of a report detailing donations and expenses connected with the tall ships visit in the spring [of 2012].
Bob Freeman, director of the state’s Committee on Open Government, who gave a public presentation in Greenport last month about Freedom of Information laws, confirmed last week that the village had wrongfully redacted, meaning removed, sponsors’ names in its response to a recent FOIL request seeking information about who donated to the event this past Memorial Day.
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