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Permit details emerge in conflict probe

An Easton-based firm linked to Canton’s recently dismissed conservation agent applied for Canton permits in at least half a dozen residential projects while he was employed by the town, according to town records.

Robert J. Murphy was ousted from the post he held for 22 years after members of the town’s Conservation Commission discovered he had ties to M&M Engineering, a firm that was involved in several projects around town.

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