Section 87G. The board shall hold practical examinations, to be held in cities in different parts of the commonwealth, distributed as evenly as possible for the convenience of the applicants, and such other examinations at such times and places as the board may, from time to time, determine, of applicants for registration as barbers, and such applicants, if found qualified, shall be registered by the board as barbers. The board shall keep a full record of its proceedings. It shall also keep a register of applicants for certificates of registration, showing the name of the applicant, the name and location of his place of occupation or business, and whether he was granted or refused a certificate, a register in which shall be entered the names of all persons to whom certificates of registration or permits, other than permits referred to in section eighty-seven I, are issued or granted, and a register of apprentices and students to whom permits have been granted under section eighty-seven I; and said registers shall be at all times open to public inspection. The board shall make an annual report, which shall include an itemized statement of all receipts and expenses of the board for the year.