The League of Women Voters of Westford is a group of women and men of all ages and backgrounds with the common interest of “Making Democracy Work.” The League’s goal is to encourage active and informed participation of citizens in government.

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    Show Me the Money! Understanding Westford’s Finances

    Posted on Oct 07 2017

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
    Millennium School, Conference Room B, 23 Depot St Westford

    Do you know how State Aid gets allocated? Ever wonder how our tax rate gets established or how budget decisions are made? How do CPC funds get distributed, and what exactly is a Debt Exclusion?  Come join us on Wednesday, November 8th for a fun and informative evening as Finance Director Dan O’Donnell and Selectman Elizabeth Almeida explain these terms and walk through Westford’s budget process.  Get answers to these and other burning questions you may have about the “money”!   All are welcome.  This event will be simulcast on cable by Westford CAT on the Public channels Comcast 8, Verizon 35, or online at westfordcat.org, and will be rebroadcast at various times on cable.

    Do you have your own questions about the town’s budget process? Asking them ahead of time is a great way to make sure we’re prepared with the answers for you!


    Updated Version of “A Guide to Town Meeting in Westford” Now Available

    Posted on Aug 15 2016

    Thanks to the hard work of League members, a new version of the League’s publication “A Guide to Town Meeting in Westford” is now available. Hard copies will be available at town meetings, as well as at the Library and the Town Clerk’s office. You can also download your own copy online from our website.

    The Guide is an invaluable resource for anyone who attends, or would like to attend, Westford’s Town Meetings.

    Report from LWV Traffic Forum in January 2003

    Posted on Jan 20 2014

    Amid the current discussions of traffic in Westford, we thought it would be helpful to make a report from the League’s Forum on traffic in Westford, written in January 2003.   Comparing the solutions proposed then, to the problems and solutions being proposed following the most recent NMCOG traffic study in town highlights the continued changes to traffic patterns in town.  If you are interested in the current traffic and parking issues in town, reading this report gives you additional history and insight into the challenges Westford faces dealing with increased traffic and development.  Download and read the report here.