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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    Special Town Meeting Preview

    Posted on Sep 20 2016

    7:30 pm, Wednesday, October 5, 2016
    Millennium School – Conference Room B, 23 Depot St., Westford, MA, 01886

    Join us at this informal gathering hosted by the Westford League of Women Voters to learn about the motions we will be voting on at the upcoming Special Town Meeting. If you are new to town, or just want to become better educated on town issues, take advantage of this opportunity to cover all articles on the warrant and ask questions as we go. We will preview issues including leasing space for the Parks & Recreation Dept., accepting the schematic design for the J.V. Fletcher Library expansion, amending the Agricultural Preservation Restriction on the Drew Garden property, and balancing the town’s budget, This event will be videotaped by WestfordCAT for future rebroadcasting.

    All registered voters are encouraged to attend Special Town Meeting on Monday, October 17 at 7:30 pm in the Abbot School Gym. A quorum of 200 registered voters is required to convene the meeting, so we encourage you to bring a neighbor!

    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.