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League Supported Issues are Approved at Annual Town Meeting

The full results of the votes at the June 12th Annual Town Meeting are available here. We are happy to report that the three issues the League supported were all approved by Town Meeting.  These included $2,000,000 in Community Preservation funding for a senior residential affordable housing project at 35 Town Farm Road, a resolution urging … Read More

3rd Congressional District Leagues Discuss League Priorities in Meeting with Members of Rep. Trahan’s Staff

Over 30 members of the Leagues of Women Voters in the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District–Acton Area, Andover/North Andover, Concord-Carlisle, Chelmsford, Greater Haverhill, Harvard, and Westford—met virtually last month with Mark McDevitt, Congresswoman Lori Trahan’s chief of staff, and Alexandra Karabatsos, Rep. Trahan’s education and healthcare Legislative Assistant. LWVUS encourages local Leagues to meet with their … Read More

Where are the League Banners?

Maybe you noticed that the League’s Vote and Town Meeting banners were not on display before the September primary or this weekend’s Special Town Meeting. For many years local tree services have generously put up and taken down our banners over Main Street in the Center at no cost. For various reasons they can no … Read More

Westford League Awarded State LWV Grant

The League applied for and received a Lotte E. Scharfman Citizen Education Grant from LWV of Massachusetts. The League will use the $300 grant to help pay for a the printing of new edition of our “A Guide to Town Meeting” booklet. First produced in 1999, the Guide describes the entire process of Town Meeting in … Read More

Monthly Civic Social: November 19th at WestfordCAT

Want to learn more about League activities and meet with other residents interested in civic engagement? Check out our monthly Civic Socials now meeting on the third Tuesday of each month. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, November 19th at 7:30pm at WestfordCAT, 487 Groton Rd. Some nibbles and coffee will be provided, but you’re … Read More

LWV Holiday Dinner, December 10

We hope you can join us for this year’s LWV Holiday Dinner at the Westford Regency on Tuesday, December 10. This year, we will start the evening with a social – time to mingle, have a beverage, and catch up with fellow League members. The social will run from 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. This will … Read More

Westford Climate Action Now Rally

An advocate of strong U.S. action to reduce the threat of global warming since the 1990s, the League has made global climate change an action priority since 2006.  Information about the League’s position and advocacy work can be found on the state league’s Climate Change and the Environment page here.   Join the call to demand action … Read More

Introducing new Civic Socials!

Want to learn more about League activities and meet with other residents interested in civic engagement? Check out our new monthly Civic Socials!  We’ll be meeting in the backroom at the 99 Restaurant, Westford location, 333 Littleton Rd, on the third Tuesday of each month.  Our first meeting will be Tuesday, October 15th at 7:30pm! … Read More

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