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LWV Hosts Warrant Review on March 3

Attend this informal gathering to learn about the articles we’ll be voting on at Annual Town Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Westford will host this meeting on Thursday, Mar 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the JV Fletcher Library Meeting Room. We’ll discuss proposed budget transfers and appropriations, capital appropriations, Community Preservation Committee recommendations, … Read More

Update on the Sign Bylaw Review Committee

Lynn Cohen, Fran Mower, Chris Kandianis and Ellen Harde have been meeting with Angus Jennings, Director of Land Use Management to identify ways to make the sign bylaw easier to read and interpret. We have come up with a reorganized version that begins by outlining when a sign permit is needed, followed by the laws … Read More

Fall Election Results

The official election results are in.  You can see how Westford voted on the Town web site.

Westford Students Hold Mock Election

By Pam Holland Westford students in the 3rd through 8th grades voted in a mock election in October.  Assisted by the League of Women Voters, students at the Crisafulli and Day Elementary schools, and the Blanchard Middle School voted as part of the National Student/Parent Mock Election. Westford students gave Charlie Baker 38% of their … Read More

Ballot Question #2 about Affordable Housing

Question #2 seeks to repeal Chapter 40B which is the state law that encourages and regulates the production of affordable housing. Based on long-standing state and national positions, the LWV of Massachusettts urges voters to vote “NO” to defeat Question # 2. Learn more  

LWVMA position on Questions 1 and 3

Question 1 would repeal the state sales tax on alcoholic beverages. Question #3 would reduce the state sales tax on all goods from the present 6.25% to 3%. Learn about the LWVMA position on these questions.

Warrant Review on WCAT

Bob Price, Vice-President of the League of Women Voters, is joined on the set by Town Manager Jodi Ross and Board of Selectmen Chair Bob Jefferies to summarize the warrant articles that will be presented and voted on at the upcoming Special Town Meeting on October 18th Watch it online, or check the schedule to … Read More

5th Congressional District Candidates Forum Oct 16th

The LWV of Concord-Carlisle will host a Candidates Forum on Saturday, October 16, 2010, from 3 – 4:30pm  at the Alcott School Auditorium, 93 Laurel Street , Concord , MA . Candidates Dale Brown, (I-Chelmsford), Bob Clark (I Bolton), Jon Golnik (R-Carlisle) and Niki Tsongas (D-Lowell) have agreed to participate. The candidates will answer questions … Read More

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