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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Click here to submit your questions for Candidates’ Night!
Learn more about the candidates running for local office by reading their responses to League questions in this year’s Voters’ Guide.
Listen to the candidates address the issues by attending our Candidates’ Night event on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. This year the event will be held in the meeting room at the J.V. Fletcher Library.Questions from the audience are encouraged, although the League may combine or edit questions for time. Every candidate running for office this year will be attending, including the contested school committee race, so it is a great way to get to know your candidates.
The League of Women Voters of Westford will host our annual Candidates’ Night on Wednesday, April 15. The event will be held in the J.V. Fletcher Library Meeting Room and will start at 7 p.m. This is a great opportunity to bring your questions, meet the candidates, and learn their views on important local issues. Residents may also submit questions online until 5:00 PM Friday, April 10. Remember to watch for the “Voters’ Guide” published in the Westford Eagle. This event will be simulcast on Channel 8.
Annual Town Meeting is fast approaching! By now, you should have received the Finance Committee’s booklet describing in the warrant articles and town budget in detail. Remember to bring this with you to Town Meeting. Town Meeting is held in the gymnasium of the Abbot Elementary School.
If you would like to get a summary of the articles to be discussed in just 30 minutes, watch our Town Meeting Preview on YouTube. League member Bob Price leads the discussion with town officials and gets you the info you need to know before you go.
Watch online now!
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.
The Westford LWV’s latest project has been to put together a guide for any town residents who are considering running for local office. This guide will be available as a printed booklet at Town Hall and the J.V. Fletcher Library, but it is also available online. This guide is a great way to learn more about the process of running for local office, and draws on the experiences and wisdom of many League members and residents who have gone through the process.
Download “A Guide to Running for Local Office in Westford” today!