Voters can learn more about the proposed purchase of the Pirie Property (also known as Aquila Farm) by the town of Hamilton at a Tuesday night forum.
League Of Women Voters Of Hamilton Wenham
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
The League of Women Voters of Hamilton-Wenham offer tips to become an educated voter in both towns during the Annual Town Meetings and town election.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Hear from the two candidates for the Wenham Board of Selectmen.
There are two candidates for a three-year term on the Wenham Board of Selectmen. The two candidates are Molly Martins, the incumbent and current board chairman and Jack Wilhelm, former Finance Advisory Committee chairman and former member of the Board of Assessors. Both candidates outlined the reasons they are seeking the one open seat in a candidates forum at Buker Elementary School last Thursday. See excerpts of what the candidates had to say in the attached videos. The election is Thursday, April 11 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at Wenham Town Hall.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Hear from the four candidates for the Hamilton Board of Selectmen.
The four candidates for two seats on the Hamilton Board of Selectmen went before voters on Wednesday at a candidates forum hosted by the League of Women Voters. The event at Buker Elementary School was attended by more than 100 residents and also taped to be played later on HWCAm leading up to the Thursday, April 11 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Hear from candidates Bill Dery, Marc Johnson, Scott Maddern and Jack Hauck in the attached videos as they introduce themselves.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The League of Women Voters has planned a candidates night for early March for candidates seeking contested local positions.
A candidates night is planned for early March so voters can hear from the local candidates in contested races, including the Board of Selectmen in both Hamilton and Wenham and the School Committee. The League of Women Voters of Hamilton-Wenham is hosting its annual Candidates Night on Wednesday, March 6 in the Multipurpose Room at Buker Elementary School in Wenham. In April voters cast their ballots in the election of local officials where three races are contested; the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee and the Board of Selectmen in Hamilton and Wenham. At the Candidate's night, residents running for the these offices will have the opportunity to make a statement and answer questions posed by our moderator, other candidates and …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Wenham has a proposal to hire a full-time firefighter for the fire department, but the study group that came up with the proposal said any of its recommendations would work if a merger with Hamilton ever occurred.
The recommendations of the Wenham Fire Study Group to add a full-time firefighter would be compatible with any future decisions, including regionalization or a merger with the Hamilton Fire Department, according to the study group. But does a merger with Hamilton make sense? The idea has been discussed before and on Tuesday study group member Michael Lucy suggested that even though it is a “perennial subject” it should not keep it from being talked about again. “Things change and it is good to look at it,” he said. Molly Martins, chairman of the Wenham Board of Selectmen, said there have been no recent conversations about a merger of the two departments. The report was presented on Tuesday to the Wenham Board of Selectmen. In addition to …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The president of the League of Women Voters of Hamilton-Wenham writes to suggest that local citizens consider a run for publicly elected office this spring.
To the editor: The League of Women Voters of Hamilton-Wenham works to ensure that residents are informed and active in government. It is time for all of us to think about being active in government. As local election season approaches, we are asking each resident of Hamilton and Wenham to take a moment from your busy day and do one thing – either consider running for elected office or come up with the name of someone else you think would make a good elected official. Then go to Town Hall and pick up nomination papers or encourage someone else to do so. Many appointed boards and committees would also love to see new members and hear new voices and ideas. We need different views and creative thinking in our towns’ deliberations to find …