Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Current selectmen Chair Carmin Reiss and newcomer Alice Kaufman are expected to be elected to the Board of Selectmen later this month.
Barring something very unexpected, current selectmen Chairwoman Carmin Reiss will be re-elected and Alice Kaufman will become the newest member of Concord's Board of Selectmen afte the annual Town Elections later this month. At the League of Women Voters Candidates Forum held Sunday, March 3, they two women introduced themselves and answered a handful of questions about the selectmen's priorities, housing, agriculture and communications between town and school leadership. To hear Reiss and Kaufman explain why they're running, click on the videos posted to your right.
Friday, March 1, 2013
LWVCC's Erin Pastuszenski breaks down the When, the Where, the Why and the How (to submit questions) for Sunday's Candidates' Forum.
Friday, March 1
To the Editor: Next Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. at the Willard School, the League of Women Voters’ Concord Candidates’ Forum will feature the four School Committee candidates and the two Board of Selectmen candidates. We encourage the public to attend. Questions may be submitted in advance to email@example.com through March 1. We hope to see a full house at our forum on Sunday, which will be recorded for later airing on CCTV Channel 8 and for on-demand viewing at www.concordtv.org. Voters must have registered by February 27, and the Town Election Day is Tuesday, March 19. Please contact the Town Clerk’s office about absentee ballots, if you cannot vote at the polls. Your vote counts! Erin PastuszenskiLWVCC Voter Service Director (Concord…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know today in Concord.
1. 14th Middlesex State Representative Candidates' Night: State Rep. Cory Atkins, D-Concord and Michael Benn, the Concord Republican challenging for her seat, will appear at a League of Women Voters candidates forum at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Willard Elementary School. 2. Question the Candidates: There's still time to submit your own questions for Atkins and Benn. Voters can suggest questions for the forum moderator to ask by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for emailed questions has been extended to 5 p.m. today, Oct. 17. 3. Today in Public Meeting: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Minuteman High School Program Advisory Board at 6:30 p.m., the CCHS School Advisory Council at 6:30 p.m., the…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
And you can submit your questions by emailing the League of Women Voters.
The following announcement was provided by the League of Women Voters of Concord and Carlisle. Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-Lowell) and her Republican challenger Jon Golnik of Carlisle have agreed to appear at the League of Women of Voters 3rd Congressional District Candidates’ Forum on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 3 p.m., at the Concord-Carlisle High School Auditorium. The Leagues of Women Voters of the Acton Area, Concord-Carlisle and Westford are co-sponsoring the forum, with the support of the LWVs of Andover/North Andover, Chelmsford, Greater Haverhill, Harvard, Sudbury and Worcester Area. The LWV is asking voters to propose questions for the forum by September 28 by emailing email@example.com. (Please include street address and …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Candidate's forum, upcoming classes, meetings and more today in Concord.
1. All 3rd Middlesex Senate Candidates to Attend LWV Forum: All seven candidates -- the five Democrats and two Republicans -- will participate in a League of Women Voters candidates' forum at 7:30 p.m. this evening at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Municipal Light Board at 8 a.m., the White Pond Advisory Committee at 5:30 p.m. and the Natural Resources Commission at 7 p.m. 3. Self-Defense Seminar for Women: A chance to learn practical, effective, self-defense techniques and strategies for keeping yourself safe from instructors from the Concord Self-Defense Academy. The next session starts in Septembe. For registration information…
Monday, August 13, 2012
The Concord-Carlisle League of Women Voters is holding a candidates' night for candidates running for the 3rd Middlesex State Senate seat.
Monday, August 13, 2012
This Wednesday night, the League of Women Voters of Concord and Carlisle will host a candidates' night for seven state senate hopefuls seeking the 3rd Middlesex seat that state Sen. Susan Fargo, D-Lincoln is vacating after eight terms. The event will be held 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center at 1276 Main St., Concord. The event is free and open to the public. The Democratic candidates are Mike Barrett, Alex Buck, Mara Dolan, Joe Kearns Goodwin and Joe Mullin. Republicans Gregory Howes and Sandi Martinez also plan to attend. According to the format explained by the LWV, Howes and Martinez will sit on the first panel of the evening, while the five Democrats will make up the second panel. Following opening …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The League of Women Voters of Concord and Carlisle to host a forum at the Town House.
The following announcement comes from LWV of Concord-Carlisle Communications Director Julie Rohwein. The League of Women of Voters of Concord-Carlisle will host a Concord Candidates Forum on Sunday, Feb. 12, from 2-4 p.m. in the Town House Hearing Room, 22 Monument Square. Snow date is Feb. 26. The League has invited all candidates running for office in the March 6 Town Election to participate in the forum: Town Moderator candidate Eric Van Loon (incumbent); Board of Selectmen candidates Paul Mahoney and Elise Woodward (incumbent); School Committee candidates Philip Benincasa and Jennifer Munn; and Housing Authority candidates Linda Escobedo and Raymond Snay. The only contested local race on the March 6 ballot is for one seat on the …