Update on 2018 Town Meetings: AG rejected ZBA (part of the) quorum language, accepted other bylaw changes (Updated)

As the Town gets ready for 2019 Annual Town Meeting,I realized that there were still loose ends to report on from last year’s Annual and Special meetings. Read the full article → from Update on 2018 Town Meetings: AG rejected ZBA (part of the) quorum language, accepted other bylaw changes (Updated)

Town Meeting Wrap up: CPA Articles pass, Golf Course CR secure, zoning code change fails

At the second night of Town Meeting, preservation Articles passed with flying colors, along with a measure to speed up future meetings. A proposed change to the zoning code on the Site Plan appeal process got tangled up in arguments and failed to pass the threshold. Read the full article → from Town Meeting Wrap up: CPA Articles pass, Golf Course CR secure, zoning code change fails

Town Meeting: Recreation’s 3 wins and 2 losses send them back to drawing board

Last night, the Recreation Commission scored three big wins, but were disappointed by two big losses. Vice Chair Kristin Lavault acknowledged that the Commission would have to return to the drawing board to reevaluate their plans for Recreation fields. Read the full article → from Town Meeting: Recreation’s 3 wins and 2 losses send them back to drawing board

Town Meeting: Voters OK budgets, 1st Golf Course Article, & Sr. Center; Recreation wins & losses; more up tonight

Last night, Town Meeting voters approved spending over $55M and borrowing more than $800K. They overwhelmingly supported the Town’s requests for budgets and replenishing needed funds. And they supported most of the projects that came in front of them. Two failed, and more are up for votes tonight. Read the full article → from Town Meeting: Voters OK budgets, 1st Golf Course Article, & Sr. Center; Recreation wins & losses; more up tonight

Town Meeting 2018: Updated overview of Warrant, context, and links (plus the Annual Report)

On Monday, voters will have a lot of decisions to make about how to spend taxpayer money and run our government. Here’s a wrap up of what’s up for vote with context and links. Read the full article → from Town Meeting 2018: Updated overview of Warrant, context, and links (plus the Annual Report)

Town officials respond to recent accusations (Updated)

A passionate letter to the editor states that Town officials “gutted” the Town Code “without public knowledge”. The letter also shed light on reasoning behind a recent Open Meeting Law Complaint against the Board of Selectmen.

It shouldn’t be a surprise to readers that both accusations connect to the highly-controversial Park Central development. Read the full article → from Town officials respond to recent accusations (Updated)

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