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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote No on Article 6 at Special Town Meeting

Get daily Westford text alerts by subscribing here. Please come to the Westford special Town Meeting this Monday and vote NO on article 6.  This article is to fund software to help implement a “stealth rain tax” that the selectmen have decided to call a “Fee.” Calling it a “Fee” is a ploy to avoid having voters vote on the tax, which it really is.  A “Fee” is voluntary, similar to a dog license fee (you can decide not to have a dog). This “Fee” is anything but voluntary.  So, vote NO and grab a microphone to voice your opposition to the selectmen denying your RIGHT to vote on the tax. Although the article is for software, it is an opportunity to make your opinion known to the selectmen. Continue Reading →

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ over Superintendent’s Proposed Cuts to Reconcile Budget

As President of the Westford Education Association, I am reaching out on behalf of our membership (K-12 classroom teachers, Curriculum Coordinators, Teacher’s Assistants, Nurses, and Specialists) to express our extreme concern over the proposed cuts made necessary in order to reconcile Superintendent (Bill) Olsen’s fiscal 2020 School budget with the proposed allocation of funds from the town. Continue Reading →

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