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  • League News August 2017
    — The League’s Steering Committee had its annual summer planning meeting this month and we will be posting our calendar of events for this year on the website. There are a few important events coming soon that we want you to know about. This month, the League is co-sponsoring the community vigil scheduled for this Wednesday, (tomorrow), ...
  • 2017 annual meeting notice
    — June 14th 2017 CALL TO ANNUAL MEETING Home of Anne DeSouza Ward 543 Lynn Fells Parkway Melrose, MA October 2015: In October, the League produced a live Candidates Forum for all of the candidates in contested races for local office: three School Committee seats, three Ward Aldermen seats, and three Alderman-at-Large seats. The forum was ...
  • Report of Steering Committee 2016 – 2017
    — June 2016: At our Annual Meeting June 08, 2016, we voted to maintain our Non-Partisanship Policy as is, and approved the 2016-2017 Budget. September 2016: Victorian Fair.  As always, we maintained a booth where we registered voters, and provided literature about voting and the League. We also co-sponsored a forum organized by the Newton League ...
  • May 2017 Message to Members
    — It has been another year, and we are preparing for Annual Meeting in June and then a busy fall with local election forums here in Melrose. 2017 has been busy with the new administration in the federal government, and voters have been very energized and engaged on all levels of government. The League’s motto “Making ...
  • September 2016 Message to Members
    — Hello all, Happy September! The election season is busy and we are working hard to facilitate voter registration and voter information. We co-sponsored a forum organized by the Newton League for the Middlesex Sheriff’s election and we hope you were able to see it on MMTV or via internet. It was most informative about an ...
  • Report of Steering Committee 2015-2016
    — June 2015: At our Annual Meeting June 11, 2015, we voted to maintain our Non-Partisanship Policy as is, approved the 2015-2016 Budget, and elected the Steering Committee to a 2-year term. August 2015: Heather Doyle applied for and obtained a grant from the LWVMA for voter service forums in the fall. It was a lot ...
  • January 2016 Message to Members
    — Happy New Year! The League begins its new year, as it has for many years, with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. community celebration on Monday, January 18, 2016. The day of service begins with registration at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 70 West Emerson Street, between 8:30 and 9:00 am. Juice and some breakfast is ...
  • Message to Members October 1, 2015
    — Please come join us on Thursday, October 15, at City Hall in the Aldermens Chamber for a public Candidates Forum for the candidates for School Committee, Alderman At Large, and the three contested Ward Alderman seats. The Forum begins at 7 pm and is open to the public.  It will also be filmed for airing on ...
  • Message to Members September 2015
    — Hello everyone, The League is happy to announce that it is hosting an informational Override Forum this Sunday, September 27, 2015, taping at MMTV studios. Check the cable listings for when it will be aired. We have representatives from the proponent and opponent organizations on the issue of the $2.2 million override question that will ...
  • Winter 2015 Message to members
    — Hello everyone, Your Steering Committee is planning the League agenda for the end of our 2014-2015 year and we hope you’re planning to join us for some of the activities.  Please check the website for dates and times and locations. Monday, January 19, was the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Potluck and Celebration, for which ...