Candidates for selectman, school committee and other important elected posts in both Hamilton and Wenham will be speaking publicly this Wednesday night, from 7 p.m. — 9:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Buker School.

School Committee (select 3)

Deborah Evans (Wenham)
Jeanise Bertrand (Wenham)
Melissa Moore (Hamilton)
Richard Boroff (Hamilton)

Hamilton Board of Selectmen (select 2)

Jacob “Jack” Hauck
Marc Johnson (incumbent)
Scott Maddern
William “Bill” Dery (current School Committee member)

Wenham Board of Selectmen (select 1)

Jack Wilhelm
Mary “Molly” Martins (incumbent)

The event, which is hosted by the non-partisan League of Women Voters, will also be televised live on our local TV stations and repeated a few times leading up to Election Day.

Each candidate will deliver prepared remarks and answer questions submitted in writing by the League moderator and by audience members.

Come get informed about the people making decisions that affect our towns and our schools. Added bonus: Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

Don’t forget — Wenham and Hamilton vote for candidates the same day this year, Thursday. April 11, from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Wenham Votes at their Town Hall and Hamilton votes at Winthrop School.

Here are all the details. Please reserve your babysitters and mark your calendars:


April 6, 1:00 PM Wenham Annual Town Meeting, Buker School
April 11, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM Town Election*, Wenham Town Hall


April 6, 9:00 AM Hamilton Town Meeting, HWRHS
April 11, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM Town Election* and Ballot Vote*, Winthrop School

* Absentee ballots are available for town elections and ballot votes (NOT for town meeting so you must attend). Download and mail the form now from or you can visit your Town Clerk starting March 25.

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