Category Archive for 'Override'

This time of year we are deluged with all sorts of information as we approach town meetings. For those that can handle a little more, I’ve assembled some data from credible sources. Real Estate Stats for Hamilton and Wenham Boston Magazine’s March issue focused on the Best Places to Live 2009. They took a look […]

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Dear school supporters, We hope you are all having a great summer, especially now that the rain seems to have left us. We have three very quick things to pass on: On August 5 at 7:00 pm there will be a Joint Selectmen’s Meeting at the Wenham Town Hall (selectmen’s room) to discuss the town […]

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The recount requested by Enough Is Enough took place today. The May 15 election results stand with the override passing in Hamilton. There will be an SOS meeting on Monday, June 9 at 7:30 pm at the Community House. Please come and continue the work to support our wonderful schools.

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Enough is Enough has requested a recount of the Hamilton vote on the school override. That recount will take place on June 6 at 9:00 A.M at Hamilton town hall. We do not expect Hamilton’s original “Yes” vote on the school override to change at the recount. The Town Moderator, Bruce Ramsey, and Jane Wetson, […]

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Yes No Blank Total Hamilton 1,420 (50.55%) 1,383 (49.25%) 6 2,809 Wenham 750 (59.85%) 500 (39.90%) 3 1,253 These are the official numbers. Thank you. As promised, SOS will continue working to make our school system the best and most cost efficient district it can be. Thank you for voting and for your support. Stay […]

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Dear Friend & Neighbor, We read with concern the recent information published in a local newspaper regarding the override to fund the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District (HWRSD). This letter is an attempt to provide complete and factual information. Per Pupil Spending Per pupil comparisons are complicated due to the huge impact of special education expenses. […]

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Over these past few weeks, we have heard from many of you who have shared your suggestions, concerns and ideas. We’re listening! Regardless of what happens at the ballot box tomorrow, SOS isn’t going to drop the ball. We pledge to: continue to work to find long-term solutions to our budget crisis. promote deep and […]

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