Category Archive for 'Stand for Children'

Our Congressional Representative John Tierney is holding a public forum to discuss how Federal stimulus money will be dispersed in the state, at the Beverly Public Library this Saturday, March 14 from 12-1:30 p.m. In addition, two bi-partisan citizens’ organizations that we respect are hosting gatherings at the State House in the next few weeks […]

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We need bold action, and we need it now Hi, everyone, We’re ready to take the next step in trying to protect our school system from drastic budget cuts this year. We’re encouraged to see that Stand for Children, the statewide advocacy organization with which we are in the process of becoming affiliated, has taken […]

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On Monday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Community House, SOS will hear from two important regional organizers. Susan Beckmann, chairwoman of the Manchester-Essex Regional School Committee, will explain the newly formed North Shore Coalition for School Funding, a group comprised of five local school committee chairs. Ms. Beckmann will describe the group’s short- […]

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On Nov. 4, Election Day, Massachusetts voters won’t just be choosing a new president. We’ll also be asked to decide whether we want to abolish our state income tax. While the prospect of having extra cash during these tight times is appealing, budget experts tell us the effect of this enormous amount of lost revenue […]

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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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