Wondering about Minuteman HS financials & politics

A postcard came informing me of a district-wide ballot to fund a new Minuteman High School. The ballot was needed because one of the communities (Belmont) declined to approve bonding. Minuteman said: “On May 4, 2016, one of Minuteman’s 16 member town meetings (Belmont’s) voted to disapprove the bond, effectively vetoing the project.” Belmont’s stance […]

Meet Belmont

Please visit Senator Brownsberger’s table! 14th Annual MEET BELMONT! A community information fair Learn about town departments, schools, local government Discover recreation and arts programs Find community organizations, volunteering opportunities and other activities Register to vote Meet old and new friends Free and fully accessible Tuesday, August 30, 2016 6:00-8:30 p.m. Chenery Middle School 95 Washington Street Support the Belmont […]

Should Mass adopt Ranked Choice Voting for State Elections

Maine is conducting a referendum on “ranked choice voting” (RCV, see www.rcvmaine.com), a system similar in at least in spirit to how Cambridge conducts municipal elections. I realize this method of voting can be confusing for voters, but it really is one of the fairest ways to tally votes. It gives more candidates and parties […]