Help LWVN welcome newly elected officials on January 16th

LWVN welcomes the new Mayor, City Council, and School Committee every two years with a welcome supper before one of the first City Council meetings of the year.  We need volunteers to help set up, welcome and clean up on January 16th, starting around 6:30 pm. If you can help out, contact info@lwvnewton.org.  Thanks!

LWVN Topic Meeting on the City Charter: January 17th at 7pm, NewTV Conference Room

Join LWVN members on January 17th at 7 pm to discuss the latest with charter change, including beginning to evaluate the “8&8” option discuss in December by the Newton City Council.  We’ll be meeting in the NewTV conference room, 23 Needham Street.

LWVN Environmental Issues Committee (EIC) Meeting on Thursday, January 18th

The Environmental Issues Committee (EIC) will meet on Thursday, January 18th at 11 am at 20 Devon Road.  The agenda includes an update of polystyrene, sidewalk snow clearing, and gas leaks.  If you can attend, please contact info@lwvnewton.org

From LWV of Concord-Carlisle: Wendy Sherman to speak on January 21

An exciting event sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Concord-Carlisle and open to all:  

Understanding America’s Role in Foreign Affairs:

A Conversation with Wendy Sherman

Sunday, January 21, 2018 7pm

Concord Academy Chapel

166 Main Street, Concord, MA

Wendy R. Sherman is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center and also serves as a Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group. As Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs at the U.S. Department of State form 1997-2001 and as a Special Adviser and Policy Coordinator on North Korea to President Clinton, she worked as a close adviser to then Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on every major foreign policy and national security issue. From 2011-2015, she was the fourth-ranking official in the State Department, during which period she led the team that negotiated with Iran and other partners to craft, on July 14, 2015, the “nuclear deal.”

Watch “The League Presents…School Transportation”

The latest program in The League Presents series is about school transportation.  Thanks to host Anne Borg and guests Alicia Bowman, Safe Routes to School, and Steve Siegel, Ward 5 School Committee member.  We also want to thank our amazing crew (Richard Berman, Lenny Bogdonov, and Bonnie Carter), NewTV, and director Maureen Reilly Meagher.

To watch the program, click here:  The League Presents…School Transportation.

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