Highlights

As published by the Hampshire Gazette on March 22, 2018.

The League of Women Voters of Amherst will hold a local March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24. We will gather at Kendrick Park on East Pleasant Street at 10 a.m. and march to the Town Common, where there will be voter registration, singing and speeches.

The League of Women Voters of Amherst celebrated the national organization's 99th birthday with a luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Ginger Garden Restaurant. The luncheon was attended by 60 people, and State Rep. Mindy Domb, D-Amherst, was the keynote speaker.

The League of Women Voters of Amherst will sponsor a forum on the proposed Amherst Town Charter on Thursday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium.

Food! Music! Theater! Competition!! A celebration of Government and Politics.

After reviewing the history of its positions, members decided that the best course of action would be to present the concepts, principles and practices that the League believes make for effective local government, and to use these principles to compare the charter proposal with the existing structure defined by the 2001 Amherst Town Government Act.

Candidate guides and forums for the March 2017 Town election.

Music! Food! Debate! Trivia! 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, at ARMS (refreshments at 6:30 and 8:30.)

The League of Women Voters of Amherst sponsored two public lectures on the future of energy production and distribution in Massachusetts in November and December of 2016. Anne George of ISO New England spoke on November 29, and Professor James Manwell of the UMass Wind Energy Center on December 6.

The League of Women Voters is co-sponsoring a panel discussion on the ballot question about raising the cap on Charter Schools. The forum is planned for the evening of October 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room N151 of the new Integrative Learning Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

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