Town caucus begins at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.
The Weston Town Caucus is tonight, Monday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Below is a list of the open offices that will be filled in the May 11 town election, according to the town of Weston website. The caucus will nominate candidates for the town election ballot. Also, residents wishing to run for office who are not nominated by the caucus may take out nomination papers at the Town Clerk’s office, due back on Monday, March 25 at 5 p.m., with signatures from 50 or more registered voters in Weston.
Resident Isabella Jancourtz offers some thoughts on the upcoming political events in Weston in this letter to Weston Patch.
Tuesday, February 26
Weston's town caucus is coming up on Monday, March 11, and I'm looking forward to seeing who's running. Of course, you don't have to attend the caucus to be on the ballot. You may, instead, collect 50 or more signatures of your fellow voters and file them with the town clerk by March 22. Unfortunately, attending the caucus may not tell you much about the people running because the tradition is for them not to speak, but to be nominated by a friend. That may have worked well back when everybody knew everybody else in Weston, but not so much these days. I hope we start a new tradition this year at the caucus, actually seeing and hearing from the candidates before we vote for them. We discussed this issue at the now disbanded Weston Town …