Thank You Swampscott!

On June 29th, the Swampscott community voted to re-affirm the May Town Meeting vote and support the funding and creation of the Swampscott Rail Trail. Voter turnout was a terrific 46% and the YES vote won by 12%. The final tally was YES-2741 to No 2152. Thank you to all of our fantastic volunteers and […]

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Voting Information!

Ballots are available at Town Hall NOW through Wednesday, June 28th at 12:30pm. If you think for any reason it will be difficult for you to get to the polls on Thursday the 29th, please go to Town Hall and vote early. Thursday, June 29th is Election Day and polls will be open at the […]

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Register to Vote by Friday, June 9th at 8pm!

The last day to register to vote for the June 29th Special Election is by 8PM on Friday, June 9th. The Town Clerk’s Office will be open until 8PM on the 9th for walk-in voter registrations. You can check your voter registration status here. If you are already registered to vote, you are all set! […]

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THANK YOU Town Meeting for voting YES for the Rail Trail!

In May 2017, the Swampscott Town Meeting overwhelming approved (by a vote of 210 to 56) a warrant article to approve moving forward with the Rail Trail and to provide funding for the design and engineering of the trail location as well as the costs for the acquisition of the easement rights. This warrant article […]

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Finance Committee and Capital Improvements Committee Support Passage of Rail Trail warrant article

On Tuesday, May 9th the Swampscott Finance Committee, the committee charged with advising Town Meeting on the financial impacts of all town meeting articles, voted to support passage of Article 18 (creation of the Rail Trail). On Monday, May 8th the Swampscott Capital Improvement Committee similarly voted to support passage of Article 18. To date the […]

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Board of Selectmen support the Rail Trail capital request warrant article for May 2017 Town Meeting

At their March 1, 2017 meeting, the Swampscott Board of Selectmen unanimously agreed to sponsor a capital request article for the May Town Meeting warrant for the rail trail project. This $850,000 capital request will be used for Design and Engineering services and as well as acquisition of easement rights. The full text of the […]

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