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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Presentation at the Annual Town Meeting – May 15, 2017

Thank you Town Meeting members for your overwhelming support of the Rail Trail. This has been a long time in coming, and we appreciate your dedication and support to this important initiative. The Town provided the below presentation as an overview to Town Meeting members regarding the rail trail and the funding request for the […]

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Letter of Support from Renewable Energy Committee

May 12, 2017 Sean Fitzgerald Town Administrator Town of Swampscott Dear Mr. Fitzgerald, The Swampscott Renewable Energy Committee has a core mission to evaluate and make recommendations to the Board of Selectmen regarding energy conservation, energy efficiency, and/or conversion to greener energy sources. The committee feels that the Rail Trail supports this mission. The committee […]

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Letter of Support from Conservation Commission

Sean Fitzgerald Town Administrator Town of Swampscott Dear Mr. Fitzgerald, On behalf of the Swampscott Conservation Commission, I am writing to express our support for the Swampscott Rail Trail and the warrant article to fund the design and engineering of the trail as well as the legal fees and costs for the acquisition of easement […]

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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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