Voting Information! Read more Register to Vote by Friday, June 9th at 8pm!
Ballots are available at Town Hall NOW through Wednesday, June 28th at 4:30pm. 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 […]
Read more THANK YOU Town Meeting for voting YES for the Rail Trail!
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! […]
Read more Presentation at the Annual Town Meeting – May 15, 2017
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 […]
Read more Letter of Support from Renewable Energy Committee
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 […]
Read more Letter of Support from Conservation Commission
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 […]
Read more Finance Committee and Capital Improvements Committee Support Passage of Rail Trail warrant article
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 […]
Read more Letter of Support from Selectmen Dreeban and Spathanas
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 […]
On May 15, Town Meeting will vote on an article to fund the engineering and design of a public recreational trail including the acquisition of easement rights for the trail. We believe that development of this trail is a wise investment and a wonderful addition for Swampscott, providing long-term benefits to the town. The development […]