Wednesday, December 5, 2012
It's the time of year to license your dogs and the census is right around the corner.
Dog licensing began on December 1, according to Westwood Town Clerk Dottie Powers. Dog owners have until January 31, to license their pets. There is a late fee of $25. If your dog is spayed or neutered the fee is $10, while the fee is $15 for an unaltered dog. You can register by mail by sending in current rabies paperwork. If it's a new dog in town, also make sure to show the certificate of spay or neuter. In other Clerk news, census forms will be sent out the last week of December. They must be returned within 10 days.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Town Clerk Dottie Powers wants Westwood residents to know important information regarding registering to vote for the election on November 6.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Westwood Town Clerk Dottie Powers submitted the following information: The State Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 Please contact the Town clerk’s office prior to October 17th to confirm your voting status if any of the following may apply to you: Absentee ballot information: Absentee ballots are now available in the Town clerks office. Registered voters may vote by absentee ballot if you: In order to vote by absentee ballot, you must first submit an application or any written form of communication with your signature to the Town Clerks office. Once your application is received you will be mailed a ballot or you may vote in person at the Town clerk’s office during normal business hours which are Monday, Wednesday and …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Here are some things that you'll be interested in if you live in Westwood.
1. The Town of Westwood sent out their Community Newsletter the other day and it has some fantastic information. Be sure to continue to visit Westwood Patch everyday, as we will look to expand upon some of the wonderful information the town has provided everyone. 2. Westwood Day is coming up on Saturday, September 22. From what we are hearing, it will be one of THE events to remember in 2012. Whether you have children (there will be games) or it's just adults in your family (arts, crafts, various vendors), there will be something for everyone. Don't forget the fireworks that night, and of course your Westwood Wolverines football team will cap it all off when they take on King Philip Regional High School that night. 3. A reminder that you …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Westwood Planning Board Member Carol Chafetz is resigning from as of April 23.
Voters in Westwood will have the chance this April to elect a new member to the Westwood Planning Board. Board member Carol Chafetz announced this week that she will be resigning effective April 23 due to personal reasons, according to a statement from Westwood Town Hall on Thursday. Chafetz's elected position was due to expire in 2014. The Westwood Board of Selectmen met Thursday morning to sign a letter to Town Clerk Dottie Powers requesting that the new vacancy on the board be placed on the upcoming April 24 town election ballot to provide registered voters the chance to elect a new board member, who will then serve the remaining term that will expire at the 2014 Town Meeting. Nomination papers are currently available for residents who…
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Dottie Powers successfully completed the three-year program this summer.
For the last three summers, Westwood Town Clerk Dottie Powers has been beefing up on her skills as a municipal official. Powers attended the New England Municipal Clerks' Institute at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire on a scholarship. The program focuses on helping municipal clerks to develop and maintain administrative expertise to help govern their communities. "It was a great experience," said Powers, who also took part in Municipal Clerks Week earlier this year. "It's not only educational, but it's also a good networking tool, and I was able to meet clerks from all over the United States." The last year of the program focuses on public relations, decision making, personal development, management, computer literacy…
Friday, July 9, 2010
Registration deadline coming at the end of August.
The Massachusetts State Primary will be held on Tuesday, September 14, according to a statement from the Westwood Town Clerk's office. The last day to register to vote or change party enrollment will be August 25, and the Town Clerk's office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. that day. Absentee Ballots need to be returned by mail or in person to the Town Clerk's office no later than 8 p.m. on Election Day. For a Primary Election, a voter will be given a ballot according to the party in which they are enrolled. Voters not enrolled need to choose between a Republican or Democratic ballot. Absentee Ballots: Residents can vote by an absentee ballot if they are absent from the town on election day, have a physical disability that prevents …