Town Meeting Spring 2014

I am sitting in the Middle School listening to warrants being read – it is called “Town Meeting” . It is the old fashioned New England Town Meeting!
I believe it is a good way to govern. It has its drawbacks… In an environment where people are opinionated, there is often lots and discussion and sometimes to the nth degree. There is a saying,  “the only thing silent in Amherst is the “h”….
It is really interesting and wonderful! I know a few people who are new to Town Meeting and excited about it!
Go citizens!!!!


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