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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Registration Open for Wayland Summer Strings

Wayland Summer Strings is now enrolling for its summer 2018 one-week chamber music program held at Wayland High School. Ms. Whitney Tandon designed Summer Strings back in 2014 for young musicians entering Grades 6 – 9. She is Wayland’s strings director for Grades 4 – 8.

Each year the program has been fully enrolled

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Registration is open for Summer Junior Golf Camps at Sandy Burr

Junior Golf Camps June 25th – August 23rd (8 Sessions) Ages 6 – 15 At Sandy Burr Country Club

Registration is now OPEN for weekly Junior Golf Camps at Sandy Burr Country Club in Wayland. The Junior Golf Camp specializes in the development of young golfers. All camps are conducted by our PGA Professionals:

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Wonder how you might do in the Civics Bee? 

Take the quiz below for some example questions you might hear:

Question 1

What is the primary responsibility of the White House Chief of Staff?

To control the president’s social media postings To oversee the President’s schedule To manage interaction with the public and the media To ensure all staff have proper security clearances To act as liaison with the intelligence agencies

To coordinate lawyers and lawsuits

Question 2

How many signatures of registered voters must you gather in order to call a special town meeting?






Question 3

Who among the following were men from Massachusetts who signed the Declaration of Independence? (check all that apply)

John Hancock

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Rush

Samuel Adams

John Adams

Matthew Thornton

Elbridge Gerry

Thomas Jefferson

Abraham Lincoln

Question 4

Which Constitutional amendment would most likely be cited by an opponent of capital punishment in support of his or her position?

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

Question 5

Who is the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives?

Paul Ryan

Nancy Pelosi

Mitch McConnell

Kevin McCarthy

Charles Schumer

Steve Scalise

Question 6

Which Supreme Court case established that the Supreme Court can rule whether a law is Constitutional?

Marbury v. Madison

Dred Scott v. Sandford

Plessy v. Ferguson

Gideon v. Wainwright

McCulloch v. Maryland

Question 7

In what month is your town’s next regular Town Meeting?






Question 8

If the Speaker of the House succeeds to the Presidency, he or she remains Speaker of the House.



Question 9

If voting on Election Day conflicts with your religious beliefs, you can vote by absentee ballot.



Question 10

The purpose of a filibuster is to…

break a tie

suspend debate until a future date.

bring up new legislation while debating another bill.

delay a vote through an unchecked debate.

Voters to weigh in on new Wayland library

Wayland Town Crier 2/13/18: Voters to weigh in on new Wayland library. Voters will be able to weigh in next month on a proposal to build a new library by the middle school. On Monday, selectmen approved putting several Proposition 2 1/ 2 debt exclusion questions, which temporarily raise property taxes, before voters. The

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Firefighters Help New Parents Who Delivered Baby in Car

NECN 2/13/18: Firefighters Help New Parents Who Delivered Baby in Car. They had hoped to deliver their baby in the hospital, but a Massachusetts couple instead welcomed their son into the world from their car. It happened early Monday morning, as the new Framingham parents tried to drive to a hospital in Concord. They

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Wayland selectmen, Twenty Wayland reach agreement over Town Center land

Wayland Town Crier 2/14/18: Wayland selectmen, Twenty Wayland reach agreement over Town Center land. The Board of Selectmen and the original developer of the Town Center project have reached an agreement related to the transfer of land to the town.

Wayland Liquor Store Gets Probation For Serving Underage Patron

Wayland Patch 2/14/18: Wayland Liquor Store Gets Probation For Serving Underage Patron. A liquor license violation hearing was held at the Wayland Board of Selectmen meeting on Feb. 12 in which Lavin’s Liquors was brought before the board, Police Chief Patrick Swanick and Detective Jamie Berger. Store owners Bob and Patty Lavin came before

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