• Weekly Newsletter
  • Yard Sale
  • News
  • Town Events
  • Philanthropy & Fundraising
  • Volunteering
  • Announcements
  • Lost & Found
Disclosure: Waylandenews Executive Director Kim Reichelt is a member of the Wayland School Committee
Non-Profit Spotlight:
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.

On the web here



Advanced Search

Town Meeting to weigh future of civil service for police officers

Wayland Town Crier 11/2/16: Town Meeting to weigh future of civil service for police officers. Town Meeting is slated to weigh in this month on whether the town’s police force should continue to be part of civil service. No other town departments participate in civil service and the police chief position is already not part of civil service, Police Chief Robert Irving said. Irving said it is challenging for small departments like Wayland to go through the civil service hiring process.

Wayland officials preparing for Department of Public Works vote

Wayland Town Crier 10/31/13: Wayland officials preparing for Department of Public Works vote. In preparation for special Town Meeting on Nov. 20, the Board of Selectmen, Board of Public Works and Permanent Municipal Building Committee met last week to discuss the warrant article for the proposed Department of Public Works facility. The article requests the town appropriate $12.7 million for construction and other related expenses for the project, and for the maintenance, storage and administrative functions of the DPW.

Framingham man criticized at Wayland Town Meeting

Wayland Town Crier 10/4/12: Framingham man criticized at Wayland Town Meeting. Wayland voters handed Framingham resident Steve Hakar a resounding defeat on Wednesday night at special Town Meeting, an event he caused the town to convene in what one resident called “a vanity effort to raise his name recognition.”

Four articles out of seven approved at special Town Meeting

Wayland Town Crier 10/3/12: Four articles out of seven approved at special Town Meeting.  Special Town Meeting adjourned at about 9:10 p.m. on Wednesday night, allowing the 250 or so residents who attended to return home in time for most of the first presidential debate. Citizen petitions initiated all but one of the seven articles. The results are available at the linked article.

Wayland Patch 10/3/12: Complete Warrant Recap: Wayland 2012 Special Town Meeting. Wayland 2012 Special Town Meeting lasted just one session and less than 90 minutes. You’ll find a recap (without abstentions) of the votes as well as amendments passed for each article below (amendments that failed are not included, but can be followed in Patch's live blog linked here).

Special Town Meeting on-demand on WayCAM.

Selectmen Vote Recommendations on Special Town Meeting Articles

Wayland Patch 9/28/12: Selectmen Vote Recommendations on Special Town Meeting Articles. A handful of people were on hand for a speedy Special Town Meeting Warrant hearing Thursday night. The voted positions are in the linked article.

Special Town Meeting, October 3

Town of Wayland: Special Town Meeting October 2012. The schedule for Special Town Meeting is here, and the text of submitted articles is here.

Finance Committee to Conduct Article Hearing for Special Town Meeting

The Finance Committee will conduct an article hearing as part of a special meeting of the committee on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 in Town Building.  The Warrant Hearing is an opportunity for the public to preview the proposed articles and resolutions that may be considered at the Special Town Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Wayland High School.  Petitioners and representatives of town boards and committees which have submitted articles for consideration for inclusion in the Warrant should attend the meeting.  The hearing will begin at 7:15 p.m.

The Finance Committee will assign the articles and resolutions to members to research and prepare comments for the Warrant. 

Copies all articles and resolutions submitted for consideration for inclusion in the Warrant will be provided at the article hearing and will be posted in advance on the Town website on the October 2012 Special Town Meeting page under Timely Information (bottom center of the home page). 

The Board of Selectmen will vote at the meeting on Monday, September 10 to determine which articles and resolutions will be included and determine the order in which the articles and resolutions will appear in the Warrant for consideration by town meeting.

Submitted by: Fred Turkington, Town Administrator