selectwoman


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se·lect·wom·an

 (sĭ-lĕkt′wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman who is one of a board of town officers chosen in New England communities to manage local affairs.
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Noun1.selectwoman - an elected member of a board of officials who run New England towns
board of selectmen - a board of officials elected to administer the public business of a New England town
elected official - official who won the office in a free election
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It's exciting because you can see a lot more of the old foundation," said First Selectwoman Melissa Schlag, referring to the federal Environmental Protection Agency's cleanup of Higganum Cove.
Three Democrats are vying for their party's nomination for treasurer: former Brookline Selectwoman Deborah Goldberg, state Rep.
6: Jennifer and Jason Harvey, left, co-owners of Live Free Home Health Care of New Hampton, present $1,000 to New Hampton Selectwoman Valarie Frazier, to be used toward the completion of a 20-station Nature-Fitness Trail that will run in a wooded area behind the new Public Safety Building near the Pemigewasset River.
A ribbon cutting ceremony included Darien Chamber president Carol Wilder-Tamme, CT State Representative Terrie Wood, Darien Board Member Bill Jensen, Buckingham Partner's Bob Dale, First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson, Selectman Jerry Nielsen, Darien Chamber Board Member Laurie Griffith, Darien Chamber Board chairman AI Tibbetts, CT Senator Bob Duff, Darien Chamber Board Member Kaye Leong, Darien Chamber Board Member Doug Campbell and developer and builder Bill McGuinness
I'm really happy about it," Mimi Duphily, a store owner and former town selectwoman, said after the vote, according to Associated Press.
Simsbury First Selectwoman Mary Glassman, a Democrat and a graduate of the UConn Law School, said it's time for Connecticut to elect its first UConn graduate, someone who understands the need for an affordable state university education.
Christopher Shays (R) is facing a tough challenge from Westport Selectwoman Diane Farrell.
We get the financial benefit, plus because it's a green source of energy the turbine becomes a focus of goodwill for the town," says Hull selectwoman Joan Meschino.
It was a New England town hall tradition, a suggestion by Maura O'Brien, a Wellesley selectwoman with a longstanding record of public leadership, that brought the discussion to a close.
He then abandoned his own vehicle and took Phillips' patrol car to search for attorney Vickie Bunnell, a part-time Coleman district court judge and former town selectwoman who quarreled with Drega off-and-on for at least six years.
Jolene Lovejoy, a selectwoman from Rumford, is a good example.
Farrell served as the First Selectwoman of Westport, Connecticut.