Lydia Taft became the first legal woman voter in colonial America in 1756? This occurred under British rule in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. This was in a New England town meeting and she voted on at least three occasions in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. ("Travel Tuesday" will be back next week.)
Quincy's ballot today is a made up of 2 large cards; you use a pen and fill in a small oval to mark your choice. The ballot is written in two languages to assist Quincy's large Asian population.
What is the ballot like in your city or town?
Let's hope we don't go through a "punch card" fiasco anywhere in this election like we did a few years back.
Porch Fest 2018: "Revival" started things off on this Marion Street veranda. A few rain drops did not dampen spirits of this ...
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.
From atop Penn's Hill, Abigail Adams and her young son John, could have heard the women chanting in Boston today.