Ipswich Democrats to discuss Ipswich’s One Book

Station Eleven coverThe Ipswich Democratic Town Committee hosts a discussion of this year’s Ipswich Reads…One Book! on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 6:30pm at the Ipswich Public Library, 25 North Main St. Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel, is an award-winning novel about the enduring nature of art and how it connects and sustains us through anything—even the end of the world. The discussion is open to all. Copies of Station Eleven are available at the Library. Discussion leader is Diane Young, member of the Democratic Town Committee and former librarian. Ipswich Reads…One Book! is a town-wide reading and discussion program sponsored by the Ipswich Public Library.

Annual breakfast honors Ipswich Historical Commission

The Ipswich Democratic Town Committee welcomed Congressman Seth Moulton and Massachusetts Democratic Party chairman Tom McGee to its annual breakfast on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Seventy local Democrats from Ipswich and surrounding towns attended the fundraiser for a local election headquarters in 2016.

Congressman Moulton spoke about the state of the Democratic Party and his experience as a freshman member of Congress. The Committee gave its 2014 Community Service Award to the Ipswich Historical Commission and and others, including Glenn Gibbs, Town Planner, who brought about Ipswich’s new Architectural Preservation District. The Commission was praised for its long-term commitment, concern for the economic well-being of the town, a fine campaign of education about the architectural and cultural history of our town, and effective local political action.

Community Service award recipients

Historical Commission chair John Fiske (r) and vice-chair Gordon Harris (l) receive award from IDTC chair Diane Young.

Congressman Seth Moulton

Congressman Seth Moulton addresses the crowd.

Party chair Tom McGee

Chair of the MA Democratic Party Tom McGee.

Ed Traverso

IDTC life member Ed Traverso addresses the gathering.