Candidates for Town Meeting Member: Precinct 3


Julie Winling

Why are you running to be a Town Meeting member?

Having lived in Falmouth since I was in third grade and teaching at the Mullen-Hall School for thirty-seven years, I am interested in all local issues and challenges this beautiful town encounters. I feel my input is important.

What issues in Falmouth are you most concerned about?

The water quality for all citizens in this town should always be a top priority. I also feel that over-construction in parts of town are a great concern.

What is your favorite place or activity in Falmouth?

My favorite activity in Falmouth is taking long walks in different sections of town. Two places I enjoy in Falmouth are the great beaches and the amazing library in town.


Donna Hurst

Why are you running to be a Town Meeting member?

I am running for Town Meeting Member because I want to have a say in issues that are important to Falmouth.

What issues in Falmouth are you most concerned about?

The issues that I am concerned about are water quality, conservation, impact of construction of new homes, apartments, and affordable housing on Falmouth.

What is your favorite place or activity in Falmouth?

My favorite places are the beaches, walking trails, and opportunities for exercise.


Laura Lorusso Peterson

Why are you running to be a Town Meeting member?

I am proud to call Falmouth my home. My work as a Town Meeting member is one of the ways I show my appreciation for everything Falmouth provides for myself and my family.

What issues in Falmouth are you most concerned about?

I want to make sure that Falmouth continues have the necessary resources to support it's citizens. This includes the continuation of quality educational programs for our students, well funded and well managed police and fire departments and a business friendly atmosphere that will provide good jobs and necessary tax revenues.
I am also committed to the idea that our influx of summer visitors are necessary to the health of our overall economy.
Falmouth does so much that's "right" and I will work to make sure it stays that way.

What is your favorite place or activity in Falmouth?

Working as a volunteer is my favorite Falmouth activity. I am grateful for the opportunity actively support Falmouth's tradition of being a caring community. I have worked with several organizations, including - but not limited to, VIPS, The Falmouth Service Center and the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce. A wise Falmouth friend, George Gonsalves, was fond of saying, "it's nice to be nice." He talked the talked and walked the walk and I am trying my best to follow his example.