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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Town Meeting Date Changed

At their meeting on 14th October the Select Board voted to change the date and location of the upcoming Special Town Meeting.

As a precaution with Covid-19, the Select Board approved 5-0 to move Special Town Meeting to Saturday, 10/16 (rain date of Sunday,...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Input Sought for ARPA Funding

Dear Families, Staff, Students, Town Employees, Elected Officials, and Community Members:

The American Rescue Plan Act was authorized to provide states with funding to support the nation's schools to safely reopen and sustain safe operations while...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Westford Parks & Recreation Update

After School with Parks & Rec’s Westford Partnership for Children (WPC)

WPC provides the Westford community with a safe, stimulating, and fun environment for school children, K-8, during the after school hours. 

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Westford Water Department August PFAS6 Results

The August PFAS6 results for the Westford Water Department have been received.   Forge Village WTP: 6.3 ppt; Nutting Road WTP:  17.2 ppt.  Both of these results are below the MassDEP maximum contaminant level (mcl) of 20ppt. &am...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

SNAP offerings at the Cameron Center regarding Free Lunch and COVID Eviction Legal Help.

The Cameron Senior Center is proud to be a SNAP Partner Agency and we are here to help if you are interested in SNAP or other SNAP information found below.

For Summer P-EBT - 9/8 deadline for SNAP +  National School Lunch Program applications for ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Masks Required in the Cameron Center

In accordance with the CDC's recommendation of masks indoors for all people, vaccinated or unvaccinated, in areas of high transmission of the COVID-19 virus, masks are now required for all people while inside the Cameron Senior Center, as well as...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Clean Energy and Sustainability Committee Survey

Help shape our town's strategy to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by taking the Westford Survey on Climate Change! This survey will help our Net Zero Roadmap committee understand the barriers that prevent our community from adopting renewable an...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Westford Water Department PFAS Update

In October 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) promulgated a new drinking water regulation and maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 20 nanograms per liter (ng/L) – also referred to as parts per trillion (ppt) f...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Town Manager's Newsletter for August 2021

August 2021 Town Manager's Newsletter

The Town Manager's Newsletter for August 2021 is now available to read online via the link below.

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

*UPDATED* New Committee to Study Ways to Increase Attendance at Town Meeting

At the SB meeting on 7/27/21, the SB invited residents to express their interest in being appointed to a new committee, "Committee to Study Ways to Increase Attendance at Town Meeting". 

The charge is as follows: “The Committee...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Westford Parks & Recreation Update

After School with Parks & Rec’s Westford Partnership for Children (WPC)

Parks & Recreation’s WPC After School program for grades K-8 returns to full service starting August 31. The WPC program provides the Westford community wit...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Septic System Care

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Properly maintaining your septic system not only protects your investment in your home but also protects the environment and our drinking water supply.  Below are just a few simple tips to help you care for and extend the life of your septic syst...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Protect Local Drinking Water – Pick Up Your Dog’s Waste

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Whether you are walking your dog on your own land or on public land, it is important to pick up your dog’s waste. The average dog generates ¾ lb. of waste per day. That ¾ lb. contains billions of fecal coliform bacteria. Fe...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Updated Affordable Housing Information with 2021 Income Limits

The below links contain updated affordable and low-income housing options for the Town of Westford. The Cameron Senior Center Social Services Team is available to assist residents of all ages. If you are experiencing a financial hardship or emergency plea...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Parks & Rec's Westford Partnership for Children (WPC) for grades K-8

Join us at the2021-22 WPC After School Enrichment OPEN HOUSEJuly 21, 5:00-7:00pmWestford Parks & Recreation, 65 Main Street, 3rd floor

Assistant Director Michelle Collett and the WPC Site Directors will be available to answer your questions about WPC a...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Motorist / Cyclist / Pedestrian Safety Tips!

Westford Ped Bike Motorist Safety Tips 2021

Please take a moment to read the Pedestrian Safety Committee's safety tips for motorists / cyclists / and pedestrians!

The flyer was created by Mia Clark, a junior at Westford Academy!

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Information on Advance Child Tax Credit Payments in 2021

Important changes to the Child Tax Credit will help many families get advance payments of the credit starting this summer. The IRS will pay half the total credit amount in advance monthly payments beginning July 15. You will claim the other half when you ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Let the Summer Begin with Westford Parks & Rec

WESTFORD PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN (WPC)  AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM 

Only one week left for this year’s 2020-21 WPC program

Plan ahead! Westford Parks & Rec’s WPC After School Enrichment program will return to full service for gra...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Childcare at Annual Town Meeting

Westford’s Annual Town Meeting begins at 9:00 AM, Saturday, June 12th, on the Westford Academy Alumni Field.  To accommodate families with young children, childcare is available for children in kindergarten through grade five.  ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Drive Through Survey Results

Drive Through Survey Results

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

35 Town Farm Road Public Service Video

The Cameron Senior Center has produced a public service video for the Town of Westford to educate our community on Article 6 of the upcoming Town Meeting. The video covers the history of the property at 35 Town Farm Rd., and the possible effects the curre...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Friends of the Cameron Center Yard Sale Moved Indoors

The Cameron has moved the intended and modified yard sale inside for Friday, June 4th from 8-1. Fun finds and low prices. Masks are required in the Cameron Senior Center, located at 20 Pleasant Street.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

SEEKING HANDYPERSON VOLUNTEERS

Westford senior residents on fixed incomes occasionally look to the Council on Aging for help with small/odd jobs.  Requests that come in are varied but include: installing window air conditioners, changing faucets, repairing computers, rewiring ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

LWV Annual Town Meeting Preview

Join the Westford LWV and Town officials as we go through all articles on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant. This event is free and open to all voters. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about items on the warrant and become more prepare...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Public Forum on Drive Through Restaurants 5/26/21 @ 7PM

26th May at 7PM. Discuss the Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment to Allow Drive-Throughs for Restaurants by Special Permit

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Cameron Spotlights

COVID Update From GOVERNOR:

Governor Baker’s announcement regarding the close to the preregistration system for vaccine appointments and the expansion of the state homebound vaccination program to eligibility individuals who are not yet vaccinate...

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Posted on: May 8, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The last year of the Covid-19 Pandemic has taken a toll on many folks’ mental health. We know that there has been a significant increase in depression and anxiety in the US during the pandemic. Covid-19 stre...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Oak Hill Road Construction

Contractors for the town will begin construction on Oak Hill Road on Monday morning, May 3rd.  Commuters should expect delays and possible detours in the area of Edwards Road.  

Residents will have access to and from their properties, and...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Hazardous Waste Collection Deadline Approaching

Pre-registration deadline for Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Saturday, May 1st.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Westford Partnership for Children (WPC) After School Enrichment Program - Starts April 26

This spring, Parks & Rec's Westford Partnership for Children After School Enrichment Program (WPC), will run from April 26 - June 18, Monday - Friday, from school dismissal to 5:45 p.m. The program is available to all of Westford’s ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Spring 2021 Westford Partnership for Children (WPC) After School Enrichment Program

WPC REGISTRATION STARTS MONDAY, APRIL 5.

This spring, WPC will run from April 26 through June 18. The program is available to all of Westford’s K-5 students and will operate at the following schools:  Crisafulli, Robinson, and N...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

A Statement From The Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee

To the Westford Community

"A crime against any community is a crime against us all."  Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

The violent and tragic events that occurred in Atlanta on March 16, 2021 may be geographically far away from Westfor...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Massachusetts Homebound Vaccination Program for COVID-19

The Commonwealth is working with local Boards of Health and developed a statewide program to offer in-home vaccinations for homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get to a vaccination site. Eligibility for Massachusetts Homebound Vaccination...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

NEW Parks & Recreation WPC After School Program Needs Assessment Survey

Thank you to everyone who responded to the previous survey.  This survey is specific to families with children in grades K-5.  To further understand after school care needs for children in these grades, we ask families with K-5 students ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Parks & Rec 2021 SUMMER WEEKLY PROGRAMS for children

Kids Club at Nabnasset School, and Destination Exploration, and Summer Beach Party – both at East Boston Camps:All fun-filled, full-week programs, offering great activities and flexible scheduling options throughout the summer!

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Emerson Hospital Community Needs Survey

The Cameron is glad to help support Emerson Hospital in their Community Needs Survey.   Each resident(s) valuable input can provide new, better and/or augment needed medical, educational and social supports to best encapsulate and plan for Westfo...
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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Parks & Recreation WPC After School Enrichment Program

As a result of the recent change to school attendance requirements, the Westford Parks & Recreation Department is working to understand this spring's unmet after school care needs in our community.  Your responses to this survey will...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Hooray! The Cameron Senior Center announces their soft reopening date for Monday, March 22nd.

The Cameron staff is anxious to get our programs and services rolling out again, but we must be cautious and ensure everyone’s health and continued safety.  We ask that everyone wear a mask while visiting the Cameron and participating i...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Town-Wide Catch Basin Cleaning

Over the next several weeks you will see New England Stormwater Management trucks in town cleaning our storm drains (also known as catch basins).  Westford has more than 3,000 town-owned catch basins that need to be cleaned each year to remain in...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Town of Westford and Lowell General Hospital Partner in Offering Scheduled Blocked Appts Through COA

Town of Westford and Lowell General Hospital Partner in Offering Scheduled Blocked Appointments Through COA Van
 
A partnership between the Town of Westford and Lowell General Hospital has been reached that will allow the Cameron Senior Center to ...
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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Westford Board of Cemetery Commissioners

The Westford Board of Cemetery Commissioners will hold a public meeting on 2/18/2021, via webinar, to discuss the continued development of Pine Grove Cemetery (68 Forge Village Road),  share current project planning, gather input from the communi...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Veterans Age 50 and Older Eligible to be Vaccinated at Bedford VA

From the Bedford VA:

Fantastic news! Effective today, we now have enough COVID-19 vaccine on hand to offer it to enrolled Veterans **age 50 and older!**
We'll say it again - enrolled Veterans 50 and older can make their appointment for the COVID vaccine by ...
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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Join District Attorney Marian Ryan for Senior Wellbeing and Safety Program

Join District Attorney Marian Ryan, March 16th at 11:00 AM on a Zoom webinar discussing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Senior population. More information is available at the following link:

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

How to Navigate the Mass.Gov Vaccination Appointment Process

Monday, February 1st, begins Phase 2 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Covid-19 Vaccination roll out. The first priority in Phase 2 is for Seniors age 75 and older to be vaccinated. The Mass.Gov website has added a map of vaccination...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Microenterprise Forgivable Loans Available for Eligible Westford Businesses!

ACTON — Acton Town Manager John Mangiaratti, Boxborough Town Administrator Ryan Fererra, Littleton Town Administrator Anthony Ansaldi, Maynard Town Administrator Gregory Johnson and Westford Town Manager Jodi Ross are pleased to announce a new partnership...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Northeast Legal Aid Announces the Opening of Its New Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC)

Northeast Legal Aid, who offers free high quality civil legal services to low income and elderly people in Northeastern Massachusetts, has announced the opening of its new Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC). To learn more about their offerings and contact ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Bedford Veterans Administration to Roll Out Covid-19 Vaccine to Veterans

The Bedford Veterans Administration is rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations to U.S. Veterans who are 65 or older, and registered as part of the VA Healthcare system. Veterans who are under 65 but may feel the need to get vaccinated due to health issues may a...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Boston Road Design Public Hearing

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be holding a pre-recorded Design Public Hearing for the proposed Rehabilitation of Boston Road Project online at:

 

https://www.mass.gov/massdot-highway-design-public-hearings

 

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

Protect Yourself - Avoid Vaccine Scams

The HHS Office of Inspector General, the FBI, the Department of Justice, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have issued the following advisory to help you steer clear of vaccine scams:

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Cameron Center Reaches Out

Please click the below link to learn about the Cameron Center iPad/Laptop drive. 

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Eviction Diversion Initiative: Free Legal Services

Eviction Diversion Initiative: Free Legal Services 

Through the COVID-19 Eviction Legal Help Project (CELHP), there is a substantial expansion of free legal help for low-income tenants as well as low-income owner-occupants of 2-3 family properties...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Search for Superintendent of Schools

With the impending retirement of Superintendent Bill Olsen at the end of the ‘20-’21 school year, the Westford School Committee is starting the search process for the next Superintendent of Schools, to begin serving on July 1, 2021. &a...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Emergency Preparedness Training

Offered by The Massachusetts Office on Disability & Westford Health Department, for residents with a disability

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Veterans Day Virtual Job Fair

MassHire is running a Veterans Day Virtual Job Fair, Tuesday, November 10th,  for both Veterans and the General Public alike. Job Seekers and Businesses with employment opportunities are encouraged to click the below link for more information.&am...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Community Compact Connector: Small Business Grants are now open!

COVID-19 Small Business Grants: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has made $50.8 million in grants available to support small businesses, microenterprises, and their employees, families and communities. Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) will...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Housing Assistance Resources for Those Effected by COVID-19

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Community Teamwork Incorporated have both released informative brochures that contain links to resources available to residents who have found themselves in housing crises due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. These resources...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

COA Van Transportation available for early voting (55+)

The COA van service will be providing transportation to the polls Monday, October 19th thru Thursday, October 29th from 8:00AM -3:30PM for those who need transportation ages 55 plus.  Also, any resident who is experiencing a transportati...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

RMV to offer Senior Only (75+) appointments in October for License Renewals

The Registry of Motor Vehicles will be offering Senior Only Wednesdays during the month of October for residents 75 years of age or older, in order to allow for safer in person license renewals. These Senior Only Wednesdays are only available at select RM...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Virtual Pre-Town Meeting

A virtual Pre-Town Meeting will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 11th, sponsored by the League of Women Voters. The Board of Selectmen, School Committee, and Finance Committee will be jointly meeting during this session to review Annual Town Meeting W...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Don't Forget to Sign Up for Rave/Smart911 Emergency Notifications

If a child is missing, a hurricane or tornado is approaching, a break-in occurs or a general message is needed to be sent to the community. Quick and accurate communication between law enforcement officials and residents is now available through Smart911....

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Affordable Housing Development Information

Some current affordable housing opportunities in Westford

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Town Manager's Newsletter for January 2019 is now available

The Town Manager's Newsletter for January 2019 is now available to read online via the link below.

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Town Manager's Newsletter for September 2018 now available

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for September 2018 is now available to read online.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Town Manager's Newsletter for August 2018 now available

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for August 2018 is now available to read online.

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Town Manager's Newsletter for June 2018 now available!

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for June 2018 is now available to read online, using the link below:

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

The Town Manager's Newsletter for April 2018 is now available to read online.

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for April 2018 is now available to read online. Use the link below to read it!

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Town Manager's Newsletter for March 2018 now available online

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for March 2018 is now available to read online. Use the link below to read it!

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Town Manager's Newsletter for February 2018 is now available online

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for February 2018 is now available to read online.


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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Town Manager's Newsletter for January 2018 is now available online

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for January 2018 is now available online. Use the link below to read it.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Town Manager's Newsletter for December 2017 is now available online

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for December 2017 is now available online. Use the link below to read it.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Town Manager's Newsletter for August 2017 now available

Newsletter Front Page August 2017

The Town Manager’s Newsletter for August 2017 is now available online. 

You can view it here:

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Town Manager's Newsletter for July 2017 now available

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The Town Manager’s Newsletter for July 2017 is now available online. 

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Town Manager's Newsletter for December 2016

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The December 2016 Town Manager's Newsletter is now available online:http://westfordma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/579

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Town Manager's Newsletter November 2016

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The November 2016 Town Manager's Newsletter is now available online:
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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Oak Hill Road Detour

Contractors for the town will be closing Oak Hill Road to through traffic on Tuesday, June 1st and Wednesday, June 2nd.  A detour route will be in place from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on both days.  All roads will be opened to residents, busine...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Oak Hill Road Detour June 7th - 10th

Contractors for the town will be closing Oak Hill Road between Moore Road and Plain Road beginning on Monday, June 7th through Thursday, June 10th.  A detour route on Brookside Road and Nabnasset Street will be in place from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM on...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Over 65 Flu Clinic October 7

Flu Clinics Schedule Westford Residents Only

 

The Westford Health Department will sponsor flu clinics this fall season. More dates to come!

** Please note ** Due to COVID-19 our clinics may look a little different, as to adhere to the social distan...

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