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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Town Manager's Newsletter for April 2021

Westford Newsletter April 2021

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

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Apply for a Mail-In Ballot for the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election

If you wish to request a mail-in ballot for the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election, you can download the application here: https://www.westfordma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/8979/Early-Voting-Application

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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 12, 2021

Community Listening Forum Hosted By The Police Chief Promotion Panel

 

Community Listening Forum to be Hosted by Members of the 

Westford Police Chief Promotion Panel

Members of the Westford Police Chief Promotional Panel are hosting a virtual community listening forum on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 7 to 8P...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Zumba event on Saturday, April 10 from 9-10:00 am at the Abbot Elementary School field

PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK APRIL 5-11

Westford Health Department is sponsoring a community event, adults, and children welcome

 

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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 15, 2021

Spring Hydrant Flushing Begins the Week of Monday March 22

The Westford Water Department will begin flushing water mains as part of our comprehensive maintenance program beginning the week of Monday  March 22 and continuing until May. Flushing will be performed between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm, M...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Memorial Day 2021

Memorial Day 2021: Honoring our veterans

 

Although there is still a chance we may have traditional live events this year, Westford Veterans Services is again teaming up with Westford CAT to create a TV program for Memorial Day 2021.

We would like t...

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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: March 18, 2021

2021 Community Rain Barrel Program

The Westford Water Department is pleased to once again partner with The Great American Rain Barrel Company to provide a town rain barrel program.  Rain barrels will be sold at a discounted price, and can be purchased online.  Visit the G...

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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: September 14, 2020

Westford Rental Assistance Program now accepting applications.

The Westford Rental Assistance Program (WRAP) is now accepting applications.  For more information on this housing subsidy program for renters, please click the link below:

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Aging Mastery program returns to the Cameron Center

AGING MASTERY PROGRAM RETURNS:  

Every Monday & Wednesday  October 5 through November 4, 12:00-2:00

The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) is a national program that uses evidenced based materials, expert speakers, group discussion a...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Trivia Night Returns to the Cameron Center September 22nd!!!

TRIVIA RETURNS:  Tuesday September 22 1:30 - 3:30 

Ken, our trivia King, would like to present a style of trivia that has “never been done before” …

Trivia A -Go-Go. Sample questions  include: 1. Whi...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Destination Exploration at EBC – now running through September 4!

Parks & Recreation has extended Destination Exploration, our summer program for children, by two weeks. 

Please join us for one, or all, of the following weeks:

Week 8: August 17-21

Week 9: August 24-28

Week 10: August 31-September 4

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Town Manager's Newsletter for August 2020

Westford Town Manger's August 2020 Newsletter

The Town Manager’s Newsletter for August 2020 is now available to read online via the link below.

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Pet Waste Disposal

We love our dogs and now more than ever, we get to spend more time with our pets! However, dog waste carries harmful bacteria that can make our waters unsafe for drinking or swimming, so always pick it up and throw it in the trash. While you’re ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

More Information on Affordable Housing

Click the links below to see more information regarding Affordable Housing options in the Westford Area

Affordable Housing Summary

Affordable Rentals

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Coping with Covid, with Dr. Movitz

Alison Christopher, the social worker of the Cameron Center, worked with Westford Cable Access Television, and Dr. Rachel Movitz of Westford to create this roughly 40 minute video on helping people deal with the complex issues surrounding Covid-19. Please...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Affordable Housing opportunity in Littleton

Click on the below link to see information regarding Jones Meadow, a 55+ Community, located on 100 Spectacle Pond Road in Littleton. 

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Destination Exploration at EBC starting on June 29!

Enjoy summertime Westford Style with Destination Exploration, Parks & Recreation’s summer weekly program, running from June 29 - August 21 at East Boston Camps. Enjoy classic summertime activities during this eight-week summer program for ag...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Town Manager's Newsletter for June 2020

Westford Town Manager's Newsletter

The Town Manager’s Newsletter for June 2020 is now available to read online via the link below.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

New Alzheimers Resource

Alzheimers Association has a new resource: The Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter has developed resources to help those with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their caregivers navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. The...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Coping with Covid-19 for People Over Age 60

Tune into Westford CAT on June 24th at 11AM. Alison Christopher, LICSW will be interviewing Rachel Movitz PsyD. Dr. Movitz is a Licensed Psychologist and Specialist in Geropsychology and Geriatric Neuropsychology, with a private practice in Westford. She ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Free Weekly Fresh Vegetables

Gaining Ground, a non-profit organic farm in Concord, Massachusetts is providing free organic produce to Westford residents who meet certain income requirements. For more information, please see the attached flyers. The first link is in English, and the s...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Affordable Housing Lottery! Hanover Westford Hills

SEB Housing is currently working with Hanover Westford Hills, MassHousing, and the Town of Westford to provide affordable housing rental units. Below is a link to a flyer for this affordable housing opportunity.  

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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: May 20, 2020

Emerson Hospital Free Webinar Combating Loneliness

Emerson Hospital is offering a free webinar to help combat loneliness during these times of social distancing. It will be held Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM. A link to their flyer which contains registration info is below.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Town Manager's Newsletter for May 2020

Westford Newsletter May 2020

The Town Manager’s Newsletter for May 2020 is now available to read online via the link below.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Westford Parks & Recreation 2020 Summer Program Survey

Please respond to the survey one time. We are sending an updated survey link for those who have not yet responded.

The Westford Parks & Recreation Department is in the process of planning for 2020 summer programming for children ages 4 to 14. ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

BOH Notice on Face Covering

On May 6, 2020, Governor Baker ordered the use of face coverings when in public. This order requires that people over age two wear of face covering in public when social distancing is not possible. Face coverings should cover the mouth and nose. Face cove...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Select Board Voted to Extend Tax Due Dates to June 1, 2020

Town of Westford- Important information Regarding Your Tax BillUnder “An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting From COVID-19,” Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, the town has adopted local optio...

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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

September 2018

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: July 12, 2018

Town Manager's Newsletter for July 2018 now available

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The Town Manager's Newsletter for July 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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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Town Ends Resident Waste Oil Drop-Off at Center Fire Station

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Since 1990, residents who change their own automobile oil have been able to pay a dollar a gallon to dispose of their waste oil at the Center Fire Station.Fire Department personnel oversaw the oil recycling.As calls to the Fire Department have increased, ...

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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

TM Newsletter January 2018

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. 

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Town Manager's Newsletter for July 2017 now available

TM Newsletter July 2017 front page

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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