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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Westford Climate Action presents “Meeting the Climate Challenge: The View from an MIT Observatory,”

Westford Climate Action presents “Meeting the Climate Challenge: The View from an MIT Observatory,” a free Climate Seminar by professional staff from MIT Haystack Observatory, located in Westford.

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Free COVID Home Test Kits

You can now get a limited number of home testing kits for free. Read about the announcement here.

There is an official site explaining the program, or you can order the kits directly from the USPS website.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Town Manager's Newsletter for January 2022

January 2022 Newsletter

The Town Manager's Newsletter for January 2022 is now available to read online via the link below.

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Access to Town Meeting (ATM) Committee Survey on Thoughts on Town Meeting

The newly-created Access to Town Meeting (ATM) Committee has created a very short survey for residents to fill out and share their experience with Westford's Annual and Special Town Meetings.

 Please take a moment to fill it out online at...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Sign Up For Emergency Notifications

Westford uses a system called Smart911 to notify residents of issues they need to be aware of. Smart911 is a Community Messaging System used to notify residences through an automated telephone dialing system, which sends a message automatically to thousan...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Nomination Papers Available for May 3, 2022 Town Election

Thinking about running for local office? Nomination papers are now available at the Town Clerk's Office. In order to appear on the May 3, 2022 town election ballot, your nomination papers must be signed by at least 50 Westford registered voters a...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Breakthrough COVID-19 Case Review

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a review of breakthrough COVID-19 cases in vaccinated Massachusetts residents and found nearly 97% have not resulted in hospitalization or death.

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

New Vaccine Booster Guidance for Residents Aged 16 & 17

Massachusetts Public Health Officials Encourage Residents ages 16 and 17 to get Pfizer COVID-19 Booster

BOSTON (December 10, 2021) — Following newly updated recommendations and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), t...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Westford's Climate Roadmap 1st Draft Available for Review

The Clean Energy and Sustainability Committee has completed the first version of Westford Climate Roadmap: A plan to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. The committee is looking forward to meeting with town management, boards, businesses ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Senior Residence Lottery Information Session Tonight, Dec 7, 2021, 6 PM

The Cameron Senior Center would like to share that there’s a virtual information session TONIGHT, December 7th at 6PM at 10 Wilson Street, Chelmsford, MA. and on ZOOM regarding the Roberta McGuire Senior Residences affordable rental lottery. Thi...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

FUNDS REMAINING - Childcare Subsidy Program Available to Income-Eligible Families!

December 6, 2021

The Town of Westford received an additional $20,000 to provide childcare subsidies to local income eligible families. 

The funds will be allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis to families who have not already received funding ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Amended Mask Mandate

The Board of Health has issued an amendment to the current mask mandate.

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Electricity Disclosure Label is available for Westford Power Options Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 18, 2021

Electricity Disclosure Label is available for Westford Power Options Program 

 Westford, MA – Our Town’s community electricity program has posted the latest Electricity Disclosur...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation for Grades K-8

We've got you covered during Westford Public School Parent Conferences

Monday, November 22, for Grades K-8

Join Parks & Rec for open play on the turf fields at Tyngsboro Sports Center, followed by a pizza lunch, and an afternoon movie at a loca...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Sign up for help with Medicare Open Enrollment

 

Are you turning 65? Over 65 and considering retirement?  If so, the Cameron Senior Center is glad to have Fred Baumert, an experienced SHINE Counselor and Westford resident available to assist in exploring your healthcare options and pr...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

National Grid Work on Forge Village Road

Neil Dorun, an Arborist with National Grid, contacted our Tree Warden Steve Cronin to let us know that they are in the planning stages of a capital project to replace conductor lines along Forge Village Road, from Flagg Road to Town Farm Road. As part of ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Westford Power Options Program Update (Electric Aggregation)

Westford Power Options Program is offered by the Town to residents and businesses to increase electricity supply choices. You can find more information on the program website MassCEA.com/Westford.

 

The program periodically sends enrollmen...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

How to Navigate the Westford Health Department Flu Shot Clinic Scheduling website

The Cameron Senior Center in cooperation with the Westford Health Department has produced the following video to help aid Seniors in booking their Flu Shot Clinic appointments. Feel free to follow along, and pause the video whenever you need to. Make sure...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Parks & Recreation for Grades K-8

We've got you covered during School Professional Development Day

Tuesday, October 12, for Grades K-8

Join Parks & Rec for apple picking and a corn maze at Lanni Orchards in Lunenburg, Ma, followed by an afternoon of hiking, sports and games, an...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Board of Health Face Coverings Effective October 1

On September 22, 2021 the Board of Health voted to adopt an indoor mask mandate effective October 1st, 2021.

Please see the attached documents for additional information.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Attorney General Maura Healey's Fall Rights and Resources Series - Dealing with Debt

Join Attorney General Maura Healey for educational trainings to empower the residents of the Commonwealth and the people serving them. This Month's offering is Dealing with Debt: How to Handle Debt & Debt Collectors. For more information you ...

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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. 

WPC offers: 

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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 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 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 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: 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 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

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:

Click here for more information

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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: 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: 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.


Use the link below to read it.

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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. 

You can view it here:

https://www.westfordma.gov/Archive.aspx?ADID=653

You can view past newsletters archived here:

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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. 

You can view it here:

https://www.westfordma.gov/Archive.aspx?ADID=642

You can view past newsletters archived here:

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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

Front page of November 2016 Town Manager's Newsletter

The November 2016 Town Manager's Newsletter is now available online:
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