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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Upgrade to Stage II Mandatory Outdoor Water Use Restrictions

Massachusetts recently declared Stage 2 (significant) drought for the northeast region of the state - which includes Westford, and no significant precipitation is expected in the near future.   Accordingly,  mandatory outdoor water use r...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

2021 Consumer Confidence Report Available

The 2021 Consumer Confidence Report is available at the Westford Water Department website.  The annual CCR is a great place to learn about your public water supply, and it contains important information about the source and quality of your drinki...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Town Manager's Newsletter for June 2022

The Town Manager's Newsletter for June 2022 is now available

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

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Westford Tree & Invasive Species Plan - Community Survey

Westford is creating a Tree and Invasive Species Management Plan to help care for our public trees. Your input on the Community Survey can help guide this effort. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. Thank you!

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Demonstration of the use of Electronic Vote Tabulators

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Article 1 on the Annual Town Meeting warrant asks voters to approve the use of electronic vote tabulators or "clickers" to count votes at Town Meetings. If you have questions or would just like to see how it works sign up below.

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Tree and Invasive Species Inventory May 16th-June 3rd

Tree and Invasive Species Inventory – May 16th through June 3rd

As part of a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Action Grant, Davey Resource Group is currently working on behalf of the town to conduct an inventory of trees and invasive sp...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Covid-19 Update

Good morning, 

 In Massachusetts and in Westford, we continue to see an increase in positive COVID19 cases. 

Positive State Reported Cases (only) in Westford. These case counts do not include home tests. Home test results are not ...

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General Health Notices
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Memorial Day 2022

Town wide celebration of Memorial Day will be held on Sunday, May 29th.

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Learn About Westford Recreation Spring and Summer Offerings

WPC After School Enrichment with Westford Recreation for Grades K-8

The Westford Partnership for Children After School Enrichment program (WPC) provides a stimulating and fun environment for Westford’s school children, grades K-8, during...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Summer care or after school care program assistance

Westford Residents, 

Through ARPA funding we are proud to announce that we will be reviewing applications for the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 for one week of free Kids Club Summer Camp (starts June 27th,2022) per child OR $400 credit per child ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Decluttering Workshop for Westford Residents

The Cameron is inviting residents of the town to participate in a new six-week Decluttering Workshop facilitated by Peggy Siegel, Retired Psychiatric Nurse and Co-facilitator- Jennifer Claro, MS-Community Counseling and COA Director

Dates: May 11th &nd...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Town-Wide Catch Basin Cleaning

Catch Basin Truck

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: April 29, 2022

2022 Voluntary Outdoor Water Use Restrictions

2022 Voluntary Outdoor Water Use Restrictions begin Sunday May 1.   At this time we ask our customers to follow the odd/even watering schedule as follows:   Odd-numbered addresses may water on odd-numbered days between the hours of 6:00 ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

It’s That Time of Year Again: Spring Yard Clean Up & Lawn Applications

Healthy soils mean a healthy lawn and a healthy environment. As you begin to clean up your yard this spring and apply fertilizers and herbicides, we would like to remind you to be careful for both your own health and the health of the environment. &nb...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Spring Yard Clean Up and Lawn Applications

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Healthy soils help create a healthy lawn and keep a healthy environment. As you begin to clean up your yard this spring and apply fertilizers and herbicides, we would like to remind you to be careful for both your own health and the health of the environm...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Collection 5-14-22

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On Saturday, May 14, from 9am-1pm, the Westford Recycling Commission will hold a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection at the Westford Highway Department (28 North Street).  The collection is only for Westford households (no businesses). &am...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Westford Climate Roadmap Community Forum

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Westford has a plan to fight climate change! Register for this webinar to find out about the specific steps residents, businesses and municipal leaders can take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve sustainability. The Roadmap was developed by We...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Disruption to Municipal Phone Lines on Patriots' Day

new phone

Call 911 as usual, but for all other calls use 978-727-8888.

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Town Manager's Newsletter for April 2022

April TM Newsletter

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

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Westford Recreation

Summer Camp & Kids Activities Fair

April 3, 12-3 p.m., Westford Regency, 219 Littleton Road, WestfordMeet Recreation Director Michelle Collett and learn about our Summer Weekly Programs: Summer Beach Party, Kids Club, and Destination Exploration, for a...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Electricity Disclosure Label is available for Westford Power Options Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 28, 2022

 

Electricity Disclosure Label is available for Westford Power Options Program 

 

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

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Free COVID Testing Kits available to residents age 55 and older

The Cameron Senior Center has received a donation of 200 COVID testing kits from AgeSpan (formerly Elder Services of Merrimack Valley).  We will distribute two kits per household, on a First Come First Serve basis, to Westford residents. To get y...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

DEI Committee Survey on Columbus Day

Westford Town DEI committee would like to hear from community about possibly changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. The committee members have created a simple survey, see the link. Please take a moment to answer this survey before March 15.

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Statement by the Westford Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee

February 27, 2022

Statement by the Westford Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee

Recently Superintendent Chew placed a faculty member on administrative leave in response to a social media post the faculty member made that the Superintendent&...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Community Outreach for Recreation/Aquatics Center

March 10th at 7PM via Zoom
https://tinyurl.com/WestfordRecStudy

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Board of Health Announcement on Mask Mandate

On February 17th the Board of Health voted to lift the indoor town-wide mask mandate with immediate effect.

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

School Committee Resolution Regarding the Incident on Jan 28

Westford School Committee Resolution Regarding the Incident on January 28, 2022
Adopted Monday February 14, 2022

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Select Board Response to Racial Incident

Statement from the Select Board on Feb 8th:

On January 28th, a racial incident occurred at the Westford Academy girls’ basketball team. While that investigation is ongoing, we join Dr. Chew and Principal Antonelli in condemning the racist hurtful...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Town Offers NEW COVID Relief Assistance for Qualifying Low to Moderate Income Households

The Town of Westford has ARPA funds available to assist Westford households impacted by Covid. These funds may be used for Rent/Mortgage payment assistance or utility payment assistance. Qualifying households will have a gross annual income at or below 30...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Town Manager's Newsletter for February 2022

Westford Town Managers Newsletter Feb 2022

The Town Manager's newsletter for February 2022 is now available to read via the link below.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Westford Recreation

Recreation Special Programs FEBRUARY VACATION!

Westford Recreation provides support for parents and children with special full day and full week programs during school professional development days, parent conferences, and February and April school vacatio...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

DEI Statement on WA Incident

The recent incident of racist taunting from the Westford student section at a Westford Academy girls basketball game against Wayland High School at Westford Academy last week is upsetting and disturbing to learn about.  

We strongly condemn such a...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

SNAP households who lost food due to storm power outages are eligible for replacement benefits

SNAP households who lost power for more than four hours and as a result had to toss food unsafe to eat can request SNAP replacement benefits for the value of the food lost that was purchased with SNAP - up to their monthly SNAP (including Emergency Allotm...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

ACME Waste - Contact Phone Number Change

If you have questions or concerns regarding your solid-waste collection, ACME's contact number has changed. The new phone number is (978) 479-2434. If you reach their voicemail please leave a message and MaryEllen will return your call. You may a...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Community Health Needs Assessment

Every 3 years the Greater Lowell Health Alliance, Lowell General Hospital, and UMASS Lowell conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment of the surrounding communities. The communities included are Westford, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Lowell...

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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.

 On Thursday, ...

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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.

For questions regarding this announcement, please r...

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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 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: 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 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 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: 

  • A...
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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: 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

TM Newsletter March 2018 front page

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

TM Newsletter February 2018 front page

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:

https://www.westfordma.gov/Archive.aspx?AMID=41

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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

You can view past newsletters with this address:http://westfordma.gov/Archive.aspx?AMID=41

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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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