“I’m honored to allocate these funds to the town of Westford in order to combat and prevent the spread of Covid-19,” Representative Arciero said. “The pandemic has been a long, difficult time for many people in Westford, and across the Commonwealth, as these funds will be necessary for keeping our constituents safe as we look to end this troublesome time for us.”
State Representative James Arciero presented a check from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the Town of Westford today in front of Town Hall. The funds, totaling $350,000, were earmarked by Representative Arciero in December of 2021 as part of the Immediate Covid-19 Recovery Needs Bill, which became law on December 13. Specifically, the funding will be directed to the purchase of personal protection equipment, cleaning and disinfecting supplies, air filters and other costs associated with the prevention of the spread of Covid-19 in the town. Joining the presentation, and pictured from left to right, were Select Board members Tom Clay and Andrea Peraner-Sweet, Representative James Arciero, Westford Superintendent Dr. Christopher Chew, Westford School Committee member Chris Sanders, Westford Town Administrator Jodi Ross, and Westford School Committee member Valerie Young.