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WESTFORD — Here’s the April 27 edition of the Wednesday Whiteboard, where WestfordCAT highlights important dates and events during the week in Westford. 

News and upcoming events around town

The Town Wide Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Abbot Elementary School Lawn.

Items not sold at the town-wide yard sale can be offered freely at Junk in the Trunk Westford on Sunday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Abbot Elementary School. Items not picked up can be donated to New England Clothing Recycling, who is collecting ungifted items.

Westford Climate Action and the Clean Energy and Sustainability Committee are sponsoring a public forum to answer questions on the Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 roadmap. The forum is schedule for Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom.

Westford Remembers has opened orders for signage honoring local veterans. Signs will be displayed prior to Memorial Day. Sponsors looking to purchase a sign should fill out an order form and send $100 to Westford Remembers. Orders should be received no later than May 13. Westford Remembers can be reached at WestfordRemembers01886@gmail.com.

Westford Rotary Club held its inaugural “Not New Years Ball Drop,” where hundreds of golf balls were dropped from a helicopter. Photos of the event can be found here.

Important municipal dates

The annual town election will be held on Tuesday, May 3. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Government Meetings

The Access to Town Meeting Committee will meet virtually on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m.

The Col. John Robinson Elementary School Advisory Council will meet in-person on Wednesday, April 27 at 3:30 p.m.

The Commission on Disability will meet virtually on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m.

The Conservation Commission will meet in-person at Town Hall on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee will meet virtually on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m.

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority Advisory Board will meet on Thursday, April 28 at 1 p.m.

The Monuments and Memorials Committee will meet in-person at the Westford Museum on Wednesday, April 27 at 2 p.m.

The Day School Advisory Council will meet virtually on Wednesday, April 27 at 6 p.m.

The Northern Middlesex Council of Governors will meet virtually on Wednesday, April 27 at 2 p.m.

The Westford School Committee Policy Subcommittee will meet in-person on Thursday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m.

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Ben Domaingue
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Ben Domaingue has previously worked at newspapers in New Hampshire and is a News Reporter covering Westford. He’s passionate about community journalism, photography and hiking. Email him at bdomaingue@westfordcat.org.