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Another ATM in the Books: Weekend Wrap-Up

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WESTFORD — Welcome to the June 12 edition of Weekend Wrap-Up. Here, we highlight the most important news you may have missed this week in Westford.

I’m writing this from New Mexico as I make my way back to Massachusetts. As noted, I’ll be returning on June 18.

Annual Town Meeting Results

Multiple proposed articles from Annual Town Meeting passed, including the use of Electronic Vote Tabulators, reducing the speed limits on some roads to 25 miles per hour and to reduce the number of physical Financial Committee books produced and mailed to households.

The full results can be found here.

100 Women Who Care gives back to community

Following success of their first gathering in March, 100 Women Who Care Greater Westford, banded together to support three more local non-profit organizations. Their second quarterly meeting was held at Bamboo restaurant.

The group of women previously raised $7,808 for Live for Liv, a non-profit organization that offers support to survivors of domestic violence. Each member donates $100 to be given to one of three charities that are randomly nominated through a shared donor pool.

The group’s next meeting has yet to be announced. Women in the Greater Westford MA area are encouraged to join and use their voice to aid “100 Women Who Care, Greater Westford” in their work.

Students from Nashoba Valley Tech Create Fundraiser to Compete in Skills USA National Competition

Several students from the Nashoba Valley Technical High School have created a fundraiser in order to raise money for them to compete in the Skills USA National Competition.

This competition “exhibits the best career and technical education students in the nation,” with contests that “begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.” These contests allow vocational students to show off their technical skills and the trades that they perform the best.

With only 17 days left before the competition, the students have nearly reached their goal, raising $8,140 of the intended $8,500.

2022 WA Graduation Ceremony Photo Slide Show

J.V. Fletcher Library Expansion Project Update

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Ben Domaingue
Ben Domainguehttps://www.clippings.me/bendomaingue
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.