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Westford Academy in Need of Custodial Staff: Wednesday Whiteboard


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WESTFORD — Here’s the Aug. 10 edition of the Wednesday Whiteboard, where WestfordCAT highlights important dates and events during the week in and around Westford.

News and upcoming events around town

Westford Academy is in need of evening custodial help from 2:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The job consists of cleaning classrooms, bathrooms, common areas and snow removal. Prospective applicants can email Westford Academy Principal James Antonelli at jantonelli@westfordk12.us or apply here.

The Westford Cultural Council is hosting a survey to better target their programming for residents. The survey can be found here. Responses must be submitted by Aug. 31.

Increased water restrictions have taken effect in Westford until further notice.

The Westford Farmers Market is held every Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Roudenbush Community Center.

Westford residents who own an EZPass can save 30 cents per gallon at participating Alltown locations until Labor Day with the PayByCar program. Learn more about how to register for the program here.

Bob Oliphant of the Westford Historical Society released the 47th episode of his Westford Wardsman podcast, where he shares the weekly Westford news with bonus information of Westford and her residents from over 100 years ago. Listen to the podcast below.

Important municipal dates

The deadline to register to vote on the Sept. 6 primaries is Friday, Aug. 26. Voters must register at least 10 days before the election.

Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 at Westford Academy. Petition articles are due to the Town Clerk’s office by Aug. 18.

Government meetings

The Access to Town Meeting Committee will meet virtually on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.

The Clean Energy and Sustainability Committee will meet virtually on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The Conservation Commission will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m.

The J.V. Fletcher Library Board of Trustees will meet virtually on Monday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.

The Northern Middlesex Council of Governments will meet virtually on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

The Permanent Town Building Committee will meet virtually on Monday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m.

The Planning Board will meet on Monday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m.

The School Committee will host its annual retreat on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 8:30 a.m.

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