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WESTFORD — Here’s the Sept. 21 edition of Wednesday Whiteboard, where WestfordCAT highlights important dates and events during the week in and around Westford.

News and upcoming events around town 

The Westford Education Foundation is hosting its annual fundraiser, WestFest, on Sept. 24 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Stony Brook Middle School.

The Town of Westford is looking for responses to its two surveys. One survey involves a new multi-family zoning requirement for MBTA and MBTA adjacent communities. The second survey involves a proposed change to the zoning bylaws that would allow for additional commercial zoning uses. Both surveys will close on Oct. 14.

Classic Kitchen Café recently opened at 175 Littleton Rd. The restaurant focuses on ‘top quality’ breakfast and lunch dishes.

The League of Women Voters is hosting its next virtual civic social on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The social will be focused on the Oct. 17 Special Town Meeting.

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

Bob Oliphant of the Westford Historical Society released the 55th 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 J.V. Fletcher Library is hosting a showcase for its expansion project on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.

Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 at Westford Academy. The deadline to register to vote is Friday, Oct. 7 at 5 p.m.

Government meetings

The Board of Registrars will meet virtually on Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m.

The Board of Water Commissioners will meet on Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.

The Council on Aging will meet on Sept. 21 at 4 p.m.

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority will meet virtually on Sept. 22 at 1 p.m.

The Miller School Advisory Council will meet on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.

The Monuments and Memorials Committee will meet on Sept. 21 at 2 p.m.

The School Committee is scheduled to meet on Sept. 26. No agenda has been posted at the time of reporting.

The School Committee Policy Subcommittee will meet on Sept. 22 at 9:30 a.m.

The Select Board is scheduled to meet on Sept. 27. No agenda has been posted at the time of reporting.

The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.

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Ben Domaingue, Managing Editor
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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.