WESTFORD — Here’s the May 17 edition of Wednesday Whiteboard, where WestfordCAT highlights important dates and events during the week in and around Westford.
News and upcoming events around town
A number of committees have open seats. Apply online.
Voluntary water use restrictions are now in effect. The Water Department requests that odd-numbered addresses water on odd-numbered days between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m and that even-numbered addresses may water on even-numbered days from 6 p.m. and 9 a.m.
A Red Flag Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service through May 17 at 8 p.m.
The Select Board is seeking volunteers for a new Budget Task Force and the MBTA Communities Multi-Family Housing Advisory Committee. Residents who wish to apply for the Budget Task Force should submit a citizen activity form by May 17. Residents interested in the MBTA Communities Multi-Family Housing Advisory Committee should submit a citizen activity form by May 25.
News office hours are on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the J.V. Fletcher Library. Changes will be reflected on our studio calendar.
We now have printed copies of WCAT News! It’s not a newspaper and we’re working through some design iterations. Updated flyers can be found every Wednesday at the J.V. Fletcher Library, Cameron Senior Center, Town Hall and Paul’s Diner. Please send feedback to Executive Director Sarah Fletcher.
From the Health Department and Community Wellness Department:
The Health Department is accepting applications for residents to receive one free week of Kids Club Summer Camp, which begins on June 26 or $400 per child for the Recreation Department’s after-school program, which begins on Aug. 30.
Applications should be emailed to Regional Community Health and Wellness Coordinator Brittany Nash. Applications can also be mailed to Town Hall. Applicants must be Westford residents and be at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Jon Mattleman will present Just Talk About It: Adolescent Mental Health on May 18 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Email Community Wellness Coordinator Nicole Laviolette to register.
Westford has been selected to participate in the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
From the Sustainability Department:
The second part of a two-part virtual webinar hosted by Sustainable Middlesex will be hosted on May 20 at 9:30 a.m. Register for the webinar online.
From the Parish Center for the Arts:
Deb Seymour & Stan Lyness will perform at Parish Center for the Arts on May 27 at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online.
W. Marc Bernsau is this month’s Artist of the Month. His work will be on display through May 28.
From the League of Women Voters:
The League is hosting a virtual civic social with Rep. James Arciero on May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
The League will host its annual meeting on June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Westford Museum.
Important municipal dates
Official Annual Town Election results have been posted.
The Board of Registrars will meet on May 17 at 5 p.m.
The Council on Aging has canceled a May 17 meeting due to a lack of quorum.
The Economic Development Committee will meet virtually on May 18 at 8:15 a.m. The link is unavailable at the time of reporting.
The Pedestrian Safety Committee will meet on May 17 at 6:30 p.m.
The School Committee is scheduled to meet on May 22 at 7 p.m. No agenda has been posted at the time of reporting.
The School Committee Policy Subcommittee will meet on May 17 at 9:30 a.m.
The Select Board is scheduled to meet on May 23 at 7 p.m. No agenda has been posted at the time of reporting.
The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on May 17 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday Whiteboard is non-exhaustive. If you have an event or activity you would like to include in the Wednesday Whiteboard, please email Managing Editor Ben Domaingue at email@example.com.