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Drop-in Study Hours for WA Finals at Library: Wednesday Whiteboard


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WESTFORD — Here’s the June 7 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.

Nabnasset Lake will be treated on June 8 to control nuisance aquatic vegetation.

From WestfordCAT: 

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, Roudenbush Community Center, Muffin’s on Main, Mario’s, Classic Kitchen Café and Paul’s Diner. Please send feedback to Executive Director Sarah Fletcher. 

Check out our new Community Calendar!

Check out our June Calendar Raffle.

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.

Westford has been selected to participate in the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

The Red Cross is hosting two more blood drives in June.

  • Roudenbush Community Center on June 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • First Parish Church on June 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Additional information on how to donate can be found online.

From the League of Women Voters:

The League will host its annual meeting on June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Westford Museum.

From the J.V. Fletcher Library:

The J.V. Fletcher Library is hosting drop-in study hours for students during finals. Accommodations such as coffee, tea, snacks and pizza will be provided.

  • June 12 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • June 13 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • June 14 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The library will not allow reentry past 9 p.m. and students must leave by 10 p.m.

From the Parish Center for the Arts:

Dave Martsolf is June’s artist of the month. His work will be on display between June 1 and June 26.

Important municipal dates

The Strategic Planning Retreat is tentatively planned for Sept. 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Kimball Farm.

Discussions on an open public hearing regarding a proposed firearms shop bylaw will continue during the July 17 Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m.

Government meetings

The Affordable Housing Trust will meet virtually on June 7 at 7 p.m.

The Board of Assessors will meet on June 8 at 9 a.m.

The Budget Task Force will meet virtually on June 7 at 12:30 p.m.

The Communications Advisory Committee will meet virtually on June 8 at 3 p.m.

The English Learner Parent Advisory Council will meet virtually on June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

The Recycling Commission will meet on June 8 at 7 p.m.

The Scholarship and Grants Committee will meet virtually on June 8 at 3 p.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.

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