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PFAS Forum with Water Department, Health Department on Thursday: Wednesday Whiteboard


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WESTFORD — Here’s the June 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

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 Graniteville Neighborhood Design Charrette will be held on June 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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 a blood drive in June.

  • First Parish Church on June 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Additional information on how to donate can be found online.

A virtual PFAS forum, hosted by the Health Department and Water Department, will be held on June 22 at 6 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 planned for Sept. 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Kimball Farm.

Special Town Meeting is planned for Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

Government meetings

The Budget Task Force will meet virtually on June 21 at 12:30 p.m.

The Clean Energy and Sustainability Committee will meet virtually on June 22 at 7:30 p.m.

The Communications Advisory Committee will meet virtually on June 22 at 3 p.m.

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

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority Audit and Finance Subcommittee will meet on June 26 at 1 p.m.

The Northern Middlesex Council of Governments will meet on June 24 at 10 a.m.

The Select Board is scheduled to meet on June 27 at 7 p.m. No agenda has been posted at the time of reporting.

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 bdomaingue@westfordcat.org. 

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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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