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WestfordCAT Weekly News – December 11, 2020

This week on WestfordCAT News, students learn the fate of winter sports in the public schools; there's been no increase in clients at the Westford Food Pantry -- yet; Westford's Health Director discusses the state's shutdown roll back and the COVID-19 vaccine rollout; WestfordCAT's holiday auction was a smash.

Bright Lights, Santa, and Bells Everywhere; Westford Rings in the Holidays

Westford's tree lighting ceremony took place on Nov. 29 attracting more than the 100 maximum onlookers, presented by COVID-19 guidelines. But all was well when Santa arrived by horse drawn carriage.

Weathering the Weather with Ed

Rain  develops  this  afternoon  and  it  becomes  heavy  at  times.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Make Damaged, Historic House a Private Home Again

What should happen to the home at 63 Main Street next to Roudenbush that wasdamaged by fire four years ago? This weekend you can make that decision at specialTown Meeting.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Town Meeting is A Place to Learn What’s Going on in Town

There is no purer or more direct form of democracy than that which was born right here in New England ... Town Meeting.  Every day we are witnessing more and more threats to this precious way of life our forebears fought for.

WestfordCAT Weekly News – September 4, 2020

This week on WestfordCAT News, the town is one step closer to assembling a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Sen. Edward Markey won the Democratic primary race and will compete for a second term on Nov. 3rd. Patty Stocker speaks with a published photographer who will be exhibiting in 2021 at the PCA.

Women’s Suffrage Victory Rally and Promenade, Aug. 23

The Westford Historical Society and Museum, continuing its partnership with the League of Women Voters of Westford and Westford Cultural Council, is proud to host a 1920s Women’s Suffrage Victory Rally and Promenade as part of their Westford Celebrates Women’s Right to Vote Program Series.

Hill Orchard Opens for the Season

Hill Orchard farm stand will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7/24, 7/25 and 7/26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The stand sells fresh vegetables and berries, pies and other baked goods. Shoppers are asked to wear face coverings. Social distancing rules apply and shoppers may have to wait if too many people are inside the building.