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Charges Dropped in Colson Case, Clearing Him of Any Wrongdoing

Residents were stunned, this winter, to learn of the Middlesex District Attorney's allegations that Westford Academy history teacher Michael Colson would be arraigned on charges of criminal harassment and identification fraud.

Man to be arraigned in Connection with Accelerating Fire that Resulted in the Death of  a Man on Pevey Street in Lowell

When first responders did arrive on scene, the victim was transported and a medical flight was requested.  However, before that  could happen, the victim  died from his injuries at Lowell General Hospital.  This case has been referred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and a positive identification is pending.

WestfordCAT Weekly News – April 16, 2021

The town wide election is shaping up to be a sizzler; we tell you who’s running and for what seats; we update you on the latest alleged criminal activities going on in town; meet published photographer, Nancy Rich, the Parish Center for the Arts' Artist of the Month.

JOINT RELEASE: Two Suspects Arrested in Connection with 7 Burglaries and Break-ins Across Middlesex and Essex Counties and New Hampshire

The two defendants were directly indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Gabriel Estuardo Rojas and Manuel Jose Lopez were apprehended today by the Middlesex State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, with the collaboration of the police departments from Methuen, Lawrence, Tewksbury, Pelham, NH; and Salem, NH. The defendants were placed under arrest and taken into custody without incident. 

Lowell Man Arraigned in Connection with Intentionally Setting Fire to his Wife

Posted on: April 2, 2021 - 12:51pm Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Lowell Police Superintendent Kelly Richardson confirmed that...

WestfordCAT Weekly News – April 2, 2021

Hybrid learning is ending in Westford Public Schools; COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in town; a Westford resident is killed while bicycling; Jodi Ross explains her reasoning for promoting from within.

Groton Road Accident takes Life of Bicyclist, March 30

Click here to subscribe to our newsletter. A 62-year-old man died from injuries sustained when a car allegedly hit him...

Westford Police Log, March 7 to 13

Click here to subscribe to our daily newsletter. The Westford police log registered the following public safety issues in the...