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Lawmaker Testifies on Bill Regarding Health Insurance for Adjunct Faculty

S.841 would address this glaring inadequacy by expanding access to health insurance under the Commonwealth’s Group Insurance Commission to include faculty that teach two three-credit courses in a semester, or four courses in an academic year. This bill stipulates that the Commonwealth, not the intuitions of higher education, shall bear the associated costs.

Westfordian Honored, Recognized for Mental Health Advocacy

“From flu clinics to substance abuse awareness, contact tracing to fundraising, it is an honor to recognize Sue for this prestigious honor,” Arciero said.

10 Things to Do for Fun in and Near Westford

1. Kimball Farm 400 Littleton Road, Westford https://kimballfarm.com/ 978-486-3891 | MAP Ice cream, miniature golf, bumper boats, volleyball, golf, fried fish dinners, and...

Lawmaker Congratulates Longtime Superintendent for Commitment to Westford Schools

“Bill’s commitment to education will have an impact for years to come,” Arciero said. “From students that will come through the school system to my own daughter, who will start going to Westford schools this fall, Bill’s compassion and desire to make great schools for our families will be felt for generations to come.”

School Committee Chair Wishes Olsen ‘Fair Skies’ as He Departs Westford

Bill often says that “everybody matters” in our school system because everyone can make a difference in the life of a child. He also adds rather humbly that he only takes 1/600 of the credit because all staff contributes to the success of our schools.

Enough of the Masks Says the MassGOP

The resolution, passed last week, calls for the existing Commonwealth of MA mask mandate to be rescinded in its entirety and replaced with a voluntary mask advisory for all persons (vaccinated or unvaccinated), businesses, and governmental institutions.

Eagle Badge Presented to Scouts from Troop 159

State Representative James Arciero hands Massachusetts House citations and poses for a photo with Scouts (from left to right) Brian Klostermann, Brian Garner and Peter Bonenfant of Troop 159 in Westford. Klostermann, Garner and Bonenfant recently earned the Eagle Scout Award, the highest award in Scouting.

Weathering the Weather with Ed

Forecast for the weekend and the week ahead.