Immune Systems of Vegetarians – Are They Stronger than those of Meat Eaters?

Get daily Westford alerts delivered daily to your in box by subscribing here. This is a topic that is itching for a good fiery debate. Our immune strength being top of mind lately, I thought a good subject to discuss was vegetarians and their immune systems.

Over the past few years, the idea of eating a vegetarian (or vegan) diet has become increasingly popular for a number of reasons. Some people do it because they believe it to be morally right, while others try it out hoping to see weight loss benefits. Many have claimed that by going vegetarian and maintaining a plant-based diet you will boost your immune system; others believe doing this will actually hurt you in the long run. Continue Reading →

Annual Safe Routes to School Awards Ceremony

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program, is announcing that it will be conducting its annual Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Awards Ceremony to recognize SRTS partner schools and community champions in their efforts in administering programs for students to safely walk and bike to school. Continue Reading →

Quick Quotes From the Virtual Memorial Day Observance

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Here are some quick quotes from those who delivered speeches for the town’s Memorial Day observation, recorded by WestfordCAT staff members. The speeches were followed by a reading of the Honor Roll.  Here is a link to the entire video. Ryan Cobleigh

Veterans Services Officer

“Remember those who have died, every day, not just today. Remember them when you see the flag in the Common or the large one at Cornerstone. Continue Reading →