Joyce Pellino Crane

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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 →

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COVID-19 Command Center Releases New Nursing Home and Community-level COVID-19 Public Health Data

Subscribe to our free, daily publication for all your Westford news. The Massachusetts COVID-19 Command Center today announced additional data that will be reported on a daily and weekly basis related to COVID-19. This data includes:

Results of a major initiative aimed at increasing COVID-19 testing in nursing homes, a critical component of the Commonwealth’s Nursing Home Accountability and Supports package announced on April 27, 2020. Between April 8 and May 25, more than 97 percent of nursing homes tested at least 90 percent of all residents and staff. Self-reported nursing home deaths by facility

City and Town COVID-19 tests and test rate and percent positivity
COVID-19 testing results of state-operated health and human services facilities and congregate care programs across the Commonwealth

“Massachusetts produces one of the most comprehensive public data reports in the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said COVID-19 Command Center Director and Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders. Continue Reading →

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Nationally Known Commentator Presents Talk on Fake News

Subscribe to our free, daily publication for all your Westford news. Editor’s Note: This video comest to WestfordCAT through the Waltham League of Women Voters. It’s the first in an ongoing series on journalistic ethics and industry practices. Coming next is an interview with Boston Globe Editor Brian McGrory. Nationally known commentator and WGBH writer, Dan Kennedy, presented recently to the League of Women Voters in Waltham on the topic of  “Fake News.” Continue Reading →

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