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.

COMMENTARY: Vote YES for Democracy at Town Meeting

by Barry Rosenberg Studies revealing that the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans have greater influence over Federal legislation than the...

Two Nashoba Tech Students Among Five in State to Receive Honor

Each year, five CTE students in the state are selected, and this year, two of the five — Abigail Cronin and Elliot Gale — are from Nashoba Tech. It’s the first time Nashoba Tech has had a student selected. They are now eligible for the national Presidential Scholars Program.

Weathering the Weather with Ed

By Ed Cohen Friday, June 4: Upper 70s today with scattered showers this afternoon and possibly a thunderstorm mixed in....

WESTFORDCAT: Up for Bid is a Llewellyn Backgammon Set from London

As part of its fundraising efforts to continue to support operations, the news, and the many community services provided, Westford CAT is working with Skinner, Inc. Auctioneers and Appraisers by consigning, to their semi-annual Gentlemen’s Auction, a an Alexandra Llewellyn Backgammon set from London, donated to Westford CAT. The auction runs from May 25 to June 3.

Lowell General Updates Visitor Policy to Allow Two  per Patient

Beginning May 17, Lowell General Hospital will allow in-person visitation with two visitors per patient at any one time. Previously, only one designated support person was allowed to visit at any time.

Local Thai Restaurant to Dedicate a Percentage of a Day’s Proceeds to WestfordCAT

Have some Thai on the Fly and help support local television. On Wednesday, May 19, Thai on the Fly at 439 Littleton Road in Westford, will donate 20 percent of the day’s proceeds to WestfordCAT, a 501(c3) non profit organization. 

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.