Kids give first ade to Branch Street fire survivors
Fifteen local first-graders and kindergarteners took part in a lemonade stand on Coldspring Road in Westford on July 19 to raise money for the survivors of the Branch Street fire through Lowell Wish Project.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Completion of Broadway bridge construction delayed to 2015
Broadway Street bridge conversion to one-way: Due to reduced weight limits, Boott Hydropower, Inc. has installed a one-way detour, diverting traffic coming into downtown around the bridge via Walker Street to Pevey Street to School Street.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Drunk Driver Caught After Passing Car, Westford Cops Say
Westford police on July 9 charged a Woburn man with OUI after he allegedly passed a vehicle while speeding.
Live Updates: Market Basket Workers Stage Massive Rally
By Liz Taurasi Market Basket employees are vowing to make today's rally their biggest one yet.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Westford panel questions value of Drew Garden property
The task force designated to review whether the town should purchase "the gateway" Drew Garden property questioned in its meeting Wednesday night whether Westford would gain anything from buying the land.
Are You Boycotting Westford's Market Basket Stores?
Striking Market Basket workers this week called for customers to boycott stores-a move that upped the ante in a dramatic fight over the company's future.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Enterprise Bank in Tyngsboro robbed
Police were combing the area Monday afternoon searching for evidence in a bank robbery at Enterprise Bank on Middlesex Road.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Kiddie Cat Jam with Thundercats Next Week in Westford
The children at this week's Kiddie Cat Jam are having a great time!We have another session coming up July 28th - 31. Sign your little ones up now!Register online at westfordrec.com Kiddie Cat Jam with Thundercats: Soccer will be a core sport played every day in which basic skills will be emphasized.
Westford pro-gun group turns to its newest challenge: DeLeo bill
Al Prescott, of the Westford Pro2A group, says this type of "grandfather's shotgun" a lever-action firearm replicated to look like a Winchester Model 94 would be only available to those who are approved by a local police chief if House Speaker Robert DeLeo's proposal becomes law.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
A gown and corsage never meant so much
When Patrick Conway knocked on her door a week before the Westford Academy prom armed with balloons spelling out an invitation to the dance, Brenna Siegfriedt almost couldn't control her excitement.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
2014 Ride/Run for Liv Held in Westford July 20
The 2014 Ride/Run for Liv will take place on July 20, at the 4H campgrounds in Westford .
Westford Earns Insurance Premium Credits
Strong risk management policies and ongoing efforts to control financial losses helped Westford to earn $37,860 on its workers compensation and property casualty insurance costs during fiscal year 2014 - which will be applied toward fiscal year 2015 premiums.
Selectmen asked to maintain private road
The issue of private roads surfaced once again at the selectmen's meeting on Tuesday night, when resident Howard Hall of Mountain View Avenue told the board that the road needs to be paved.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Region weathers the blast - Violent wind topples trees all over, sending people running for cover
HOLD ON TIGHT! Anastasia O'Malley of Westford, center, struggles with her daughters, nieces and volunteers as they try to get their tent under control when a severe thunderstorm blew over the Westford Farmers Market Tuesday afternoon.
Selectmen appoint residents to help with Ayer parking issue
As the town awaits a response from private landowner Phil Berry, a group of citizens known as the Ayer Train Station Advisory Committee are working to move forward with the long-awaited downtown parking facility.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Power Restored in Westford After Storm Hits Town
UPDATE, 8:16 p.m. National Grid is reporting that all but a handful of homes in Westford have power at this hour.
Lightning, wind cause problems in Westford
Wind and rain rolled through many towns on northern Middlesex County Tuesday night but in Westford it was the lightning that stole the show.
Westford Scout earns Gold Award
From left are Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Board Chair Elizabeth Stevenson, Lara Maria Dudley and Chief Program Officer Melanie Wills-Tavares.
Have You Seen Hufflepuff?
Have you seen this cat around town in Westford? Its name is Hufflepuff and it has been missing since July 5, according to HelpingLostPets.com .