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  1. Westford approves new fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... the cost overtime. Town Meeting adopted $104.8 million town operating budget, which includes the $53.6 million Westford school budget and a little more than $718,000 toward the assessment for Nashoba Valley Technical High School. The town budget ...

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  2. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Lincoln County News

    ... Nine middle school riders from grades six through nine qualified and competed in the semifinals, held in Westford, Mass. Wiscasset Unsinkables traveled to the University of Maine at Orono March 12 to 15 to compete in the Maine Swimming Winter ...

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  3. McLaughlin goal lifts Billerica past WestfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Home

    Timing is everything in life -- and Billerica High senior defender Jimmy McLaughlin certainly picked the perfect moment to score the first goal of his varsity career. McLaughlin broke in clean and scored with 1:20 remaining to lift Billerica past host Westford Academy, 8-7, in an exciting boys lacrosse non-league opener for both schools.

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  4. Winter wallop has Lowell-area farmers casting wary eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lowell Sun

    Keith Bohne, owner of Drew Farm in Westford, shows some of the problems caused by this past winter's record snowfall, namely, a delay in his ability to prune his apple trees. "Once the growing season starts and once the spring does break, we're in a real rush to start raising the crop," he said.

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  5. 50 Jobs at Local 'Best Companies to Work For'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    There are hundreds of Westford jobs on the Westford Patch Job Board. Below are recent postings at local companies named to Fortune's "best companies to work for" list.

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  6. Westford's Pauline Valcourt: Westford Schools Worker, Forge Village Resident Dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    Valcourt was employed in the Westford school system for 29 years. Her favorite thing was spending time with her grandchildren.

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  7. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Home

    FOOD PRESENTATION AND DEMO: Sustainable Westford in partnership with the Westford Health Department will provide a presentation and food demonstration called The Power of Food: Your Best Medicine or Worst Poison on Thurs., March 26, 7-9 p.m., at Stony Brook School, 9 Farmer Way. Topics will include new FDA proposed food labeling, GMOs, soy and corn products, cooking oils, new sugars, new grains, trans fat, hydrogenated fats, food allergies and gluten.

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  8. 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament to Benefit Needy in Rural MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Patch.com

    The fun and exciting 8th Annual "March Madness" Basketball Tournament will take place on Saturday, March 28th, 6:30 PM at the Westford Academy Gymnasium, 30 Patten Road, Westford, MA. All proceeds from this event will support the United Methodist Church of Westford Youth Group's upcoming trip to help needy persons in rural Maine.

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  9. Freeze frame: Johnson beats cold and wins St. Paddy's Day 5-MilerRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... two-time winner of the race of the women's side with a time of 31:43. Despite the conditions, the 32-year old from Westford, Mass., beat her winning time of 32:05 from 2013. "It was bad; that last mile was probably the most difficult I've ever run ...

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  10. Workers' plans Westford openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Lowell Sun

    ... Doyle, Workers' senior vice president of retail services. "We have branches in Chelmsford and Acton, so that makes Westford an attractive community for us. Its business base is growing and it offers easy highway access." He added that Workers' ...

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  11. Best-Rated Westford Dunkin' Donuts Locations According to YelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    ... lukewarm sugar water with brown food coloring mixed in. It all depends on the location! Like most of Massachusetts, Westford has more Dunkin' outlets than it can shake a cheddar cheese bagel twist at. Which of the franchises can be trusted, and ...

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  12. Library calendarRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Item Extra

    ... or Gordon Graham (978) 733-4367. No-Knead Miracle Bread: is Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m., with Denali Delmar, a Westford resident, presenting "No-Knead Bread and Bread Tasting." This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is ...

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  13. 50 Job Openings at State StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Patch.com

    There are hundreds of Westford jobs on the Westford Patch Job Board. Below are recent postings at Boston-based State Street , one of the oldest financial institutions in the country.

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  14. International High School Students Seeking Host Families in WestfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Patch.com

    Are you interested in meeting people from other countries? Do you want to make a lasting impact on the life of an international student and make a friend for life? Do you have a spare bedroom and live in the Westford area? Then host an international student with gphomestay! Ayer Shirley High School in Ayer, MA has accepted a group of Chinese high school students to enroll into the school. These students will be joining not only the school, but also the community of Westford.

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  15. Tree Crashes into Westford HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Patch.com

    ... on Wednesday downed limbs and caused scattered power outages across the region. A wind advisory was in effect for Westford through Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service: IMPACTS ...NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS WILL BRING DOWN SOME LARGE ...

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  16. Nashoba Tech students win 16 metals at Skills USARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... include: front, Nicholas Anderson (Chelmsford); second row, from left, Amy Flaherty (Littleton), Veronica Pecora (Westford), Julia Masson (Westford), Amber Joyce (Pepperell) and Charles Cummings (Pepperell); third row, from left, Bryson Tang ...

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  17. Life-saving lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lowell Sun

    As part of a grant funded by the Circle Health/ Lowell General Hospital awarded to the Westford Health Department, the Upper Merrimack Valley Medical Reserve Corps has provided free classes on cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator to 36 Westford residents. Gail Johnson, RN, public health nurse for the Health Department and an MRC member, demonstrates the use of an AED.

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  18. Kodiak and Mutualink Introduce New Level of Interoperability for Broadband PTTRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | PRWeb

    ... and more. Mutualink is a privately-held company headquartered in Wallingford, Conn., with R&D facilities in Westford, Mass. and Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and Defense Services office near Washington, DC. For more information please visit ...

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  19. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Home

    NASHOBA TECH COMMUNITY EDUCATION: Offered at Nashoba Tech, 100 Littleton Road, Westford: Health/Nurse Assisting, each Mon. & Wed.

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  20. Tempers flare at Westford hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lowell Sun

    The Planning Board on Monday continued its series of hearings into the controversial Newport Materials asphalt-manufacturing plant proposed for Groton Road with a two-hour-plus hearing that extended past 11 p.m. Newport Materials sued the town nearly five years ago for refusing to consider permitting the plant, but has come back before the board after the state Land Court ruled the town must reconsider the application. Though relations between the board and the applicant and its representatives were cordial for most of the meeting Monday, tempers flared late when a brief argument broke out among residents in the back of a crowded Town Hall meeting room.

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