Hello, neighbors! It’s me again, Annie Sandoli, your host of the Westford Daily.


First, today’s weather:

Partly sunny. High: 29 Low: 22.

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Here are the top stories in Westford today:

  1. Westford Area Prep Games Coming Up This Week (Westford Patch)
  2. Massachusetts Department of Fire Services: Fire escape planning for older adults (NEWS10 ABC)
  3. Town Manager To Give ‘State Of The Town’ Address, FY23 Budget Presentation At January 24 Selectmen’s Meeting (wilmingtonapple.com)
  4. BUSINESS BRIEF: Locus Robotics Chosen As Finalist For Autonomous Mobile Robot Solution Award (wilmingtonapple.com)
  5. STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Kaitlin Cummings Presents At Lasell University’s Career Readiness Symposium (wilmingtonapple.com)
  6. Luxury EV maker Lucid Motors targets September opening at Natick Mall (Milford Daily News)
  7. Worcester County real estate transfers, Sunday, Jan. 23 (Worcester Telegram)
  8. FATV-LTV Weekly Scheduled Highlights (Sentinel & Enterprise)
  9. Community Calendar (Sentinel & Enterprise)
  10. Sandra A. (Desjarlais) Tossel | News, Sports, Jobs (Nashua Telegraph)
  11. Leominster.TV highlights: January 24-30, 2022 (Leominster Champion)
  12. Letter: With arbitration over, Methuen can heal | Opinion (Eagle-Tribune)
  13. With new leadership, Methuen police brass calls truce with city officials (Eagle-Tribune)
  14. 5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday, January 23, 2022: Home Show At Shriners; Tickets On Sale For Music Bingo Bash (wilmingtonapple.com)
  15. Eat Breakfast For Dinner At Vic’s Waffle House & Support Tewksbury Library On January 24 (wilmingtonapple.com)
  16. Londonderry Town Manager announces bid for US Senate (Manchester Ink Link)
  17. MBTA Cites Human Error in Deadly Train Collision in Wilmington (NECN)
  18. Scoreboard: Tewksbury’s Lane pots pair in hockey win (Lowell Sun)
  19. Korean wings take-out franchise Bonchon crosses border to Nashua (The Union Leader)
  20. MBTA finds “human error” as a preliminary cause of Commuter Rail crash in Wilmington (Boston 25 News)
  21. Radisson in Nashua to get new identity; events start to pick up across NH (The Union Leader)
  22. 1 dead, 1 injured in fire at Chestnut Manor senior housing development in Arlington, officials say (WCVB Boston)
  23. Wildlife of Tewksbury | News (Tewksbury town crier)
  24. Town of Wilmington prepares for election | News (Homenewshere wilmington town crier)

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Today in Westford:

  • STEM Department Meeting – Westford Academy (2:00 PM)
  • WA Department Meeting – Westford Academy (2:10 PM)
  • Pedestrian Safety Committee – Town of Westford (7:00 PM)
  • Access to Town Meeting (ATM) Committee (7:00 PM)
  • Clean Energy and Sustainability Committee (7:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Pure Barre: “Congratulations to our newest member of the 100 club! Mallory took her 100th class yesterday and was so strong throughout! We can’t wait to celebrate 250!” (Facebook)
  • Pure Barre: “We’re in the home stretch of the Lift Tone Burn Challenge! Keep earning those points for Team Burn! Head to the studio for class and refer your friends using the link below. https://lp.purebarre.com/refer… #LiftToneBurnChalle…” (Facebook)
  • J. V. Fletcher Library: “See what’s new this week at the J. V. Fletcher Library at: *** http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb… *** There are 26 new bestsellers, eight new audiobooks, 67 new children’s books, and 159 other new books, including 90 that are avai…” (Facebook)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Pilgrim Village: “Does anyone know of a good Ford and Mustang mechanic in the area ? – Lowell , Chelmsford etc.” (Nextdoor)

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Annie Sandoli

About me: Annie has been a Boston-based writer since 2018, after graduating with her BA in Social Thought and Political Economy from UMass Amherst and ALM in journalism from Harvard University. She has worked as a freelancer throughout Massachusetts and as part of an editorial team in London, UK. Her interests include music and the arts, creative writing and literature, and topics of social and political justice. Annie covers Brookline, Newton, Waltham, Chelmsford and Westford. Email news tips to annie.sandoli@patch.com.

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