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Cargo train derailment involving several cars under investigation in Ayer
AYER, MASS. (WHDH) - Several train cars carrying cargo in Ayer went off the tracks on Thursday, leaving multiple, large containers on their side. Emergency crews could be seen surveying the damage around noontime after multiple freight train cars derailed, while several others were left leaning off the tracks. A...
UPDATED: Westford Police search for missing teen
WESTFORD — The Westford Police Department is searching for Jeremy Bove, a 16-year-old diagnosed with Autism. Bove was last seen in the area of Acton Road. He was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt with the word “Gilford,” blue pants and black boots. Bove was last seen...
This Sheriff's Office tool helps police officers promote peaceful solutions
HOPKINTON — Police work is different than it was years ago. It used to be that when officers engaged with a disturbed person, it often led to violence or even use of a firearm, Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian said. Now an officer's first duty is to try to de-escalate...
Mexican man living in Massachusetts pleads guilty to trafficking Fentanyl, illegally re-entering U.S.
“A Mexican man residing in Lawrence pleaded guilty yesterday to possessing fentanyl intended for distribution and to illegally re-entering the United States after deportation. Jesus Gracielo Garcia-Vega a/k/a Jonathan Ivan Badillo-Hernandez, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, and one count of unlawful re-entry...
Annual Town Meeting to be held on Saturday: Wednesday Whiteboard
WESTFORD — Here’s the March 22 edition of Wednesday Whiteboard, where WestfordCAT highlights important dates and events during the week in and around Westford. A number of committees have open seats. Apply online. Westford Climate Action will host its second annual Earth Month in April. The organization’s Earth...
Massachusetts Postal Carrier Sentenced For Trying To Bribe Supervisor To Participate In Packages Of Cocaine
A Massachusetts postal worker was sentenced in federal court in Boston for attempting to bribe a postal supervisor inside the car and sell them cocaine. Massachusetts Postal Attempted To Bribe A Supervisor. According to the United States Attorney’s Office of Massachusetts, on Wednesday, a Massachusetts postal worker was sentenced in...
From the Editor’s Desk: WestfordCAT News to Host Office Hours
WESTFORD — In an effort to increase transparency and accessibility to our readers, I will be hosting weekly “office hours” at the J.V. Fletcher Library. Office hours will be hosted from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. each Wednesday, with rare exceptions due to scheduling conflicts. Changes will be announced on the prior Friday.
Westford Superintendent Update – Mar. 22, 2023
WESTFORD — Superintendent of Schools in Westford, Dr. Christopher Chew comes to you from the Stony Brook Middle School to give you a few updates on the upcoming Annual Town Meeting, an update regarding the recent District Improvement Plan for the town and much more!. Watch the video below!
Helena Crocker Residences – 60 Littleton Road, Westford
Below are gross rent amounts and all utilities are included. Household Size 1 Person 2 Person 0BR Gross Rent 1BR Gross Rent Minimum Income required to qualify for 60% restricted units:. 30% AMI $26,550 $30,350 30% of Income N/A. 60% AMI $53,100 $60,660 $1,422 One Bedroom $42,660. There is no...
UMass Chan, Lahey Hospital approved for regional medical campus in Burlington
Two Massachusetts medical institutions have received approval to establish a new regional medical campus in Burlington. UMass Chan Medical School and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center signed an agreement to establish the campus at the Burlington hospital in December. The two institutions announced Thursday they have received approval from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the accrediting body of medical schools in the United States and Canada.
Firefighter Hospitalized, 50 Displaced In Dracut 3-Alarm Fire
A firefighter was injured when part of the ceiling of a 24-unit apartment fell while he fought a raging fire, officials say. The fire at the apartment building, located at 200 Merrill Lane in Dracut, was reported around 9:14 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, according to the Dracut Fire Department. H…
Musket Fired Inside Mass. Museum, Damaging Wooden Beams
History was brought to life in an unexpected way this weekend at a Massachusetts museum. Holes were left in the wooden beams of the Westford Museum after a musket fired inside Sunday, with the projectile becoming lodged in the ceiling. The whole incident happening in a room of about two dozen people.
Popular bakery destroyed in fire gets new temporary location, owner vows to rebuild
LAWRENCE - A popular bakery in Lawrence that was destroyed in a fire last week has a new temporary location, thanks to the community.Sweet Grace Heavenly Cakes on Essex Street was torn down after the fire March 17. All that's left was their delivery van.Owner Danerys Mazara started the business in her home kitchen after she and her husband lost their jobs in the recession of 2008. Mazara opened up her bakery seven years ago and named it after her daughter.Local officials are determined to save it, offering Mazara space in the Revolving Test Kitchen on Common Street. It's normally...
Local veterans paired with service dogs thanks to national nonprofit’s expansion
Three Massachusetts women who served in the military are starting a new chapter in their civilian lives thanks to Canine Companions – a national nonprofit that provides fully trained service dogs to adults and children with disabilities.
WILMINGTON POLICE LOG for March 19, 2023
WILMINGTON, MA — Below are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log from Sunday, March 19, 2023:. A caller reported a light colored sedan entering 93 North off-ramp going the wrong direction, heading onto the highway. State Police notified. Wilmington Police checked area and were unable to locate. (2:25am) Police...
Former Massachusetts officer sentenced for bank fraud, NFA violations
A former Massachusetts police officer was sentenced in Boston federal court Wednesday after pleading guilty to charges of bank fraud and violations of the National Firearms Act (NFA).
Life Time To Open Luxury Residential Complex In Burlington
Life Time reported it plans to open a Lifetime Living residential complex in Burlington, MA, this summer. Construction is underway at 20 Fourth Avenue on the five-story, 167-unit development that will share a campus with Life Time’s Burlington athletic country club, creating a 13-acre entertainment village for residents and members.
Docket No. SU21P1800EA Estate of: Myrtho Jean
A petition has been filed by FitzMichael Jean of Lowell, MA requesting that the Karen Jean of Mattapan, MA be removed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate. Also requesting that FitzMichael Jean of Lowell, MA be appointed as Successor Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond.
Fire rips through roof of Lowell home
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Westford Academy welcomes new student from Ukraine
Moving schools halfway through the school year is difficult, not to mention moving to a different country. This is how it was for senior Veronika Yanishevska who just became a student at WA and is coming to Westford with an international perspective. Yanishevska moved to Westford a month ago due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, and also to experience the U.S. while staying here.
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