Man Injured In Lowell Shooting + Andover Students Win Award

Get on up, Westford! Let's get this day started. Here's everything you need to know around Westford today.

First, today's weather:

Partly sunny. High: 42 Low: 30.

Here are the top stories today in Westford:

  1. National Pancake Day: Arlington family touts fund-raiser (

  2. Concord Scenic Roads bylaw coming before Town Meeting to protect stone walls, trees (Wicked Local)

  3. Cleaner air will welcome students in Billerica back from February vacation (Wicked Local)

  4. Boston Health Officials to Meet Tuesday Over Ending Mask Mandates (NBC10 Boston)

  5. Green Maynard citizens' petition declares climate emergency; seeks to bring about change (Wicked Local)

  6. Patriots Day re-enactments and parade to return this year (Wicked Local)

  7. One of the largest homes in Belmont can be yours for $4.2 million (Wicked Local)

  8. Zip Code 01564: Sterling 'an attractive place to work and live,' offers home from $139K to $1.37M (Worcester Telegram)

  9. Fitchburg policy highlights complexity of municipal communications (Lowell Sun)

  10. Fitchburg students venturing to make a difference (Sentinel & Enterprise)

  11. Lawrence man charged with solicitation in prostitution sting (Eagle-Tribune)

  12. Andover students win state conservation award | News (Andover Townsman)

  13. Dawn Francine Delgardo | News, Sports, Jobs (Nashua Telegraph)

  14. Rapid Antigen Covid-19 testing at Town Hall Tuesday (

  15. ‘We’re Still Praying,’ 22-Year-Old Medford Woman Seriously Hurt In Hit-And-Run Crash (CBS Boston)

  16. I-Team: Lawmaker Calls For Investigation After Nurse Attacked In Tewksbury Hospital (CBS Boston)

  17. Wellesley Woman Celebrates 111th Birthday (CBS Boston)

  18. State again rejects Methuen's use of some COVID money (Eagle-Tribune)

  19. Video: Nashua police search for wallet theft suspects (WMUR Manchester)

  20. 4 Great Places To Grab A Beer In The Greater Merrimack Valley (

  21. Lynnfield's Chase Carney leading Pioneers in more ways than one - Itemlive (Daily Item)

  22. Man injured in Monday afternoon shooting in Lowell (Boston 25 News)

  23. Man Injured in Lowell Shooting (NBC10 Boston)

  24. VIDEO: Billerica police chief spends time with Brownie McSnuggles (Wicked Local)

  25. Lowell councilors mull park funding as ARPA plan unveiled (Lowell Sun)

  26. The Five Minute Read (Lowell Sun)

  27. Driver faces charges in fatal pedestrian hit-and-run in Woburn (WCVB Boston)

  28. PHOTOS: A stroll through Billerica's Greenough Conservation Land (Wicked Local)

  29. Elmer Coreas Arraigned In Fatal Woburn Hit-And-Run (CBS Boston)

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Today in Westford:

  • Lacrosse Preseason Meeting - Westford Academy (2:15 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Pure Barre: "Here’s a sneak peek of tomorrow’s #TreatYourselfTuesday! This tavi tank will be 20% off tomorrow only so be sure to comment below to snag yours! Originally: $58 Sizes Available: S(1), M(1), L(1)" (Facebook)

  • Westford Recycling Commission: "Plastic bags should NOT go in your curbside recycle bin. They CAN be brought to local grocery stores for recycling. Many other types of "plastic film" can be recycled this way." (Facebook)

  • Pure Barre: "Today (3/1) only this tavi tank is 20% off! Up close, it has a subtle python print!! Limited quantities available so comment below to purchase yours for #TreatYourselfTuesday ! Originally: $58 Sizes Available: S(1), M(1), L(1)" (Facebook)

  • Parish Center for the Arts: "THIS FRIDAY 3/4 @ 8pm. Dueling Pianos return to the PCA. We could all use a good laugh these days. And it's contagious (the laughter!). Get your tickets in advance at Also available at the ..." (Facebook)

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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

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