Gunshots Fired At Lowell Car Wash + Weekend Events In Westford

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Up and at ’em, Westford! Let’s get this Saturday started off right. Here’s everything you need to know around Westford today.

First, today’s weather:

Sunny. High: 30 Low: 12.

Find out what’s happening in Westford with free, real-time updates from Patch.

Here are the top stories today in Westford:

  1. SNOW LIVE CAM: See How Boston’s Seaport Looks Right Now (NBC10 Boston)
  2. Crews work to clear snow from office parking lots in Framingham (WCVB Boston)
  3. WESTFORD WILDLIFE WATCH: A look back (Wicked Local)
  4. Middlesex County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 77% of people fully vaccinated (MetroWest Daily News)
  5. This Weekend’s Events In Westford Area (Westford Patch)
  6. Chelmsford school leaders urge adding vaccinated students to test-and-stay program (Wicked Local)
  7. Snow closes Arlington schools; town offices remote (
  8. Driver seriously injured in fiery rollover crash in Marlborough (WCVB Boston)
  9. Video: Heavier bands of snow pushing into Boston (WCVB Boston)
  10. Editorial: Squannacook adding to region’s walking greenways (Lowell Sun)
  11. Leominster mayor presents community service awards to deserving recipients (Sentinel & Enterprise)
  12. House of the Week: 32-room antique farmhouse in Harvard lists for $2.289 million (Worcester Telegram)
  13. Micro cannabis business planned on Green Street, Clinton (Worcester Telegram)
  14. Boylston may seek voter feedback on trash and senior center options (Worcester Telegram)
  15. Food trucks can call a Boylston commissary home … or a haven (Worcester Telegram)
  16. Louis J. Freeman | News, Sports, Jobs (Nashua Telegraph)
  17. Leo P. Marcotte | News, Sports, Jobs (Nashua Telegraph)
  18. January 24 (
  19. Police investigate gunshots fired at Lowell car wash (Lowell Sun)
  20. Police searching for man who set off smoke bomb inside New Hampshire mall jewelry store (WMUR Manchester)
  21. Corner’s Tavern and Eliu’s Hole in the Wall serve up big flavor (WCVB Boston)
  22. Driver in Salem crash that injured 3 teens arrested (WMUR Manchester)
  23. Town of Maynard Receives $400,000 State Grant to Improve Public Access, Pedestrian Safety (
  24. House approves bill mandating water quality upgrades in Merrimack (The Union Leader)
  25. Groton’s Surrenden Farm comes full circle (Sentinel & Enterprise)
  26. ‘Incredibly Disappointing’: Thousands Of Cambridge Students Will Not Receive Result Of COVID Test (CBS Boston)
  27. Even as Mass. reports record COVID-19 cases, wastewater data suggests uncounted infections are ‘more substantial than ever’ (
  28. Route 101 East back open in Milford after serious crash (WMUR Manchester)

Today in Westford:

Find out what’s happening in Westford with free, real-time updates from Patch.

  • Michelle Willson and the Evil Gal Festival Orchestra (blues) at PCA on Sat. 1/8/22 at 8pm (8:00 PM)
  • Michelle Willson and the Evil Gal Festival Orchestra (blues) (8:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Westford Police Department: “WINTER PARKING BAN WARNING The Westford Police Department would like to remind town residents, as well as those visiting, of the following: In accordance with Ch. 199 § 12 of the Westford Town Code, there is NO on street parking longer t…” (Facebook)
  • Pure Barre: “Keep earning those points for Team Burn! Refer friends to Pure Barre using the link below:… #LiftToneBurn Challenge #TeamBurn” (Facebook)
  • Town of Westford, MA: “Trash and Recycling Collection – January 7th, 2022” (Facebook)
  • Westford Fire Department: “***Deadline for Saturday pick up is tomorrow at 6pm*** ***Deadline for Sunday pick up is Saturday at 6pm*** Sign up today!” (Facebook)
  • Town of Westford, MA: “Nomination Papers Available for May 3, 2022 Town Election” (Facebook)
  • Public Information Officer Chris Besse, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency: “Winter Storm on Friday – Quick-hitting winter storm with 2-3 hour window of 1-2″ snowfall rate across Eastern MA that coincides with Friday morning commute between 6-9 AM. Portions of eastern MA will see 6-8″ of snow. Isolated accu…” (Nextdoor)

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  • Michelle Willson and the Evil Gal Festival Orchestra (blues) at PCA on Sat. 1/8/22 at 8pm (January 8)
  • Introduction to Spanish for adults (ages 16 and up) (January 13)
  • Pure Barre Open House Free Classes all weekend (January 15)
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You’re all caught up for today! See you Tuesday for another update.

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 [email protected]

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