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Good morning, neighbors! It’s me again, Annie Sandoli, your host of the Chelmsford Daily.

First, today’s weather:

Partly sunny. High: 42 Low: 33.

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Here are the top stories in Chelmsford today:

  1. Concord Scenic Roads bylaw coming before Town Meeting to protect stone walls, trees (Wicked Local)
  2. Cleaner air will welcome students in Billerica back from February vacation (Wicked Local)
  3. In new role as shelter manager, Littleton resident aids in helping hoarded cats (Wicked Local)
  4. Andover students win state conservation award | News (Andover Townsman)
  5. I-Team: Lawmaker Calls For Investigation After Nurse Attacked In Tewksbury Hospital (CBS Boston)
  6. 4 Great Places To Grab A Beer In The Greater Merrimack Valley (
  7. Man injured in Monday afternoon shooting in Lowell (Boston 25 News)
  8. Man Injured in Lowell Shooting (NBC10 Boston)
  9. VIDEO: Billerica police chief spends time with Brownie McSnuggles (Wicked Local)
  10. Lowell councilors mull park funding as ARPA plan unveiled (Lowell Sun)
  11. PHOTOS: A stroll through Billerica’s Greenough Conservation Land (Wicked Local)
  12. PHOTOS — Black History Month celebration in Chelmsford (Wicked Local)
  13. Time’s Out for Bishop Guertin Sex Abuse Lawsuit (
  14. WATCH: Video shows USPS truck plunging into Charles River in Massachusetts (FOX 61)
  15. Boxborough Board of Health votes to lift mask mandate; ABRSD makes masks optional (Wicked Local)
  16. Chelmsford Events Calendar: See What’s Happening In The Area This Week (Chelmsford Patch)
  17. 5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Tuesday, March 1, 2022: Finance Committee, Planning Board, Board Of Health & Shawsheen Tech School Committee To Hold Key Meetings (
  18. MARCH 8 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING: Finance Committee Unanimously Recommends Voters Support Wildwood Feasibility Study (
  19. MARCH 8 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING: Town Moderator Provides Info On Procedures & Protocols (
  20. STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: 18 Wilmington Students Named To Malden Catholic’s Honor Roll (
  21. NOW HIRING: 10 New Job Openings In Wilmington (March 1, 2022) (
  22. THIS WEEKEND: Wilmington Knights Of Columbus To Hold One-Man “Divine Comedy” Show On March 4 (
  23. Middlesex County’s COVID cases fall 30.2%; Massachusetts cases plummet 33.2% (MetroWest Daily News)
  24. Who’s Hiring Throughout Chelmsford: This Week’s Newest Job Openings (Chelmsford Patch)

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From my notebook:

  • Chelmsford Police Department: “Congratulations to Thomas Brown, brother of CPD Detective Bob Brown, for his huge accomplishments on the wrestling mat recently: As just a freshman at 285 pounds, Thomas became the first Freshman All State Champion in CHS History and the…” (Facebook)
  • Chelmsford Police Department: “Congratulations to Firefighter John Robinson, father of Officer Chris Robinson and Public Safety Dispatcher Andy Robinson on your retirement today. 34 years of service to the town of Chelmsford, never afraid to work in the big house – th…” (Facebook)
  • Chelmsford Public Library: “A busy week here at the library as we wrap up February and move into March! Tuesday brings back our English Conversation Circles, plus the Genealogy Club in the evening. Wednesday has a new Financial Literacy series for young adults, plu…” (Facebook)
  • Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce: “Thank you to Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives for featuring us in their Weekly Roundup!” (Facebook)
  • Chelmsford Public Library: “This year’s Winter Reading Challenge is drawing to a close on March 4! Over the last two months, we have had a lot of fun reading new things – we hope you have too! We are now in the home stretch, so if you are looking for a few “quick r…” (Facebook)
  • Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce: “{We are happy to cohost this event with Old Mill House Coffee!} ???? ???? ????? ?? ????????. ????? ??? ?? ???????? ???? ???????? ????? ??? ??? ???? ?????? ????…” (Facebook)
  • Harrington PTO: “Please join us for the UMASS Lowell vs. New Hampshire hockey game at the Tsongas Arena *This* Saturday March 5, 6:05pm. Proceeds of this fundraiser will benefit the Harrington 4th grade class of 2022 to help fund their end of year activi…” (Facebook)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Hart Pond: “Can anyone recommend an interior painter to paint a cathedral ceiling. – This is a somewhat small job as I can do all our other interior painting myself. Also, need a recommendation for someone to install hardwood in my family room. Th…” (Nextdoor)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Hart Pond: “Want to give a shout out to Heraadura Vieja Mexican restaurant in Chelmsford. – Last week I had picked up take out from them. When I was getting the food out of the car the bag ripped open and our dinner landed on the driveway. My hus…” (Nextdoor)

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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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