Thursday’s Talk: Finance Committee Meets to Discuss WPS Budget. Wednesday Whiteboard

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  • The Finance Committee will evaluate the Westford Public Schools budget during a Jan. 18 hearing
  • The School Committee voted 6-1 to recommend a needs-based budget which will require a Proposition 2 1/2 override.
  • Other news and updates highlighted in the article include upcoming events, municipal dates, election information, and government meetings.

The Finance Committee of Westford, Massachusetts, will be discussing the budget for the Westford Public Schools (WPS) in a hearing on January 18. The School Committee has recommended a needs-based budget, which would require a Proposition 2 1/2 override. In other news around town, WestfordCAT, which provides local news, has office hours at the J.V. Fletcher Library on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and has community events listed on its studio calendar. The article also highlights events and updates from several local organizations, including the Westford Academy Asian Culture Club, Roudenbush Community Center, Westford Climate Action, Westford Academy Athletic Hall of Fame, Westford Conservation Trust, and the Health Department and Community Wellness Department. Municipal dates and election information are also provided, such as the School Committee’s FY25 budget roadshows, nomination papers for running for office, and important dates related to early voting and town meetings. Finally, various government meetings are listed, including the Communications Advisory Committee, Community Preservation Committee, Economic Development Committee, Finance Committee and Select Board, Westford Housing Authority, and the School Committee School Start Times Subcommittee.

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