DRACUT — A question and answer forum on two ballot questions will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Dracut Town Hall. Members of the Board of Selectmen and School Committee are expected to attend.

On Sept. 4, Dracut voters will weigh in on Questions 1 and 2.

If approved, Question 1 would authorize a debt exclusion for $4 million for constructing, equipping, and furnishing a new fire station at 539 Nashua Road to replace the current station at 1990 Lakeview Ave.

If approved, Question 2 would authorize a debt exclusion for $950,000 for the purchase of security equipment at various school buildings.

Meanwhile, the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2586 has an ongoing open house to anyone interested in checking out the current station at 1990 Lakeview Ave.


Bake sale for Jimmy Fund

CHELMSFORD — Noah Ablove, 13, of Westford, will hold his Sixth Annual Noah’s Minions Bake Sale to support the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at his grandparents’ home at 56 Kensington Drive.

Each year, Noah, who is captain of the fundraising team Noah’s Minions, holds the bake sale to raise money for the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in honor of family members and friends lost to or affected by cancer.

The sale will include many kinds of cookies, cupcakes, bars, French macaroons, whoopie pies and fried goodies made by Noah and family.

Those who are unable to attend the bake sale but are interested in supporting Noah’s Minions can visit to contribute. The page will accept donations through Oct. 31.


Fundraiser for LTC

LOWELL — Lowell Telecommunications Corporation’s first major fundraiser will feature dinner courses from at least five of Lowell’s best chefs, live jazz by the Luna Collective and beer and wine from local breweries and distributors.

The event will be held in Kerouac Park under an open-sided tent on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit LTC’s mission to strengthen the city as a community media and education center that empowers, connects and informs all Lowell residents, businesses and organizations.

Tickets are $100 and can be purchased at LTC or online at For more information, contact Wendy Blom at 978-458-5400 or


Wilmington bocce tournament

WILMINGTON — The First Annual Bill “Salvi” Woods Open Bocce Tournament is set for Saturday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. The event, put on by the Wildcat Athletic Alumni and friends, will take place at the Cushing Courts, located at 72 Middlesex Ave.

Twenty-four teams will be able to play, with a $50 fee per team. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Bill “Salvi” Woods Fund.

Hot dogs, burgers, popcorn and cold drinks will be available.

For more information, email