Brush Fires, Water Restrictions and the Boston Marathon

A look back at the week in Westwood news.

Things ended on a hot and dry note this week in Westwood as a much-needed rain was forecasted to arrive by Sunday. 

Westwood fire crews responded to a on Wednesday. The blaze, fire officials said, was sparked from a camp fire that is currently being investigated. No injuries or property damage were reported.

Less than a day later, Westwood officials assisted those in Dedham to help contain near University Avenue.

The dry weather this week also prompted to residents in both towns, nearly two months ahead of normal.

In other news, Monday also marked the , with a handful of runners hailing from Westwood. For a unique perspective of the race, .

Westwood officials this week weighed in on .

In a brief update this week, Westwood Public Library Director Tom Viti wrote that the .

The arrival of the weekend, meanwhile, also marked the eighth annual Earth Week Cleanup in Westwood, and in the same light,  to help reduce carbon footprint.

With the annual town election coming on Tuesday, officials in town related to why residents should vote, and voice their thoughts on the  that will be on the ballot.

Westwood Town Meeting is less than a month away, so be sure to check out the first installment in our series summarizing the .


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