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Mosquito Information

Ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes


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Paving Construction Update

Paving Construction Update- select neighborhoods


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Interested in Serving on a Board/Committee in Town?

Check out the current vacancies and apply today!


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Recycling Contamination

Please help us eliminate contamination in our recycling!


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Westwood Board of Health Private Well Regulations

Just a reminder that the Westwood Board of Health has a local regulation governing private drinking and irrigation wells



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Tick Information

As we welcome summer, the Health Department would like to remind everyone of the importance of tick bite protection,



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Sharps & Medication Kiosks

There is a Sharps kiosk and a separate Medication kiosk available to residents at the Westwood Police Station Lobby - free of charge.


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Mercury Recovery Program

Westwood Health Department works in conjunction with Wheelabrator Technologies


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Spring 2019 Community Newsletter Now Available!

Spring Community Newsletter now available online


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Board of Selectmen to Change it's Name to "Select Board"

Board of Selectmen to "Select Board"


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Westwood Ahead of the Curve on ADUs

Westwood among a small group of municipalities in the Greater Boston area with zoning bylaws that adopt best practices in permitting Accessory Dwelling Units.


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Interested in Serving on a Board/Committee in Town?

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Worn American Flag Retirement

Cub Scout Pack 1 Islington and the American Legion Post #320 invite you to retire your worn American Flag


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SAPC Teen Health & Safety

Teens report that parents play a key role in their decisions to use drugs and alcohol.

Teens want the right kind of information support and guidance from parents.


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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of Massachusetts

Affected by the Severe Winter Storm and Flooding in Norfolk County


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Adopt-A-Hydrant becomes first initiative for Fire Department’s Neighbors helping Neighbors Program

Read about the new incentive from the Fire Department regarding hydrants


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Westwood CARES - Vaping: What Parents Need to Know

“Vaping: What Parents Need to Know”, presented by Dr. Michael Siegel, Dr. Richard Saitz and Dr. Emily Rothman of the Boston University School of Public Health.


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Aid to the Elderly and Disabled Tax Fund Donations

The Town is now accepting online donations to the Aid to the Elderly and Disabled Tax Fund


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Important Safety Tips for Winter Storms

Winter storms in New England can range from freezing rain and ice, to a moderate snowfall over a few hours, to blizzard conditions with blinding wind-driven snow that can last several days.


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Why Get a Building Permit?

Spring is coming and that means a lot of people looking at renovations, additions etc. Look into why you need building permits.


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Amendments to Traffic Rules and Orders

The Board of Selectmen amended the Traffic Rules and Orders - Article Va - Handicapped Parking on February 12, 2018


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Extra Barrels Now Available

The DPW is accepting requests for additional trash and/or recycling barrels. Read more for costs.


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Recycling Contamination
Common Recycling Contaminants

Did you know the largest leading cause of increased cost to recycling collection is due to contamination?


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Recycling Barrel- contaminants

Recycling Barrels containing contamination will not be emptied by Waste Management.



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