This Week on Patch: Vandals, Ticks and Town Meeting
Tops stories of the week also include car crashes and a majestic flight.
This week on Westborough Patch, five stories topped the news:
1. An estimated $1,000 in damage was done to the Westborough High School after vandals let loose on the building with spray paint. Westborough police also reported that similar damage was found on several buildings at Bay State Commons.
2. The 2012 Annual Town Meeting came to a close this week. Westborough Patch provided an interactive live blog during all four sessions of the proceedings which can be accessed on the website:
- 2012 Annual Town Meeting, March 17
- 2012 Special and Annual Town Meeting, March 17
- 2012 Annual Town Meeting, March 19
- 2012 Annual Town Meeting, March 20
3. The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts reported results from a tracking device that it attached to a rare golden eagle. The bird was treated at Tufts last year before returning to the wild. The tracking device shows its migration around New England.
4. Westborough police and fire departments responded to three head-on crashes on Wednesday, March 22, including one involving a 16-year-old Westborough driver. In all, three people were taken to the hospital as a result of those collisions.
5. Westborough Board of Health Director Paul McNulty reported an increase in tick sightings, two months earlier than usual. The ticks can be found throughout Westborough, he said. Both McNulty and an area veterinarian told Westborough Patch about possible Lyme Disease symptoms of concern for both humans and animals.
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