A clay pigeon shoot is held at Whitney Playground. Children enjoy swimming and other sports at Methodist Church’s Sunday school picnic. Most severe thunderstorm of the season puts trolley out of commission and knocks out electricity in Forge Village.
Apples, peaches and blueberries all being harvested. Abbot Worsted ball team clobbers Forge Village Athletic Club by a score of 19 to 4.
An ‘aeroplane’ flies over town. Team of horses & ‘auto truck’ collide near Town Hall, with no serious damage. Graniteville & Abbot Worsted baseball teams both defeat opponents by score of 8-7.
Westford Service Club hosts successful concert and dance, with 250 attending. Forge Village Athletic Club wins final game of series against Graniteville team, claiming the baseball championship between the two villages.
Two circuits added at the local telephone exchange to accommodate increased business. In front of one of the largest crowds ever, Graniteville club wins ball game against Forge Village team, tying the series. Abbot Worsted making extensive repairs & changes to Brookside mills.
A horse, missing for a week, is found in abandoned ice house cellar. Abbot Worsted Co. changes work hours to comply with new 48-hours-per-week state law.
Westford’s State Guard leaves for seven days’ tour of duty at encampment in East Boxford. New public health nurse appointed. Berry season is in full swing.
Westford army sergeant, still in Germany, receives second citation for bravery & second war cross. Welcome rain saves raspberry crop. Town shocked by death of former minister.
Police raid “brick tavern” & seize 600 bottles of beer; owner charged with the illegal sale of liquor. George C. Moore sells mill & other property at Brookside to Abbot Worsted Co. St. Andrew’s Sunday school children enjoy a picnic at Cameron Park.
Academy trustees award prizes to WA students for historical essays & typewriting. Westford men who served in the world war meet to form an American Legion post. Abbot Worsted baseball team loses its first game.
Ladies’ Aid Society holds annual field day at Forge Pond. Westford Academy’s morning graduation exercises are followed by a reception & lunch at Town Hall & a dance in the evening. Back from overseas, soldier walks from Camp Devens to his parent’s home in Forge Village.
Automobile tire thieves are busy around town. WA junior wins $5 in typewriting contest. Trolley derails near Town Farm.