Tewksbury Man Faces Charges
NASHUA -- A Tewksbury man is facing a number of charges out of Nashua, New Hampshire, according to police and court officials.
According to the Nashua Police Department’s arrest log, 35-year-old Paul Adair was arrested on Dec. 17 for nine protective order violations, stalking and domestic violence.
The arrest log lists his address as 9 Easement Road, Apt. 4 in Tewksbury.
The Clerk’s Office of Nashua District Court confirmed Adair is scheduled to have a case status hearing on Jan. 28 at 8:15 a.m., but did not disclose further details on the case because it is a domestic case.
The Nashua Police Department also did not disclose additional information on the arrest.
-- KORI TUITT
Maynard artist’s work on display
WESTFORD -- The Parish Center for the Arts will host an exhibition by Maynard resident Michelle McElroy through most of February.
The exhibit, titled “Still Places,” will highlight oil paintings McElroy created from significant personal moments in her life, particularly those in quiet scenes. McElroy, a Holliston native, has worked across the country, including at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston.
“Still Places” will open at the PCA on Feb. 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Additional viewings are available between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sundays and by appointment until Feb. 24.
-- CHRIS LISINSKI
Poetry Slam champ visits library
CHELMSFORD -- The Chelmsford Public Library will welcome writer, educator and activist Clint Smith for a presentation on Jan. 28.
A 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, Smith is a 2017 recipient of the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from The American Poetry Review and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Art For Justice Fund and the National Science Foundation. His writing has appeared in such publications as The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Paris Review and The New Republic, and he has delivered two popular TED Talks, “The Danger of Silence” and “How to Raise a Black Son in America.”
His 2016 debut collection of poems, “Counting Descent,” won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Image Award.
Smith’s presentation is part of the library’s yearlong civic engagement project funded by a $7,500 REACT (Read, Engage, and Come Together) Grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
The event will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Chelmsford High School Performing Arts Center.
-- ALANA MELANSON
Dog license renewals due soon
TEWKSBURY -- Town Clerk Denise Graffeo is reminding dog owners that the pooches, 6-months of age or over, must be licensed. The license is valid for one calendar year.
Dog license renewals are due by March 15, after which late fees will be assessed.
Dogs six months of age or older that are new to town must be licensed within 30 days and may be licensed at any time throughout the year without incurring a late fee.
For more information and for license fees, contact the town clerk’s office at 978-640-4355.
-- SUN STAFF