Special Offer on Train Service
LOWELL -- The commuter rail’s $10 promotional weekend pricing is back for the new year. The MBTA and its operating partner for the commuter rail, Keolis Commuter Services, has announced that the special $10 commuter-rail weekend fare pilot will resume on Jan. 5.
This special weekend fare is available from the first train on Saturday to the last train on Sunday, and may be used across all zones and lines.
The special $10 all-weekend fare will be available on the mTicket app, on board trains (cash or credit card from conductors), and at ticket windows at North, South and Back Bay stations.
The special fare applies to customers age 12 and above. The weekend fare allows adults to travel with two children under 12 at no additional cost.
-- RICK SOBEY
Gala, auction helps Catie’s Closet
ANDOVER -- Tickets have gone on sale for the Catie’s Closet’s annual gala and silent auction. A Night to Open Doors is slated to take place at 6 p.m. March 16 at the Andover Country Club at 60 Canterbury St., Andover.
Catie’s Closet is a nonprofit that has distribution sites located inside roughly 65 schools stretching from the Merrimack Valley to Boston. The organization helps roughly 37,000 students below the poverty line or temporarily in need by providing them with clothing, toiletries and other daily needs.
Tickets are available for $125. Tables of ten may be reserved for the event. To purchase tickets, visit catiesscloset.org/gala2019 or call 978-957-2200.
-- AARON CURTIS
Last call for 2011 NT records
WESTFORD -- Nashoba Valley Technical High School, at the direction of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education under Chapter 71 of the General Laws, will destroy the temporary records of members of the Class of 2011 after February.
The students’ permanent record, including grades, credits earned and transcripts, will be retained by the school.
Graduates in the Class of 2011 have a right to obtain their temporary records in whole or in part before the date of destruction. Call 978-692-4711, ext. 11123, to arrange a time to pick them up from Student Services. No records will be mailed.
-- SUN STAFF
Police warn of phone scam
PELHAM, N.H. -- The Pelham Police Department is warning against a phone scam targeting local phone numbers.
According to police, residents who answer their phones may hear an automated message offering a way to lower credit card interest rates. They are then directed to a live operator who asks for credit card information.
“We advise against giving any personal information out over the phone unless you are confident you know who you’re speaking with,” according to a press release from Pelham police.
Victims of this scam can call 603-635-2411.
-- ELIZABETH DOBBINS