Man Falls Off Ladder in Littleton
LITTLETON -- An employee of Littleton Lumber was hospitalized after falling off a fork lift late Wednesday afternoon.
Littleton Fire Chief Scott Wodzinski said the man “appears to be stable,” and was transported to a local trauma center for evaluation by ambulance.
Wodzinski said the incident remains under investigation. The accident took place around 4 p.m. at Littleton Lumber, located at 55 White St.
-- AARON CURTIS
Absentee ballots now available
BOSTON -- Absentee ballots are now available in every Massachusetts community ahead of the Nov. 6 elections, Secretary of State William Galvin announced Wednesday.
Voters can request absentee ballots by submitting a written request or an application available on Galvin’s website to their local election official. They can also apply and submit an absentee vote in person up until 12 p.m. on Nov. 5.
Early voting is also open this year beginning on Oct. 22. Additional information is available at www.sec.state.ma.us/ele .
-- CHRIS LISINSKI
Store holds benefit guitar raffle
LOWELL -- University Music is holding an electric guitar raffle for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation throughout October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The music store is located at 1717 Middlesex St.
Tickets cost $1, and all of the proceeds are going to charity. People can enter as many times as they want. The winning ticket will be drawn on Halloween.
-- RICK SOBEY
A spotlight on Bay Circuit Trail
LOWELL -- The Bay Circuit Trail is the star in a presentation at the Lowell Public Library on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Alan French, Dan Brielmann and Marilyn Brielmann created a video journal of the 200 mile trail around Boston from Newburyport to Kingston.
The event includes music, videos and information about the trail.
The Carlisle Library will host a similar event on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.
Autumn Nature Walk on Oct. 20
TYNGSBORO -- The Nature Walks Conservation Society invites families to the annual Autumn Nature Walk on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9 a.m., at the Sherburne Nature Center, 46 Coburn Road. This is a free guided nature walk through the forest during the fall foliage season, hosted by Mark Fraser. Bring a camera. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/naturewalksCS .
Monday meeting to discuss Olin
WILMINGTON -- The Wilmington Environmental Restoration Committee will host a meeting updating residents on the Olin Superfund site on Monday, Oct. 15. The informal meeting is set to take place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Wilmington United Methodist Church, located at 87 Church St. Residents are encouraged to bring their questions on the status of the site cleanup and New England Transrail proposed project. -- KORI TUITT