1. Farewell, Summer: Today is the first day of school for students in grades 7, 8, 10–12. Good luck this year, students.
2. Today in history: On Aug. 28, 1957, Senator Strom Thurmond began a filibuster to stop voting on the Civil Rights Act of 1957. He spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes, the longest filibuster in history.
3. Job Seekers: Looking for employment? A meeting of the Westford Job Seekers will meet from 1 to 4:30 p.m. to aid you in pursuing professional positions.
4. Weather: According to the National Weather Service, weather today will be mostly sunny with temps in the low to mid 60s.