A Westbrook dad is gearing up for the Closer to Free Ride Sept. 12, taking a 100-mile trek in this year’s virtual event. The inspiration: his 17-year-old son who’s now a brain cancer survivor. “I was in eighth grade and I was diagnosed with brain cancer,” said Matthew Scotella. At just 13, Scotella faced news that would be hard…
A Westbrook teenager who lost his teacher to cancer found a way to give back.