BOSTON -- He’s only a junior, but UMass Amherst star shortstop Vinny Scifo has already crammed more than a career’s worth of highlights into his less than three seasons with the Minutemen.
WILMINGTON - After a record breaking and brutal winter, it’s not surprising to see the potential purchase of additional safety vehicles topping Warrant Articles for Saturday’s Annual Town Meeting. In addition, schools are looking at improvements, and the ever present battle for the Whitefield School, the Ristuccia Arena and Yentile Farm are last but certainly not least.
WILMINGTON- Anthony “Tony” Alonardo, 49, unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday night, creating a gap in the lives of family and friends throughout Wilmington and the communities beyond.
WILMINGTON – A chilly Saturday brought residents out on the April 25th election to vote for the candidates of their choice.
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My wife and I wanted to join a gym for the longest time but we kept finding excuses to put it off. Good excuses like “we’re too tired” or “it’s too late to go check it out” or “it’s too expensive”.
Phil and Alyssa Maia
As the weather improves and gas prices remain somewhat reasonable, planning a road trip might enter your thoughts. If you crave getting beyond the borders of our two little towns, nee the borders of our country, consider a visit to Quebec City and a side trip to Montmorency Falls. While known for its winter carnival and famous ice hotel, the city is a marvelous destination in warmer weather, perfect for families, couples or single travelers. Travel services abound and tourist offices are readily available, staffed with English speaking assistants.
119th Annual Boston Marathon
(AP) – The Colorado Rockies began a seven-game homestand on Monday with seven relievers in their bullpen, down one after Scott Oberg was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque to make room on the roster for Jorge De La Rosa.
Many Tewksbury residents compete
BOSTON- You don’t have to win the Boston Marathon to triumph in it. But Wilmington resident Patty Tammaro surely should have felt like a champion when she crossed the finish line on Monday.
BOSTON – Even before she stepped on the line, Ali Lyman proved everything she needed to prove. After all she already raised nearly $5,000 for the Mass General Response Team. The funds raised provide critical support for emergency care, disaster relief and disaster preparedness training at Mass General, efforts that benefit victims worldwide.
Annual Parade held on Saturday
The Wilmington Alumni Athletic & Friends have announced that it will be holding an Alumni Basketball Game and an Alumni Volleyball match on April 25th at the new gymnasium. The volleyball game will begin at 11:00 am and the basketball game (male and female) will begin at 1;00 pm.
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WILMINGTON- For the fifth year in a row, the Kim Forte Memorial 5K walk and race will help to usher in a brand new spring. Hundreds of racers have already pre-registered to take part in Sunday’s event starting at the Town Common, promising a full day of fun and excitement for the whole family.
Served in US Marine Corps during Korean War
At Wilmington Middle School Six day cycle, with seven periods, will offer opportunities for intervenctions, enrichment.
WILMINGTON – At Monday’s Board of Selectmen meeting Chairman Judith O’Connell read aloud the Annual Report highlighting the Board’s work for calendar year 2014. First she compared the recovering national and regional economy and the Town, recognizing that Wilmington “saw several positive indicators of an improving economy.”
When the British marched to Lexington and Concord on the night of April 18, 1775, Wilmington had two groups which marched to the alarm. The town had a militia company with some 78 men, which had fought in the French and Indian Wars. And from that militia were drawn 27 Minute Men, sworn to report within 30 minutes, ready to fight. These Minute Men had an additional ten half-days of training.
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Wilmington resident among best at AP
STONEHAM- Sunday’s second annual Chicks With Sticks Fundraising Hockey event held at the Stoneham Arena, was certainly a good time by all. The fun was infectious. Friends and families cheered from first puck drop to final bell, while music bombarded the air to keep the energy level up.
STONEHAM- Not even the monumental success for last year’s first annual Chicks With Sticks hockey game could have prepared anyone for the overwhelming turnout for this year’s game.
WILMINGTON – Jeff Allison hasn't pitched in a game since 2011. But on Friday morning, he pitched one heck of a message to 300 Wilmington students.
Seven years ago Scott Oberg was pitching before crowds of 100 people or less while at Tewksbury Memorial High School. On Tuesday night, he made his Major League debut for the Colorado Rockies before 41,051 fans at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Nearly seven years removed from Tewksbury High School, Scott Oberg made history on Sunday afternoon. He got called up to “The Show”.
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Local musicians channel their shyness through music.
WILMINGTON – The last three years the Wilmington High School Softball team has just missed out on tournament play by either one or two wins. Last year the team went through and up-and-down season and finished 8-12.
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Wilmington Little League will kick off the 2015 season with a Parade of Players and Opening Day Ceremonies on Saturday April 18th, when the Little League Parade steps off from the Town Common area at 9:30 am.
Former Tewksbury Memorial High School star baseball pitcher Scott Oberg was among one of the final players cut from the Colorado Rockies 25-man roster this past week. Oberg was one of the finalists for the final bullpen spot which went to veteran Rafael Betancourt, who is coming back after a lengthy injury. Oberg was assigned to Triple A Alberquerque to start the season.