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Saturday 05/02/2015
Scifo shines at Fenway, and UMass
Updated: May 02, 2015 - 1:52 pm

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.

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Town Crier guide to Town Meeting this Saturday: Safety, education, recreation up for debate
Updated: May 02, 2015 - 1:41 pm

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.

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Tony Alonardo unexpectedly passed away last week: A big loss in the ~ Wilmington Hockey ~ community
Posted: May 02, 2015 - 1:13 pm

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.

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2015 Town Election Results: Peterson elected Town Moderator
Posted: May 02, 2015 - 12:08 pm

WILMINGTON – A chilly Saturday brought residents out on the April 25th election to vote for the candidates of their choice.

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Sunday 04/26/2015
Keep the Yentile name
Posted: April 26, 2015 - 8:00 am

The case for keeping with tradition

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Saturday 04/25/2015
New engineers present solid ideas
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 1:32 pm


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Collier family explains loss
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 12:01 pm

Tsarnaev trial

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Leigh John Martinson seeks Moderator post
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Candidate Statement

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Sharon George, Wilmington Town Clerk
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 1:22 pm

A Moment with...

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Baker aims to axe film tax incentive
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Cutting controversial incentive could have local impacts

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In praise of the humble blueberry
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Food for Thought

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Let’s get physical
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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”.

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Am I missing out?
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 1:01 pm

Let’s Talk About Hearing

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A special day, event and anniversary date for Father-and-Daughter
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Phil and Alyssa Maia

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Quebec City and Montmorency Falls
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:51 pm

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.

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Slater, other Wilmington Runners, give back
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:43 pm

119th Annual Boston Marathon

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Oberg optioned to Triple-A
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:45 pm

(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.

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When it comes to the Boston Marathon, the stories never get old
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:46 pm

Many Tewksbury residents compete

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Tammaro nurses her way through the journey
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:40 pm

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.

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Lyman tops among locals
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:37 pm

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.

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Wilmington Little League: It’s time to Play Ball
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Annual Parade held on Saturday

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Alumni Volleyball and Hoop Games, Saturday
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:20 pm

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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Girls Tennis team picks up first victory of the season
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm

WHS Sports Round-Up

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Friday 04/24/2015
Campaigns enter final stage
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 2:38 pm

Campaign recap Vote this Saturday

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Fifth annual Kim Forte Memorial 5K race Sunday
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 2:36 pm

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.

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Thursday 04/23/2015
Bette J. Smith
Updated: April 23, 2015 - 11:54 am

Served in US Marine Corps during Korean War

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Saturday 04/18/2015
New schedule approved
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 10:18 am

At Wilmington Middle School Six day cycle, with seven periods, will offer opportunities for intervenctions, enrichment.

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New Rocco’s owners promise improvements
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 10:21 am

Selectmen news

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2014 review sheds light on tragedies and triumphs
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 10:22 am

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.”

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School Committee candidatesdebate the issues
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 10:19 am


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MJ Byrnes seeks reelection to the School Committee
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 10:15 am

Candidate Statement

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Who were the Minute Men of 1775?
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 10:14 am

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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Where’s Your Halo?
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 10:06 am

Angels for Autism raise money for a cure

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Ciampa runs his way into Hall of Fame
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 9:57 am

Wilmington resident among best at AP

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Fun-Filled Day by all in Second Annual Charity Event
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 9:33 am

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.

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The Sistas overtake the Blades again
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 9:37 am

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.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Jeff Allison delivers life pitch to Middle School Students
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 9:53 am

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.

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Tosses scoreless inning to record win in MLB Debut
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 8:00 pm

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.

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Welcome to the Big Show, Scott Oberg
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 7:56 pm

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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Saturday 04/11/2015
Champoux, MacDonald spar in debate
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Town Election 2015

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Candidates face off in Moderator debate
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Town Election 2015

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Lyons to retire
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 2:23 pm

Shawsheen Tech

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Snow bird
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 2:13 pm

“Beneath this snowy mantle cold and clean

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Chevre to the rescue
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Food for Thought

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Subscribing to self-confidence
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 2:09 pm

Local musicians channel their shyness through music.

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Young Softball squad looking to sneak up on teams
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 1:54 pm

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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Returning league champs return a lot of talent
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 1:57 pm

WHS Baseball Preview

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Lady ‘Cats ready to get back into the swing of things
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 1:50 pm

WHS Girls Tennis Preview

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Annual Little League Parade set for April 18
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 1:40 pm

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.

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Oberg assigned to Triple AAA
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 1:34 pm

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.

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