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WILMINGTON - On Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., all registered Wilmington residents can vote for candidates for the Wilmington and Shawsheen Tech School Committees and the Board of Selectmen. These are the only boards that have open seats this election year.

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WILMINGTON – On April 13 at 3 p.m., the Wilmington Memorial Library will unveil its new StoryWalk® project at Rotary Park. The grand opening of this children’s activity features a reading-while-walking adventure the whole family can enjoy. There will be refreshments, and library staff there …

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WILMINGTON — On March 27, the Wilmington School Com­mittee voted unan­imously not to participate in the statewide school choice program for the coming school year, citing concerns about adequate space and resources.

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WILMINGTON — On Tues­day night, Wilmington candidates for the School Com­mittee and the Board of Selectmen participated in debates moderated by Rob­ert Peterson starting at 6 p.m. in the School Com­mit­tee room at WHS. Ques­tions came from Tom Zap­pa of the Lowell Sun and Robert Hayes of the…

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WILMINGTON — On Sat­urday, April 6, 2019 at ap­proximately 7:30 in the eve­ning, a pedestrian was struck by a commuter rail train in Wilmington near the Butters Row Bridge.

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WILMINGTON — Following the recent announcement of the selection of a new Middle School principal, the selection process for a new principal at the Woburn Street School continues.

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WILMINGTON — This week, the U.S. Environ­men­tal Protection Agency (EPA) announced significant ac­complishments at two Su­perfund sites on the Admin­istrator’s Emphasis List of Superfund Sites Targeted for Immediate, Intense Action (Administrator’s Emphasis List).

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ANDOVER — Toddlers and teenagers arriving for art classes on the lower level … couples heading to the main level for a European-style dinner of steak and fish … home buyers excitedly going upstairs to meet with their attorneys to close on their new homes … This diverse range of people will b…

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You won’t find the revolution of 1899 in the history books, unless you look through old Wilmington town reports. But there was an abrupt change in the town hall that year.

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WILMINGTON — Greg Bendel is running for re-election this year hoping to continue his service on the Board of Selectmen. Bendel was first elected to the board in 2016 and wants to keep serving and giving back to the Town of Wilmington in this role. He believes the things he’s learned in his f…

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WILMINGTON —Wilming­ton resident Daniel Murphy is joining the ranks of newcomers to put their names on the ballot for Board of Selectmen to help make this town a better place. The 34-year old moved to Wilming­ton 20 years ago. While he previously ran for a seat on the board in 2010 and in 20…

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James E. Kelley, better known to everyone in Wil­ming­ton as Jim Kelley, was born in North Wilmington on March 31, 1853. The home in which he was born stood on Middlesex Avenue, across the tracks from the present site of the North Wilmington De­pot.

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Earth Day is celebrated ev­ery year around the world on April 22 with events demonstrating support for environmental protection. In recognition of Earth Day, the Wil­mington Memorial Library in collaboration with the De­partment of Planning and Conservation, is hosting programs in April that…

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WILMINGTON — Wil­mington resident and Read­ing Dandi-Lyons’ owner Mark Maselli is entering the race for a seat on the Board of Selectmen this year so that he can help steer the town back onto the right path. After years of observing what’s going on in town and his three kids going through th…

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WILMINGTON — Wil­mington’s Jay Samaha joins the race for the open seat on the School Com­mit­tee against candidates Jo Newhouse and Jesse Fen­nelly. With experience as a teacher and also as a parent, his appreciation for the school system has also highlighted the areas where he feels he can …

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BILLERICA — As of Tues­day, March 19, Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical School has instal­led an interim Superinten­dent-Director to replace Ti­m­othy Broadrick, who re­signed. Broadrick occupied the position as superintendent-director for three years and worked closely with the…

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WILMINGTON — Rob Fa­sulo has officially announced his candidacy for a 3-year term on the Board of Select­men. Fasu­lo’s announcement came in the form of a Face­book post from his political page on Monday afternoon. Since his first run last year, the candidate has re­solved to put the town ah…

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WILMINGTON — Town Manager Jeffrey Hull stated that he has met with representatives from Youth Hoc­key and High School Hockey to discuss their current rink situation following the re­cent purchase of Ristuccia Arena. He characterized the current situation as “stable.”

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WILMINGTON — At a relatively subdued meeting, the Board of Selectmen quickly opened and then voted to close a Public Hearing on the ac­cep­tance of Mink Run Road and a portion of Pomfret Road.

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200 years ago, there were only a few houses where the City of Lowell now stands. While it was the water pow­er of the Merrimack River that powered the mills of Low­ell, it was the railroad that built the city.

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WILMINGTON — Lifelong Wilmington resident Daryn Marsh is entering his name into the running for the un­occupied one-year term on the Board of Selectmen. Marsh previously ran for a three-year term on the board in 2000 and again in 2001, but after losing both times he hasn’t run again for 18 y…

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WILMINGTON — At a contentious meeting on Feb. 27, the Zoning Board of Appeals voted not to hold a public hearing regarding the re­quest by Bettering LLC for a reasonable accommodation to build a detox facility on Middlesex Avenue. The reason given for the negative vote, which was by a 3-2 ma…

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WILMINGTON — Wil­mington resident Suzanne Sullivan is one of five people who have taken out papers to run for the Board of Selectmen at this year’s annual town election. Sul­livan challenges re-election candidates Greg Bendel and Kevin Caira along with other newcomers Robert Fasulo and Danie…

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WILMINGTON — The Board of Selectmen voted Monday to continue the process of acceptance by the town of Mink Run Road and Pomfret Road. This is not the final step of the process, however, as both roads are now subject to both Planning Board and Town Meeting approval.

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WILMINGTON — The Board of Selectmen discussed the makeup of the Town Meeting Review Committee, though finalization of the roster is pending notification of by­law committee members.

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WILMINGTON — iPods for Wounded Veterans foun­der and president Paul Cardello is leading an event on behalf of the Wilmington non-profit veterans organization on March 2 in Tucson, AZ. The national veterans event will be held at the Southern Arizona Health­care Systems in Tucson and, like any…

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WILMINGTON — iPods for Wounded Veterans foun­der and president Paul Cardello is leading an event on behalf of the Wilmington non-profit veterans organization on March 2 in Tucson, AZ. The national veterans event will be held at the Southern Arizona Health­care Systems in Tucson and, like any…

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WILMINGTON — Wilming­ton’s Two Men and a Truck® has already started their an­nual Mother’s Day campaign called Movers for Moms®. The national moving company participates in a donation drive every year from the middle of February until Mother’s Day to bring items that women and mothers need r…

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Benjamin Butler always aspired to high office. He ran for governor of Massa­chusetts seven times, and was finally elected in 1882. He ran for president in 1884. He could have assumed the Oval Office 20 years earlier had he simply said yes.

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WILMINGTON — The Wil­mington School Committee is still developing a school district calendar for the fiscal year 2020.

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WILMINGTON — Town Manager Jeff Hull an­noun­ced during his annual bud­get presentation to the Board of Selectmen on Feb. 4 a suggestion that the town create a caseworker to split their time between elderly and veterans services. In his presentation, Hull explained that the full-time position…

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WILMINGTON — The Ris­tuccia Memorial Arena may soon be in for a name change. On Feb. 5, 2019 a deed was filed with the Mid­dlesex North Registry of Deeds, listing Gallant Mem­orial LLC a the new owner of the ice rink for a purchase price of $3,250,000.

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WILMINGTON — Since papers for the annual town election became available, there are five new names up for election for the Wilmington Board of Sel­ectmen according to the Town Clerk’s Office. There are now three seats open on the board: the two oc­cupied by Greg Bendel and Kevin Caira, plus a…