WILMINGTON — During the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night, updates were delivered about the middle school from its students, parents, and staff.
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WILMINGTON — The School Committee received updates on student support services during their meeting last week from Director of Student Suppo… Read moreSchool Committee hears student support services update
WILMINGTON — At the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night, they discussed updates to the 2023-2024 proposed budget including a recomm… Read moreSchool Committee reacts to town manager’s response about the current Wildwood programs
WILMINGTON — On Sunday, Feb. 5, members of the Wilmington Fire Department will be participating in the 7th annual Boston Bruins BFIT Challen… Read moreBoston Bruins BFIT Challenge: Wilmington Fire Department looking for fourth win
WILMINGTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has awarded the Burlington, Lexington, and Wilmington Boards of Health, together known as the Tri-Ton Collaborative, a Public Health Excellence (PHE) grant in the amount of $300,000 per year for three years.
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Select Board met on Monday night for a license request and recreation department update ahead of communications and other requests.
WILMINGTON — At the meeting of the Wilmington Select Board on Jan. 9, 2023, Town Manager Jeff Hull explained that the town has looked at the Louise Davy Trahan Elementary School in Tewksbury as a possible temporary location for students. Wilmington is planning for a new school to be built…
WILMINGTON — In 2022, the School Committee navigated various school-related issues and supported ongoing and new initiatives to improve the educational experience of Wilmington students.
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Planning Board held dozens of public hearings for projects this year, allowing projects small and large to seek building permits and break ground in town.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington Planning Board Chair Terence Boland announced at the beginning of their meeting this past Tuesday night that any vote including a special permit could not be taken up that night due to only three of the board members being present.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee met last Wednesday night and reconvened discussions on the Wildwood Building Study and the proposed new school start times.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board spent 2022 advocating for Wilmington residents’ best interests, responding to known and unexpected issues, and ushering in transparency for building projects, along with other business.
The odds are that this year we will not have snow for the holidays. However, living in New England, the odds are that we will have snow in the not so distant future.
WILMINGTON — Representatives for a potential project on the property at 333 Andover St. brought a mixed-use concept to the Wilmington Select Board at their most recent meeting on Dec. 12. Jay Doherty, CEO of Cabot, Cabot & Forbes, shared his intent to partner with the town to create a …
WILMINGTON — During the Select Board meeting on Monday night, Cabot, Cabot & Forbes CEO Jay Doherty presented early ideas for a proposed partnership with the town to build a mixed-use development at 333 Andover St.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board opened their meeting with the Salute to Service on Monday night before they received updates on ongoing construction projects and the Verizon Fios cable license.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington Public Schools’ Transportation Coordinator Lisa Faretra provided updates for proposed school start time changes to the School Committee at their most recent meeting. Pending School Committee approval, the changes could be instituted as early as the 2023-2024 scho…
WILMINGTON — The School Committee received a presentation from Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand during their meeting last Wednesday night detailing a new option for the relocation of the Wildwood programs. After challenges with the previous options from the Wildwood Building Study were brou…
WILMINGTON — Director of Student Support Services Alice Brown-Legrand presented to the School Committee last Wednesday night regarding the state of need for special needs education in town. Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand explained that it seemed pertinent to have this conversation during …
WILMINGTON — The agenda for the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night pertained to presentations from the middle school representatives, the high school athletic department, and the Wildwood Parent Advisory Committee along with the Superintendent’s Report.
WILMINGTON — On Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, former Wilmington elementary school teacher Daniel Hakim, 37, of North Andover, was charged with five new counts of sexual abuse after two more minors came forward with accusations of abuse.
WILMINGTON — The Planning Board approved several draft conditions for projects across town on Tuesday night during their meeting while continuing others as appropriate. They started by approving the sign special permit for 66 Concord St. after ending the public hearing relative to replacin…
WILMINGTON — Police Chief Joe Desmond and DPW Director Jamie Magaldi presented to the Select Board on their ongoing and historical work responding to Nichols Street traffic concerns this past Monday night. Magaldi opened by challenging the idea that a lack of major change is due to a lack…
WILMINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency released a statement regarding the completion of their Community Involvement Plan (CIP) for the Olin Chemical Superfund Site as of Nov. 16.
WILMINGTON — During the Select Board meeting on Monday night, the board held the public hearing for the annual property tax classification and received an annual update on Toys for Tots.
WILMINGTON —Wilmington 501(c)3 iPods for Wounded Veterans recognized Wilmington’s first responders who are also veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at the public safety building.
Nov. 28 was the 80th anniversary of the worst fire in Boston history, the Cocoanut Grove nightclub. With a death toll of 492 people, the news of the fire devastated the greater Boston area.
WILMINGTON — Assistant Superintendent Christine Elliott reported on this year’s MCAS scores along with state averages at the School Committee meeting last Wednesday, Nov. 16.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee meeting agenda last Wednesday night pertained to updates from the Performing Arts Department, Superintendent’s Report, and budgeting.
WILMINGTON — On Saturday, residents voted in favor of the appropriation for building a new town hall/school administration building. Residents first heard a report on the plans for the new building as part of article one.
WILMINGTON — The appropriation for the new senior center was the final article taken up at the special Town Meeting this past Saturday. Earlier in the meeting, as part of the first article that day, Wilmington Superintendent of Public Buildings George Hooper shared his appreciation for all…
WILMINGTON — The Select Board meeting on Monday, Nov. 14 was brief and to-the-point as the board considered requests from businesses, nonprofit organizations, and town departments.
Turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce are all staples of the traditional Thanksgiving feast, but no Thanksgiving menu would be complete without the final course of pie.
WILMINGTON — Recently, local war hero Joseph McCarthy was honored by a Wisconsin-based company, Cheese Brothers, in celebration of Veterans Day.
WILMINGTON — During the School Committee meeting on Nov. 9, a presentation was provided giving updates on the middle school schedule review. The presentation was a combined effort from WMS Principal Jeanette Quirk and Assistant Superintendent Christine Elliott.
WILMINGTON — At the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night, the committee received updates from their middle and high school student representatives and the northside elementary Parents Advisory Council.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington Middle School Principal Jeanette Quirk and High School Principal Ryan Gendron presented updates at the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night about each school’s School Council improvement plan.
WILMINGTON — Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand discussed enrollment and the strategic plan, among other items, in his report for the School Committee last Wednesday night. Regarding the strategic plan, Brand simply mentioned that the updates pertained to the timeline and status.
WILMINGTON — On Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, the Wilmington Veterans Services will host a Veterans Day ceremony to remember and honor all of our past and present veterans.
TEWKSBURY — Tewksbury Memorial High School alumni Chris Mitchell puts a spell on viewers of the newly released film “Hocus Pocus 2” as a principal dancer.
WILMINGTON/TEWKSBURY — While it was a great night for Democrats state-wide, Wilmington and Tewksbury bucked the trend by supporting some Republican candidates.
WILMINGTON — On Nov. 8, 2022, Wilmington will participate in the state election. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various voting locations.
WILMINGTON — Members of a local triathlon swimming club have been concerned about the recent influx of gulls in Silver Lake. Swimmer Lisa Tyler of Lowell, along with members from Wilmington and surrounding towns, part of the Trifury triathlon club, have used the Wilmington lake for open wa…
TEWKSBURY — On Oct. 12, the Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks Lodge 2070 presented a donation check to Strongwater Farm to be contributed to their Caring for the Caregiver equine program. Strongwater Farm’s goal is to provide education, physical activity, emotional support, and social opportuniti…
TEWKSBURY — After just over 10 years in operation as a 501(c)3 non-profit, Wilmington’s iPods for Wounded Veterans held their first veterans’ event in Tewksbury this past Saturday, Oct. 29. The event was held at the Tewksbury Senior Center and brought in 38 Tewksbury veterans including ve…
WILMINGTON — The Planning Board opened and continued numerous public hearings during their meeting on Tuesday night for projects ranging from new building uses to the construction of a 230,000 square foot warehouse.
As the calendar turns deep into the fall season, we are reminded that fall is not only a time for change, but also a time to prepare a safe refuge for the storms that may lie ahead.
WILMINGTON — During the Select Board meeting on Monday night, Director of Planning and Conservation Valerie Gingrich provided updates on the state legislation that passed in 2020 with a new zoning requirement for multi-family zoning.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington Town Engineer Paul Alunni brought two presentations to the Select Board at their meeting on Monday night: one about a crosswalk across Jonspin Road, and another about two MassDOT projects. Alunni opened the first presentation by explaining that the property owners …
WILMINGTON — To begin the Select Board meeting on Monday night, Chair Judy O’Connell led a moment of silence for two Wilmington residents: Ralph Desrosiers, who passed away at age 21, and Rodrigo Rosa, who passed away at age 24.
TEWKSBURY — It’s been a few months and Pera Mediterranean Grill, in the old Skewer’s location at 1060 Main St., is carving out a name for itself with the lunch and dinner crowd. The restaurant is owned and operated by Emrah Aslan, former owner of Salem’s Paprika Grill.