WILMINGTON — The Select Board received a progress report of a study on relocating the Wildwood School students for their meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand explained that the need for the study came from the conditions at the school that have led to Wilmington’s inclusi…
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WILMINGTON — Two agenda items during the Select Board meeting on Monday night pertained to proposed building projects which are slated for app… Read more
WILMINGTON — During their meeting Monday night, the Select Board approved various license and space requests and received updates on veterans’… Read more
ANDOVER — On July 26, 2022, Ironstone Farm, located at 450 Lowell St. in Andover, celebrated their many volunteers at the Ironstone Farm 12th … Read more
If you were to look for Dr. Brown in Wilmington 200 years ago, you’d have been asked, were you looking for Jabez or Silas? The two doctors Brown do not appear to have been related but they were neighbors for 12 years.
WILMINGTON — Farmers markets are in full swing at this time of year and Wilmington’s Farmers Market is no exception. Located on Swain’s Green across from Wilmington High School, the market has a variety of vendors that turn Sunday mornings into a culinary adventure.
WILMINGTON — During the Tuesday night Planning Board meeting, a number of public hearings were continued and closed regarding various construction projects across town.
WILMINGTON — The public hearing for a proposed subdivision and stormwater management permit on Birch Street brought a number of residents to the Planning Board meeting this past Tuesday night with environmental concerns.
The installation of a new culvert for Lubbers Brook in North Wilmington is certainly an inconvenience for people living on the wrong side of the brook. Route 62 is closed and probably will be for a couple more weeks.
WILMINGTON — On Tuesday, July 21, 2022, Wilmington Police arrested Billerica resident Karen Haught, 52, in connection with a hit and run incident that caused serious bodily injury to a Wilmington resident.
WILMINGTON - The Wilmington Select Board invited Fire Chief Bill Cavanaugh and Police Chief Joe Desmond to their meeting on Monday night to discuss recent service updates and the plans for National Night Out.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board received communications from the town manager, the MBTA, and the DPW before they considered various requests and new business during their meeting on Monday night.
WILMINGTON — A man in his mid-40s reportedly robbed a woman at gunpoint on a walking trail near the Wilmington Family Medical Center at 500 Salem St. on Wednesday, July 6 at around 5:30 p.m.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington’s iPods for Wounded Veterans brought all kinds of donations to veterans at an event hosted by the Westport Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8502 on Saturday June 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board meeting Monday night, June 27, began with appointments for Target to change managers and the Wilmington Fire Chief regarding an ambulance replacement.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board received communications ahead of their meeting for June 27 regarding the MSBA process for the Wildwood, a public hearing, the town manager evaluation, the MBTA, Finance Committee money transfers, the town manager’s priorities, and more.
WILMINGTON — After 66 years of service to the Wilmington community, the beloved Lucci’s Supermarket is getting a new look and new name this summer. Lucci’s announced that it has been sold to McKinnon’s Supermarkets and will reopen this July under the McKinnon’s name.
BOSTON — The Secretary of State’s office released the result of state ballot law commission objections between Paul Sarnowski and Dave Robertson late last week, saying that neither objection stands. Both candidates are allowed to remain on the ballot for state representative of the 19th …
WILMINGTON — As she embarks on her retirement, former math teacher and Wilmington High School Principal Linda Peters leaves a legacy of kindness, encouragement, and hard work spanned out over the past 48 years of service.
WILMINGTON — This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Town of Wilmington’s Fourth of July celebration. The town has so many family fun events planned that the celebration will be spread over four days from June 30 to July 3.
WILMINGTON — During the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night, the committee received the Superintendent’s Report and evaluation, public comment, and an update on the equity audit.
WILMINGTON — For the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night, Coordinator of Behavioral Health Christine Murray and Social Emotional Support and Family Engagement Specialist Erin Dunham presented updates on social-emotional learning efforts.
WILMINGTON — Assistant Superintendent Christine Elliott and K-5 STEM Coordinator Michelle LeVesque brought reading and mathematical universal screening data for the School Committee meeting last Wednesday night.
TEWKSBURY — Last week, community members gathered at the Tewksbury Country Club to celebrate the commencement of a new veterans housing project at 1660 Main St., a collaboration between Tewksbury Home Build and the nonprofit organization Soldier On, Inc. The four-story, 18,565 square foot …
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington High School Class of 2022 has one last graduate, Principal Linda Peters, who is “graduating” from Wilmington Public Schools after 48 years of service.
Youngsters fishing at Lubbers Brook years ago in North Wilmington probably did not think about the age of the bridge beneath them. They were more concerned with getting elbow room, not tangling their lines and ultimately, with catching trout.
WILMINGTON — Starting on June 22, 2022, the Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Association (MAFAA) and the International Fire Buffs Association (IFBA) will host a four-day National IFBA-SPAAMFAA Summer Convention that will take place in Woburn and Wilmington.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board discussed two memos in communications regarding the 40B proposal at 79 Nichols St. during their meeting on Monday night, among other communications, before they received public comment.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee received several public comments in support of the negotiations for educational assistants, a field trip proposal, and the superintendent’s report during their meeting last Wednesday night.
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Memorial Library has been awarded a grant from the Cummings Foundation in the amount of $100,000 to make updates to the first floor.
WILMINGTON — On Monday night, the Wilmington Select Board approved requests for town spaces, licenses, and appointees and received a presentation on an electrical station.
WILMINGTON — Last Wednesday night, social studies lead teacher Robert Mauriello and Assistant Superintendent Christine Elliott presented their recommendations for adopting new Social Studies curriculums in grades k-5 at the School Committee meeting for approval.
There is new construction underway at Perry’s Corner in Wilmington. The particular site has been vacant for three-quarters of a century, but for more than a century it was occupied by Perry’s blacksmith shop.
WILMINGTON — Tuesday night, the Planning Board approved two form A requests, moved forward with various building projects, and approved all of the proposals under new business.
Summer weather is often an invitation to explore new places. Many this summer will escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and travel to the tranquil, yet crowded, sandy coastline or the majestic, albeit mosquito ridden, mountains of the north.
BILLERICA — Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School had its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2022 this Thursday, June 2. Graduates come to the school from the towns of Tewksbury, Wilmington, Bedford, Billerica, and Burlington.
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington School Committee meeting last Wednesday night featured updates on the middle school, summer reading, the superintendent’s report, and the high school handbook.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee received presentations during their most recent meeting from Wilmington Middle School Principal Dr. Jeanette Quirk and Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand on the principal entry plan and middle school program review recommendations.
WILMINGTON — The US Environmental Protection Agency released an update on the Olin Chemical Superfund Site on May 20 detailing the next steps for their communication plan and the site itself. Updates from the EPA on this site are released on a quarterly basis.
BILLERICA — On Thursday, May 26 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Billerica Police Department responded to a two car, head-on motor vehicle accident in the area of 570 Boston Road.
WILMINGTON — After a thorough discussion last Wednesday night during their meeting, the Wilmington School Committee voted not to change school start times across the district for the next school year. They received the results of a community survey around the top three scenarios in their p…
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WILMINGTON — Before the Select Board addressed their appointments in their meeting on Monday night, they opened with a moment of silence for a Wilmington resident who recently passed away at the age of 89.
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Select Board received a number of communications and updates during their meeting on Monday night related to appointments, projects, and legal counsel.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee meeting last Wednesday night opened with highlights from the high school Athletic Department before the committee reorganized their positions and committees and received the Superintendent’s Report.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee received and discussed the results of the School Start Time Committee’s survey during their meeting last Wednesday night. Representatives from the new Parent/Guardian Advocates for Wilmington Schools group detailed their work to increase communication and…
WILMINGTON — For the first time since COVID, the Wilmington High School Lamplighter’s Guild will be putting on a musical production with an audience.
WILMINGTON — Last week, Wilmington resident Paula Baker was featured in the May 16, 2022 issue of the nationally published Woman’s World magazine.
For a Boston nature writer, a 1907 canoe trip on the Ipswich River had a most inauspicious beginning. His canoe adventure began with a mix-up, which dominated the opening of a story about a nature-filled trip.
WILMINGTON — The Town of Wilmington in cooperation with Elder Services and Veterans Services has announced plans to celebrate the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, with many events planned over the three-day weekend.