WILMINGTON — Wilmington Superintendent of Schools Dr. Glenn Brand prepared a presentation for the School Committee about tiered interventions for chronic absenteeism in their meeting on Wednesday, May 24. He first explained that this issue is not unique but common in the Commonwealth.
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WILMINGTON — The School Committee received the superintendent’s report, signed contracts and heard subcommittee reports during their meeting … Read moreSchool Committee approves contracts
WILMINGTON — The School Committee meeting last Wednesday night featured representatives from the high school who delivered updates on high sch… Read moreSchool Committee approves Ireland field trip request
WILMINGTON — On Sunday, May 21, 2023, Wilmington resident and Eagle Scout Aaron Dancewicz received the Glenn A. and Milinda W. Adams Nation… Read moreDancewicz receives National Eagle Scout award
WILMINGTON — Buildings Superintendent George Hooper and Owners Project Manager Dan Pallotta provided updates on the town’s ongoing construction projects to the Select Board on Monday night.
WILMINGTON — As they met on Monday night, the Select Board opened their meeting with a moment of silence to recognize the passing of Wilmington resident Scott Garrant.
WILMINGTON — For Wilmington, the Fourth of July weekend means constant festivities and celebrations. And the Fourth of July Committee pulled no stops when it came to this year’s activities.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board continued their discussion on the appointment of town counsel for legal proceedings regarding the Olin Superfund Site, New England Transrail – Wilmington Woburn Industrial, and Maple Meadow Landfill at their meeting this past Monday night.
WILMINGTON — On Friday, May 12, 2023, Wilmington resident Patrick Giroux was named the 2023 Wilmington Good Guy.
WILMINGTON — On Wednesday May 10, the School Committee reconsidered all of their current positions and subcommittee assignments to make room for changes and reassignments.
WILMINGTON — At the School Committee meeting this past Wednesday, the committee received their first look at the draft of the next district strategic plan. This plan is under development by a group of representatives from the school community along with administration and staff and is inte…
WILMINGTON — The Select Board considered various license requests before reviewing their communications and use of town spaces at their meeting on Monday, May 8.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee received updates on various school ongoings including a high school field trip, middle school activities, the superintendent evaluation, and building projects during their meeting last Wednesday night.
WILMINGTON — The Planning Board discussed the town’s options for creating a new zoning district to meet the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) guidelines at their meeting on May 2. Director of Planning and Conservation Valerie Gingrich reminded the board of the requir…
WILMINGTON — As part of his regular report for the School Committee on Wednesday, April 26, Wilmington Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand provided updates on the town hall/school administration building project and the MSBA process for the new Wildwood School.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee heard updates from their high school representatives and K-5 STEM coordinator at their meeting on Wednesday, April 26.
WILMINGTON — The Superintendent’s Report for the School Committee during their meeting on Wednesday, April 26 contained updates on a field trip checklist, the youth risk behavior survey, a financial report, and the new strategic plan.
WILMINGTON — On Monday night, May 8, the Select Board held a public hearing on behalf of Verizon New England Inc. and Reading Municipal Light Department seeking to relocate a pole on Dunton Road.
WILMINGTON — On Tuesday May 2, the Planning Board reviewed various projects seeking site plan and special permit approvals.
FRAMINGHAM/WILMINGTON — When Ally Moran came on in relief in an April 28th contest with Westfield State, she was simply hoping to secure another win for her team. After two and two thirds of scoreless work, she did just that, earning the victory in a 6-5 win for Framingham State.
WILMINGTON — As the Wilmington High School girls lacrosse team is still searching for a win with five games left of their spring campaign, their playoff hopes may be out of the picture. However, that doesn’t mean Wildcat head coach Chris Frissore is going to give up on his group.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington’s annual Town Meeting brought over 40 articles for residents to discuss and vote on. The meeting started late on the morning of Saturday, April 29 waiting for a quorum of residents to be present in person at the WHS auditorium.
WILMINGTON — There were two competing articles at Town Meeting on Saturday to appropriate funds for the interim Wildwood School project to be created within the middle school. The first was Article 32 appropriating $545,359 which was made by the School Committee; the second was a petitione…
WILMINGTON — There were seven articles at Town Meeting pertinent to capital improvements for the school department: articles 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 33, and 34.
WOBURN — Given the adverse nature of previous interactions with city officials, Woburn Heights project attorney Paul Haverty couldn’t help but notice the rather pleasant atmosphere in City Hall during a recent Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting.
WILMINGTON — At the annual Town Meeting on Saturday April 29, Wilmington residents agreed to transfer money related to opioid settlements, other post-employment benefits, capital stabilization, retirement, and various line items in the fiscal year 2023 budget.
WILMINGTON — Residents voted in favor of pursuing the purchase or taking of the property at 333 Andover St. at Town Meeting on Saturday after discussion.
WILMINGTON — Residents at Town Meeting this past Saturday approved spending for town capital equipment requested in more than 10 articles.
It’s been nearly 70 years since the last coronation in England. When Queen Elizabeth II was crowned on June 2, 1953, a Wilmington resident joined in the London celebration.
WILMINGTON — The appointment and reappointment of various designees, committees, and boards came up for discussion at Monday night’s Select Board meeting.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington’s IT Director John O’Neil provided a presentation to the Select Board at their meeting on Monday night. He presented two recent initiatives coming out of the IT department.
WILMINGTON — The results are in for the 2023 annual town election in Wilmington. Voters took to the polls in various precincts on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
WILMINGTON — On Monday night, the Select Board meeting agenda contained requests for licenses, designation of motions for Town Meeting, communications, and the salute to service.
Former Wilmington teacher: Woburn’s technology director Judkins takes over as school system’s top financial officer
WOBURN — With few suitors expressing interest in the full-time gig, Schools’ Technology Director Jennifer Judkins will temporarily step-up to replace outgoing Assistant Superintendent for Finance Robert Alconada.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee considered school choice for 2023-2024 at their most recent meeting on Wednesday, April 12. Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand opened their discussion by explaining that this is an annual vote that school committees across the commonwealth must take up.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington closes in on the final few days in the countdown to election day for the 2023-2024 year. The election falls on April 22, 2023 this year, which is this Saturday. Voting will take place in the span of 12 hours.
WILMINGTON — Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand’s report for the School Committee on Wednesday April 12 pertained to summer athletics and enrichment, the last day of school, regional training, the Wildwood MSBA process, and progress relative to the superintendent’s goals.
TEWKSBURY — Girl Scout Troop 83441 of the Tewksbury/Wilmington Baldwin Service Unit visited The Auntie Dog Training Studio last week to complete their Brownie Pets Badge.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee meeting last Wednesday night featured presentations from different middle school representatives, the acceptance of a donation to the WHS Lamplighters Guild, and recognition of committee member Melissa Plowman.
The City of Philadelphia, much like the City of Boston, is known for its deep connection with the history of our country.
WILMINGTON — On Monday night, the Select Board received presentations from Elderly Services Director Terri Marciello and Veterans Services Director Lou Cimaglia before they went through their communications and approved various requests.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington resident Mark Nelson has been trying to construct a home for himself on the property he owns at 12 Polk St. for 15 years. Polk Street lies off Walnut Street in the area of Burlington Avenue/Rt. 62.
WILMINGTON — The Select Board took time during their meeting on Monday night to honor Chair Judy O’Connell, as it was also her last meeting on the board. O’Connell is not running for re-election for her seat which is up for the annual town election on April 22.
WILMINGTON — The School Committee continued their discussion around changing the school calendar relative to the scheduled “Columbus Day” holiday during their meeting on Wednesday, March 22, eventually deciding not to make any changes.
WILMINGTON —During their meeting on Monday, March 27, the Wilmington Select Board returned from executive session discussing multi-district litigation strategy against manufacturers and distributors of opioids to receive a number of memos and requests for the use of public spaces.
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Select Board was visited by New England Donor Services representative Michael Murphy during their meeting on Monday, March 2 for an update regarding organ donation. Select Board Chair Judy O’Connell opened the appointment by thanking Murphy for attending and …
Wilmington’s first Good Guy, Rocco DePasquale, was quite well-known in town 50 years ago. He ran Rocco’s Restaurant, which his father had built in 1940.
Taxi drivers usually have regular customers, maybe someone at the railroad station or someone wanting to go shopping or to the airport. So when Joe Balestrieri got a call from a breathless young man wanting a ride to Somerville, 50 years ago, Joe’s antennae went up. So he checked with the p…
WILMINGTON — The School Committee heard presentations from the Boutwell School’s Parent Advisory Council (PAC), Food Services Administrator Mary Palen, and Assistant Superintendent Christine Elliott during their meeting this past Wednesday night.
WILMINGTON — On Tuesday, March 21, the Planning Board’s meeting started with a joint public hearing with the Finance Committee to discuss a Town Meeting warrant article before further separate discussion.
WILMINGTON — Wilmington Middle School Principal Dr. Jeanette Quirk and assistant principals Brian Caira and Daniel Faircloth, along with Assistant Superintendent Christine Elliott, updated the School Committee at their latest meeting about the efforts to follow the recommendations from th…
WILMINGTON — Due to an oversight, the Town Crier left off one candidate in the race for the Select Board.
WILMINGTON — Health Director Shelly Newhouse and Dr. Jane Williams came before the Select Board this past Monday night to update them on two new initiatives from the health department.