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Spirited rematch brewing for seat representing Tewksbury and Wilmington
As he prepares for a rematch of the race he lost two years ago, Doug Sears says his second run for state representative isn't about ambition. It's about civic responsibility.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Phantom Gourmet: Red Heat Tavern In Wilmington
Fire is in the heart of every passionate chef, and it's at the core of creating great food. Nowhere does the fire burn hotter than at Red Heat Tavern.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Hydrant Flushing Begins on Monday
The hydrant flushing removes "any fine iron or manganese sediment from the water mains in the streets. Iron and manganese are naturally occurring minerals found in the soils near the town's water supply wells," according to the Department of Public Works.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Wilmington residents stand firm against plans for concrete plant
Tresca Brothers Sand and Gravel is back for its second attempt to build a concrete plant at 90 Eames St., and some residents aren't pleased with the impacts they say the project could have on traffic, home values and the environment. The Planning Board initially rejected an application from the company in 2010 based on a finding by the town's building inspector that the proposal was for a manufacturing facility and not a warehouse, as the applicants had claimed.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Resource Investing News
IBC Advanced Alloys Lands $2 million Contract for F-35 Fighter Jets
It's not everyday that a company lands a military contract. But for Vancouver-based specialty metal alloys company IBC Advanced Alloys that day was today.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Some Wilmington selectmen say they may back pipeline project
Some Wilmington selectmen may support the proposed Kinder Morgan Energy Partners pipeline project -- if they can get a guarantee that the town would benefit from the natural gas the new infrastructure would bring. Although the board did not take an official stance, and is seeking more information about the need for the pipeline and the benefit to Wilmington residents before making any decisions, some individual selectmen said in a meeting Monday that the need for more energy in the region is real.
Honey Dew Donating Portion of Proceeds of U.S.A Donut to 9-11 Foundation
Wilmington's Honey Dew Donuts wants residents to know about a promotion the business is running on Thursday, Sept.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Lightning strike damages Lowell smokestack
A powerful lightning strike blew a roughly 50-foot gash in the bricks of a towering smokestack at the former Thorndike Factory Outlets building on Saturday night as powerful thunderstorms shook the area. The same storms had earlier prompted the National Weather Service in Taunton to issue a tornado warning for much of northern Middlesex County, but that warning had expired when the smokestack was struck about 6 p.m. The strike left a huge gash in the bricks at least 100 feet off the ground where it appears the lightning bolt struck.
Latest Storm Updates: A Tree Into a House, Several Lightning Strikes. ...
Severe storms through the much of New England early Saturday night left their mark with damage across many towns, including Wilmington. Just after 6 p.m. Saturday night a tree fell into and through a house on Evans Drive damaging the roof and windows.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Ideas Bring back the strange apples
The pedestal reads, "This monument marks the site of the first Baldwin Apple tree found growing wild near here." The idea of an elaborate monument to an apple - a commonplace fruit in most people's minds - seems almost comical today, but that just shows how impoverished our concept of the apple has become.
DA: Trio bilked investors out of $350G
Three people, including a Wilmington native, have been indicted on charges they conned local investors and inventors of more than $350,000. In one alleged fraud, donations from Townsend residents were sought to help solve the 1977 disappearance of Deborah Ann Quimby.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Education secretary gives high marks to Wilmington school
First- through third-graders at Wilmington's Woburn Street School played host to a visitor Wednesday during what was just their second week of the school year -- state Secretary of Education Matt Malone.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Create Your Own Donut Contest at Honey Dew
Just visit the shop, located at 337 Main St. in Wilmington and fill out a form indicating your donut creation.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Lorraine Spada School of Dance Hosts Master Class with Channing Cooke
Lorraine Spada School of Dance recently played host a master dance class taught by Channing Cooke for dancers from Massachusetts and New Hampshire to kick off their brand new location on 52 Main St. in Wilmington.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Upcoming American Red Cross blood drives
The American Red Cross is holding a series of blood drives in September. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Market Basket uprising's success hard to replicate
Customer Elizabeth Cleary, of Billerica, has been standing outside of the Market Basket in Wilmington every day since the standoff started.
Busy school year for Wilmington students
It's going to be a year full of change for Wilmington High School students -- new principal, new bell schedule, new superintendent, and beginning in February, a new building.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
New Market Research Report: AdvanSource Biomaterials Corporation...
The company develops polymer based materials for the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
What's Open, What's Closed on Labor Day in Wilmington
Here's what's open and what's closed on Labor Day, and don't forget - with the Monday holiday, trash and recycling will be delayed a day.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Back to School Safety Tips for a Great Start to the School Year
School starts in Wilmington this week. With August being Back to School Safety Month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association is helping by giving parents the facts they need to keep their kids safe.