The Wilmington Insider For October 23, 2017

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Monday, October 23, 2017:

In The News:

Haunted Woods: In case you missed it this weekend, you’ll have one more weekend to experience Haunted Woods. Wilmington Town Crier recently interviewed organizer Stephen Valenti and Town Museum Curator Terry McDermott. The Woods, held behind the Town Museum, is open from 6:30pm to 9:30pm on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. Tickets cost $10 per adults and $7 per students. WHS CATS is selling snacks and beverages.

Happening Today:

Weather: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Traffic Advisory: Butters Row Bridge will be closed through November 10. The MassDOT are repairing damaged bridge timber deck planks and timber stringers. Work will take place daily from 7am to 7pm. Detour routes are posted HERE.

Fall Yardwaste: The Town will collect leaves and grass clippings placed in biodegradable paper bags or uncovered barrels at curbside on regular trash collection days over the next five weeks.

In The Community: The Wilmington Catholic Collaborative has organized a presentation at 6:30pm at Villanova Hall (126 Middlesex Avenue). Learn more HERE.

At Town Hall: The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meet at 7pm in Wilmington Town Hall’s Room 9. Read the agenda HERE.  The Finance Committee has been invited to attend the meeting.

At Town Hall (Part 2): The Wilmington Community Development Technical Review Team meets at 9:30am in Wilmington Town Hall’s Room 9. Read the agenda HERE.

At The Library: Little Movers at 10am. Networkers: Intelligent Career at 10am. PJ Storytime at 6:30pm. Great Decisions at 7pm. English Conversation Group at 7pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Blood Pressure at 9:30am. SBF Exercise at 9:45am. Special Exercise at 11am. Tax Preparedness Program at 1pm. Book Club at 1pm. Quilting at 2:30pm.  [Learn more HERE.]

At Wilmington Public Schools: Wilmington SEPAC is holding “An IEP For My Child” presentation at 6:30pm in the WHS Large Media Room… The Wilmington Middle School PAC meets at 6pm in the WMS Library… The Wildwood & Boutwell School Advisory Council meets at Wildwood at 9:30am…. The Woburn Street School Advisory Council meets at the school at 3pm.

On WCTV: Listen to the latest episode of the “Bridging The Digital Divide” podcast. Hosts librarian Brad McKenna and host Lisa Kapala interview Wilmington Library Assistant Director Charlotte Wood. Listen HERE.

Go Wildcats!: 4 Wilmington High teams are in action today, including the Varsity Field Hockey team hosting Danvers at 6pm at Wilmington High. [See the complete schedule HERE.]

(NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing I may be able to update this post.)

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