The Wilmington Insider For November 3, 2017

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Friday, November 3, 2017:

In The News:

Selectmen To Meet To Schedule Special Town Meeting: Wilmington Selectmen will meet this upcoming Monday, November 6 at 7pm for the sole purpose of choosing a date to hold a Special Town Meeting to consider amending the zoning bylaws to allow detox centers in only general industrial zones.  A campaign, led by Selectman Mike McCoy, was successful in getting more than the necessary signatures to call for the Special Town Meeting. According to the Lowell Sun‘s Kori Tuitt in Wednesday’s paper, Selectmen must schedule the Town Meeting for within 45 days of Monday’s meeting.  As a result, it must be held no later than December 21.

Happening Today:

Weather: A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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 four weeks. Also, the Yard Waste Center will be open special hours today from 8am to 2pm.

Live Music: Pacific Grove (211 Lowell Street) is hosting karaoke with Winnell Entertainment at 8pm.

At The Library: Needleworkers from 10am to noon. Drop-In Preschool Storytime at 10am. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Special Exercise at 10am. Craft at 10am. Brain & Body Exercise at 11:30am. Bingo at 1pm. Cards at 1:30pm. [Learn more HERE.]

On WCTV: WCTV recently shared an interview with photographer Joe Brown conducted by BCAT (Burlington’s local access TV station). Brown is a longtime freelance photographer with the Wilmington Town Crier. Watch the video HERE.

Go Wildcats!: The WHS Varsity Football Team continues its playoff run against undefeated Marblehead at 7pm at Marblehead High. The game will be called live on North Shore Radio 104.9, beginning at 6:40pm. Also, the WHS Girls Winter Track sign-ups are at 2:15pm in the WHS Cafeteria. [See the complete schedule HERE.]

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