The Wilmington Insider For November 9, 2017

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Thursday, November 9, 2017:

Happening Today:

Weather: Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. Light and variable wind.

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. A Sewer Project on Lowell Street is underway from 7am to 4pm. Short traffic delays are expected particularly as the project advances through the Woburn and Lowell Street intersection.

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

In The Community: The Wilmington Knights of Columbus’s 7-week cornhole league begins TONIGHT at 7pm at the KofC Hall. Learn more HERE.

In The Community: Do you like to sing? Do you enjoy performing? Come join the Merrimack Valley Chorus at one of its regular weekly rehearsals. You just might discover a passion for a cappella singing, and you’ll also make some great new friends! Open rehearsals are every Thursday at 7pm at the Wilmington Arts Center (219 Middlesex Avenue).

At Town Hall: The Wilmington Facility Master Plan Committee meets at 6pm in Room 9 of Town Hall. Read the agenda HERE.

At The Library: The library is holding a Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt this month. Turkeys are hiding all over the children’s room! Find all nine turkeys to decode the secret message and win a prize! [Learn more HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Art class at 10am. Aerobics at 10:30am Knitting/Crocheting at 11am. Game Day at 1pm. Ceramics at 1pm. [Learn more HERE.]

At The Town Museum: The Wilmington Town Museum is open from 10am to 2pm. Explore Wilmington’s history! [Learn more HERE.]

On WCTV: Watch the WHS Football Team’s playoff loss to Marblehead from last Friday night HERE. The Wildcats near comeback in the 2nd half is worth the watch!

Live Music: Larry Gilbert performs at Rocco’s Restaurant & Bar (193 Main Street) beginning at 6pm.

Go Wildcats!: The WHS Varsity Football team hosts North Reading High at 6:30pm. Also, the WHS Freshmen Football team hosts Arlington High at 3:45pm at Glen Road Fields. [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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