The Wilmington Insider For November 14, 2017

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Tuesday, November 14, 2017:

In The News:

Wilmington Family In Need: The recent storm was not kind to the Zeppi family of Wilmington, causing significant damage to their home and vehicles. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help cover any insured costs  “I’m extremely thankful and appreciative for everybody who has helped,” Zeppi told the Lowell Sun in an article published over the weekend. “Being a giver myself, it’s hard to be on this side of it.”

Happening Today:

Weather: Cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

Traffic Advisory: Butters Row Bridge will be closed through at least December 8. 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.

Municipal Meeting: The Wilmington Arts Council meets at 10:30am at the Wilmington Arts Center. Read the agenda HERE.

Municipal Meeting: The Shawsheen Tech School Committee meets at 5:30pm in the John P. Miller School Committee Room at the Tech. Read the agenda HERE.

In The Community: The Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks holds bingo — open to the public — every Tuesday at 6:45pm. Doors open at 5pm. Pizza, hot dog and pastries are sold. Free coffee.

In The Community: Angels In Motion meets every Tuesday, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).  The club provides a great opportunity for seniors to meet new friends or reacquaint with old ones. A luncheon is served as noon.  Free. Handicapped accessible.

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

At The Library: Art Adventures: Winter Mural at 3:45pm. How-To Make Soap at 7pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Zumba at 9am. Aerobics at 10:30am. Will Bowling at 12:30pm Mahjong at 1pm. Yoga at 2:30pm  [Learn more HERE.]

At The Town Museum: The Town Museum on Salem Street is open today from 10am to 2pm.

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

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