The Wilmington Insider For November 15, 2017

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Wednesday, November 15, 2017:

In The News:

Wilmington College Student To Star In Play: Merrimack College’s On-Stagers will perform ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ on November 16th & 17th at 7:30pm and the 18th at 2pm & 7:30pm. The role of Edwin Drood is played by Wilmington resident, Emily Burke, who is a sophomore at Merrimack College. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors, military, and students. Tickets can be purchased via the Rogers Center Box Office. Call 978-837-5355 for additional information.

No, Your Eyes Don’t Deceive You: The Wilmington Police Department pointed out a recent change to a major road in town:

Happening Today:

Weather: Sunny, with a high near 44. Light and variable wind.

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

Municipal Meeting: The Wilmington School Committee meets at 7pm in the Large Instruction Room at Wilmington High School. Read the agenda HERE.

In The Community: 6th, 7th and 8th grade students living in Wilmington are invited to join the Wilmington Youth Center and enjoy being part of a community that offers a safe place to hang out with your friends and have fun! The Wilmington Youth Center, located inside Villanova Hall (126 Middlesex Avenue), will be open every Saturday night, from 7pm to 9:30pm, from November 25, 2017 to March 17, 2018. Registration costs $40 per child or $80 per family.  Registration Night will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, from 6pm to 8pm. Students must be accompanied by a parent in order to register.  Registrations will also be accepted on Saturday nights during the season.

In The Community: Wilmington Youth Soccer is holding its Annual Meeting at 6:30pm in the Wilmington Middle School Cafeteria.

In The Community: The Wilmington Police Department offers safety seat installs at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street) every Wednesday, 10am-2pm. No appointment is necessary, but calling ahead at 978-658-5071 is recommended. Learn more HERE.

In The Community: The Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library’s Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue) is open from 10am to 4pm. All books are $2 or less!  Every penny of every sale benefits the Wilmington Memorial Library. Learn more HERE.

At The Library: Tech Help Drop-In at 2pm. Star Mag at 3:45pm. Mother-Daughter Book Club at 6:30pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Craft class at 9am. SBF Exercise at 9:45am. Pop Up Library at 10am. Special Exercise at 11am. Line dancing at 1pm. Cards at 1:30pm. Fun Singers rehearsal at 3pm.  Sign-ups for the holiday party begin. [Learn more HERE.]

Go Wildcats!: The Wilmington High Winter Parent-Athlete meeting takes place at 6pm in the WHS Auditorium.

(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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