The Wilmington Insider For April 7, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Saturday, April 7, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

In The Community: The Town of Wilmington’s Health Department is hosting its Annual Rabies Clinic from noon to 2pm at the Public Buildings Department (30 Church Street).  Rabies vaccines will be available for dogs and cats at a cost of $10 per animal.  Dogs must be leashed and cats must be in a carrier. Representatives from the Town Clerk’s Office will also be available during the Rabies Clinic to process dog licenses.  The cost for a dog license is $10 per spayed/neutered dog, and $15 per non-spayed/non-neutered dog.

In The Community: The Wilmington Democratic Town Committee will host its Annual Scholarship Breakfast from 10am to noon at Windsor Place of Wilmington (92 West Street). Attendees will enjoy a great breakfast spread and hear from 2018 campaigns. Every campaign in attendance will be given a few minutes to address the crowd. Tickets cost $20 at the door.  All proceeds will benefit the committee’s scholarships for Wilmington High School and Shawsheen Tech seniors who will be pursuing a college degree after graduation.

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.

In The Community: The Wilmington Food Pantry (142 Chestnut Street) is open from 10am to noon for food donation drop-offs. Learn which food items the Pantry is most in need of HERE.

At Wilmington Public Schools: The Annual Pop Concert takes place at 7pm in the WHS Auditorium.

At The Library: Fiction Critique Group at 9:15am. SAT Practice Test at 12:30pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

Leaves/Brush Drop Off: The Wilmington Yardwaste Center on Old Main Street will be open today from 9am to 4pm for the drop-off of leaves and brush. Residents will need to purchase a punch-card for $15 in order to enter the yardwaste center. Punch-cards will be available for purchase through the Collector’s Office at Town Hall and will allow up to 5 vehicle trips to the yardwaste center per card. NO GRASS CLIPPINGS OR STUMPS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Commercial vehicles will not be allowed. Make sure to bring photo identification to show you are a Wilmington resident.

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