The Wilmington Insider For August 8, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Wednesday, August 8, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Yardwaste: The Town’s Yardwaste Center, located on Old Main Street, off of Main Street at the Woburn line, is open from 8am to 2pm.  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. For a complete schedule of the Town’s 2018 Yard Waste Program and other information on waste disposal and recycling, please call the Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481 or refer to the department’s website HERE.

In Town Hall: The Wilmington Board of Appeals meets at 7pm in Room 9 of Wilmington Town Hall.  An Executive Session precedes the meeting at 6pm. Read the agenda HERE. Note that the proposed car wash (220 Main Street) is expected to be discussed.

In The Community: The Wilmington Police Department offers safety seat installs at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street) every Wednesday, from 10am to 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.

In The Community: The Town Beach is open today.  Lifeguards are on duty from 10am to 8pm. Admission is FREE for residents. Proof of residency is required. Learn more HERE.

At The Library: Tech Help Drop-In at 2pm. R.E.A.D. & Meet The Author: P.S. I Miss You at 3pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: SBF Exercise at 9:45am. Pop Up Library at 10:30am. Special Exercise at 11am. Line Dancing at 1pm. Cards at 1:30pm. Fun Singers at 3pm. [Learn more HERE.]

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