5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Wednesday, September 9, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Wednesday, September 9, 2020:

#1) Town Yardwaste Center Is Open

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 2020 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.

#2) Watch Wilmington Board of Appeals Meeting

The Wilmington Board of Appeals meets at 7pm via Zoom. Watch the meeting via WCTV. Read the agenda HERE.

#3) Town’s Water Main Flushing Program Begins TODAY

On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the Water Department of DPW will begin its annual water main flushing and valve exercising program. The flushing program will be conducted Monday through Friday, from 8:00pm to midnight. The program will take approximately 8 weeks to complete.

Flushing the water mains aid in removing sediments that collect in the pipe line resulting in improved water quality. Unforutnately, this work may temporarily cause some discolored water but should become clear after running your cold water for a few minutes. The water will remain safe to drink during this program.

If you have any questions or problems with your water, please call the DPW — Water Division Office at 978-658-4711. The DPW wishes to thank residents in advance for your patience in this endeavor.

#4) Wilmington Library To Hold Virtual ‘Time For Twos’

The Wilmington Memorial Library is hosting a storytime for two year olds featuring books, rhymes, music and movement at 10am via Zoom. Register HERE.

#5) Wilmington Library To Hold Outdoor ‘Tie Dye A Mask’ Event

It’s Self-Care September! Join us on the front lawn at 3pm to tie dye a back-to-school cotton mask, weather permitting. Gloves, tie dye, and mask provided. Stop by to say hello to Nicole, our new Assistant Children’s Librarian, too!  Please wear a mask and practice social distancing during this event. Grades 3+.  All ages are welcome to participate, but the one-size-fits-all masks may not work well for little faces! You are welcome to bring your own cotton mask to tie dye instead, but because of limited supplies, we ask that everyone only tie dye one small item. Please register everyone in your family who plans to tie dye a mask. Register HERE.

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