WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 3 things to know in Wilmington on Friday, September 11, 2020:
#1) Wilmington 9/11 Ceremony On Town Common
On Friday, September 11, 2020, the Wilmington Department of Veterans Services will be hosting a solemn ceremony to remember the lives lost on this date 19 years ago.
Attendees will assemble on the Town Common at 8am. A moment of silence will be observed at 8:46am, the time the first plane hit the North Tower. Anyone who attends must wear a mask and maintain social distance.
The event will be live-streamed on the Wilmington Department of Veterans Services Facebook page.
#2) Back Our First Responders Standout
The Wilmington Republican Town Committee has organized a standout to support first responders on Friday, September 11, 2020, from 5pm to 6pm, at the Wilmington Town Common.
The event, which is intended to be non-political, is an opportunity for residents to show support for first responders on the anniversary of 9/11, when 343 firefighters, 60 police officers and 9 EMTs were killed.
Attendees are encouraged to bring police, fire and EMS flags and homemade or store-bought signs. Children are welcome. All participants are asked to wear a mask.
#3) Traffic Advisory For State Trooper Thomas Devlin’s Funeral
The Nichols Funeral Home and Wildwood Cemetary will be servicing the Wake and Funeral arrangements for MSP Trooper Thomas Devlin, #0891, 66th RTT.
WILDWOOD STREET WILL BE CLOSED AT Route 62 (Middlesex Avenue/Glen Road) AND WOBURN Street on Thursday, September 10, 2020, from approximately 1pm to 9pm, and Friday, September 11, 2020, from approximately 9am to 3pm.
Seek alternate routes down Main Street, Federal Street/Concord Street or Adams Street.
Residents can access their homes from the respective sides of Wildwood Street entering from Woburn Street or Middlesex Ave. There will be police officers in the area to handle vehicular traffic patterns and any questions.
Thank you in advance for your patience and respect during these temporary road closures
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