5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, November 3, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Tuesday, November 3, 2020:

#1) Vote.

Polls will be open at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) from 7am to 8pm. Motorized scooters and wheelchairs will be available for voters who need them, and should voters have to park at a distance from the entrance, golf carts will be available to shuttle them to and from the entrances.

#2) Traffic Advisory — Portion Of Woburn Street Is Closed Today

According to the Wilmington Police Department, Woburn Street will be closed between Route 62 and Park Street for road work on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. No through traffic will be allowed. Hathaway Acres residents should access their homes via Thrush Road.

#3) Wilmington Library Is Now Open Without Appointment

Beginning this week, residents are now able to visit the Wilmington Memorial Library without an appointment to browse the first floor, pick up holds, use a computer with a 60-minute limit, and make a copy or use the fax machine. The library is open for these services Monday – Thursday 10am – 6pm and Friday 10am – 4pm. Curbside pickup is still available with new hours: Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm. Appointments are still required to visit the Youth Services Department. All patrons must wear a mask and sanitize their hands upon arriving at the library.

#4) Wilmington Senior Center Looking For Volunteers

The Wilmington Senior Center is in need of drivers for home delivery of meals on Mondays from 9:30am to 12:30pm. A small stipend is provided. Please contact Laura Pickett or Terri Marciello at the Senior Center 978-657-7595 or lpickett@wilmingtonma.gov for more information.

#5) Donate To WEF’s Textile Donation Bins

The Wilmington Educational Foundation has partnered with Baystate Textiles to raise funds through an ongoing textile recycling rebate program. Bag up any of your unwanted footwear, clothing, accessories, linens and stuffed animals and place them in the donation boxes located outside each of Wilmington’s public schools. Donations can be in any condition as long as they’re clean and dry. The Wilmington Educational Foundation will receive a rebate of $100 for every ton of textiles collected.  WEF earns thousands of dollars each year from this fundraiser.

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