5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Friday, April 2, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Friday, April 2, 2021:

#1) Request A Vote-By-Mail Ballot For Town Election

The Massachusetts State Legislature has approved Early Voting by Mail for all Spring Elections this year, as COVID continues to change the way we approach every day activities. Here is the link to the Early Voting by Mail Application.

As Town Hall remains closed for walk-in service, voters who wish to receive a ballot by mail should complete and sign the application and,

MAIL it to Office of the Town Clerk at 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887, or

DROP it into the Drop Slot located next to the front door of the above address, or

SCAN and EMAIL it to townclerk@wilmingtonma.gov

Applications for a mailed ballot must be received in the Office of Town Clerk by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Voted ballots can be returned by mail or in the drop slot, as noted above. These ballots MUST be returned to the Office of Town Clerk for processing, they cannot be dropped off at the precincts on Election Day. They must be received by the close of polls, 8:00 pm on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Please call the Office of Town Clerk at 978-658-2030 or email us at townclerk@wilmingtonma.gov with any questions.

#2) Wilmington Travel Basketball Announces 2021 Scholarship Opportunity For Graduating Seniors

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Travel Basketball (WTB) will award TWO $1,000 scholarships in 2021 to Wilmington High School seniors that participated in Wilmington Travel Basketball.

The recipients of each scholarship will be determined by the members of the WTB Board of Directors using the information provided within this application. The decision of the WTB Board of Directors is final.

Completed applications and materials must be emailed to Joe Maiella, President of Wilmington Travel Basketball, using the following email address: josephmaiella@gmail.com.

The deadline for submission is May 7, 2021.

The application can be downloaded HERE.

#3) REMINDER: Shawsheen Tech Culinary Arts Students Offer Meals For Curbside Pickup, Tuesday-Friday

Shawsheen Tech Culinary Arts Students are offering touch-less, curb-side pick up for lunches, available Tuesday through Friday at 11:30am.

Please call 978-671-3668 by 9:30am for the menu. The menu for the week will be available on Tuesday morning.

Also available are a complete line of frozen dinners, soups and stews. With enough notice, a full line of bakery products are available as well as cakes for any occasion.

Your order will be filled and waiting for you to pick it up in front of the Ram’s Head Guest Dining Room. You will not have to even have to get out of your car.

At this time, the program can only accept cash and checks made out to Shawsheen Tech Culinary Department.

#4) Wilmington Farmers Market Seeks Volunteers

 The Wilmington Farmers Market is excited to announce that they have begun planning for their 11th season, returning to the Swain Green, Sundays from 10am to 1pm, starting June 13 through October 3 as an in-person market.

Joining us are founding vendor Seafood Express, and long-time participants North of Boston Farm (formerly Arrowhead Farm) and Gaouette Farm. Also returning to the market will be Cupcake City, Red Antler Apothecary, and new addition Ugly Baby Soaps. Stay tuned as other vendors commit to their dates as we get closer to opening day.

We’re also expanding  our all-volunteer board, and are specifically looking for a social media manager, as well as a volunteer coordinator. If you are interested, please email  wilmingtonfarmersmarket1@gmail.com. And if you want to help keep the market going, but don’t have skills in these areas, email us anyway and let us know how you can help out.

Or do you want to help but you don’t feel that you can commit to more than a few hours?  We are also in need of adult and/or high school volunteers to assist with set up, break down, and the kids’ table.  This is a great way to fulfill community service hours. You can easily sign up by going to our website, www.wilmingtonfarmersmarket.com, and clicking the Volunteer button.

We’ll be asking that everyone participate in COVID safety measures while at the market, until we hear from our Board of Health that it is no longer necessary.

#5) Town Seeking To Fill Vacancy On Wilmington Conservation Commission

WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington is seeking interested individuals who would like to volunteer their services as a member of the Conservation Commission.  Letters of interest, or completed Application for Appointment may be directed to the Town Manager, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, not later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021.

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  1. Is there any information on if the Wilmington High School plans to run their Summer Sports Clinics this year?

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