5 Things Wilmington Is Talking About On Saturday, October 2, 2021: WCTV Will Digitize Your Home Movies; WPD Selling Pink Patches; Resident Joins Shawsheen Tech Faculty

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 news items in Wilmington that residents are talking about (or will be talking about) on Saturday, October 2, 2021:

  • Wilmington Community Television is offering a new service to residents. WCTV staff will digitize your old home movies on VHS tapes ($15 per tape) and either burn them to a DVD or save them to a USB thumb drive. Turnaround time is no more than a few weeks. All proceeds will benefit Wilmington’s local access television station. Schedule a time to drop off your tapes at the studio (10 Waltham Street) by calling the station at 978-657-4066.
  • In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Wilmington Police Department is once again selling pink patches this October. Patches are available for purchase at the Wilmington Public Safety Building for a minimum donation of $10. All proceeds benefit the Wilmington-based Hope & Friendship Metastatic Breast Cancer Foundation. WPD raised more than $1,000 for the foundation last year through pink patch sales.
  • Wilmington resident Joseph Fogg recently joined the faculty of the Shawsheen Tech as a HVAC-R Instructor. Fogg is an alumni of Shawsheen Tech, and has been working in the field of HVAC-R since the day he graduated. He is lifetime resident of Wilmington, where he lives with his wife and 13-month-old daughter Anna. Learn more about Fogg HERE.
  • Wilmington pumpkin artist and sculptor Paul Dever, the 2019 Champion of Food Network’s Outrageous Pumpkins, is featured weekly on the “Carvers & Creators” on Facebook Live every Thursday night at 7pm (EST). He completes a live carving, often with Matt Harper, finalist on Food Network’s Halloween Wars 2019.
  • The Wilmington High School DECA program is hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle (112 Commerce Way) in Woburn on Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 4pm to 8pm. 33% of your sales will be donated to the high school’s business club. Order online using code 4WL9XCZ or show this flyer at the restaurant.

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