Tuesday, May 22
on Monday to talk with veterans and their families about issues facing members of the armed forces during and after their time serving.
About 40 residents were in attendance at the meeting, which took place at .
Tuesday, May 22
A Lawrence woman was transported to a local hospital following a .
Denise Raposo, the driver of the car, called 911 after her vehicle came to rest in a ditch on the side of the road. She was not seriously injured in the accident.
Wednesday, May 23
he is excited for the opportunity to be considered for the role of Town Manager.
Current Town Manager Michael Caira is retiring this fall, and the Board of Selectmen has said Hull is the top candidate to replace him. Hull will next meet with selectmen during their Tuesday meeting.
“This type of opportunity is something that I really embrace,” said Hull. “I’ve been with the town for a number of years, and I haven’t really had any great desire to leave Wilmington for any other communities. I would love the opportunity to serve as Town Manager and take on the responsibilities that the position holds. It’s an exciting opportunity.”
Friday, May 25
In advance of , a pair of local shared their stories with a couple from Wakefield .
Craig Sullivan and Adam Smith said they believe they were brought together by fate as each dealt with issues following time serving overseas. The met with Dave and Barbara Hoffman, whose son Jon killed himself following his return from service.
The Hoffmans donated money to Sullivan, a Wilmington resident, in honor of their son.
Saturday, May 26
During a on Wednesday, as they enter retirement.
Kathy Bendel, Alice Biase, Jane Caira, Joyce Peterson and Cheryl Soderquist were all in attendance at the School Committee meeting and were given plaques recognizing their retirement. Unable to attend the meeting was Woburn Street School Reading Specialist Patricia Linscott.
“It’s with bittersweet feelings that we say goodbye to you,” said Superintendent of Schools Joanne Benton. “We’re so sorry to see you go, but we’re very happy for you.”