Friday, June 8, 2012
This active member of the Wilmington community was on the color guard, cross country team and more.
Before he was a Lieutenant in the Wilmington Police Department, and before he left that post for retirement earlier this year, Chris Neville was a member of the cross country team, a color guard participant and a Wilmington High School graduate. Neville graduated in 1970, and participated in a variety of school activities during his four years at the school. Though he now focuses on his involvement with Rotary Interact and other community endeavours, back then he was simply interested in the challenge of "trying to be the first in the lunch line."
Friday, May 11, 2012
Chris Neville's retirement from Wilmington Police Department became official as 323 friends, family and colleagues shared laughs at his expense.
Chris Neville is old, he plays too much golf, and he's a dog. The retired Wilmington Police Lieutenant heard it all on Thursday night, and still managed a smile throughout his retirement roast at Tewksbury Country Club. "For me it's an opportunity to thank and get together with a bunch of people who have meant a lot to me over the years," said Neville. "I've had the chance to work with a lot of great people over the years. Just a lot of solid people, honest people and people who are very dedicated to their job." Detective Pat Nally spoke glowingly about the officer who was completely dedicated to catching the bad guy, so much so that he'd even bite a suspect if they got out of line. "Lt. Neville? Chris Neville?," said Nally, before he was …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Retirement roast set for Chris Neville on Thursday night.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. 1. Continuing the trend of the week, rain is likely in the area on Thursday. According to Weather.com, temperatures will reach on 66° the day. There is a 70 percent chance of rain on the day, but by nighfall skies will turn partly cloud. 2. Chris Neville will be in the hot seat on Thursday night. The recently retired Wilmington Police Lieutenant will be the guest of honor during a reception and roast at Tewksbury Country Club. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. as co-workers and friends tell stories about the longtime…
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
A retirement roast, high school decision and Good Guy Award on the docket for this week.
Welcome to Last Chance, a new feature that will provide a list of upcoming deadlines that you may want to know about. We’ll feature the latest deadlines to take a class, register for a league or ever license your do. Here is a list of some important dates that Wilmington residents will want to know this week. Have one we missed? Add it to the comments section. Learn the Fate of the High School Project School and town officials are slated on the Conservation Commission agenda on Wednesday at 7 p.m. to discuss the environmental impact of the new high school project. This is the second straight meeting the school has been discussed, and a decision on whether the board approves the plans is expected on Wednesday night. The meeting takes place …