Tuesday, January 1, 2013
We received the most nominations for these three educators. Is there anyone else we missed? Let us know in the comments section below.
Choosing a Teacher of the Year in Wilmington wasn't easy. That's why after receiving several nominations, we decided to spotlight three. The majority of Patch readers' nominations for the 2012 Teacher of the Year went to this trio of educators. So find out what your fellow residents had to say about them below. Kelly (Cushing) Sullivan, Special Ed teacher at the West Intermediate School: "Truly the definition of 'teacher.' She not only inspires her students but their parents as well!" Patrick McInerney, Third grade teacher at Woburn Street School: "Not only is Mr. McInerney a great teacher he is just simply an overall nice guy. He will spend his breaks outside with the kids at recess playing soccer and football with them. His class if full…
Friday, December 28, 2012
Let us know by Saturday who you think should win Athlete of the Year, Person of the Year and Teacher of the Year.
We've had several nominations for who made this a year to remember in Wilmington, and there's still time to make your selection. As we look to prepare our Athlete of the Year, Person of the Year and Teacher of the Year articles for next week, we are looking for input from our readers. Among the entries we've had for the Person of the Year are Paul Cardello for his work with iPods for Wounded Veterans, Lou Cimaglia for his contributions to Veterans Services, and now retired Town Manager Mike Caira for finishing up decades of service to the town. Several residents also nominated Kevin MacDonald, who has clashed with town officials throughout the year. MacDonald has been a key figure in the appeal of the Wilmington High School project, which …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
We look back at memorable photos that ran on Wilmington Patch in the last year.
There was a long list of memorable images from the last 12 months in Wilmington from volunteers and holiday events to sports and more. What was your favorite image of 2012? Let us know in the comments section below.
Friday, December 21, 2012
We look back at five memorable storylines of the last year for Wilmington High School sports teams.
There was plenty to celebrate for Wilmington High School teams in 2012. Plenty of teams made runs to the postseason, including several squads who made championship pushes. Here are five of the top storylines of the last year. Let us know your most memorable sports moment of the year in the comments section below. Boys Hockey Team Makes Wilmington History It was a run like Wildcat fans have never seen. The Wilmington boys hockey team overcame an up and down regular season against difficult foes with a historic playoff push. After winning the North Division 2 final at Lowell's Tsongas Center, the team skated on the ice of TD Garden against Franklin in the Division 2 state title game. Cam Owens scored all three Wilmington goals and the …