Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Residents of all ages watch as iRobot senior mechanical engineer Steve Barletta provides insite into robot technology.
Not many companies would celebrate when a piece of equipment they spent many hours of hard work building comes back to them completely destroyed. That's just one of the ways iRobot is unique. Steve Barletta, a senior mechanical engineer at the Bedford-based company, came to Wilmington Memorial Library and showed a variety of ways his company's robots are used. He showed a photograph of a completely unworkable robot that had been sent back after it was used to detonate many explosives for the military. He said iRobot workers clapped when the machine came back, because they know it's better to lose then robot than the life of a brave soldier. Barletta fielded questions from the audience, talked about the variety of different robots the …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Have a safe and happy New Year's Eve, Wilmington.
There were plenty of moments that made 2011 a memorable one in Wilmington. As the year comes to an end, we look back at the top photos from the last 12 months. Let us know your most memorable moments of the year in the comments section below.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
As the year comes to an end we can watch the subtle changes in the late afternoon light on the sparse landscape.
There may not be any snow on the grow still as 2011 wraps up, but that doesn't mean there aren't beautiful sights to see in Wilmington.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Sites around the shops at Wilmington's holiday decorated plaza.
Residents are making last minute plans for Christmas, as it is rapidly approaching. Some local Wilmington businesses are decorated for the occasion.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
The fine art of the photographic blur.
Wednesday was a rainy, cold night. It doesn't make for a great commute, but it does make for an artistic photo gallery.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Wilmington youngsters see Santa for the first time.
Santa Claus is coming to town officially on December 25, but the man in red came to Wilmington on Thursday night for the Recreation Department's Santa's Workshop.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
A prelude to more holiday night time photography.
Photographer Bruce Hilliard captured some unique patterns using the nighttime lights around Wilmington.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Let us know what you're thankful for in the comments section below.
We want to hear all about your Turkey Day. Let us know in the comments section below how your cooking process went, what you're thankful for, and how you celebrated the day. We're thankful to have readers so passionate about their town! Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
This beautiful Town Park Walk, constructed by Marty Sabounjian and Troop 56 for his Eagle Badge. The trail map coincides with the historic Middlesex Canal built in 1798.
Consider visiting the Middlesex Canal Museum at the millpond in North Billerica. Neil Devins is the Membership Director of the middlesex Canal Association.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Check back Monday for complete coverage.
Wilmington honored current and past members of the United States Armed Forces on Friday morning with a ceremony on Town Common that featured appearances from Rep. James Miceli and Senator Bruce Tarr. For complete photo and video coverage of the event, check back first thing Monday morning on Wilmington Patch.