Friday, May 24, 2013
From Memorial Day parades to holiday fender benders, this live map shows delays and diversions on Boston area roads right now.
If you're on a mobile device, click here to view the map. When you're done getting gas and packing the car, check out the live results from MapQuest above to see what is standing between you and the start of your three-day weekend. Mapquest scans for parade routes, ongoing construction, block parties and traffic jams. If your route is green, your good. If it's red, you may be headed into a line of rubbernecking fools. Good luck!
Following the mock crash in the school parking lot, juniors and seniors moved into the auditorium for the second part of the presentation.
After Tewksbury Memorial High School juniors and seniors witnessed a mock accident involving six of their classmates on Tuesday, the assembly moved into the school's auditorium for the second part of their presentation. Members of the Tewksbury Police Department played out a scenario in which they notified the mother of the fatality in the mock crash that her daughter had died in a crash precipitated by drunk driving. Finally, the curtains were pulled back on the stage, revealing a coffin which contained a mirror. Students were asked to walk by the coffin, looking in as they passed by. Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan, addressing the assembly, urged students to make smart decisions on prom night as well as during the time …
Tewksbury Patch wants readers to post the scoop about upcoming yard sales.
Spring is here. And that means spring cleaning and, of course, yard sales. Maybe you're planning a yard sale and want to let people know about it. Or maybe you're looking to buy some stuff and want to find local yard sales. Tewksbury Patch wants to get the word out. If you're planning a yard sale, post it as an event on Tewksbury Patch for FREE. It's simple. Just click here! Each week, we'll compile local yard sales in Wilmington and Tewksbury listed in the events section, into a helpful post for all of you springtime deal-seekers out there. And because time is money, we will map the locations to help you make the best use of your time.
The parade will kick off at 2 p.m., and several roads around town will be closed to accomodate the parade route.
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The following information was provided by the Tewksbury Police Department: The Memorial Parade will be held on Monday, May 27th, 2013 starting at the Ryan School and ending at Brooks Plaza (next to Mac’s Dairy Farm). All side streets that enter onto Main Street will be closed from approximately 12:45- 5PM. The detour for Main Street (northbound) heading towards Lowell from Wilmington line will be: Livingston Street to East Street to Main Street. The detour from Main Street (southbound) heading towards Wilmington from Lowell line will be Marshall Street to Whipple Road to Shawsheen Street to Main Street. Pleasant Street will be closed in both directions from 12PM to 5PM for the parade marchers to line up.
Keep track of the ever-changing real estate market in the Merrimack Valley.
Are you a realtor and want your listing featured? Add your photo and information to our gallery of homes holding open houses this weekend. Check out the Tewksbury Patch Real Estate Section! We've got homes on the market, homes that have been sold, an interactive real estate map to aid your search and even a mortgage calculator! Click here to check it out!
The MIAA released its postseason brackets on Thursday, and Tewksbury High School snagged the No. 16 seed.
The Tewksbury High School girls lacrosse season will go on for at least one more game. Following a 5-10 regular season, the Redmen earned a spot in the North Division 2 postseason, snagging the No. 16 seed in the tournament. On Thursday, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association announced its postseason pairings, and Tewksbury learned that it will face off with Winchester in a first round match up. The game, which is set for Tuesday at 4 p.m., provides the locals with a chance to pull a major upset. Winchester enters the playoffs at 16-3-1, good for the top seed in the bracket. Whichever team wins the opening round game will take on either Hamilton-Wenham or Austin Prep in the quarterfinal round. Tewksbury has been playing …
Your Memorial Day weekend forecast, an early release day for Tewksbury schools, detour information for Monday's parade and more in town on May 24.
1. Your Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: 2. Reader Comment of the Day: "Absentee ballots are only available to Republicans I believe. Just kidding," Reader Malcom Nichols commenting on the article, How Can You Obtain an Absentee Ballot for the Special State Election? 3. It's Happening Today: Friday, May 24 is an early release day for Tewksbury Public Schools. 4. It's Happening This Weekend: It's Memorial Day Weekend, and Monday is the annual Tewksbury Memorial Day Parade. The parade kicks off at 2 p.m. on Monday. To accomodate the parade route, several roads around town will be closed Monday. We've got all the detour information you need. 5. ICYMI: In case you missed it, Tewksbury Youth Soccer League has announced the date for their Annual…
You can use this gas price widget to always find the lowest price of the moment. Pro tip: Gas up early this week to save money.
Click here for a full-screen view of the gas price map. If you don't see a map of our local area, click the magnifying glass in the upper right to enter your address. Nationwide, gas prices were predicted to be lower this summer compared to the last three years, but that won't translate into savings at the pump this Memorial Day weekend, experts said. "Motorists this year are facing rising gas prices heading into the Memorial Day holiday," said Michael Green, a AAA spokesman, adding that Memorial Day 2013 would probably be the most expensive since 2011. In past years, prices have declined heading into early summer as oil refineries produced more gasoline to meet expected summer driving demand. This year, though, Midwest refineries haven't…
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The campaign committee called “Koutoujian for Congress” allows the candidate to raise money for a campaign and hire campaign staff.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced Thursday that he is opening a Congressional campaign committee account. The move is a serious indication that Koutoujian will run for U.S. Congress if Congressman Edward Markey wins the U.S. Senate special election next month. "I have dedicated my life to working on issues important to the people I have been honored to represent as a legislator and now as Sheriff. If given the opportunity, I intend to fight for the people of the 5th Congressional district as their representative in Washington," said Koutoujian. "Throughout my career, I have focused on guaranteeing access to quality, affordable health care, enacting common sense measures to strengthen our economy, ensuring public …
The AGM for TYSL will be held on: June 20th, 2013 @ Tewksbury Memorial HS café from 6:30 to 10:00 PM.