Thursday, October 6, 2011
Event at The Sky Box serves as a fundraiser for the C2 Mission.
Forward Daniel Paille of the Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins was in Tewksbury Wednesday night to meet and greet fans. The event as a fundraiser at The Sky Box sports bar for the C2 Mission, a group that helps families dealing with Cystic Fibrosis and Cerebral Palsy. The event took place just one day before the Bruins kicked off their season against Philadelphia and raised their Stanley Cup banner to the rafters of the TD Garden. Editor Bill Gilman was also there and filed these photos and this video report.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Money raised given to two local charities helping families of servicemen killed in action.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Bill Gilman
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The numbers are in and they are impressive. A total of 1,531 fans passed through the Tewksbury Country Club to see the Stanley Cup on Saturday, according to TCC Controller Kathy Bligh. At $10 per person, this means that $15,310 was raised for charity by the event. At the request of Boston Bruins Equipment Manager Keith Robinson, a Tewksbury native, the funds will go to the Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund and the Greg Hill Foundation, both of which assist the families of soldiers killed in action. Bligh said she estimates that there were another 1,500 fans in the parking lot of the TCC, who did not get to view the Cup in the TCC ballroom. However, as he was leaving, Robinson carried the Cup through the parking lot, giving those fans a …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Former grappler spends time with fans at Tewksbury Country Club.
Monday, July 11, 2011
The Stanley Cup's appearance at the Tewksbury Country Club attracted at least one champion whose works surface of choice was canvas, not ice. Ed Leslie, better known to fans of professional wrestling as Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake, was among those who waited in line to view the Cup. Fans who recognized "The Barber," a childhood friend and longtime confidant of Terry "Hulk Hogan" Bollea, said he was gracious and glad to have photos taken and sign autographs. Leslie, long retired from the ring, now lives in the town of Winchester, just outside Boston. This photo was taken by Tewksbury Patch reader Bill Medugno.
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person in your office nursing a sunburn from the weekend.
Here are five pieces of information to help you be the smartest person wishing you had gone with an an SPF highers than 10 over the weekend. 1. Today's Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind between 3 and 9 mph. Tonight will have chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind between 6 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 2. Quote of the Day: "And when you look at a child whose life is just beginning and realize what they have to go through to fight this disease it is just overwhelming.” Dave Welch of Tewksbury, who is taking part in swim across America for the Dara Farber …
Friday, July 8, 2011
Music, baseball, bargains and the Stanley Cup.
When/Where: Saturday, July 9, 9:00am–1:00pm, The Knights of Columbus, 2068 Main St, Tewksbury, Why Go: This is a great chance to pick up some bargains but more importantly, it's a great chance to help Special Olympic athletes. Pricing: Admission is free When/Where: Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tewksbury Country Club. Why Go: Are you kidding? this is the first time the Bruins have won the Stanley Cup since 1972! See it, touch it, kiss it! Plus, proceeds benefit families of fallen soldiers. Pricing: $10 per person When/Where: Sunday, July 10, 3:00pm–5:00pm, 433 Rogers St, Lowell. Why Go: There's no better way to spend a summer afternoon than a free concert! Pricing: Free When/Where: Saturday, July 9, 5:30 p.m., Poulin Field, …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Cup will be brought to the Tewksbury Country Club.
UPDATED: Wednesday, 7 a.m. The symbol of the Boston Bruins first championship in nearly 40 years is coming to Tewksbury! The Stanley Cup will be at the Tewksbury Country Club on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a public viewing. According to TCC Controller Kathy Bligh, the country club has enjoyed a longstanding relationship with the Bruins, joining forces on several major charity events in the past. However, the decision to bring the Cup to Tewksbury belonged to Bruins' equipment manager Keith Robinson, a 1987 Tewksbury High graduate. Each member of the Stanley Cup Champion's staff, along with the players, gets the chance to spend one day with the Cup, taking it anywhere they would like to go. Robinson is bringing it to his …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person wishing it were Friday.
Here are five pieces of information to help make you the smartest person wishing it were Friday already. 1. It's Happening Tonight: Town Manager Richard Montuori will be hosting a presentation by the Friends of the Tewksbury Community Athletic Complex tonight at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. The group will be outlining its plans to build a 1,600 seat artificial turf stadium with full lighting as part of the new high school. The public is invited to attend and participate. 2. Quote of the Day: "The dream of winning Lord Stanley's Cup starts in youth hockey... In March, at a Boston Bruins game, Tewksbury Youth Hockey was awarded the 2011-12 Mike Cheever Grow Hockey Development Grant for their effort in growing the sport of hockey in our community. …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Tell us why you believe the Bruins show make sure Lord Stanley's treasured trophy should make a stop in Tewksbury this summer.
Give credit where credit is due. Matt Schooley, the esteemed editor of our sister publication, Wilmington Patch, has launched a public relations campaign to try and convince the Boston Bruins that at some point over the next few months, the Stanley Cup should be brought to Wilmington, or more specifically, Ristuccia Rink, for a public viewing. As Matt points out, tradition dictates that the players, coaches and staff have the chance to spend at least a day with Lord Stanley's hallowed trophy, bringing it anywhere they would like. And we certainly agree that The Cup should be seen and touched and photographed by as many fans as possible. But my dear friend Matt is wrong on one key point. If the Cup is going to make an appearance in the …
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Tewksbury Patch readers share their images from the rolling rally in Boston.
It was a party 39 years in the making. More than one million fans packed downtown Boston on Saturday for therolling rally to celebratre the Boston Bruins first Stanley Cup victory since 1972. Tewskbury residents were on hand at the celebration, as was Editor Bill Gilman and they filed these photos and video clips. If you have photos or video clips from today's event, you can upload them directly to this story and share them with your friends and neighbors.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Officials urging motorists to use alternative routes, mass transit due to construction work.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, June 17, 2011
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the Massachusetts State Police.) The Massachusetts State Police are urging motorists who live north of Boston who plan to use Route 93 to drive to and from the city on Saturday to consider alternate routes, as the combination of the next phase of the “Fast 14” bridge replacement project and the Bruins championship parade is expected to cause significantly heavy traffic on that highway. Details of the parade, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, are being developed by the team and the city of Boston. The parade is expected to draw large crowds into the city. At the same time, the third weekend of the “Fast 14” project – in which a series of bridges along Route 93 in …