Celebration show will take place this weekend at the Wynn School.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the Tewksbury Historical Society.) The Tewksbury Historical Society is planning to celebrate the 278th Charter Day of Tewksbury on December 1st at 7:00pm in the Wynn School Middle School auditorium. The birth of the town of Tewksbury was undoubtedly celebrated back on Dec. 23, 1734 by our founding fathers Samuel Hunt and Daniel Kittredge. When they arrived home from Boston with the Town Charter signed by Governor John Belcher, was there any dancing in the streets? The Tewksbury Historical Society says yes there were! We were no longer East Billerica. We could and still do call ourselves the town of Tewksbury! The Society will be for the fourth year in a row, celebrating the …
Wilson, committee ready to recommend shift from Town Meeting to Town Council form of government.
According to Chairman Scott Wilson, the Special Act Charter Committee has decided to present proposed changes to the current form of government to voters at the October Special Town Meeting. "The committee has decided to keep it alive and to focus on the Town Council form of government," said Wilson. Aug. 5 is the deadline to get the proposal on the October Special Town Meeting Warrant.The committee plans to invite Town Counsel Charles Zaroulis and Town Manager Richard Montuori to its meeting tonight (July 6) at 7 p.m. to determine the legality of the language in the document. On July 12 at 6 p.m., the committee will invite selectmen to a working session to discuss line by line revisions to the draft charter, before the selectmen's meeting…