Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Document contains anything and everything you want to know about the town.
Tewksbury has released its 2012 Town Report. The report features anything and everything you would want to know about Tewksbury, its government and schools, from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2012. Sections include election results, town meeting results, budgets, department reports, town employee salaries, elected officals and appointed boards The report also features almanac information and the names of well known resident who passed away durin the year. You can also find the complete dowloadable report online here.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Each week we take a look at some of the stories making headlines in nearby Patch towns.
3 Finalists Named for Town Manager, Including Reading's Assistant Town Manager Now there are three finalists for town manager and one of the trio is a familiar face: Assistant Town Manager and Finance Director Robert LeLacheur. School Building Project Estimated to Cost $13 to $16 Million More The Secondary School Building Committee (SSBC) held its second public forum Thursday evening to explain why the school building project is over budget and how much more the town will need to complete the school the way it was originally designed. The range of additional funds will be $13 to $16 million. Nude Man Apprehended at East Arlington Bus Stop A nude man at an MBTA bus stop in East Arlington was taken into custody by police early Sunday morning…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person at the watercooler.
Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get your Tuesday started on the right foot and to help make you the smartest person stuck in rush-hour traffic on I-93. 1. Your 3-Day Local Weather Forecast: 2. Reader Comment of the Day: "I don't have enough words to describe how unbelievable you are to so something so awesome! I don't know you but I wish you nothing but the best of what life has to offer to you! God bless you for the heart he has given you! Congratulations to the parents that raised you, how proud they must be!" Reader Cristina Medeiros, commenting on the story, "Former TMHS Star Athlete Gives of Himself To Save a Stranger." 3. It's Happening Today: The Tewksbury High boys basketball team is back in action at home tonight and …
Monday, January 7, 2013
What issues do you feel the town needs to address in the upcoming 12 months?
January always seems to be a time for resolutions and priority setting. You might be setting an agenda for your own life or for that of your family or business. But what about the town? What do you feel are the top priorities Tewksbury needs to be addressing in 2013? Let us know in the comment section below.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Issue with service providers have created difficulty in broadcasting government and school events live.
According to the town records, Joe Dermody is a "Media Specialist." But a more practical definition of his duties would describe him as the de facto director of Tewksbury Public Access Television ... if such a position existed. On Tuesday, Dermody stepped out from behind his camera and sat down to speak with the Board of Selectmen about recent problems that have arisen, making it for residents to have access to the limited public access cable programming that is available. The biggest problem, at present, is at the new Tewksbury High School. According to Dermody, broadcasting live from the high school is impossible for the moment because cable wiring is being shifted from the street, where it has run previously, to the school itself. …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
It's that time of year again. Here are the days yard waste will be picked up on each street over the next couple of months.
Attached is a PDF file published by the Town of Tewksbury with a complete list of every street in the town and which day of the week yard waste will be picked up on that street during the fall months. Scroll the document and you will know which day to leave your yard waste at the curb.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Government offices closed, restaurants open, recycling delayed.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Happy Labor Day Tewksbury! Town Hall and all town offices are closed today. This includes the Senior Center and the Public Library. All schools, both public and private, are closed today, as well. Also, recycling pickup will be delayed from Wednesday to Thursday this week because of the holiday. All federal and state offices are also closed today. This includes the Post Office, as well as the State Department of Emergency Management and other state public health offices located off East Street on the campus of Tewksbury Hospital. The hospital itself is open for visitation. Here is some additional information on what is open and closed on Labor Day.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Johnson proposes interviewing candidates for appointed boards more often and strengthening the ethics and open meeting training process.
If a proposal by Todd Johnson is adopted, the days of the Board of Selectmen rubber-stamping appointments to municipal committees will be over. Johnson, who is in his sixth year as a selectman, has suggested board begin to more frequently conduct interviews with candidates seeking appointments to various town committees. This would include sitting committee members seeking re-appointment. According to Johnson, this would help to ensure the knowledge and qualifications of the candidate and would be a significant step toward all aspects of town government operating in a more transparent, professional manner. "I believe that in the past, the board had conducted interviews for these positions but (the board has) gone away from that in recent …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person at the coffee shop.
Here are five pieces of information designed to start your Tuesday with a smile and to help make you the smartest person who bleeds Celtic Green. 1. Your Local 3-day Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, there will be a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind between 8 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Wednesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Everything you need to know about town government in Tewksbury.
The office of the Tewksbury Town Clerk has released its 2011 Annual Town Report. Included is a record of important data, statistics and records from 2011, as well as important basic information about the Town Government. A printable copy of the town report is included with this story as a PDF attachment.