WILMINGTON, MA — It is Friday, Dec. 11. Here is what Patch has been covering in the Merrimack Valley and across Massachusetts these days.
Wilmington law enforcement warned of traffic backups close to the award-profitable Concord Road light-weight display soon after the display gained ABC’s “Excellent Christmas Gentle Fight” Wednesday.
This is not the very first calendar year the show has prompted visitors, in accordance to Deputy Chief Brian Pupa — the exhibit has been given community media awareness in the previous — but they expected an uptick with the countrywide spotlight.
The Fiore family’s display screen, which options a made “Xmas village” in entrance of their household, gained them $50,000 on ABC’s yearly decorating competitors Wednesday. The episode was filmed final 12 months but Charles Fiore, who spearheads the exhibit, mentioned they designed virtually particularly the exact thing this 12 months so people today could see what they noticed on tv in man or woman. Examine More.
Also in the Merrimack Valley
The Tewksbury College Committee mentioned they are investigating the instructors union’s complaints about the administration Wednesday, but they are not all set to choose action.
The Tewksbury Teachers Association voted no assurance in the superintendent and assistant superintendent Nov. 23. The Committee commented on the vote Wednesday in response to a community commenters queries at their normal assembly.
A new Five Fellas Burgers and Fries location is established to open up in North Andover Monday, in accordance to the restaurant’s Facebook site.
5 Fellas gives burgers, fries, hot dogs, sandwiches and milkshakes, as nicely as complimentary peanuts.
The closest areas to the new North Andover restaurant are in Dracut and Salem, New Hampshire.
Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera Will Head MassDevelopment
Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera was named the new CEO of MassDevelopment, the agency said Thursday. Gov. Charlie Baker nominated Rivera and the agency’s board voted unanimously to ensure him.
The Democratic mayor, an ally of the Republican governor, will succeed Lauren Liss as CEO of the semi-public development and finance agency. The agency helps finance housing, cultural and business enhancement.
Westford Commences Lookup For New Superintendent Of Faculties
Superintendent Invoice Olsen is retiring at the conclusion of this faculty 12 months, and the school committee hopes to uncover a long lasting substitution by next July.
Andover Law enforcement Tips On Halting Holiday Year Porch Pirates
Andover law enforcement have not been given any issues about offer theft not too long ago — but they normally see an increase this time of year.
Tewksbury Guy Indicted on Bank Theft Cost
A 37-yr-outdated Tewksbury man was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday in connection with a Sept. 22 bank robbery.
Two Previous Point out Law enforcement Troopers Billed In Extra time Plan
The troopers are accused of shredding and burning evidence of embezzlement and fraud, among the other points.
Person Billed With Murdering His Parents In Middleborough Home
Ryan True, 21, was arrested immediately after his parents’ bodies ended up located in their residence Thursday morning.
Boston Conference Led To 330K+ Coronavirus Infections: Examine
The Biogen convention in February was a coronavirus superspreader event like handful of many others, in accordance to a analyze in the journal Science.
Santa Speedo Operate Nonetheless On In Boston Location This Weekend
But organizers are nixing the typical operate by way of the metropolis that includes hordes of Santas in skimpy outfits.
John Oliver Is Operating For Newton Town Council
No, not the Television Host. This John Oliver has lived in Newton for the previous 18 several years and programs to prioritize economical housing, he stated.
And at last these days:
Patch is nonetheless collecting submissions for our tour of the Merrimack Valley’s greatest holiday break light displays, with current additions in Haverhill and Andover. Check out the present-day guideline and discover how to get your display screen on the list.