SELECTMEN NEWS Big Issues To Be Discussed At Monday March 11 Meeting

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets this Monday, March 11, 2019 at Town Hall (Room 9) at 7pm. An Executive Session precedes the meeting at 6pm.There are some noteworthy items on the agenda, including:Selectmen will hold a public hearing on the acceptance of Mink Run Road and Pomfret Road at Annual Town Meeting. Selectmen will also receive information on the matter from Planning Director Valerie Gingrich and Town Engineer Paul Alunni.Selectmen will review and discuss the proposed Town Meeting Warrant. Selectmen will then consider closing and signing the warrant.Selectmen will be discussing letters recently sent by the town and its legislative delegation to the Metropolitan Planning Organization relative to the reconstruction of a portion of Route 38 and intersection improvements to the Lowell Street and Woburn Street.Town Manager Jeff Hull will provide an update on the Town’s Inhabitant Bylaw Study Committee and Town Meeting Review Committee.Hull will provide an update on upcoming open meeting law and public records law training for Wilmington town board members.Hull will provide an update on the Board of Appeals procedure for issuing decisions.Hull will provide an update on the town’s efforts to reach out to Richard Gallant, the new owner of the Ristuccia Arena.Selectmen will consider the request of Board of Appeals Chair Daniel Veerman relative to a disclosure in accordance with Chapter 268A, Section 20 (b) relative to an application for a special permit by the 4th of July Committee.Selectmen will consider a licensing agreement with the Wilmington Farmers Market.Selectmen will consider vehicular safety measures from the intersection at Shawsheen Avenue and Hopkins Street to the Billerica Line.Selectmen will consider a request to light the Town Common blue during the month of April in observance of Autism Awareness.Selectmen will consider the request of resident Michael Murphy to fly the “Donate Life” flag at Wilmington Town Hall in recognition of April being National Organ Donor Month.The meeting will be telecast live by Wilmington Community Television on WCTV — Channel 9 on Comcast and Channel 37 on Verizon.  The meeting will also be streamed on WCTV’s website HERE.Wilmington Apple intends to report on many of the items above – and any other news that comes from the meeting — over the next two weeks. Wilmington Apple will live-tweet the meeting HERE.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSELECTMEN NEWS: Big Issues To Be Discussed At Tonight’s Meeting (March 12)In “Government”SELECTMEN NEWS: Town Accepts Flag Pole Donation For Silver LakeIn “Government”SELECTMEN NEWS: Selectmen To Discuss Need For Fire Substation At Wednesday, August 7 MeetingIn “Government”last_img read more

Ways to have ecofriendly holiday

first_imgFrom not asking for bedsheets and toiletries unnecessarily to making good use of door cards, there are many ways one can make a vacation eco-friendly while having fun, say experts. Here are few tips to make a vacation eco-friendly. Don’tsAsk for fresh bedsheets and towels if not really necessary: A lot of water gets wasted in order to wash the bedsheets and towels. Being conscious about what you request for will lead to a more eco-friendlier space and help reducing carbon-footprints that today stand as a cause of destruction of our planet. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfAsk for more toiletries: Almost all of us at some point of time have taken that shampoo we liked so much and kept it in our bags. A lot of hotels actually prefer to refill the bottles with shampoos and save the cost of buying another plastic bottle, you can do your bit to save that extra plastic bottle.Leave the power connection turned on: Leaving your room without turning off the lights or taking that key card out of the power socket. Take the responsibility and don’t waste that energy for no use. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveDo’sMake use of door cards: We often ignore doors cards and directly call up the housekeeping to get cleaning done. Door cards can be really useful when you don’t want the housekeeping to clean your unsoiled bedsheets or towels by putting the ‘Do not disturb’ card at the knob. Make use of the water from the restaurant or hotel: The essence of not purchasing that bottled water and going for the tap water instead lies in saving your own carbon footprint. Plastic is also absolutely non-perishable and hence it really helps to use that water jug.last_img read more

KMC honours female sanitation workers

first_imgKolkata: INTTUC affiliated to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Employees’ and Workers’ Union felicitated a few sanitationworkers and clerks of the civic body on International Women’s Day. State Power minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay presided over the felicitation event. This is for the first time, the services of civic body women employees and sanitation workers have been recognised. Chattopadhyay said the motto of the Trinamool Congress government was to empower women. Also Read – Bose & Gandhi: More similar than apart, says Sugata BoseThrough Kanyashree, lakhs of girls could pursue their higher education, he said. He said: “Sanitation workers and those engaged in 100-day work scheme toil to keep the city clean. “But their work is seldom acknowledged. Women clerks of the civic body also work very hard round the year. By felicitating them we acknowledge their service inspire thousands of people.” Hundreds of civic body employees attended the felicitation event and support the mission of women empowerment.last_img read more

7 Bangladeshi nationals held with dollars worth Rs 514 cr

first_imgKolkata: Seven Bangladeshi nationals were recently arrested at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport with a large amount of foreign currency. Officers of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) grew suspicious when the airport officials were checking bags.The money was spotted during the scanning of luggage. According to sources, on Wednesday morning, when the luggage of the flyers was being checked for a Dhaka-bound flight, the on duty Central Industrial Security Force officer had some suspicion about a few bags after he saw their images on the scanner screen. To investigate the matter, the officer decided to check the baggage physically. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataAfter opening the luggage nothing suspicious was found. Later, during a thorough check a small false space were found at the bottom of the every luggage bag. Immediately, the bottom of the luggage bags were cut open and the Central Industrial Security Force officer found a huge amount of foreign currency inside them. Seven passengers were immediately detained and taken to the Central Industrial Security Force custody. They have been asked to submit valid documents in support of carrying such a huge amount of foreign currency. As they were not able to produce any document, the money was confiscated and all seven of them have been handed over to the customs authority. Later, customs authority arrested the accused persons. A source informed that the total amount of the seized money is valued at $7.43 lakh, which is worth Rs 5.14 crore. On Saturday morning, a Bangladeshi national identified as Alam Sah was arrested with $ 70,000 which is worth Rs 47.42 lakh. The dollars were hidden inside a false compartment at the bottom of his bag.last_img read more