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Election 2022 Winners Sworn In, Holy Week Services, TMHS Girls Basketball Fundraiser

Happy Tuesday, Tewksbury. Here’s what’s happening in town.

Last night, town clerk Denise Graffeo swore in the winners of Saturday’s local election. Above, left to right: Jim Duffy, Planning Board; Melissa Braga and Susan Amato, Board of Health; Mark Kratman, Select Board; Rich Russo and Kayla Biagioni-Smith, School Committee; Jayne Wellman, Select Board; Julie Naughton and Sue Pedersen, Library Trustees; and Dustin Weir, Moderator.

The Select Board meets tonight at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Residents can also watch the meeting on Tewksbury TV or Comcast (99) or Verizon (33). After electing new officers, the Board will hear updates on the proposed Bourque Foundation Road Race and Tewksbury’s Habitat Build. 

Here are more images from last night.

Road closure

It’s a great day for a drive, but avoid Pike St., which had water main construction begin yesterday; work is expected to continue through mid-May. The street will be closed to through traffic during construction hours, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with a detour route set up via Kennedy Rd.

Mark your calendars for events happening later this week and month.

On Tuesday, April 19, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. the Galilee Café at Tewksbury Congregational Church, located at 10 East St., will serve a free community spaghetti dinner. The church invites everyone in the community to attend both the dinner and its Holy Week services:

Basketball Fundraiser Set

On Friday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m., the TMHS Girls Basketball Alumni Game kicks off at Tewksbury
Memorial High School. Wear your basketball gear and show your team spirit as you watch alums from 1999-2022 play in this fundraising event. Concessions and a 50/50 raffle will raise money for TMHS Girls Basketball Boosters. Alum spectators are encouraged to wear their team jerseys.

Lorna is a U.S. Army veteran and 25-year resident of Tewksbury who has written for organizations ranging from the DIA to InformationWeek to a free weekly in New London that sent her to interview the pastry chef at Foxwoods.

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