• Wilmington February 16, 2024 2:33 am

    9 firefighters injured when truck's compressed natural gas tank explodes in Los Angeles

    Nine Los Angeles firefighters were injured when a compressed natural gas tank on a truck exploded Thursday morning on a street in Wilmington.

  • Wilmington November 4, 2023 10:07 pm

    Police search in Wilmington near U-Haul store

    There was a police search Saturday night near a U-Haul store in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Wilmington police posted a public safety alert to the department’s Facebook page around 8:30 p.m., saying there was police activity in the area of the U-Haul on Main Street. Police said they were searching for two males in dark clothing who committed a crime. Further...

  • Wilmington August 5, 2023 10:30 pm

    Police put up a camera to deter thefts at a local cemetery. Then the camera itself was stolen

    Update Aug. 5, 2023: Wilmington police say they have located the man in question. The investigation is ongoing. Police in Wilmington, Massachusetts, are on the hunt for a man suspected of stealing a trail camera from a local cemetery. Investigators say police put the camera up to capture thieves stealing from the Wildwood Cemetery, after an elderly man reported things…

  • Massachusetts July 17, 2023 8:50 am

    Passenger dies after crash on Interstate 93 in Wilmington

    A passenger died after a crash on Sunday night on Interstate 93 south in Wilmington, Massachusetts, state troopers announced on Monday morning. The crash happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday near Exit 33. That’s where police said that a Honda Civic hydroplaned and hit the median guardrail, before going back into the road and hitting a Chevrolet pickup truck….

  • Wilmington March 3, 2023 11:19 am

    2 Hurt After Car Crashes Into Wilmington Home

    The car caused significant damage to the garage of the home when it crashed on Woburn Street, where first responders were dispatched just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

  • Wilmington March 3, 2023 6:00 am

    Car Drives Into Home in Wilmington

    The car caused significant damage to the garage of the home when it crashed on Woburn Street, where first responders were dispatched to just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

  • Wilmington March 3, 2023 6:49 pm

    2 Hurt as Car Slams Into Wilmington Home, Causing Major Damage

    A car drove into a home in Wilmington, Massachusetts, overnight, causing significant damage to the house and leaving two people injured inside the vehicle. The homeowner, who was inside watching TV at the time, said it sounded like a helicopter had crashed into the building, which has since been deemed structurally unsound. “His car was wedged in my garage,” the…

  • Wilmington January 2, 2023 7:36 am

    Large Barn Fire Overnight in Wilmington

    Firefighters battled a large fire in a barn in Wilmington, Massachusetts, overnight. The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in a barn on Lowell Street at Woodland Road, officials said. Arriving crews began battling the flames inside the barn. No one was found inside and no injuries were reported. The resident who lives in the adjacent building was home…

  • Wilmington January 2, 2023 6:51 am

    Crews Battle Large Barn Fire in Wilmington

    Firefighters were battling a large barn fire in Wilmington, Massachusetts, on Monday morning. No injuries were reported.

  • Wilmington December 6, 2022 6:30 pm

    Lawrence Firefighter Pleads for Return of Sentimental Stolen Items

    Thieves stole a Lawrence firefighter’s expensive car with keepsakes from his dead combat veteran grandfather early this week. Patrick Sweeney’s locked 2018 Dodge Charger Hellcat disappeared from the visitor parking lot of the Regency Place apartments on Horseshoe Lane in Wilmington between late Sunday night and early Monday evening. The car, according to the police report, is worth about $100,000….

  • Delaware October 30, 2022 5:36 pm

    Delaware Woman Hits Lottery Twice in One Week, Wins $400,000

    A 70-year-old woman from Delaware hit the lottery twice within one week, claiming two six-figure rewards totaling $400,000.

  • Massachusetts State Police October 23, 2022 6:58 pm

    Man, 24, Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-93 in Wilmington

    A 24-year-old man died Friday night when the motorcycle he was driving crashed on Interstate 93 in Wilmington, Massachusetts, state police said. State troopers, along with the Wilmington police and fire departments, responded to the motorcycle crash on I-93 northbound at Exit 31 around 9:30 p.m. The motorcycle operator, identified as Rodrigo Rosa, died from injuries he sustained in the…

  • lowell October 19, 2022 5:03 pm

    Police Suspend Search for Man they Believe Jumped Into Merrimack River After Police Pursuit

    A man may have jumped into the Merrimack River in Lowell after leading police on a chase early Wednesday morning, according to Massachusetts State Police. The man is suspected of carjacking and assault and battery by a dangerous weapon, along with other charges, that occurred in Wilmington at around 12:30 a.m. in a business around the Main Street area, according…

  • Wilmington October 12, 2022 8:45 pm

    Serious Crash Reported in Wilmington

    Police and fire are at the scene of a serious crash on Route 38 in Wilmington, Massachusetts, on Wednesday night. Wilmington fire said on Twitter shortly before 8 p.m. that the crash was on Route 38 at the Woburn line. The Jaws of Life had to be used to extricate two people, they said. Photos from the scene showed what…

  • missing person September 27, 2022 6:22 pm

    Authorities Search for Missing Person in Wilmington

    State police are searching on land and in the water after a person was reported missing.

  • Wilmington September 27, 2022 7:58 pm

    Man Reported Missing in Wilmington Found Safe

    The man that was the subject of a large missing persons search in Wilmington, Massachusetts on Tuesday has been found, Massachusetts State Police said. Police said the 54-year-old man, who they did not name, was involved in a crash on 93 overnight, and for some reason abandoned his vehicle at the scene. When he did not return home from work…

  • Wilmington September 14, 2022 11:58 am

    Teen Killed in Crash Overnight in Wilmington

    A 19-year-old Malden resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash overnight in Wilmington, Massachusetts. A Wilmington police officer located a Chevy Traverse off the road in the area of 411 Salem St. around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. The driver, identified as 19-year-old Mattie Fitzgerald of Malden, was the sole occupant of the SUV and…

  • Massachusetts September 10, 2022 9:26 am

    Wilmington Lifts Boil Water Order Following E. Coli Detection

    The town of Wilmington, Massachusetts has lifted its order for residents to boil water after E. coli was detected at a tank earlier this week. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) lifted the order, effective Saturday morning. E. coli was first detected in the Hillside Storage Tank on Tuesday, and follow-up testing of samples collected Wednesday confirmed it, according…

  • Wilmington September 9, 2022 11:24 am

    Boil Water Order Issued in Wilmington

    Any ice, baby formula, drinks or uncooked food made with water from Wednesday or later should be thrown out, town officials said.

  • water September 9, 2022 12:10 pm

    Wilmington Under Boil Water Advisory After E. Coli Detected in System

    A boil water advisory is in place in Wilmington, Massachusetts, after E. coli bacteria was detected in the water system. The bacteria can make people sick, especially children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems. It’s a sign that fecal matter may have made its way into Wilmington’s water system. Wilmington residents should not drink or use tap...

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