WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Wednesday, October 17, 2018:Happening Today:Weather: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.Town Yardwaste Recycling Center: The Recycling Center, located off Old Main Street at the Wilmington/Woburn line, will be open for leaf and brush drop-off from 8am to 2pm. Only Wilmington residents will be allowed to use the facility for leaves and brush drop-off. Residents must show an ID at the entrance to the facility. No grass clippings will be accepted. No contractors or commercial vehicles will be allowed. Residents using the Recycling Center must purchase a punch card for $15 which will be good for 5 visits to the center. Punch cards may be purchased Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Treasurer’s Office at Town Hall. Cards purchased previously that have unpunched visits are still valid.At Wilmington Town Hall: The Wilmington Board of Appeals meets at 7pm in Town Hall’s Auditorium. Read the agenda HERE.At Wilmington Public Schools: The Mr. & Mrs. WHS Contest will take place at 7pm in the WHS Auditorium.In The Community: The Wilmington Police Department offers safety seat installs at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street) every Wednesday, from 10am to 2pm. No appointment is necessary, but calling ahead at 978-658-5071 is recommended. Learn more HERE.In The Community: The Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library’s Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue) is open from 10am to 4pm. All books are $2 or less! Every penny of every sale benefits the Wilmington Memorial Library. Learn more HERE.At The Library: Coffee with a Cop at 10am. Tech Help Drop-in at 2pm. Kindergarten Book Club at 3:45pm. Not a Fright in Sight at 6:30pm. Current Events Discussion Group at 7pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]At The Senior Center: Podiatrist at 9:30am. Beading Group at 9:30am. SBF Exercise at 9:45am. Special Exercise at 11am. Senator Bruce Tarr’s Office Hours at 11am. Moments Cafe at 1pm. Line Dancing at 1pm. Cards at 1:30pm. [Learn more HERE.](NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. I may be able to update this post.)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 email@example.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedThe Wilmington Insider For November 14, 2018In “5 Things To Do Today”The Wilmington Insider For October 24, 2018In “5 Things To Do Today”The Wilmington Insider For October 10, 2018In “5 Things To Do Today”
Bogra rape victim sent to safe home, mother to victim support centre A Bogra court on Monday asked the authorities to place a Bogra rape victim in a government safe home and her mother, who was also tortured, in a victim support centre for their safety and security.Additional District and Sessions Judge Court-1 judge Imdadul Haque gave the order after police brought the rape victim and her mother before the court seeking its decision regarding the safety and security of the victims.Tufan Sarker, the Bogra town unit convener of Sramik League, the workers wing of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL), raped a girl on 17 July. He took the girl to his house at Badurtala in the district town of Bogra, promising to arrange her admission to a local college.Tufan’s wife Asha Sarker, her sister Marjia Aktar Rumki – also a councillor –, and mother Rumi Begum allegedly beat the girl and her mother with sticks and shaved their heads on 28 July when they sought justice from the councillor.Public prosecutor for the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1, Naresh Mukherji, said the court has asked the police to send the raped girl to the Rajshahi divisional safe home and her mother to a /the victim support centre.Earlier in the day, the victims were released from Bogra Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital.The hospital’s surgery department head, Abdul Mottaleb Hossain, told Prothom Alo that thevictims had been released from hospital as both of them were physically well.Read more: 7 of Tufan’s relatives on remand over Bogra rapeTwo cases were filed in connection with the rape and subsequent torture of the rape victim and her mother.The case Investigation Officer, Abul Kalam Azad, told Prothom Alo that the prime accused, Tufan Sarker, and ten others, including his sister-in-law and councillor Marjia Aktar Rumki, were in jail in connection with the two cases.