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Holiday Celebrations in Littleton

December 18, 2018

LITTLETON -- The public is invited to two holiday celebrations at First Church Unitarian in the next week.

On Dec. 21, at 7 p.m., the church will hold a sacred solstice circle -- honoring the darkest day of the year with candles, a yule log, readings, singing and dancing, to welcome back the slow progression toward light.

Then on Dec. 24, at 6 p.m., the church will hold an intergenerational Christmas Eve service with a traditional pageant of the birth of Christ, performances by two choirs and a ukulele orchestra, seasonal readings, and carols sung by all.

The church is located at 19 Foster St. in Littleton.

-- RICK SOBEY

Nomination papers ready soon

TEWKSBURY -- Beginning Jan. 2, residents can pull nomination papers to run for various boards and committees in town. Town Clerk Denise Graffeo sent a notice outlining the expiring terms for the 2019 Annual Town Election.

There will be two expiring seats on the Board of Selectmen, two expiring seats on the School Committee and one expiring seat on the Planning Board. Additionally, two Board of Library Trustees seats, two Board of Health seats, one Housing Authority and one Shawsheen Regional Technical High School Committee seat will be up for grabs.

Nomination papers can be picked up at the Town Clerk’s Office. For more information, call 978-640-4355.

-- KORI TUITT

Sock Hop returns to Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY -- The Third Annual Sock Hop in town is set for Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The event is designed to be a source of nostalgia and fun. The musical group Reminisce will perform popular songs from the 1950s and 1960s. Guests can also participate in raffles. Guests are encouraged to dress in sock hop attire.

The event will take place at the Tewksbury Country Club, located at 1880 Main St. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

Tickets, which are $20 per person, can be purchased online at www.TewksburyLionsClub.org . For more information, contact Loretta Ryan at Loretta@WamesitLanes.com .

-- KORI TUITT

Surplus auction in Tyngsboro

TYNGSBORO -- The town is conducting a surplus auction online through Dec. 31.

The items up for auction have been approved by the Board of Selectmen and are being sold as is, according to a notice on the town website.

The items include an IT bundle, a 1998 Chevy 3500, and a 2005 Ford Explorer. They can be viewed on the town website under ‘News & Announcements.’

Questions about the items for sale should be directed to Colin Loiselle at 978-743-5339 or cloiselle@tyngsboroughma.gov .

-- AMARIS CASTILLO