2. Mail delivery is not affected. The U.S. Postal Service is funded through sale of stamps and other products.
3. Veterans services in Tewksbury and other Massachusetts towns are state- and locally funded and so are NOT affected.
4. Tewksbury Town Manager Richard Montuori said Tuesday he is checking to determine what impacts the federal shutdown will have on town operations. Montuori said the only impact he could foresee was the possibility of losing federal reimbursement for state funded grants or medicare.