Hornets follow up Senior Night win with victory in TBI Awareness game...

May 23, 2019 by

Published May 23, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — The North Reading High girls lacrosse team won its second game on Monday afternoon as they defeated visiting Malden, 15-6, on the team’s Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Game. “It was a very special and emotional day,” said North Reading head coach Matt Costello. Meredith Casey, a U15 lacrosse assistant coach, was the honorary captain. Casey has inspired countless people with her Mighty Meredith Project to raise awareness of Traumatic Brain Injuries and on Monday, the Hornets played for Meredith as they came away with a big win. North Reading took control midway through the first half in this one. “We started off slow but then were able to execute our plays much better as the game went along,” said Costello. Kiley McCarthy led the...

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Board: Swan Pond Road survey should proceed...

May 23, 2019 by

Published May 23, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The Select Board held its standard informational public hearing Monday night on the 29 articles that comprise the June 10 Town Meeting warrant. While there were a couple of people in the audience for at least part of the presentation, no direct questions from the public to the board were asked about the $70.5M budget proposed for FY20 under Article 15 or the multi-million dollar capital improvement plan under Article 16, both of which will be recommended for passage by the board at Town Meeting, or any of the other 27 warrant articles. Town Meeting warrants were scheduled to be mailed out to all residents on Wednesday and should be arriving by Friday or Saturday. It was the first full meeting since the board...

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Bob Mauceri to lead Memorial Day parade...

May 23, 2019 by

Published May 23, 2019 NORTH READING — The town’s traditional Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 27, will be led by former Chairman of the Select Board, Bob Mauceri who will serve as honorary parade marshal motoring the route in a convertible. Stepping down from his Select Board post after 15 years, Mauceri was recently honored for his 47 years of combined service to the town which dates back to 1972 when he was appointed to a sewer study committee. Over the decades Mauceri also served on the School Committee (1973-1986), the Finance Committee (1986-1992) and the Hillview Commission (1992-2004) in addition to countless subcommittees and chairmanships. Veterans of all wars will follow the parade marshal’s convertible on a special parade float. They are also welcome to walk the route if they so desire....

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Rec offers yoga, bootcamp, CPR and more...

May 23, 2019 by

Published May 23, 2019 NORTH READING — The staff at North Reading Recreation has announced the following programs. Do you see a program of interest but it’s full? We strongly encourage putting your name on the wait list. We will try our best to accommodate. North Reading Recreation offers programs for and welcomes all ages and abilities from tots to adults, residents and non-residents alike. For full details on all programs, visit us online at www.northreadingma.gov/parks-recreation or give us a call at 978-664-6016. Adult Yoga – For ages 18 and older. This program runs on Thursdays from June 6-27 from 5-6 p.m. for a cost of $40. Yoga is held in the Flint Memorial Library activity room. This four week mini Yoga session is designed for all levels and will focus on balance, strength, flexibility and...

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CAL Open champion Hornets get highest score in league history...

May 23, 2019 by

Published May 23, 2019 BYFIELD — Having won the Cape Ann League Championship going 8-0 in the regular season, the North Reading Hornets girls’ track and field team went into the CAL Open Championship Meet on May 18 at Triton High School as the clear favorites. In order to compete in the meet athletes had to rank in the top 18 for their respective events. With 18 events contested and six placers earning points 10-8-6-4-2-1 depending on their place, there were many opportunities for the Hornets to strive and prove their strength. The Hornets definitely proved their dominance winning the meet with a whopping 168 points, scoring points in 15 of the 18 events contested and winning nine of those events. Their score doubled the second place team, Triton, who finished with 82 points...

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Boys’ track takes 2nd at CAL Open...

May 23, 2019 by

Published May 23, 2019 BYFIELD — The North Reading boys’ spring track team finished their Cape Ann League schedule in grand fashion at the CAL Championships at Triton High as they took 2nd overall as a team with a score of 84 points, only bested by Triton, who scored 122. “Extremely proud of the way the team stepped up today,” said head coach Ryan Spinney. “They know that our regular season record didn’t tell the whole story about this group. Today was one full of personal bests and excellent effort all around.” Lord wins 110 hurdles, qualifies for Nationals and wins Athlete of the CAL Open  Junior Billy Lord took home the lone Hornet individual victory of the day as he won the 110 meter hurdles in a time of 14.61. His preliminary heat...

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