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PHOTO: Almost an ark

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Town Meeting Monday night

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Published in the October 11, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — We have good news … and some not so good news. The good news, of course, is the Boston Red Sox defeated the Yankees 4-3 to take the divisional series three games to one and will now host the Houston Astros Monday night, October 15 at Fenway Park in the American League Division Series. The bad news? Game time is 8:09 p.m. That gives the town’s voters exactly 69 minutes to make some short work of...

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Early Voting refresher for Nov. 6 election

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Published in the October 11, 2018 edition The following refresher on the state’s Early Voting law was provided by Town Clerk Barbara Stats NORTH READING — For the second time since its implementation, Massachusetts voters will be able to vote early for the Tuesday, November 6 State Election. Early Voting became the “law of the land” in Massachusetts with the passage of Chapter 111 of the Acts of 2014 (the Election Reform Bill), signed into law on May 22, 2014. Under this law, the provisions for Early Voting first became...

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Fire Prevention Week promotes ‘Look. Listen. Learn’ campaign

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North Reading Fire Department Open House is October 14 Published in the October 11, 2018 edition NORTH READING — As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the North Reading Fire Department encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.” What does that mean? Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice. The North Reading Fire Department is teaming...

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Fall fire hydrant flushing schedule for Oct. 15-19

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Published in the October 11, 2018 edition NORTH READING — The North Reading Water Department, as part of the maintenance of the water distribution system, has entered the third week of its annual fire hydrant flushing program which will continue until late in October. Hydrant flushing is used to remove any fine iron or manganese sediment from the water mains in the streets. Iron and manganese are naturally occurring minerals found in the soils near the town’s water supply wells. As precipitation passes down through these solids, iron and manganese dissolve into the water. While the...

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Front Page: October 11, 2018

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Town investigating alleged theft of water meters

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Published in the October 4, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — At virtually every biweekly Select Board meeting there is a need for the board to hold an executive session to address the multitude of issues that arise in municipal government concerning matters ranging from contracts and litigation to personnel and security, and others, as allowed under the state’s Open Meeting Law for those times when an open meeting is deemed to have a detrimental effect on the town’s position. This past Monday night the board had an...

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For Andrea Gavin Becker, every breath counts and each day is a cause for celebration

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Published in the October 4, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Before sitting down to read this story, do something that most of us take for granted every minute of every day — stand up and take a few deep breaths. Feel the air as it travels through your nose, expands your lungs with life-giving oxygen and expel the air through your mouth. Better yet, go outside and take a brisk walk around your neighborhood, taking note of your ability to simply breathe and be energized by...

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Twangtown Paramours excited to entertain music fans

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Published in the October 4, 2018 edition By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL NORTH READING — Local musical impresario Art Grossman has been thinking about creating a visiting artist series in conjunction with his monthly coffeehouses for two or more years now. His vision is finally coming together. The long awaited inaugural show in the Performing Artist Series to be headlined by the Twangtown Paramours is this Saturday, October 6 in the Activity Room of the Flint Memorial Library at 147 Park St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show...

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PHOTO: Long may she wave

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