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Front Page: January 16, 2020

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PHOTO: It’s a great, big, beautiful world

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Published January 16, 2020

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Personalized learning excites students and teachers at NRHS

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Published January 16, 2020 By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING — North Reading High School (NRHS) Principal Anthony Loprete, along with faculty and students, shared their enthusiasm for personalized learning with School Committee members on Monday evening. “There are a number of things that are happening at the high school. (We are) highlighting three tonight, specifically, around the idea of a more personalized approach to learning,” Loprete said. “It really is more about the how than the what, I think, in providing the best learning opportunity for students.” Loprete stated...

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Seven Acres Poultry Farm up for sale

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Published January 16, 2020 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — An iconic business frequented by generations of townspeople who loved their fresh turkeys, chickens and eggs – the Seven Acres Poultry Farm – has been put on the market. Owner Paul Magliozzi, 4 Concord St., notified the town in late December of his intention to sell his agricultural land of about 14 acres, which also contains three barns, at 14 Concord St. (map 18, parcel 015). Because of its tax status under MGL Ch. 61A, Sec. 14, the town...

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Majority of Select Board stands by its appointment process

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Published January 16, 2020 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — A full house greeted the Select Board at its first meeting of the year Monday night. What a difference a month makes. When the board last met on Dec. 16 the room was virtually empty during their end-of-the-year appointments. But on Jan. 13, there were few empty seats. They came to speak during the public comment period to voice their opinion on the appointment process at that meeting. In a surprising turn of events, a new candidate for the...

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Front Page: January 9, 2020

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PHOTO: Happy retirement!

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Published January 9, 2020

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PHOTO: Common in winter

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Published January 9, 2020

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30th annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund surpasses $30,000

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Published January 9, 2020 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Little Christmas arrived on Monday with a big send-off by closing out the Transcript’s 30th annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund with an additional $6,745 in donations. This magical number enables the newspaper to surpass the $30,000 mark for 2019 — $30,032 to be exact! We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to our generous readers who have made it possible for us to provide a hefty donation to Christian Community Service (CCS) year after year. The fund originated during...

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Demetri to resign from ZBA Jan. 10

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Published January 9, 2020 NOTE: After the Transcript went to press, the newspaper learned that ZBA member, Joseph Keyes has also submitted a letter of resignation, effective after tonight’s meeting. See related story in this week’s web edition. By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Tonight, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) will meet for the first time since the Dec. 16 Select Board meeting during which one of two longtime members was not reappointed to another three-year term. The Jan. 9 meeting will also mark the final meeting for...

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