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UPDATED: West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes from North Reading; Spraying Scheduled for Tuesday, August 21st

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on UPDATED: West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes from North Reading; Spraying Scheduled for Tuesday, August 21st

Posted on: Friday, August 17, 2018 The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced on August 16th that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected in the Lindor Road area of North Reading.  A public health advisory from the North Reading Health Department may be found here.  Information regarding scheduled mosquito spraying may be found...

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Adventures in camping

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Adventures in camping

Yurts at state parks make pastime universally accessible Published in the August 16, 2018 edition By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL  NORTH READING — Although we live among the beauty of Martin’s Pond right here in North Reading, it was about four years ago that I was lamenting the fact that I hadn’t been camping in a really long time. My family had camped every summer when I was growing up somewhere near my grandfather’s house in Connecticut. Our core group: Janet and Ed Nicosia, my wife Kathryn and I, Lori...

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Kitty’s re-opened on Saturday

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Published in the August 16, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Last Thursday, Kitty’s Restaurant and Lounge announced that its re-opening would take place at lunchtime on Saturday, August 11. Via their Facebook page and email, the following announcement was made by the White family, owners of the restaurant: “To all our loyal customers. We thank you so much for your patience and support through this trying time. We are so sorry that this event affected any of our customers. In 75 years of business no incident...

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Kid Connection and SummerScape wrap up the summer fun

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Kid Connection and SummerScape wrap up the summer fun

Published in the August 16, 2018 edition NORTH READING — SummerScape started our week with our Pay it forward Monday with a day for the dogs. Kids brought in and donated food and toys for our furry friends. Then the kids made some great fleece blankets for the animals at the shelter. Monday I dropped off these much appreciated items to Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem (Mass.). They were more than grateful. Our last week of programming included a ton of fun starting off with Touch a Truck day...

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Front Page: August 16, 2018

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BREAKING: Kitty’s reopens Saturday, August 11th at noon

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in North Reading News | Comments Off on BREAKING: Kitty’s reopens Saturday, August 11th at noon

Posted on: Thursday, August 9, 2018 To all our loyal customers. We thank you so much for your patience and support through this trying time. We are so sorry that this event affected any of our customers. In 75 years of business no incident like this has ever occurred. We look forward to serving you all again. We will reopen Saturday, August 11th at noon! Can’t wait to see you all. The White Family Kitty’s Restaurant &...

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Volunteers, public servants lauded for their selfless service at CIT’s annual breakfast

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Volunteers, public servants lauded for their selfless service at CIT’s annual breakfast

Published in the August 9, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Five people who make life better for residents of all ages in town through their selfless service were celebrated at the 2018 Volunteer Breakfast sponsored by the Community Impact Team (CIT) last Friday morning. Trusted Adult Award recipients, who were nominated by the town’s youths, were presented to Detective Paul Lucci, who also serves as the School Resource Officer, and Justin Mattison, who is the Middle School psychologist. The third recipient of this award is Suzanne...

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Lt. j.g. McGrath serving in the U.S. Navy on NATO mission in Spain

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Lt. j.g. McGrath serving in the U.S. Navy on NATO mission in Spain

Published in the August 9, 2018 edition ROTA, Spain – A 2010 North Reading High School graduate and North Reading native is serving the country in the U.S. Navy, living on the coast of Spain, and participating in a critical NATO Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) mission while assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross.   Lt. j.g. Nicholas McGrath is an electrical officer aboard one of the four advanced warships forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, a small village on the country’s southwest coast 65 miles south of the city of Seville....

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Kitty’s ‘moving in the right direction’ for re-opening

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Published in the August 9, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — While not quite ready to announce a re-opening date, the ongoing upgrades undertaken by Kitty’s Restaurant are “definitely moving in the right direction,” according to Heath Director Bob Bracey. “I would classify it as it’s in its final stages.” Bracey told the Transcript on Monday afternoon that earlier in the day he had met with the consultant Kitty’s hired to assist them with the upgrades after the Salmonella outbreak in late June and early July. “A...

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Front Page: August 9, 2018

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