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Households must respond to 2020 federal census mailings

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Posted on: Thursday, April 2, 2020 NORTH READING – A mailing has recently been sent from the U.S. Census Bureau to all households inviting residents to respond to the 2020 federal census. The federal census mailing is an “invitation” to respond online, by phone or by mail. For an online response, the invitation directs individuals to this website: www.my2020census.gov and requests respondents to input the 12-digit census identification included on the mailing. Response to the federal census is required under Title 13, U.S. Code, Sections 141 and 193, and all information...

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Front Page: April 2, 2020

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Army of volunteers from ‘In This Together 01864’ are ready to serve you

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Published April 2, 2020 NORTH READING — With the coronavirus posing particular concern for those age 60 and older or with underlying medical conditions, North Reading volunteers have joined to form “In This Together 01864.” Volunteers, all residing in North Reading, will shop for and deliver groceries and prescriptions, provide rides to absolutely essential in-person appointments, and offer a friendly check-in by phone to connect with those experiencing isolation. Over 100 volunteers have signed up to be of service. If you would like to request support for yourself or...

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Isolation Sing-a-Long brings neighbors together . . . at a safe distance

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Published April 2, 2020 By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL NORTH READING —If you were outside last Sunday night at exactly 6 p.m. and thought you heard people singing “Sweet Caroline,” it was not your imagination. It was all the brainchild a Martin’s Pond resident Joyce Davis. First, an old friend told Davis that every night at 8 o’clock people in her Medway neighborhood would come outside and sing “God Bless America.” Then Davis saw footage on the internet of self-isolating people singing from their balconies in Italy. As it happens...

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EDITORIAL: Who could have imagined?

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Published April 2, 2020 By MAUREEN DOHERTY Editor, North Reading Transcript Think of where you were at this time last year. What were your greatest concerns? Who among us could have imagined that a year later the phrase of the day would be “social distancing?” Or that standing closer than six feet to another person in any direction – especially in public – even sitting in the front row of a Palm Sunday church service – could mean putting yourself in harm’s way of catching a virulent illness that...

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Kids, you’re invited to a Stuffed Animal Safari this weekend!

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Published April 2, 2020 NORTH READING — A wild adventure awaits the town’s youngsters and the young-at-heart this weekend as they travel on a Stuffed Animal Safari throughout town. How do you participate? It’s easy! Simply find your favorite stuffed animals and place them in your window, in your doorway, on top of your mailbox, or hanging in a bush or a tree that is easily seen from the street and passing cars on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. “Feel free...

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PHOTO: Encouraging words

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Published April 2, 2020

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PHOTO: The Front Step Project

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Published April 2, 2020

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Advisory regarding the use of parks in North Reading

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Posted: April 1, 2020 at 7 p.m. This is a friendly reminder that the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency has resulted in changes to North Reading parks and recreation facilities. These changes are in addition to annual early-spring field closures. The following facilities are open with social distancing restrictions in effect, requiring individuals to be six feet or more away from each other and in groups of no more than 10 people: • Ipswich River Park walking paths • Arthur J. Kenney track • Eisenhaure Pond Park walking paths...

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Town’s latest COVID-19 news: 18 confirmed cases; 3 recovered, 15 being monitored

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Town’s latest COVID-19 news: 18 confirmed cases; 3 recovered, 15 being monitored

Posted:  Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:15 PM HERE’S THE LATEST COVID-19 UPDATE. The town presently has 18 confirmed cases; 3 of whom have recovered and 15 of whom are being monitored. The town will issue updates on Tuesdays and Fridays going forward.   ==================================================== Town of North Reading Coronavirus (COVID – 19) information Updated March 31, 2020 at 8:00 PM To date, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has notified the Town of North Reading of 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North Reading. Three cases have recovered,...

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