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PHOTO: A great day to be a Lady Hornet!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in North Reading News, North Reading Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: A great day to be a Lady Hornet!

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition

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NR water is ‘all set’ for next 99 years

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Published in the June 21, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — We have a deal! On June 13, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law the 99-year intermunicipal agreement between North Reading and Andover that guarantees the town access to a potable water supply through 2117. House bill 4552 sponsored by Rep. Bradley Jones Jr. and his counterpart in the Senate, Sen. Bruce Tarr, was passed by the House on June 6 and the Senate on June 7. The very slight language change made to the bill during...

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No change in FY19 water rates for customers

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on No change in FY19 water rates for customers

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — There’s great news for all customers of the North Reading Water Department. The Fiscal Year 2019 water rates will not be increasing this year, Water Superintendent Mark Clark reported to the Board of Selectmen Monday night during the annual public hearing required to be held to set the water rates for the coming year. This is a direct result of the water deal finalized between Andover and North Reading earlier this month and the subsequent approval...

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NRHS Class of 2018 future plans

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on NRHS Class of 2018 future plans

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition NORTH READING — The 214 graduates of North Reading High School’s largest class in recent memory has announced their future plans.  A total of 199 students, or 92%, has chosen to continue their educations at two-year or four-year colleges and universities while three have enlisted in the armed forces, three will attend professional schools, one is pursuing an internship and eight have entered the work force.  Adams, Colin Frederick – Northeastern University     Allan, Brett Christian – University of San Diego Alter, Madelyn Rose – Keene State College Altvater, Eva – Goucher...

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Early deadlines looming

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Published in the June 21, 2018 edition Due to the July Fourth holiday, our production schedule has to be moved up. As a result, earlier deadlines are necessary. For both advertising and editorial content, the deadline will be at the end of the day on Thursday, June 28. Thank you for your...

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Front Page: 06/21/2018

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Front Page: 06/14/2018

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Caring, compassionate and accomplished defined the NRHS Class of 2018

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Caring, compassionate and accomplished defined the NRHS Class of 2018

Published in the June 14, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — On a picture-perfect evening, the largest graduating class in well over a generation bade farewell to North Reading High School last Friday at Arthur J. Kenney Field. Well-wishers who had traveled from near and afar packed the bleachers and overflowed onto the sidelines of the field, eagerly cheering on “their graduate” with the enthusiasm typically reserved for a championship athletic contest. One graduate even had her own squad of family and friends who were easy to...

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T.M. wraps up its business

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in North Reading News | Comments Off on T.M. wraps up its business

Published in the June 14, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — About 100 fewer voters attended the second session of the annual June Town Meeting last Thursday and wrapped up the action on the final 11 warrant articles in about two hours. While voters the previous Monday were in the mood for change, including approving changing the name of the “Board of Selectmen” to the gender neutral “Select Board,” voters on Thursday were not as enthusiastic about a proposal to change the name of the “Town Administrator”...

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Potable water agreement on Gov. Baker’s desk

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Potable water agreement on Gov. Baker’s desk

Published in the June 14, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Pending approval of a very minor adjustment in wording and the signature of Gov. Charlie Baker, the towns of North Reading and Andover will have finalized their agreement for the permanent supply of potable water for the next 99 years. At the conclusion of the second session of Town Meeting last Thursday night, Selectman Steve O’Leary announced that the Senate had signed on to the bill that had been previously approved by the House earlier in...

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