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Town Moderator Murphy pulls papers

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Town Moderator Murphy pulls papers

Published February 25, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Incumbent Town Moderator John J. Murphy of Duane Drive has pulled nomination papers to run for his 17th consecutive one-year team. It’s the only elected seat in the annual town election with a one-year term. All candidates for elective office in the annual Town Election have nearly three weeks to return nomination papers by the 5 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, March 16. As the Transcript was going to press Wednesday none of the candidates who have pulled their nomination...

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Social Activism Club at NRHS commemorates Black History Month

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Social Activism Club at NRHS commemorates Black History Month

Published February 25, 2021 NORTH READING — As Black History Month comes to a close, it is important to remember that the contributions that African Americans have made to society should never be forgotten or be trivialized. With that in mind, the newly-formed Social Activism Club at North Reading High School put together a project as one of its events, with the intention of honoring and commemorating the strength of the Black community. After assembling some student essays and testimonials, the club members hope that the power of student...

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Officials express frustration over state’s vaccine rollout

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Officials express frustration over state’s vaccine rollout

Published February 25, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The frustration over the bungled rollout at the federal and state levels of the COVID-19 vaccine during the past few weeks was palpable at Monday night’s Select Board meeting, culminating with the state’s decision to curtail most town-based clinics in favor of mass vaccination sites. Members hashed out the particulars for over an hour with the local Board of Health and Health Department personnel, as well as state Rep. Brad Jones and state Sen. Bruce Tarr. By the end...

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PHOTO: Frozen in time

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Frozen in time

A DEEP freeze at sunset creates the appearance of a frozen tundra from the shore of Martins Pond at the boat launch. (Al Pereira/Advanced Photo) Published February 25,...

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Front Page: February 25, 2021

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PHOTO: “Hill Blocks View”

Posted by on Feb 18, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on PHOTO: “Hill Blocks View”

“Hill Blocks View”A RUGGED runner makes his way down Central Street undeterred by either the weather or the message on the sign he just passed. (Al Pereira/Advanced Photo) Published February 18,...

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Quiet week on the election front

Posted by on Feb 18, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Quiet week on the election front

Published February 18, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Candidates for elective office in the annual Town Election have nearly one month to return nomination papers by the March 16 deadline. As the Transcript was going to press Wednesday none of the candidates who have pulled their nomination papers for the May 4 election had returned them. It’s required of all candidates for public office in town to obtain a minimum of 50 signatures from town residents who are registered to vote in North Reading to be eligible...

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Vaccine clinics for seniors at Hillview Feb. 18, 23, 25

Posted by on Feb 18, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Vaccine clinics for seniors at Hillview Feb. 18, 23, 25

Published February 18, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Online registration for COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the town’s senior citizens ages 75 and older will open on Monday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. for the Tuesday, Feb. 23 and Thursday, Feb. 25 clinics. The link for those clinics will go live on the town website (www.northreadingma.gov) at that time. All of the Health Department’s clinics will be held in the ballroom of the Hillview Country Club, 149 North St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At press time Wednesday there...

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Neighbors help put out house fire

Posted by on Feb 18, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Neighbors help put out house fire

Published February 18, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Quick action by neighbors and passersby quickly helped to extinguish a fire at the home of a long-time Elm Street man last Thursday morning, averting a possible tragedy. Around 10:40 a.m., a 9-1-1 call was received at the fire station for 7 Elm St., the home of Lyman Fancy, 91. According to Fire Chief Don Stats, these neighbors and passersby “noticed flames on the attached three-season porch. They notified 911, evacuated the homeowners, who were inside, and extinguished the...

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Front Page: February 18, 2021

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