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Remember the fallen: Town holds traditional Memorial Day ceremonies

Posted by on May 30, 2019 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Remember the fallen: Town holds traditional Memorial Day ceremonies

Published May 30, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — A picture-perfect sun-filled day greeted those participating in the town’s festive Memorial Day parade and the more somber post-parade ceremony as well as the morning services held at the town’s cemeteries and Blue Star memorial earlier in the morning. Organized for the 44th consecutive year by the North Reading Company of Minit and Militia under the command of Captain John Richard, the parade and ceremony were both coordinated by Lt. Richard B. Stratton Sr. who also keeps the beat...

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Over 30 trees slated for removal on Peter, Anthony roads

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Published May 30, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The reconstruction of both Peter and Anthony Roads off Haverhill Street is a major project currently underway by the Department of Public Works this building season. For a number of weeks, old iron water services have been replaced, including those on the town’s side from the street to the homeowners’ box, with other necessary utility work that must be done in advance of a major repaving project of the streets and sidewalks such as will be done in this...

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Guest author comes out from undercover

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Published May 30, 2019 By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL NORTH READING — As Flint Memorial Library Director Sharon Kelleher introduced the author of “Ghost: My 30 Years as an FBI Undercover Agent” Mike McGowan, she mentioned that he had worked over 50 undercover cases for the FBI and she said that anyone in the audience would know that she doesn’t normally, “push the book but you’ve got to buy this book, you’ve got to read this book, it’s so fantastic and so amazing.” Kelleher said she was in awe of this...

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Front Page: May 30, 2019

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PHOTO: Friends throughout the journey

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in North Reading News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Friends throughout the journey

Published May 23, 2019

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Board: Swan Pond Road survey should proceed

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Board: Swan Pond Road survey should proceed

Published May 23, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The Select Board held its standard informational public hearing Monday night on the 29 articles that comprise the June 10 Town Meeting warrant. While there were a couple of people in the audience for at least part of the presentation, no direct questions from the public to the board were asked about the $70.5M budget proposed for FY20 under Article 15 or the multi-million dollar capital improvement plan under Article 16, both of which will be recommended for passage...

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Bob Mauceri to lead Memorial Day parade

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Published May 23, 2019 NORTH READING — The town’s traditional Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 27, will be led by former Chairman of the Select Board, Bob Mauceri who will serve as honorary parade marshal motoring the route in a convertible. Stepping down from his Select Board post after 15 years, Mauceri was recently honored for his 47 years of combined service to the town which dates back to 1972 when he was appointed to a sewer study committee. Over the decades Mauceri also served on the School...

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Rec offers yoga, bootcamp, CPR and more

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Rec offers yoga, bootcamp, CPR and more

Published May 23, 2019 NORTH READING — The staff at North Reading Recreation has announced the following programs. Do you see a program of interest but it’s full? We strongly encourage putting your name on the wait list. We will try our best to accommodate. North Reading Recreation offers programs for and welcomes all ages and abilities from tots to adults, residents and non-residents alike. For full details on all programs, visit us online at www.northreadingma.gov/parks-recreation or give us a call at 978-664-6016. Adult Yoga – For ages 18 and older....

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Seeking a living kidney donor

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Seeking a living kidney donor

Published May 23, 2019 Dear Editor: My name is Kayla St. Pierre and I am 30 years old. I live in North Reading. I am a psychiatric nurse at McLean Hospital in Belmont. I contracted bacterial meningitis when I was 10 years old and by 12 years old, I was in kidney failure as a result. I underwent six harrowing months of dialysis and then, I was able to receive a kidney transplant from my parent, Tony. That was 17 years ago. The kidney I received from Tony has...

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Early holiday deadlines

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Early holiday deadlines

Published May 23, 2019 With the Memorial Day holiday arriving on Monday, we want to remind everyone of our early deadlines for both advertising and editorial content. You will need to reserve ad space for the Transcript’s May 30 issue by Thursday, May 23 at 2 p.m. Advertising copy will be due Friday, May 24 at noon, sent to: ads@wakefielditem.com. Any press releases, photographs or other editorial content also will be due Friday, May 24, at noon. Please send news content to: NRTranscript@rcn.com. Thank you for your cooperation and have...

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