The town’s water is safe to drink

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Published November 7, 2019  By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Call it a perfect storm. During routine water sampling of the town’s drinking water supply last August three samples out of seven tested positive for “total coliform.” Total coliform is a measurement of “bacteria that are naturally found in the soil, in water that has been influenced by surface water,...

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School Com. preserves post-Labor Day school year

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Published November 7, 2019 By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING —- School Committee members sent Superintendent Jon Bernard back to the drawing board when they rejected his proposal to have students begin the 2020-2021 school year on Wednesday, September 2, which falls before Labor Day. As is customary, Bernard presented the proposed calendar for the 2020-2021 school year to the...

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Traditional Veterans’ Day services Monday

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Published November 7, 2019 NORTH READING — The town’s veterans will be honored in traditional ceremonies on Veterans’ Day, Monday, November 11, at precisely 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend the ceremonies at the top of the town common. Wreaths will be laid at the town’s war memorials. If the weather does not cooperate the ceremony will be...

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Hornet spikers beat Brighton in prelims; fall to undefeated Lynnfield

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Published November 7, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — North Reading High volleyball coach Mike Milone knew his team faced an uphill battle as they visited rival Lynnfield last Saturday night in the first round of the Division 2 North state tournament. The top-seeded Pioneers entered the match undefeated and have not lost a set all year. They also beat...

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Boys’ soccer advances to quarterfinals after win over Whittier

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Published November 7, 2019 HAVERHILL — The No. 9 ranked NRHS boys’ soccer team traveled to No. 8 Whittier Tech on Monday in a Div. 3 North first round matchup. In the end, the Hornets would get their first tournament win since a 2-1 double overtime victory over Watertown in 2016. North Reading got goals from senior captain Cam...

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Hornets can’t slow down Marblehead in D4N quarterfinals

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Travel to Burlington next week in consolation round Published November 7, 2019 By DAN ZIMMERMAN NORTH READING — Coming off the first defeat of the season, a discouraging 28-0 blanking dished out by Pentucket in the regular season finale, the hope was that the North Reading Hornets could shake it off in time for the MIAA Division 4 North quarterfinals...

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Cynthia Hunt, 64

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Enjoyed singing karaoke Published November 7, 2019 NORTH READING — Cynthia Mary Hunt, 64, a lifelong resident of North Reading, died unexpectedly in her home on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Born in Woburn on December 8, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Kathleen (Browne) Hunt of North Reading. Cindy was a member of Saint Theresa’s...

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Robert D. Sullivan, 69

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Avid freshwater fisherman and outdoorsman Published November 7, 2019 NORTH READING — Robert D. “Bobby” Sullivan, 69, of North Reading, formerly of Wakefield, died Sunday November 3, 2019 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Boston on August 4, 1950 he was the son of the late Daniel J. and Helen F. (Murphy) Sullivan. Bobby was...

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Anthony Moretto, 59

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Enjoyed being Mr. Fixit and coaching sports Published November 7, 2019 METHUEN — Anthony “Tony” Moretto, 59, of Methuen and formerly of North Reading, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Born in Boston on January 29, 1960, he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Kelly) Moretto. Tony was a graduate of North Reading High School....

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