Transcript’s Christmas fund tops $24,000 this week

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Published December 13, 2018 By MAUREEN DOHERTY  NORTH READING — What makes North Reading such a special place to call home? For starters, it’s the friends and neighbors who give their valuable time and resources to help their neighbors in need. Through their generous support of the Transcript’s Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund they are ensuring that the volunteers at...

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‘Love is where the joy is,’ Travis Roy tells students

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Published December 13, 2018 By GAIL LOWE NORTH READING — Faced with the prospect of spending the rest of your life as a quadriplegic in a wheelchair would send many people into an abyss of self-pity and despair, but there are other stout-hearted souls who would use this unfortunate set of circumstances to help people. That’s what Travis Roy...

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Little School Pre-K open house and registration 2019-20

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Published December 13, 2018 NORTH READING — The public is invited to an open house and registration for the North Reading Public Schools’ pre–kindergarten program on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the E. Ethel Little School on Barberry Road. This is a perfect opportunity to meet the staff, explore the classroom, visit the gym, discover...

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NRHS honors its fall athletes

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Published December 13, 2018 NORTH READING — The NRHS fall sports teams closed out their seasons with the annual Sports Awards Night recently, always a special night for the athletes and their families.  In additional to the traditional letter awards, over two dozen special awards were distributed to the members of the nine teams.  Fall Varsity Special Awards Football...

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Casey honored by MBCA

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Published December 13, 2018 NORTH READING — Longtime North Reading High School boys’ basketball head coach Joe Casey was honored recently by the Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Association for earning his 200th career victory last season at their annual Hall of Fame Banquet at Holy Cross College. Casey, a 1988 NRHS graduate, officially entered the MBCA Victory Club, joining a...

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LNR co-op wrestling team eyes steady improvement

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Published December 13, 2018 By DAN TOMASELLO NORTH READING — The Lynnfield-North Reading co-operative wrestling team is back on the mat and is ready to rumble this season. The Black and Gold concluded the 2017–18 season with a 9-18-1 record. LNR has a strong core returning this winter, which includes 17 North Reading wrestlers and five Lynnfield grapplers. “We will...

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Vincenza M. Ingaciola, 95

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Supported the war effort during WWII Published December 13, 2018 EVERETT — Vincenza M. “Vinny” Ingaciola, 95, of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Born in Boston, Vinny grew up in East Boston, and later moved to Saugus and then Everett, where she lived for many years. A smart and talented woman, Vinny, in her...

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Lois M. Chochrek, 79

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Devoted to faith, family; served as a Eucharistic Minister Published December 6, 2018 NORTH READING — Lois M. (Egan) Chochrek, 79, of North Reading and formerly of Woburn, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank S. Chochrek....

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Dolores M. Meli

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Published December 6, 2018 NORTH READING — Dolores M. Meli of North Reading, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Meli and the loving mother of Joseph Meli and his wife Cheryl of New Hampshire, and David Meli and his wife Dina of Dracut. She was the sister of the late Maureen...

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