UPDATED: West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes from North Reading; Spraying Scheduled for Tuesday, August 21st

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on UPDATED: West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes from North Reading; Spraying Scheduled for Tuesday, August 21st

Posted on: Friday, August 17, 2018 The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced on August 16th that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected in the Lindor Road area of North Reading.  A public health advisory from the North Reading Health Department may be found here.  Information regarding scheduled mosquito spraying may be found...

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Adventures in camping

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Adventures in camping

Yurts at state parks make pastime universally accessible Published in the August 16, 2018 edition By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL  NORTH READING — Although we live among the beauty of Martin’s Pond right here in North Reading, it was about four years ago that I was lamenting the fact that I hadn’t been camping in a really long time. My...

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Kitty’s re-opened on Saturday

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Published in the August 16, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Last Thursday, Kitty’s Restaurant and Lounge announced that its re-opening would take place at lunchtime on Saturday, August 11. Via their Facebook page and email, the following announcement was made by the White family, owners of the restaurant: “To all our loyal customers. We thank you...

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Gridmen to play Northeast Voke in first game of the season

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Five of eight scheduled regular season games to be on the road Published in the August 16, 2018 edition NORTH READING – The NRHS varsity football team recently announced the addition of Northeast Metro Tech to their regular season schedule. North Reading will host the Voke for their first game of the season on Friday, September 7 at 7...

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Diamond Club Golf Tournament on Friday

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Event will honor NRHS’s 2012 State Championship baseball team Published in the August 16, 2018 edition NORTH READING — For one day each year, the North Reading Diamond Club trades in line drives for long drives when it hosts the Diamond Club Golf Tournament. This year’s event takes place Friday, Aug. 24, at the Hillview Golf Course, with 7 a.m....

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A sports trip to remember from Transcript sports writer Martellucci

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Published in the August 16, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI TORONTO — For the second year in a row I went to Niagara Falls for my summer vacation. Along with seeing the sights. I also did some sports related activities. Last year I golfed at our resort golf course about 12 miles north of Niagara Falls while this year...

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Martha C. Margeson, 66

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Enjoyed bowling, softball, crocheting and knitting Published in the August 16, 2018 edition APOLLO BEACH, Fla. — Martha C. (Melanson) Margeson, 66, of Apollo Beach, Fla., formerly of Freedom, N.H. and North Reading, Mass. died on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Port Charlotte, Fla. Born in Melrose, Mass. on November 5, 1951, she was the daughter of the late...

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Mary E. Denning, 97

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Mary E. Denning, 97

Enjoyed reading, gardening and sewing Published in the August 9, 2018 edition NEWBURYPORT — Mary E. (Mutch) Denning, 97, of Newburyport, formerly of Charlemont, North Reading and Medford, died Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles T. Denning. Born in Ainslee Point, Nova Scotia, Canada...

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Robert H. Greabell Jr., 71

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Vietnam War veteran Published in the August 9, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Robert H. “Bob” Greabell Jr., 71, of North Reading, died on August 5, 2018. Born on April 11, 1947, he was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Donovan) Greabell and the loving father of Meghan Wilhelmi and her husband JohnPaul of Wakefield and the loving grandfather of...

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