Saved from the wrecking ball

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Food Pantry’s future home may be the ultimate in recycling Published July 11, 2019 NORTH READING — Just a few months after its launch, The Food Pantry HOME Fund is gaining momentum as news of the partnership between Christian Community Service (CCS) – the interfaith nonprofit that operates the pantry – and the Union Congregational Church, spreads. CCS has...

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Tree removal, roadway project humming along this week 

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Published July 11, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — By all accounts the road reconstruction project on Peter and Anthony roads, as well as the shorter connecting streets between them of Victoria and Richard roads remains on schedule, with tree removal begun this week. DPW Director Patrick Bower told the Transcript on Tuesday morning, “It’s going very well. We started...

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Chapter 40B Housing Development Application for 20 Elm Street filed with ZBA

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Posted on: Thursday, July 11, 2019 After many months of discussion and speculation, the official application proposing a 200-unit apartment complex on the site in and around the former driving range at the Thomson Country Club at 20 Elm St. was filed with the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) Wednesday, after press time.  This means the first PUBLIC...

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Barker named U.S. Lacrosse All-Academic player

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Published July 11, 2019 NORTH READING — The North Reading High School Athletic Department and girls’ lacrosse program is proud to announce that senior captain Gabrielle Barker has been selected as a U.S. Lacrosse All-Academic Player for the commonwealth of Massachusetts. A U.S. Lacrosse All-Academic Player is one who exhibits exemplary lacrosse skills, good sportsmanship on the field and represents high...

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Northeast Hornets win third in a row

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Published July 11, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — The North Reading Northeast League (ages 15-18) baseball team won their third game in a row on Monday night as they hammered visiting Billerica 13-3 at North Reading High in a five-inning mercy-rule game. With that victory, North Reading improved to 5-2 as they are in first place in the...

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Youth Track and Field Program another big success

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Published July 11, 2019 NORTH READING — The North Reading Parks and Recreation Youth Track and Field Program was another huge success. The program ran for six afternoons from June 11 to June 27. Each day’s two-hour session consisted of expert instruction from NRHS track coach Sotirios Pintzopoulos followed by competition. Instruction included event rules, proper techniques, safety issues...

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Charles Piscatelli, 77

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Master builder and talented craftsman Published July 11, 2019 NORTH READING — Charles “Charlie” Piscatelli, 77, died peacefully, after a lengthy illness at home surrounded by loved ones on Friday June 28, 2019 in North Reading. Charles is survived by his loving wife Marilyn of North Reading; his daughter Phaedra and her husband Brian Doucette of Middleton; his son...

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Anthony Charles Mack, 78

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Project engineer helped develop a heat shield for Apollo space vehicle Published July 11, 2019 NORTH READING — Anthony Charles Mack, 78, of Brooklyn, N.Y., North Reading, Portage, Mich., and Gloucester was born July 30, 1940 and called home by God July 2, 2019. He was the son of the late Josephine V. Mack (Stolfi) and John G. Mack...

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Carmella “Millie” Cacicio, 101

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Enjoyed Bingo and activities at Senior Center Published July 11, 2019 NORTH READING — Carmella “Millie” (Castiglione) Cacicio of North Reading passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the age of 101. Born on June 25, 1918, she was the loving wife of the late Leo Cacicio. She was the devoted mother of John L. Cacicio and his wife Rose, Janice M. Servideo and...

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