Experiencing college amidst a global pandemic: Stories told through students’ eyes

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Published January 14, 2021 By ALLIE HASTINGS MANY COLLEGES have added green space to their campuses to encourage students to socialize safely outdoors. Monika Stantcheva (center), a junior at Boston College, enjoys a socially-distanced picnic with friends on the converted grounds of an old gymnasium. (Courtesy Photo) NORTH READING — When COVID-19 first took the country by storm in...

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Final tally of 2020 Christmas fund for CCS: $43,837

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Published January 14, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — We could not me more thrilled with the community’s response to the Transcript’s 31st annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund (NHNF). Generosity is certainly more bountiful than the coronavirus in our little town. With so many more people needing to turn to Christian Community Service (CCS) to make ends meet...

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Town Election season officially opens Jan. 19

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Published January 14, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Who’s ready for another election? Ready or not, a new election season gets underway next Tuesday, January 19, which is the first date candidates for political offices in town may officially take out nomination papers. The town’s annual election is Tuesday, May 4. Seats on three boards plus the...

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Hornet boys’ basketball is grateful to compete

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Published January 14, 2021 By DAN NUNN SENIOR Brayden Scribner is one of three captains leading the Hornets in 2021. (NRHS Athletics Photo) NORTH READING — In a season unlike any other, in the face of uncertainty due to the fluid COVID-19 situation, the NRHS boys’ basketball team will need to count on their tri-captains and four other returning players to...

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Hornet hockey falls to Triton 3-0

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Published January 14, 2021 By DAN ZIMMERMAN SAM ELLIOTT stops a shot during an early Triton power play on Jan. 6. The junior had plenty of big saves during North Reading’s season opener against the Vikings at Kasabuski Rink. (NRHS Athletics Photo) SAUGUS — Last season, the North Reading hockey team didn’t fare very well against Triton, losing a pair of...

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Girls’ hoop conquer Generals in season opener

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Published January 14, 2021 By DAN NUNN JUNIOR Rose Morelli had nine points, six rebounds, four steals and two assists during North Reading’s season opening victory over Hamilton-Wenham on Jan. 5. (NRHS Athletics Photo) NORTH READING — The NRHS girls’ basketball team opened the season on Jan. 5 with a hard fought 41-37 home victory over the Hamilton-Wenham Generals.  Junior...

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Gloria R. Mastro, 88

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Retired nurse, volunteer extraordinaire and friend to all Published January 14, 2021 NORTH READING — Gloria R. Mastro, 88, of North Reading, was called to heaven on January 7, 2021 after the heart that she gave so selflessly to others, stopped beating. Born in Berlin, New Hampshire on February 17, 1932 to Louis and Lydia (Drouin) Roy, Gloria attended...

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Shawn M. Dalton, 46

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Shawn M. Dalton, 46

Greenskeeper who loved the outdoors and spending time with friends Published January 14, 2021 Updated from the print edition on January 16, 2021 NORTH READING — Shawn Michael Dalton, 46, of North Reading, died on January 10, 2021 of an injury sustained at home. Born in Lynn on July 1, 1974, he was the youngest of five children. Shawn...

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Elizabeth ‘Julie’ Brown, 79

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Elizabeth ‘Julie’ Brown, 79

Longtime nurse loved to travel, quilt, host family reunions Published January 14, 2021 NORTH READING — Elizabeth “Julie” (Murphy) Brown, 79, passed away peacefully at home with her husband of 56 years as ever by her side. As we attempt to provide a small snapshot of a life well lived, we begin as Julie would…“Are you ready?” Born in...

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