Save the town from a ‘Mad Scientist’ at Masquers’ Haunted Walk Thru!

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By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING High School Masquers senior co-President Rachel Schladenhauffen, also an actress in the production, models her costume for a scene in the upcoming Haunted Walk Thru. (Erin Carlson Photo)  NORTH READING — The North Reading High School Masquers is excited to present its Haunted Walk Thru for the community on Friday...

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Early Voting begins Saturday for State Election

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Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING — Early Voting leading up to Election Day 2020 begins this Saturday, October 17 and continues every day thereafter for 14 days, through Friday, October 30, inclusive, statewide. This two-week Early Voting period to determine the next president and other down ballot office holders, such as members of Congress and the State Legislature,...

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Schools have first test case of COVID-19 at Hood

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Published October 15, 2020 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING —The first weekend in October provided the School Department with an opportunity to test its response to a positive case of COVID-19 within the school system when a staff member of the Hood School tested positive. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patrick Daly updated the School Committee on that response at...

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Hornet girls’ soccer ready for unique season

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Two shutouts lead to 2-1 record Published October 15, 2020 By DAN NUNN JENNA DINAPOLI (24) scores the game-winner for the Hornets against Lynnfield and celebrates with her sister Maddie DiNapoli (22) and Maggie Fortin (13). (Dan Pawlowski Photos) NORTH READING — With seven returning starters and two additional players with varsity experience, the 2020 NRHS girls’ soccer team should be...

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Hornet golfers happy to be on the tee

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Published October 15, 2020 By DAN ZIMMERMAN ISABEL BROZENA has stormed the Hillview Golf Course as North Reading’s number one golfer in her freshman season. (Dan Pawlowski Photo) NORTH READING — As the school year drew near and pandemic restrictions began to ease somewhat in the Bay State, there was hope that the MIAA COVID-19 Task Force would find the...

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Field hockey picks up big point against Lynnfield

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Published October 15, 2020 CAPTAIN REES LORD and the NRHS field hockey team has been playing strong defense so far in 2020. (Dan Pawlowski Photo) By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — Last Friday afternoon, the North Reading High field hockey team tied host Lynnfield, 4-4. With that result, the Hornets’ record went to 1-1-1. “It was a positive statement...

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Frank J. Merchel Jr., 86

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Champion swimmer who became noted golf course superintendent Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING — Frank John Merchel Jr., 86, a 56-year resident of North Reading, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Emily (Wisniewski) Merchel, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Frank was born in Pawtucket, R.I....

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Eugenia Cidlevicz, 98

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Longtime Sears Roebuck employee Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING — Eugenia (Gaidis) Cidlevicz, 98, of North Reading, formerly of South Boston and Stoneham, passed away on October 4, 2020, surrounded by her family at Brightview in Wakefield. She was a longtime Sears Roebuck employee in Brookline. Eugenia was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Cidlevicz. She was...

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Nancy I. O’Neil, 74

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Passionate health care and social worker Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING — Nancy I. O’Neil (Vine), 74, of Brooksville, Fla., passed away on June 27, 2020, after battling a long illness. Nancy was born Aug. 23, 1945, in Pawtucket, R.I., to Isabel M. (Kelleher) and Norman S. Vine. Nancy attended schools in Attleboro, graduating from high school in...

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