Liane Gonzalez pulls papers for Select Board

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Published February 14, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The field of potential candidates in the May 7 town election has expanded. Earlier this week, Liane R. Gonzalez of Clover Road pulled nomination papers at the Town Clerk’s office to seek endorsements for one of two open seats on the Select Board. Both incumbents, Chairman Michael Prisco and...

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Parents outraged over alleged busing negligence

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Published February 14, 2019 By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING — Batchelder School parent Marisa Lava took to social media Monday evening to express her concerns regarding North Reading Transportation’s (NRT) Bus 4. “My son goes to the Batch and we have had a ridiculous amount of safety issues with the bus company, North Reading Transportation. We have had at...

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Educator evaluation system taxing administrators

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Published February 14, 2019 By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING — Superintendent Jon Bernard updated the School Committee on the implementation of the educator evaluation system at the board’s January 28 meeting. Bernard reported that an evaluation committee has been formed, per the most recent collective bargaining agreement with the North Reading Education Association (NREA). The superintendent noted that the administrators...

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Boys’ team holds off Triton to make CAL season truly perfect

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Published February 14, 2019 ROXBURY — On Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, the North Reading boys’ indoor track team was able to put the stamp on their perfect Cape Ann League campaign with a close victory in the Cape Ann League Open meet with a total score of 61 points, just three points ahead...

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Girls win second consecutive CAL Open Championship

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Published February 14, 2019 ROXBURY — The NRHS girls’ track and field team won their second straight Cape Ann League Open Championship on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. This makes three championships in the last four years as the meet was cancelled in 2017 due to weather. Sophomore Katelyn Gorgenyi led the team in...

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Lady Hornets qualify for tourney; improve to 11-5 after historic win over Masco

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Published February 14, 2019 By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — On Feb. 4, the NRHS girls’ basketball team traveled to Masco and were defeated by the 13-4 Chieftains 53-32. The high scorer for North Reading was junior Lauren Sullivan who had 11 points. Overwhelm Hamilton-Wenham 68-41 Junior Ali Grasso scored 20 points to help lead the Hornets to their 68-41 blowout...

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Edith Nancy Almeida, 80

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Enjoyed nature, cats, gardening and sewing Published February 14, 2019 HUDSON, N.H. — Edith Nancy (Heselton) Almeida, 80, of Hudson, N.H., formerly of Haverhill and North Reading passed away peacefully at the Greenbrier Nursing Home in Nashua, N.H. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from a lengthy battle from Alzheimer’s dementia disease. Edith Nancy was the widow of the late...

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Arthur L. Pierce Jr., 77

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Former owner of North Reading’s Main Street Garage Published February 14, 2019 PALM BAY, Florida — Arthur L. Pierce, Jr., 77, of Palm Bay, Florida and formerly of North Reading, died Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Florida. Born in Lawrence, Mass. on August 25, 1941, he was the son of the late...

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Jerilyn A. Barton, 76

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Worked at the Saugus Stop & Shop for many years Posted on: Thursday, February 14, 2019 Jerilyn A. Barton, age 76 of North Reading and a former longtime Wakefield resident died February 12 in Wilmington. She was born in Stoneham, MA on August 13, 1942 and was the daughter of the late William and Lucy (Verrengia) Marinelli. She was...

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