Rudloff seeks CPC seat in town election

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Published March 14, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — On Monday, a new candidate took out nomination papers for the last uncontested seat in the 2019 town election. David Rudloff of 29 Duane Drive is seeking nomination to run for the Community Planning Commission (CPC) seat vacated in late January by Jonathan Cody, who has moved from town....

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Two fires, freak car accident keep first responders busy

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Published March 14, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — It was quite a week for North Reading’s first responders last week. In addition to their routine calls, the town’s emergency services were called upon to respond to two structure fires and one potential water rescue in a span of five days. Ten Rod Way Just before 5 p.m....

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T.A. cites accomplishments under new Public Safety Administration department model

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Published March 14, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING —The Public Safety Administration budget would remain level funded with one line item to cover the director’s $30,000 stipend under the proposed budget currently under review as part of the town’s FY2020 budget process. Established last year after a change was approved by the Select Board in the town’s organizational...

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Great season comes to an end for co-op girls’ hockey team

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Published March 14, 2019 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WOBURN — The Div. 1 girls’ hockey tournament is pound-for-pound the toughest bracket in Massachusetts high school sports. There are no sectionals tournaments, just one big state clash to decide the best. So when it reads that the Peabody/Lynnfield/North Reading girls’ hockey team lost in the quarterfinals don’t buy it. After a magical...

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Lord finishes 5th in the nation in Emerging Elite 60-meter hurdles

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Published March 14, 2019 NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. — Last Friday, North Reading junior Billy Lord took his Division 4 State Championship, 3rd overall finish in the All-State championship and 5th overall finish in the New England Championship to New York City to compete in at New Balance Nationals. Lord competed in the emerging elite category of the 60...

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Hornets shine at postseason meets

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Published March 14, 2019 BOSTON — Following another successful indoor track season where the NRHS girls’ track and field team captured their second straight Division 4 State Championship, a few individuals qualified to compete at the All State Championship and New England Championships. In order to earn a bid to the All State Championship individuals have to rank in the...

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Loretta M. Wallace, 88

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U.S. Navy veteran; owned and operated Chipman’s Published March 14, 2019 MELROSE — Loretta M. (O’Connor) Wallace, 88, of Melrose, died at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on March 9, 2019. Loretta grew up in Jamaica Plain with her mother, father, and brother Jim. She attended parochial schools and led a life of strong faith. After graduating high school, Loretta enlisted in...

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William A. Woods, 75

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U.S. Army veteran; enjoyed fishing, golf and pool Published March 14, 2019 NORTH READING — William A. Woods, 75, of North Reading and formerly of Charlestown, died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. He was the beloved husband of the late Cheryl A. (Bourque) Woods. Born in Boston on September 21, 1943,...

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Diane E. Turla, 75

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Published March 14, 2019 NORTH READING — Diane E. (Lewis) Turla, 75, of North Reading, passed away on March 4, 2019. Born on December 15, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth Lewis. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Turla and was the loving sister of Charlotte Bushnell and her husband Fred...

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