NR water is ‘all set’ for next 99 years

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on NR water is ‘all set’ for next 99 years

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — We have a deal! On June 13, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law the 99-year intermunicipal agreement between North Reading and Andover that guarantees the town access to a potable water supply through 2117. House bill 4552 sponsored by Rep. Bradley Jones Jr. and his counterpart...

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No change in FY19 water rates for customers

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Published in the June 21, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — There’s great news for all customers of the North Reading Water Department. The Fiscal Year 2019 water rates will not be increasing this year, Water Superintendent Mark Clark reported to the Board of Selectmen Monday night during the annual public hearing required to be held to...

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NRHS Class of 2018 future plans

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Published in the June 21, 2018 edition NORTH READING — The 214 graduates of North Reading High School’s largest class in recent memory has announced their future plans.  A total of 199 students, or 92%, has chosen to continue their educations at two-year or four-year colleges and universities while three have enlisted in the armed forces, three will attend professional schools, one is...

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Hornets are Div. 2 Sectional Champs

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NR beats Whittier Tech, Burlington to take the North Published in the June 21, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LOWELL — Big dog’s gotta eat! The North Reading High School softball team has stayed true to their motto all year as they refused to go hungry on their way to a Div. 2 North championship. Cruise past Whittier Tech The...

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East Coast Dance Center wins the Girls’ 12U Softball championship in extra innings

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Published in the June 21, 2018 edition NORTH READING — In a hotly contested battle, East Coast Dance Center narrowly edged out Cue Think, 8-6 in extra innings to take the North Reading Girls 12U Softball Championship! Cue Think jumped to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning until Bella Puliafico hit a blast to right field driving in...

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North Reading senior awarded eSports scholarship

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on North Reading senior awarded eSports scholarship

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Antonio Bautista-Foti, class 2018 of North Reading High School, is a new kind of athlete for a new type of sport. Antonio will be attending Illinois College in the fall of 2018 as a student-athlete and participate in the sport of eSports League of Legends while fulfilling his academic responsibilities....

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William C. Wenzell, Jr., 42

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Known for his encompassing bear hugs Published in the June 21, 2018 edition NORTH READING — William C. “Bill” Wenzell, Jr., 42, of North Reading, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Born in Stoneham on October 15, 1975, he was the son of Sandra (Rinaldi) Wenzell and the late William C. Wenzell, Sr. He was a lifelong resident...

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Peter C. Sapp, 52

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Avid soccer fan, also enjoyed hiking in the woods Published in the June 21, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Peter C. Sapp, 52, of North Reading and formerly of Huntsville, Alabama, died at his home, surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Born in Westminster, Calif. on August 27, 1965, he was a graduate of Grissom High...

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Michele L. Balestracci, 61

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Michele L. Balestracci, 61

North Reading High School Class of 1975 Published in the June 14, 2018 edition NORTH READING — On Friday, June 8, 2018, Michele L. (Cordesco) Balestracci, 61, wife, mother and friend, passed away after her long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Michele will be forever remembered by her husband, and best friend, Mark, of 40 years, and her precious...

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