Transitions: Building Inspector retires; 3 employees join ranks

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Transitions: Building Inspector retires; 3 employees join ranks

Published in the April 26, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Building Inspector Jim DeCola, who will retire on Friday after more than 30 years of service to the town in a variety of roles, was honored by the Board of Selectmen Monday night. Before a packed house of his friends and colleagues, which included many Town Hall...

read more

Decision on water to be made by May 31

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Decision on water to be made by May 31

Published in the April 26, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — In the continuing quest to obtain as much information about the pros and cons in the MWRA vs. Andover water options for the town, the Board of Selectmen Monday night was unanimous in extending its decision by another month, to May 31. This decision was reached...

read more

Candidate’s statements in today’s issue

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Candidate’s statements in today’s issue

Published in the April 26, 2018 edition Inside today’s Transcript you will find the first installment of candidate’s statements from those seeking office for the Board of Selectmen and School Committee. Next week we will publish candidate’s statements from those running for Community Planning Commission, Housing Authority and Town Moderator. Although there are no contested races in this year’s...

read more

Exciting three-game win streak for Hornet baseball

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Exciting three-game win streak for Hornet baseball

Published in the April 26, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — Does three consecutive wins and 25 combined runs including a go-ahead dinger in extra innings sound like an exciting week of baseball? Yes, that was a rhetorical question asked in order to create a dramatic effect rather than to get an answer. The Hornets (4-2) beat...

read more

Boys’ track splits against Masco and Newburyport

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Boys’ track splits against Masco and Newburyport

State Relay Championship on Sunday, April 29 at NRHS Published in the April 26, 2018 edition BOXFORD — The NRHS boys’ spring track team outlasted the cold and wind Wednesday, April 11 at Masconomet Regional High School as they improved their record to 1-1 with a win over Newburyport 79.5-66.5 and a loss to Masco 75-70. Overall event winners included...

read more

After 40 seasons, Condardo is hanging up his clipboard

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on After 40 seasons, Condardo is hanging up his clipboard

Published in the April 26, 2018 edition By TOM CONDARDO NORTH READING — Forty seasons. Four-hundred-and-nineteen games. Road trips from Haverhill to Hull, from Winthrop to Wayland, and from BC’s Alumni Field to Gillette Stadium. It’s time. I’m hanging up my Bic 4-color ballpoint pen, my Sony Cybershot camera, and my trusty clipboard. For 11 seasons (1976-1986) covering North...

read more

Cesino B. Perella, 86

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Cesino B. Perella, 86

Korean War veteran was active as Mason, Shriner and umpire Published in the April 26, 2018 edition WILMINGTON — Cesino B. “Chet” Perella, 86, of Wilmington, formerly of Jeffersonville, Ind. and North Reading, died at his home on April 17, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Jeana “Charlene” (Doan) Perella, who died this past September. Born...

read more

Marilyn Babine, 75

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Marilyn Babine, 75

Dental hygienist for over 50 years; loved showing horses Published in the April 19, 2018 edition MIDDLETON — Marilyn (Fender) Babine, of Middleton, passed quietly on April 9, 2018 after a long struggle. Marilyn was born in Winchester on June 12, 1942, the daughter of the Marie (Davies) Fender and William Fender. A graduate of Wakefield High School in...

read more

Gerald A. MacAdams, 70

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Gerald A. MacAdams, 70

Loved Newfound Lake vacations Published in the April 19, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Gerald A. MacAdams, 70, of North Reading, succumbed peacefully to cancer at his home surrounded by his loving family on April 12, 2018. Gerald is survived by his wife Dorothy (Callahan) MacAdams of 42 years. Gerald and Dorothy are originally from Medford and moved to...

read more