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PHOTO: Enjoying a snow day

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House fire linked to drug making operation

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – North Reading Police have issued arrest warrants for two town residents accused of running a drug manufacturing operation linked to last week’s house fire on Travelled Way. According to an announcement from the department, police have issued warrants for Lowell Navarro, age 28, and Jacob Stanish, age 31, both North Reading residents. The two are reportedly facing charges of unlawful manufacturing of a Class B controlled substance (MDMA), and conspiracy to violate drug laws. As...

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Winter weather brings few safety issues

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition By Bill Laforme NORTH READING – Last weekend’s winter weather passed through town with few significant safety issues, with a handful of icy roads and trees down accounting for most calls from residents. Among the public safety calls received over the weekend, a car reportedly slid into a snow bank on Orchard Drive on Friday night and was freed with no damage. Several hours later, a plow truck struck a fire alarm box near Fordham Road and late Saturday morning a town-owned vehicle was in an...

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Iconic Ship restaurant slated for demolition

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — Plans have been filed with two town boards in Lynnfield seeking to demolish The Ship Restaurant, a landmark on Route 1 south since the mid-1920s. The first public hearing in the process of converting the area currently occupied by The Ship Restaurant into a small three-unit strip mall plus a free-standing bank building was held before the Lynnfield Zoning Board of Appeals Feb. 7. After a lengthly discussion on the site plan, traffic circulation, proposed building...

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Classified Realty Group recognizes top producers

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Last week Classified Realty Group held its annual meeting and awards ceremony to recognize the company’s top producers, to recap 2016, and to finalize the sales and marketing plans for 2017. Agents from the company’s three locations, North Reading, Reading, and Wakefield, were in attendance. The Reading office’s top producer award winners were Susan Gormady and Katie Varney. Top producers from the North Reading office were Lisa Santilli, Laurie Cappuccio, and Matt Quinlan. It’s...

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Tara Brooks joins Janice Sullivan team

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – We are thrilled to announce that Tara Brooks, a lifelong local resident, has joined The Janice Sullivan Team of LAER Realty Partners. Tara is a graduate of Lynnfield High and Boston University. As a new Realtor, Tara is eager to assist both buyers and sellers with all of their real estate needs. “Tara’s knowledge of the North Shore of Boston, as a resident, mother of 2, lover of all things New England, will provide her clients with unique insight into the variety of home...

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Proposed medical marijuana facility comes up short

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Published in the February 9, 2017 edition By Bill Laforme NORTH READING – Selectmen narrowly voted to reject a nonprofit group’s effort to open a medical marijuana facility in town, largely because of the various shortcomings and red flags that came up involving the group itself. Since the beginning of the year, the Cardiac Arrythmia Syndrome Foundation had been working with selectmen on its proposed facility, on issues ranging from security and police concerns to potential revenue deals with the town. Specifically, the group had been...

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House fire on Traveled Way

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Published in the February 9, 2017 edition NORTH READING – The North Reading Fire Department responded to a house fire Tuesday night at 6 Traveled Way. A box alarm was struck around 11:40 p.m. and several 911 calls were received reporting the fire. A duty crew consisting of Captain Don Stats and Firefighters Vin Zarella, Cory Harris and Nick LeColst responded. Call back personnel manned Engines 1 and 4, along with Ladder 1 and Rescue 1. Chief Warnock and Deputy Galvin also responded. Upon police and fire arrival there was heavy smoke and...

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Restroom facility project taking shape

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Published in the February 9, 2017 edition By Bill Laforme NORTH READING – A proposal to install restrooms at the Arthur Kenney field is taking shape with an eye on having design and cost estimates ready for an expected public hearing on March 6, Athletic Facilities Committee Chair Mel Webster told the Transcript in a recent conversation. The special town meeting, which will include a warrant article on funding the restrooms, is on March 13. Webster said that at the committee’s last meeting, members voted to have CBI Consulting develop...

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PHOTO: Afternoon swim

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