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Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in North Reading News | Comments Off

Published in the August 17, 2017 edition NORTH READING – The fourth and fifth graders of the L.D. Batchelder School will celebrate their summer reading of “The Lemonade War” by Jacqueline Davies by running a good old-fashioned lemonade stand at the school on Wednesday, August 23 from 11 a.m. to  to 2 p.m.   For $1 a glass, all proceeds will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand to support research and treatment of childhood cancer. Please stop by and support our students giving...

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PHOTO: 101 years young!

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in North Reading News | Comments Off

Published in the August 17, 2017 edition

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Volunteers awarded for contributions to town

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the August 17, 2017 edition By BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – Towns have become increasingly dependent on volunteers in recent years for any number of needs, and in many places, volunteers aren’t always easy to come by. With that in mind, the town took time Friday to honor a number of residents who have distinguished themselves by their public service. North Reading’s third annual breakfast for volunteers at the O’Leary Senior Center, organized by the Community Impact Team, featured more than a half dozen awards given to some...

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The Macs are back for their 8th Falmouth Road Race

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

$466,000 raised to date for Sturge-Weber Syndrome support Published in the August 10, 2017 edition Editor’s Note: Due to a production error, the complete version of this story did not appear in print. Read the full version here. By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The Macs are back… and they’re as inspiring as ever!  The McIntyre family — Pam, Dan, Ryan and Ava — is continuing its quest to raise funds and awareness of an orphan neurological disease that afflicts just a few thousand people worldwide: Sturge-Weber Syndrome. The North...

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School policy revisions OK’d

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the August 10, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO NORTH READING — The School Committee approved four policy revisions recently. One of the revised policies is Policy DK, which pertains to the school system’s student activity accounts. Finance Director Michael Connelly said the policy was revamped due to updated state regulations. “We are required to have an outside auditor audit student activity accounts at least once every three years,” said Connelly. “They were audited internally last year, and the town accountant helped perform...

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Lee gearing up for new role with restaurant association

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in North Reading News | Comments Off

Published in the August 10, 2017 edition By BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – The co-owner of the Horseshoe Grille is taking on a new leadership role among the state’s restaurant owners and the variety of issues they work on from year to year. Pat Lee was recently elected chairman of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association’s Board of Directors, a post he is expected to hold for one year. A North Reading native, Lee has also been a local Chamber of Commerce president and he is involved with St. Theresa’s Parish on their council and finance...

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Small but mighty!

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Published in the August 10, 2017 edition

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AUDIOLOGISTS CORNER: Sound advice

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in North Reading News | Comments Off

Published in the August 10, 2017 edition This was submitted by Atlantic Audiology. Happy summer! Here in New England, we know how to appreciate our hot, hazy days of summer. We spend a lot of time outside, enjoying the sunshine. For many of us, that means yard work and gardening. Most of us will enjoy a cookout and fireworks display for the 4th of July. What do these activities have in common? Loud noises that we need to protect our ears from! Loud noises, like lawn mowers, weed-whackers, music and fireworks, can be very damaging to our...

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WZLX DJ discusses new book

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in North Reading News | Comments Off

Published in the August 3, 2017 edition.

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Night Out celebration focuses on community building

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in North Reading News | Comments Off

Published in the August 3, 2017 edition. By BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – A sizeable crowd turned out for North Reading’s annual National Night Out celebration Tuesday night. The event at Ipswich River Park helped to showcase a number of the town’s organizations and the services they provide to the community. For example, members of the fire department helped young children try out a fire hose, directing it onto a small wooden mockup of a burning building. Kids could sit on a police motorcycle or check out a S.W.A.T. vehicle, or they could...

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