Lost dog back home after month long search

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Published in the January 19, 2017 edition By BILL LaFORME NORTH READING – A nearly month long search for a lost pet came to a happy conclusion this week, with help from locals who helped get the word out via social media. Cody, a four year old Yorkie, was reported missing on Dec. 29 by Michael Creamer of Reading, who said he lives about four miles from where the dog was found. In a phone conversation with the Transcript this week, Creamer explained that Cody had escaped out a door when he was letting in a friend. He put up some flyers for...

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Discussion continues on proposed medical marijuana facility

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Published in the January 19, 2017 edition BILL LaFORME NORTH READING – Selectmen expect to negotiate with representatives of a nonprofit seeking to establish a medical marijuana dispensary in town, with an eye on deciding whether to support the proposal at their Jan. 30 meeting. Earlier this month, the Founder of the Cardiac Arrythmia Foundation, Jayne Vining, appeared before selectmen to make her case for the dispensary, which would be one of three run by the organization – the others being approved facilities in Cambridge and...

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Griswold set for premier “Space People 2” film

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Published in the January 19, 2017 edition By Bill Laforme NORTH READING – Filmmaker Adam Griswold is set to premier his latest project “Space People 2” next Friday evening, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theater in Arlington. Griswold, a town resident who graduated from North Reading High School in 2006, is following up on his first “Space People” movie, a science fiction comedy that was released last year. In a recent conversation with the Transcript, Griswold said that he’s been making his own films for about five years now, each of...

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Craig Stone going into National Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame

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Published in the January 19, 2017 edition BY DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield-North Reading co-operative wrestling head coach Craig Stone has earned a reputation for being one of the sport’s best coaches in the state for over 40 years. Stone’s hard work and dedication are going to be recognized on Saturday, April 29, when he will be inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Gillette Stadium. He is joining Natick wrestling coach Robert Anniballi, Canton wrestling coach Thomas Bartonsek and Norton wrestling...

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Hockey team continues unbeaten streak, 9-0

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Published in the January 19, 2017 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI On Saturday afternoon, the North Reading High boys hockey team beat guest Triton, 5-3, at Kasabuski Rink in Saugus. With the victory, the Hornets improved to 9-0 overall and 4-0 in the Cape Ann League. “They are a tough team to play,” admitted Hornets head coach John Giuliotti. “They also have a new coach, but the special teams were the difference.” North Reading had two power-play goals while the Vikings did not have any. Matt Corrieri scored 5:08 into the first period assisted...

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Hornets extend winning streak to three games

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Escape Ipswich with 49-46 victory Published in the January 19, 2017 edition DAN NUNN IPSWICH — Senior Mike McCauley’s go ahead 3-pointer with 15 seconds left helped the Hornets eke out a 49-46 victory over the Ipswich Tigers on Jan. 9 in what Coach Joe Casey called the team’s “worst performance of the year.” North Reading only shot 15-56 from the floor, went 17-36 from the foul line and committed 21 turnovers. Senior Anthony Maldonado was the high scorer with 11 points. Both teams struggled offensively in the first half. At the half, the game...

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Jeanne C. Tagliamonte

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Taught at Hilltop Nursery School Published in the January 19, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Jeanne C. (Channell) Tagliamonte of North Reading died on Jan. 3. She was the beloved wife of 44 years to Michael Tagliamonte. She was the sister of Marie (Channell) Bowers and John Channell; Mother of Melissa (Tagliamonte) Delin and Lauren Tagliamonte, both of New Hampshire; beloved grandmother of Olivia Delin. Jeanne is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is predeceased by her parents, Leslie and Leone (Auger) Channell....

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Lucy Walker, 98

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Worked as a welder in World War II Published in the January 19, 2017 edition Lucy (Dinn) Walker – 98, of Salem, formerly of Stoneham, North Reading, Dorchester and Gloucester, died Thursday, January 12, at The Lafayette in Marblehead. Born in Gloucester, MA on November 8, 1918, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Lillian (Carew) Dinn. Lucy was raised in Gloucester and Dorchester and graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in Boston. Lucy worked as a housekeeper at Carney Hospital in Dorchester and during World War II as a welder....

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Nancy M. White, 81

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Worked at Kitty’s, which her family owned Published in the January 19, 2017 edition NORTH READING — Nancy M. (LeFave) White, 81, of North Reading and formerly of Wakefield, died Saturday, January 14, at Winchester Hospital, after a brief illness. She was the loving wife of the late George J. White Sr. Born in Wakefield on July 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Marion (Doucette) LeFave. Nancy was raised and attended school in Wakefield. She had been a resident of North Reading for the past 55 years. Nancy worked for...

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