NR man pleads guilty to prescription drug sales

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and North Reading Chief of Police Michael Murphy have announced that on Friday, March 10, 2017, John McNeil, 57, of North Reading pled guilty to two counts of possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance, distribution of a Class B substance, two counts of possession of a Class B substance and possession with intent to distribute a Class C substance in connection with the defendant operating a drug distribution scheme. Judge Stacey Fortes...

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Selectmen approve beer and wine license transfer

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Published in the March 23, 2017 edition NORTH READING – The long saga of one of the town’s beer and wine licenses came to an end Monday night as selectmen voted to approve its transfer to the Lucky Mart on the corner of North Street and Route 28. At a meeting back in December, selectmen voted to approve an extension until the end of March for previous license holder Chris Pendleton to find a new buyer or make other arrangements. Pendleton had owned the former Tedeschi Food Mart in North Reading before that company was purchased by 7-11 and...

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Schultz announces selectman campaign

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition By Bill Laforme NORTH READING – North Reading voters will have a contested selectman’s race awaiting them in the May 2 town election, with Andrew Schultz having announced his candidacy last week. Schultz, who has lived in North Reading since 2005 with his wife Leslie and two sons, is an attorney with offices in North Reading, Worcester, and Salem, New Hampshire. His nine-employee legal practice focuses on real estate and zoning, family law, and personal injury. Schultz graduated from the University of...

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Hockey players receive post-season honors

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Published in the March 23, 2017 edition By Stephen Martellucci NORTH READING – Several players from the North Reading High boys hockey team, that won the Cape Ann League title this winter, recently received post-season honors. Four Hornets were named to the CAL All-League Team. Those four players were Tyler Collins (senior- defenseman), John Day (junior- goalie), James Doran (senior- defenseman), and Kevin Murphy (junior- defenseman). Four other players made the CAL All-Star team, John Merullo (senior- forward), Colin Chase (senior-...

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Squirts hockey team wins at CAN/AM tournament

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Published in the March 23, 2017 edition LAKE PLACID, NY – On March 8th, the majestic winter village of Lake Placid, New York welcomed the North Reading Hornets Squirt hockey team for the 2017 CAN/AM Hockey Tournament. Following the scenic drive through the Adirondacks, the team squared off against their first opponent, the New Jersey Junior Devils. The Hornets began the tournament in powerful fashion, handily controlling the game with a 12-0 victory. 8 different Hornets recorded a goal in this first contest. Game #2 proved to be a bit...

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NRLL to sponsor Challenger Division again in 2017

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Published in the March 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – North Reading Little League is proud to announce that its Challenger Division will return for the fourth straight year. Challenger is most easily described as adaptive baseball for kids with special needs. It was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and intellectual challenges, ages 4-18 (or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school), to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who...

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Jack Ton, 45

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Mechanical engineer, enjoyed sports Published in the May 23, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Jack T. Ton, 45, of North Reading, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Born in Dalat, Vietnam on January 1,1972. Jack was a Mechanical Engineer for Amphenol Pcd in Beverly. Jack has been a resident of North Reading for the past 15 years. He enjoyed flag football, tennis and skiing. Family members include his loving wife Courtney Park; his son, Roman and daughter, Matilda, all of North Reading; his parents, Cuong That Ton and Lan Thi Hoang; his...

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Elaine (Walsh) Piper, 81

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Active at O’Leary Senior Center Published in the March 23, 2017 edition READING – M. Elaine (Walsh) Piper, 81, of Reading, formerly of No. Reading & Campton, NH died March 17, 2017 at the Winchester Hospital. She was born on February 13, 1936 in Watertown, MA and was the daughter of the late William and Mildred (Whitehouse) Walsh. She was raised in Watertown and Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School and Burdett College of Boston. She worked as an administrative assistant for the Stone and Webster Engineering...

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Sanford Kimo Lindon, 59

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Published in the March 23, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Sanford Kimo Lindon, 59, of North Reading died on Monday, March 13 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 3, 1957, he was the son of the late Jack and Marjorie (Soule) Lindon. Kimo was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1976 and Merrimack College. Kimo is survived by his wife Jamie D. Penney, his brother Jack Lindon of Milton, GA and his sister Dorothy Lindon of Milford, NH. A Memorial gathering will be held at Jamie &...

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