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Wanted: Your photos for NRHS graduation supplement!

Posted by on May 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Wanted: Your photos for NRHS graduation supplement!

Published May 13, 2021 Every year, the Transcript publishes a supplement highlighting North Reading High School graduates. To celebrate the Class of 2021, we would like to include photos of seniors taken in individual or group settings, both in and out of class, from this academic year. To do so, we need your help, since due to COVID-19 regulations our access to attend many milestone events for the senior class was limited. Send your high resolution senior photographs as jpg attachments to: [email protected] Please include a brief description of each submission and identify...

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Front Page: May 13, 2021

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Manupelli to lead Select Board for third consecutive year

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Published May 13, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Meet the new board; it’s same as the old board. The Select Board held its reorganization meeting last Wednesday night, the day after an annual Town Election in which the voters returned incumbents Kate Manupelli and Stephen O’Leary to their seats on the board. In the last week of the campaign the incumbents were challenged by two write-in candidates, Jeff Yull and John Barrette. Manupelli, with 958 votes, and O’Leary with 1,042 votes, easily withstood the challenge from Yull...

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Town’s library re-opens for browsing

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Published May 13, 2021 NORTH READING — The Flint Memorial Library officially re-opened to patrons yesterday, May 12, signaling the beginning of the end of COVID-19 restrictions. Visits to all levels of the library are by timed entry. There are four types of appointments available, as well as continued contactless pickup services. Appointments, limit one per day, will be available for: • 15-minute browsing visits on the first, second and third floors; • 30-minute extended browsing visits on first, second and third floors; • 30-minute visits for reference help, computer...

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Mother seeks assistance to protect addresses of group home residents from disclosure

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Published May 13, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — During the public comment portion of Monday night’s Select Board meeting, Gillis Drive resident Elizabeth Coolidge-Stolz made a direct, heartfelt appeal to the board to provide her family with the assistance they need to fight the challenge to the town’s Safe Harbor status as it relates to the Chapter 40B application by NY Ventures LLC. Under this 40B application, property owner Nick Yebba, through NY Ventures, seeks to develop 200 rental units at 20 Elm Street on land that...

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Memorial Day observances on May 31

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Published May 13, 2021 NORTH READING – The 2021 Memorial Day ceremony will be conducted as a virtual event at 11 a.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 to be broadcast by NORCAM. Traditional Memorial Day services will be conducted live on Memorial Day by the North Reading Minit and Militia at the following cemeteries and memorial: 7:00 a.m.: Riverside Cemetery 7:45 a.m.: Harmony Vale Cemetery 8:30 a.m.: Ipswich River Park Blue Star Memorial 8:45 a.m.: Park Street Cemetery The public is invited to attend. Please practice safe social...

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PHOTO: Peaceful paddle

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Peaceful paddle

ONE’S PERSPECTIVE of the Ipswich River changes dramatically when paddling on it versus driving over it. Eric Evans captured it from his kayak on approach to the Washington Street bridge, behind Nan’s Cafe. A fish even jumped out of the water in front of him during a leisurely paddle from Ipswich River Park to a half-mile before the Bostik dam in South Middleton. (Eric Evans Photo) Published May 13,...

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Voters return incumbents to office

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Voters return incumbents to office

Published May 6, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY Annual Town Election Results May 4, 2021Download NORTH READING — Voters overwhelmingly returned incumbent Select Board members Stephen J. O’Leary and Kathryn M. Manupelli, and incumbent School Committee members Dyana M. Boutwell and Richard F. McGowan to their respective seats in Tuesday’s annual election in races that had been uncontested until a week prior to election day. But a lot can unfold in a week’s time, especially when it comes to politics. SCHOOL COMMITTEE members (from left) Rich McGowan and Dyana Boutwell, and...

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Project 351 Ambassador Dawson Duffley organizing Cradles to Crayons clothing drive

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in North Reading News | Comments Off on Project 351 Ambassador Dawson Duffley organizing Cradles to Crayons clothing drive

Published May 6, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Dawson Duffley, an eighth-grader at North Reading Middle School, is this year’s Project 351 Ambassador. DAWSON DUFFLEY is the Project 351 Ambassador representing North Reading Middle School in 2021. (Maureen Doherty Photo) The student ambassador program is designed to unite eighth-graders across the commonwealth’s 351 cities and towns in a variety of service projects. Founded by former Gov. Deval Patrick in 2011, the goal of the program is to develop the next generation of leaders. At NRMS, Principal Dr....

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Front Page: May 6, 2021

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