NORTH READING — To accommodate vacation schedules and the upcoming 4th of July holiday, the Transcript has early deadlines for the July 7 edition.

Due to the 4th of July falling on a Monday, early deadlines apply to both editorial and advertising content.

All press releases, photos and editorial content, letters to the editor, must be emailed to the Transcript by noon on Friday, July 1 for inclusion in the July 7 edition (obituaries only will be accepted until noon on Tuesday, July 5). Please use this email address:

All advertising reservations (display, legal and classifieds) for the July 7 edition must be submitted by Friday, July 1 at noon.

The Advertising Department can be reached at 781-245-0080 or To place an advertisement please ask for Chris Ellison or Jon Pinkney.

The Transcript appreciates everyone’s cooperation and wishes all of our readers a safe, fun and happy 4th of July holiday.