Wednesday Dec 4
A kernel of an idea expanded to a popcorn truck
Most start-ups begin with a kernel of an idea. Jo-Anne and Scott Gibson's new business also started with a kernel - literally.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
North Reading Celebrates Christmas Season With Annual Tree Lighting
A steady cold rain did not stop North Reading from celebrating the annual tree lighting on the common on Sunday.
Police Log: North Reading Woman Summonsed to Court After Fleeing From Police
At 9 a.m., a man dropped off old shotgun shells that he found in his deceased parents' home.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
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New England's Donnie Lyons Elected to Serve a Second Term on PGA of...
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 23 -- The Professional Golfers Association of America issued the following news release: Donnie Lyons, PGA general manager and director of golf for the Town of Lynnfield, Mass., has returned to the PGA Board of Directors for a second term as District 1 Director.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Everything You Need to Know About the North Reading Holiday Tree Lighting Festival
The festivities on the common and at Reading Co-operative Bank will run from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Historic North Reading buildings will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. and the Flint Memorial Library will host its cookie walk between 2 to 4 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make their way to the common for the tree-lighting ceremony via a North Reading fire ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
How Does Reading's Crime Rate Compare to Neighboring Communities?
Property crimes remain the most common crimes reported in Reading, according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Report.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Police Log: Resident Complains About Early Construction Workers
At 5:36 a.m., a neighbor of the North Reading Middle School reported that workers at the school construction project unloaded a truck at the work site at 5:30 a.m. that day and 4:30 a.m. the previous day.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
When Do Schools Close for Thanksgiving in North Reading?
North Reading schools close at 11:21 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 for the holiday. Schools are then closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 on Thanksgiving and Friday, Nov. 29. And don't forget the Hornets take on Lynnfield High in the annual Thanksgiving football classic on Thursday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Police Warn About a Possibly Sick Coyote
North Reading Police are warning residents about a possibly sick coyote that was spotted walking in a neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
Why is it So Smoky in North Reading This Morning?
The cold, November morning air in North Reading is filled with the smell of thick smoke as a large compost fire burns on the Tewksbury/Wilmington line on Thursday morning.
How Does North Reading's Crime Rate Compare to Neighboring Communities?
Property crimes remain the most common crimes reported in North Reading, according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Report.
Violent Crimes Down, Property Crimes Up in North Reading
The FBI's Uniform Crime Report shows that violent crimes continue to drop in North Reading, while other crimes showed an uptick in 2012.
Firefighters Respond to Large Brush Fire in Tewksbury Near Wilmington Line
Firefighters responded to a large brush fire Thursday morning in Tewksbury near the Wilmington line, according to scanner reports.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
What Are Property Taxes Going to be Like Next Year?
The homeowner of the average North Reading single-family home may pay another $176 in property taxes next year after the Board of Selectmen approved the fiscal year 2015 tax rate on Monday.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Wine, Malt Beverage License for The Center Cafe Rejected
Citing parking issues and driver and pedestrian safety concerns, a majority of the Board of Selectmen voted against issuing a wine and malt beverage license to The Center CafA©'s owners on Monday.
Flint Memory Library Requests Expanded Hours
Flint Memorial Library is looking to expand its hours from 45 hours to 54 hours next fall and expand the head of circulation position from 25 hours to 35 hours a week.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Winter Parking Ban Starts on Friday
Days are getting shorter, nights are getting colder and the winter parking ban is back.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Local residents graduate from Middlesex Sheriff's Office 36th Basic Training Academy
The Middlesex and Norfolk Sheriffs' Offices celebrated the graduation of 47 new corrections officers in a ceremony held Wednesday, November 6 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Melrose.
15 Things You May Not Have Known About the North Reading Sanatorium
A packed house at the Flint Memorial Library on Tuesday heard about the North Reading Sanatorium that for decades cared for patients with tuberculosis and later cared for mentally ill patients.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Good Neighbor Award Nominations Due Friday
The North Reading Community Impact Team is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Good Neighbor Award until Friday, November 15th.