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Courtesy photo Crocodile and Nana are beloved characters in 'Peter Pan,' being performed at Burt Wood School of Performing Arts.
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Medical Marijuana Caregiver from Reading Suing DPH
A Reading man is suing the Department of Public Health, which forced him to shut down as a medical marijuana caregiver, saying that he wasn't breaking the law, reported WBUR.
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KeyPoint Partners Adds Five Retail Centers To Management Portfolio
Burlington-based KeyPoint Partners LLC has been awarded the property management contract for four Massachusetts retail centers and one Rhode Island center by Linear Retail.
23 hrs ago
Police Warn About Coyotes Following Attack
A medium-sized coyote attacked a North Reading resident's dog on Tuesday. North Reading Police are asking residents to "take precautions when leaving pets unattended outside."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Patients Sue Massachusetts for Access to Marijuana
Bob Leeds, co-owner of Sea of Green Farms, shows some of the marijuana he produces during a tour of his company's facility in Seattle, Washington June 30. Credit: JASON REDMOND/ REUTERS Fifteen patients who say they suffer from "cancer, multiple sclerosis, and other debilitating conditions" and their self-described caregiver are suing the state for ... (more)
MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Ipswich Nudges Hamilton and Wenham on Safest Towns List
Ipswich - as well as a few other North Shore communities - have been listed among the "50 safest communities in Massachusetts."
North Reading Named One of Safest Places in Massachusetts
North Reading has been ranked No. 34 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
North Reading's Fourth of July Fireworks Bring Community Together
The Fourth of July festivities in North Reading were delayed a day, but that didn't deter a crowd of thousands to head to Ipswich River Park to watch the fireworks.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Globe and Mail
Animal cruelty charges laid against turkey producer and employees
A turkey looks around its enclosure at Seven Acres Farm in North Reading, Massachusetts November 23, 2011, one day before the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. A turkey looks around its enclosure at Seven Acres Farm in North Reading, Massachusetts November 23, 2011, one day before the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. The Ontario Society for the ... (more)
Sentinel & Enterprise
Reading to coincide with revolutionary anniversary
The Fitchburg Public Library and the Fitchburg Historical Society are joining the celebration of the Worcester Revolution of 1774 to bring a county-wide read of Ray Raphael's "First American Revolution: Beyond Lexington and Concord to Northern Worcester County" to Fitchburg.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Ipswich River Water Levels Are Low
North Reading officials are asking residents and businesses to conserve water as high temperatures, increased water use and a seasonally low Ipswich River could stress the town's water system.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
North Reading Police Have New Tool in Fight Against Heroin, Opiate Overdoses
North Reading Police have started using Nasal Naloxon in drug overdose cases. Known as Narcan, it is an opioid antagonist and "can quickly reverse the effects of a potentially fatal overdose by displacing the drug from the receptors in the brain.
Deval Patrick refuses to commit to Health Connector disclosure
Gov. Deval Patrick yesterday wouldn't say whether he will veto a bipartisan measure calling for a full accounting of what taxpayers have spent to salvage the state's broken Obamacare website, raising questions about whether the GOP-backed amendment will ever become law.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Tyngsboro joins coalition opposing pipeline plans
Selectmen said they had some hesitation joining the group, which appears to have already formed a negative opinion of the project, officials said Monday.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Mass. cracking down on medical marijuana caregiver
Massachusetts health officials this week cracked down on a Reading-based company that has been selling marijuana to hundreds of patients around the state, warning that state regulations prohibit any caregiver from selling cannabis to more than one patient.
New Left Turn Lanes at Main and Franklin
Reading police announced on its Facebook page that Main Street at Franklin now has a dedicated left turn only lane, both northbound and southbound.
Retail Company Refinances Six Properties, Including Reading Building
New England Real Estate Journal reported that Linear Retail Properties refinanced six properties in Massachusetts for $50.65 million, including 345 Main St. in Reading.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Police Log: String of Car Break-ins Reported
Saturday, June 21 At 7:20 a.m., an Old Andover Road resident reported someone broke into his vehicles.
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Anti-pipeline coalition prepares for first meeting
A coalition of municipalities formed to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline is gaining steam, with four towns signed on and three more expressing preliminary interest.