1 hr ago
Main Street Dunkins Closed for Two Weeks for Remodeling
The Dunkin' Donuts at 293 Main St. will be closed starting Monday, May 20 for remodeling, according to the Community Planning Department.
5 hrs ago
Public Works Week and More in Five Things
Today is Monday, May 20. Here are five things to know today: 1. Weather. The temperature will reach 77 degrees today with a low of 45.
Mon May 20, 2013
Reading Softball Edged by Visiting Woburn
Though the Reading High School softball team hung close with visiting Woburn on Friday afternoon, the Rockets didn't have quite enough fire power at the plate to come out with a victory.
Observe Memorial Day in Reading
Memorial Day is a time to commemorate those who have fallen in service to the United States.
Reading Male Held in Protective Custody
The following is an excerpt from the Reading Police Department log from Tuesday through Thursday.
Sun May 19, 2013
Virtual school finalist pool changes slightly
The Greenfield School Committee will interview Tuesday seven finalists vying for spots on the town's new cyber school's governing board - but the pool has changed slightly with two late additions and two withdrawals.
North Reading Female Held in Protective Custody
The following is a look at some of the calls handled by the North Reading Police Department from Tuesday through Thursday.
Sat May 18, 2013
Stolen 'No Parking' Sign and a Stubborn Smoker Reported
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Two Alarm Fire Damages Salem Street Home
A home behind the Willow Tree Garden and Flower Center on Salem Street in Wakefield was damaged in a two-alarm fire early Thursday afternoon.
Fri May 17, 2013
How Green Is North Reading?
Towns across the country are getting new recycling centers, giving away rain barrels and installing parking meters with solar panels.
Scabies Outbreak at CLASS, Inc. Facilities
A series of health and safety violations led to a Scabies outbreak at CLASS, Inc., a facility that provides job training and placement, on site production work, day habilitation and other services to assist developmentally disabled adults, according to their website .
Thu May 16, 2013
Two Arraigned in Connection With Human Trafficking Enterprise With Reading Ties
The two individuals arrested Monday in connection with a human trafficking enterprise that spans the borders of several area communities , including Reading, were arraigned Tuesday in Somerville District Court, according to a press release from Attorney General Martha Coakley.
Tue May 14, 2013
Smith College exhibit highlights what and how Americans have read through time
Politics, current events, self-help, daily news and etiquette are topics that Americans have enjoyed reading about for centuries, and some of the materials that brought them such information are on display through May 28 at Smith College in Northampton.
What Would You Do with $350 Million Powerball Jackpot?
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday's drawing. Though not the largest Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri.
Firestone Complete Auto Care May Be Coming to North Reading
A new Firestone Complete Auto Care may be coming to North Reading. According to the Community Planning Department, the business plans to open on Main Street.
Mon May 13, 2013
Wilmington Business Used as a Front in Human Trafficking Enterprise
A Medford resident and a Woburn resident have been arrested in connection with a human trafficking enterprise that spans the borders of several area communities including Wilmington, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced at a Monday press conference at the Wilmington Police Department .
Memorial would mark Tewksbury's 1775 patriots 2.6-mile line-of-march memorial
Leading the Tewksbury West Minuteman Company into battle at Lexington and Concord on the first day of the Revolutionary War, Capt.
Sun May 12, 2013
News Nearby: A Medford Bank Robbery, Reading Eyes Medical Marijuana Moratorium and More
Tewksbury Tewksbury residents voted 189-39 in favor of funding a $950,000 artificial turf field Wednesday night at Special Town Meeting, with $600,000 coming in Community Preservation funding.
Sat May 11, 2013
Top Five Stories Last Week
Did you miss some news last week? Here are the five stories that topped the charts: 1. Town Looking to Impose Moratorium for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries .
Fri May 10, 2013
Celebrate the Career of Town Manager Peter Hechenbleikner
Residents are invited to celebrate the career of Town Manager Peter Hechenbleikner on Thursday, May 23.