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Reading, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Reading, MA include 01867. The median home price in Reading is $499,000 which is roughly $277/per square foot. More Reading information.

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19 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Report reveals $108M Connector site price tag

The Patrick administration scrambled last night to avoid an embarrassing delay and file a report ironically focused on delays by the Massachusetts Health Connector on implementing Obamacare last fall.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cape Cod Times

GOP leaders debate detainee issues

The debate over bringing immigrant children to the Bay State reached an emotional crescendo on Beacon Hill Thursday, one week after Gov. Deval Patrick offered Joint Base Cape Cod as a possible destination.



VIDEO: Immigrant activists try to crash closed-door meeting

The issue of housing immigrant children at Massachusetts military bases has drawn strong opinions since Governor Deval Patrick announced a plan to do so last week.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Reading Makes List of Top 100 'Best Massachusetts Communities'

GoLocalWorcester this week announced its third annual Best Communities in Massachusetts List.


WBUR-AM Boston

Shelves Empty As Market Basket Employees Bring Dispute To Stores

The produce aisles were mostly empty at the Somerville Market Basket on Tuesday, as employees protested out front.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Where's the Best Ice Cream in Reading?

Sunday was National Ice Cream Day. You may have even celebrated it without knowing.


North Reading Farmers' Market Continues to Grow

Only in its third week, the North Reading Farmers' Market is adding more vendors this week.


Mass. ranks first in tally of children's well-being

Young people have a better chance to thrive in Massachusetts than in any other state, according to a new national analysis of children's overall well-being.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

This Weird-Looking Trampoline Frame is Free, and Local

Nothing in life is free, they say. Well, that's not true. Look at all the treasures and scores available on Craigslist.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Thunderstorms, Gusty Winds Hit Reading Tuesday Night

It's likely that Reading will get some showers, if not a thunderstorm, before 9 p.m. on Tuesday night, continuing with thunderstorms to 1 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

Apple Festival Looking for Crafters and Original Artwork

The North Reading Historical and Antiquarian Society is looking for crafters and vendors for the 20th annual Apple Festival to be held on the Putnam House grounds, 27 Bow St., on Saturday, Sept.


Sun Jul 13, 2014

Selectmen Explore North Reading Taking Control of Former J.T. Berry Property

North Reading may be able to have the final say on what winds up going onto the remaining 40 acres of the former J.T. Berry property - and finally benefit from tax revenue from the property off Lowell Road.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

Officials acknowledge flights of immigrants

Federal immigration officials acknowledged Friday that they increased the number of charter flights this year carrying immigrant detainees to Massachusetts.


Missing Dog Frankie Spotted in Reading

Frankie has been spotted in Reading. The missing Shepherd/American Shaffordshire Terrier has been missing for three months, but volunteers with Granite State Dog Recovery have not given up hope.


Cape Gazette

Laura Readinger joins Morris James as ...

Morris James LLP has announced that Laura G. Readinger has joined the firm's Wilmington office as an associate in its Business Litigation Practice Group.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Your Water Bill is Due

The town has posted on its website that Reading residents owe their water-sewer-stormwater bills by Tuesday, July 15, by 7 p.m. in order to receive a discount.


RMLD Receiving $250,000 in Energy Efficiency Grants

State Senator Jason Lewis and State Representatives Bradley Jones and James Dwyer are pleased to announce that the Reading Municipal Light Department has been awarded $250,000 in grants by the Patrick Administration for energy efficiency programs for customers of municipal light plants to expand cost saving and environmental benefits.


North Reading Man Charged With Sexual Assault

A North Reading man allegedly raped a woman in a car between Woburn and North Reading on Tuesday.


Wed Jul 09, 2014


Courtesy photo Crocodile and Nana are beloved characters in 'Peter Pan,' being performed at Burt Wood School of Performing Arts.



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