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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.
Thu May 09, 2013
Board finalists chosen for cyber school
Seven finalists for the town's next generation cyber school board of trustees include a former school committee chairman and a former town councilor.
New York Daily News
Assisted suicide in Vermont close to being legal
The Vermont Senate voted on Thursday to pass the Patient Choice and Control at End of Life Act, a bill that would permit physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients.
7 Jobs that Make the World a Better Place
The following story was provided by AOL.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuiler Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life - from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Gift Ideas for Mother's Day
Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12. Here are some gift ideas you can purchase locally to make your mom feel special: 1. Flowers.
The Item Extra
Mr. Turner leaves his father, Gary G. Turner and his wife, Anita Leporati of Sterling and his mother, Joyce A. and her husband, Gordon Marko of Webster; his brother, Randy P. Turner and his partner, Julie Bouvier of Hawaii; his sister, Wendy A. Turner of Franklin; his high school sweetheart, Debby Osipov; and many nieces and nephews.