School Building Override is Top North Reading Story This Past Week

See the top five articles on North Reading Patch this past week.

In case you missed the top stories this past week, here is a list of five stories that topped the charts.

1. $15.5 Million Override Passes at Special Election

Residents voted 1,964 to 1,090 Friday to finalize the $15.5 million addition to the budget for theschool building project. The appropriation was first approved at Special Town Meeting Monday and is now final. 

2. Electronic Monitor Violation Leads to Arrest

Last Sunday, police received a call from an electronic monitoring probation department indicating a violation. Read more in this edition of the police log.

3. How Much Money Does it Take to Raise a Family in North Reading?

A family of four in Massachusetts needs to earn nearly $74,000 to make ends meet without public or private assistance, according to a study released Thursday by the Crittenton Women's Union. In North Reading, that number is slightly higher.

4. North Reading Resident Arrested on Warrant

Read more in this edition of the police log.

5. When is the New Last Day of School?

If the schools in town were never closed throughout the year due to inclement weather or another reason, the last day of school would be June 18. However, with the Blizzard of 2013, Hurricane Sandy and smaller snow storms, the last day of school is currently ...


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