This week’s Senior Profile highlights one of our Senior Profile writers, Yasmine Saheb. Yasmine is a joyful, giving, and flexible senior at Reading Memorial High School. She is an involved student at the high school who is always volunteering at school events. Yasmine is also a dedicated stu…
READING – On the surface, Wednesday’s Water Rates Public Forum should have been a straightforward explanation of the town’s probable move to a tiered rate system.
READING - In a last-minute decision reached due to undisclosed health and family reasons, RMHS Principal Kevin Tracey will abruptly step-down from his post at the end of June.
READING - Reading Public Library is holding a spring concert titled “Women in World Jazz”. The show featuring female performers is set to be held on May 30. It will showcase “musical styles from Cuba’s cha cha to Cape Verde’s Coladeria as well as songs from Israel, Brazil, and Japan, mixed i…
Tilda Oberg, a driven and ambitious individual, is set to embark on an exciting journey at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where she will be majoring in neuroscience and biology.
In this week’s Senior Profile the spotlight shines on Taylor McGrath, a friendly, creative, and loyal senior at Reading Memorial High School. Taylor is a dedicated student and caring friend to many at the high school. She has been a key member of the girls cheerleading team at RMHS for all f…
READING – And you thought building a new senior center was a challenge.
READING - The Killam School Building Committee last night selected Worcester-area consulting firm Terva Corporation as the leading contender to serve as the operator’s project manager (OPM) for a proposed school construction project.
READING - The Select Board will be voting on multiple proclamations during their meeting on Tuesday, May 23.
MALDEN - Reading resident Jerry O’Connell and other volunteers from throughout Greater Boston were recently honored by Malden’s The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. (ILC) for their dedication to local immigrant and refugee communities.
Bianca Ferguson is a senior at Reading Memorial High School and is an inspiring figure for her dedication to her education, her commitment to her community, and her unwavering passion for social justice. She attended Woodend Elementary and Coolidge Middle School before making her way to Read…
This week's Senior Profile spotlights Courtney Goldner, an energetic, thoughtful, and determined senior at Reading Memorial High School. Courtney has been a key member of the girls varsity cheer team. She is also a wonderful friend to many at the high school. Before coming to RMHS Courtney a…
READING - The town’s Select Board next week will render a decision on whether to give an extra $23.33 boost to municipal pensioners’ monthly living stipends.
READING - Though creating an emergency access road to the land could prove tricky, town Conservation Agent Chuck Tirone recently identified roughly three-acres of dry land off of Symonds Way that could be used for new fields, a dog park, or passive recreational uses.
READING - The Friends of Reading Public Library is sponsoring an event where drag queens and kings will read to children.
In this week’s Senior Profile we spotlight Katie Hurley, an ambitious, thoughtful, and enthusiastic senior at Reading Memorial High School.
Maya Perkins is a senior at Reading Memorial High School and is known for her bubbly personality, kind heart, and empathetic nature. Maya has been a student at Reading Memorial High School for the past four years, but before that, she attended Joshua Eaton Elementary School and Parker Middle…
READING - A majority of Select Board members this week indicated a desire to seek professional help in figuring out where to site a new senior/community center in the wake of failed negotiations to acquire Reading Center’s vacant Walgreens Pharmacy building.
READING - Though far more divided over the appointment of other board officers, the Select Board last night wholeheartedly endorsed the selection of Jacqueline McCarthy as the five-member body’s next chairperson.
READING - Local police yesterday recovered the body of a local 37-year-old resident who went missing after last being seen alive outside of her apartment at the Reading Commons complex last Thursday morning.
READING - The Community Planning and Development Commission (CPDC) will hold a public meeting regarding
BOSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) and State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) have secured $85,000 in state funding earmarks for the Town of Reading as part of the Fiscal Year 2024 House budget that was engrossed on April 26.
Erin McTaggart, a senior at Reading Memorial High School, is a kind, hardworking, and motivated individual who has left a lasting impact on her school and community. Erin's academic achievements and extracurricular involvements demonstrate her dedication and commitment to both her education …
This week’s senior profile highlights Riya Rai, a compassionate, hardworking, and respectful senior at RMHS. Riya is a valuable member of the varsity cross country and JV track and field teams at RMHS. She is a determined student who puts her best into whatever task is at hand. Riya is a car…
READING — Town Meeting recently supported a proposal from school officials to establish a special reserve to better manage unexpected special education (SPED) expenditures that crop up midway through any given fiscal year.
READING - Town Meeting members late last week plugged a substantial funding gap in the Birch Meadow Park project by allocating an extra $1.22 million towards the undertaking.
READING- Stephanie Schorrow, who wrote “The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire: A Boston
READING - The Reading Community Singers is pleased to welcome Elijah Botkin as their Interim Artistic Director for their upcoming Concert, “A Jubilant Song”, while long-time regular Artistic Director, Beth Mosier, takes a Sabbatical this spring.
This week’s Senior Profile highlights Jessica Lu, a spontaneous, funny, and compassionate senior at Reading Memorial High School. Jessica is a caring and supportive friend to many at the high school. She is a friendly and overall kind person who is always there for others. Jessica is an invo…
Vivian Greenwalt is a determined, creative, and resourceful senior at Reading Memorial High School. Born and raised in Southern California, she moved to Reading at the end of fourth grade and attended Joshua Eaton Elementary School and Parker Middle School. She has come a long way since then…
READING - Town Meeting members earlier this week sanctioned a series of current fiscal year spending adjustments which add a net $570,290 to Reading’s $130.8 million budget.
READING - Agreeing to place more than $620,000 into a special account on Monday night, Town Meeting voters kept Reading on track with a methodical and forward-thinking mission to slowly pay off the community’s $60 million other post employment (OPEB) liability.
READING - With the legislative assembly challenging a proposed overarching shift in trash collection policies, Town Meeting members last night refused to appropriate $900,000 to purchase some 15,000 standardized refuse and recycling containers.
READING - Though two ballots did change hands, Town Clerk Laura Gemme and Reading’s Board of Registrars on Saturday re-confirmed the election day victories of Select Board incumbents Karen Herrick and Carlo Bacci.
READING - The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will a little over a week from now be conducting a helicopter application of the biological larvicide, Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis), to control mosquito larvae. A second application of pesticides is planned for early May.
This week's Senior profile highlight’s Daniel Fraine, an adventurous, friendly, and driven senior at Reading Memorial High School. Daniel is a friend to many at the high school. He is actively involved in the Reading community, as he is a valuable member of the boy’s track team. Daniel has n…
Lacey Carciero is a determined, positive, and caring Reading Memorial High School senior. Her academic journey started at Killam Elementary School and Coolidge Middle School, where she developed her passion for athletics, community service, and academic excellence. Over the years, Lacey has …
READING - With School Finance Director Susan Bottan earlier this week revealing she will depart the district in July, Superintendent Dr. Thomas Milaschewski will appraise the School Committee tonight on his preferred process for finding her successor.
READING - In a show of support for the town’s current political structure, Reading’s citizenry swept all incumbent elected officials back into office during municipal elections on Tuesday.
READING – Bob and Chris Schifiliti are all for the town’s effort to save money when it comes to trash collection.
READING - Town residents will head to the municipal election polls at the RMHS Field House on Tuesday to elect candidates to the Reading Select Board, School Committee, Library Board of Trustees, and other public offices.
READING – In the end, it was the wrong way to handle the discussion on Symonds Way.
This week's Senior Profile highlights Olivia Ritondo, a determined, easy going, and genuine senior at RMHS. Olivia is a hardworking student who puts her best effort into her work. She is a key member of many sports teams at the high school including the girls soccer team, indoor track and fi…
Sunaa McEvan is a senior at Reading Memorial High School, and she has a lot of fond memories and lessons to take with her as she prepares for the next chapter in her life.
Editor’s Note: Just before today’s edition of the Reading Chronicle was about to go to press, Town Manager Fidel Maltez reported that the two votes taken Wednesday night by SWEC were going to be vacated because the items weren’t included in the agenda. “We realized last night after the meeti…
READING - Equity and Social Justice Director Dr. Sudeshna Chatterjee and Town Manager Fidel Maltez say a public forum set for tomorrow night will aim to help Reading’s citizenry welcome and support local residents with disabilities.
READING – If the wake-up call to what lies ahead for Reading came in October, what’s going on now in Danvers only confirms the fears.
READING - Tonight local officials will hold a public forum on plans to purchase trash and recycling carts for every household in Reading currently receiving town curbside pickup services, which will be put up to a vote at Town Meeting next month.