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READING – Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials made another virtual visit to Reading Tuesday night, updating residents on the Main Street Road Diet project. There was talk of crash data, speed, Bagel World, and both tweaks and re-evaluated tweaks to the project. For the most …

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Editor’s Note: Outgoing Schools’ Superintendent Dr. John Doherty delivered the following remarks to Town Meeting members and citizens who watched the virtual assembly’s deliberations over the town’s proposed FY’22 operating budget. Town Meeting passed the $125 million spending plan, which in…

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As a strong student, accomplished athlete and an excellent role model, Sophia McGonagle is worthy of recognition. Her work and time spent helping the community make her an important student of the senior class. Teachers and classmates of Sophia often say she is a very kind person and is alwa…

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For the past four years, Maeve Dwyer has immersed herself in many different clubs and teams that she’s helped make a difference in. Her classmates would describe her as determined as well as encouraging. Maeve has loved the time spent within the community as well as her time inside the schoo…

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READING – During Tuesday’s Town Meeting, Bob LeLachuer gave a quick overview of town government’s portion of the FY22 budget. At the beginning of the Town Manager’s presentation, he told Town Meeting members, most of whom were watching virtually from their kitchens, family rooms, or bedrooms…

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To the Reading Memorial High School community, Chloe Powell is one of the most passionate and determined individuals. Staff and students would often describe her as a kind person who brings a lot of knowledge to her classes. She is an extremely smart and driven student, worthy of recognition.

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To the Reading community, Mia Pantano is a kind friend to all. Her teachers label her as an outgoing and inclusive classmate and friend who always has something to add. The impact Mia has made on the Reading and RMHS community will always be remembered because of the continuous smile she has…

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READING - In an event so significant that administrators at RMHS literally got the band back together, the community’s middle and high school populations yesterday returned back to a full-time classroom-based instruction model for the first time in over a year.

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READING - The latest local COVID-19 statistics issued by the state yesterday shows a continued improvement in the community's virus transmission dynamics for the third consecutive week.

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Kate is a kind, compassionate, and dedicated student, who has made a substantial impact on the community. She is a dedicated member of RMHS clubs, athletics and is a strong student. Classmates of Kate would often describe her as intelligent, helpful and extremely kind. Her support and kindne…

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Born and raised in Reading, Jane Ryan has been a devoted student as well as a kind friend to all. Through her many academic and personal achievements lie her integrity and scholastic perseverance. With landing high leadership roles and maintaining impressive grades, she coincides with her tw…

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READING - The town’s citizenry shattered the expectations of those organizing the ‘diaper challenge’ late last month by donating more than three times the 10,000-diaper milestone set by Oak Ridge Road philanthropists Bill and Priscilla Squires.

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READING – Kevin Tracey, Principal of the John Glenn Middle School in Bedford, last night was announced as the new Reading Memorial High School Principal replacing outgoing Principal Kate Boynton.

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For the past four years, Eva Bonsey has immersed and devoted her time to her academics and the many clubs she’s a part of at Reading Memorial High School, getting leadership roles and grades that are well deserved. She’s a friendly face in the Reading community, whose passions include the pe…

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Kevin is a dedicated student athlete and band member who has made a strong impact on the high school. As a captain of the boys track team, runner on cross country team and the bass trombonist in the Jazz Band, his involvement has been essential to the RMHS community.

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To the RMHS community, Charlotte Lee is a funny, kind and friendly face and to all. For the past four years, she has played a vital role in classroom discussions, club meetings, and volunteer work. Her classmates would describe her as someone who brings inclusivity and dedication to the envi…

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Lydia is a kind, compassionate, and dedicated student, who has made a substantial impact on the community. Classmates of Lydia would often describe her as intelligent, helpful and extremely kind. Even people who don't know her see her as a bubbly and welcoming person. To the RMHS community, …

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READING - Political newcomer and Reading businessman Christopher Haley unseated popular Select Board member Vanessa Alvarado in Tuesday’s election, while School Committee incumbent Shawn Brandt and education board hopeful Sarah McLaughlin topped the ticket in their respective races.

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READING – Birch Meadow Elementary School Principal Julia Hendrix has become the latest top level educator to be leaving the Reading Schools. Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Doherty informed the School Committee last night (April 1st) Hendrix submitted her resignation last week and will be…

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Reading Memorial High School students and teachers view Michael Casarano as a determined and intelligent individual who has made a substantial impact on the community. Michael has been a friendly face throughout the hallways and town of Reading to the members of his society. For four years, …

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Tara Parsons is a kind, outgoing and generous student who has made a strong impact on the RMHS and Reading community. Her work inside and outside of school has been recognized and her achievements are noteworthy. She has made an impact through her intelligence and strong artistic ability whe…

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READING - With the news coming just days before elementary school pupils return to their classrooms full-time, public health officials recently confirmed that a variant COVID-19 strain first detected in the United Kingdom appears to be circulating within Reading’s borders.

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READING – With three unanimous votes, the Select Board nudged the start of the Auburn Street water tower project closer to reality Tuesday night. In a 25-minute meeting, the board voted to create a Special Town Meeting inside the annual Town Meeting on April 26. Unlike many previous meetings…

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To the RMHS community, Zach is a leader, teammate and friend. He is a dedicated student to school, athletics, and bettering the community and has made a substantial impact. He is a very outgoing and open person who values the relationships he has with fellow classmates. His work as captain o…

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Born and raised in Reading, Tessa Goldlust has become a devoted student, friend, club officer and mentor to many. Through her many academic and personal achievements lie her clear integrity and scholastic perseverance. With landing high leadership roles and maintaining impressive grades, Tes…

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READING – Great schools, great location, and easy access to public transportation. It’s a theme repeated on the Reading website touting the reasons to consider life in 01867. But if the MBTA gets its way, public transportation options will be reduced in an effort to save money. Those potenti…