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Reading Town Meeting bans thin plastic bags for retailers

Readings Subsequent Town Meeting was held Nov. 13 and 16, with the biggest outcomes being a ban on thin-film plastic bags, changes in capital spending, an update to bylaws to put them in line with changes recently made to the town Charter, an instructional motion for the bylaw committee to look at r

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 13:06:24

Annual Dickens Holiday Craft Faire to return to Reading High on Dec. 9

Parents Supporting Student Theatre (PSST), the booster club for the Reading Memorial High School (RMHS) Drama Club, will hold its annual Dickens Holiday Craft Faire on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event takes place at RMHS. Admission is free. The Dickens Faire is PSSTs single biggest

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 11:57:50

Reading girls swim to second straight Div. 2 state title

WORCESTER - When Lois Margeson's squad first entered the pool Sunday morning for warmups, she knew that there were going to be lofty expectations. After all, she had led Reading to a state title last year and had much of her squad returning. The Rockets not only met said expectations, they dominated

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Thank you for Reading!

Campbell High School running back Keegan Mills wanted a close game on Saturday. But when he saw the Monadnock Regional team run onto the turf at the University of New Hampshire's Wildcat Stadium Saturday morning, he had the same feeling a lot of Cougar fans likely had. Huh? How could a team of just

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Reading Cooperative Bank donates to Angel Flight New England

Reading Cooperative Bank recently supported Angel Flight New England by sponsoring its annual Evening of Angels Gala. Angel Flight NE has been arranging free flights for children and adults in need of medical care for more than 20 years. More than 1,000 volunteer pilots have flown over 13 million mi


Reading resident receives Wentworth Institute of Technology's Young Alumni Award

Wentworth Institute of Technologys Alumni Association has honored Adam Palmer, of Reading, with its 2017 Young Alumni Award, presented to a graduate who stays connected to the university and community while continuing to live in the spirit of the Boston-based schools mission. The award honors the ta


Dr. Anna Ornstein returns to Reading on Nov. 29th

Reading Embraces Diversity (R.E.D.) and The Human Relations Advisory Committee (HRAC) invite you to join them for a conversation with Anna Ornstein, M.D. The talk, "Then and Now, Comparing and Contrasting Events in Europe in the 1930's and the USA Now" will take place on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at Coolidg


Reading town assessor releases news update

The Reading Board of Selectmen arrived at several important determinations regarding tax rates for fiscal year 2018 at their public hearing on Nov. 7. Most notably, the BOS acted on the new Reading Senior Circuit Breaker Program by determining the rate of relief at double the amount of the income ta


3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome set for implosion

(AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE- This Nov. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The Georgia Dome is scheduled to be imploded Monday, Nov. 20. The dome was not only the former home of the Atlanta Falcons but also the site of two Su... (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE- In this

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-20 12:40:00

City of Des Moines Reaches Settlement in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The City of Des Moines has chosen to settle on a two-year-old lawsuit filed against them in a fatal officer-involved shooting case. The Des Moines Register reports the city will pay $225,000 to the family of Ryan Bolinger. Bolinger was killed by former Des Moines police officer V

WHO-TV - 2017-11-19 20:15:55

Des Moines Thanksgiving: Free Meals For Those In Need

As families prepare for what might be their biggest meal of the year, a number of church and community groups are gearing up to serve Thanksgiving meals on a massive scale. People without access to a Thanksgiving meal will find four Des Moines locations serving at no cost on Thursday. All are hostin

PATCH - 2017-11-20 14:43:18

Car thief at large following Des Moines-Windsor Heights police chase

Police officers recovered a stolen car Sunday evening, but still seek the thief. The Windsor Heights Police Department noticed a stolen vehicle while patrolling, said Sergeant Tina Kalar of the Des Moines Police Department. The car, a white SUV-style vehicle, was reported stolen from Des Moines on N

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-20 04:00:31

Patricia Ann Frueh, 79, Des Moines

Patricia A. Frueh, 79, passed away after a battle with pulmonary illness on Nov. 17, 2017, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Pat grew up in Des Moines and attended Lincoln High School, graduating in 1957. She married Donald Hutt in 1959 and was a resident of Indianola for 28 years. After Don pa

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-20 14:40:15

Des Moines to pay $225,000 to settle police shooting lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The city of Des Moines is expected to pay $225,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed man killed by police in 2015. The Des Moines Register reports that the City Council is scheduled to approve the settlement agreement on Monday. Last month, the city ackno

KCRG.COM - 2017-11-19 08:11:00

Nov. 20: Thanksgiving Week Forecast For West Des Moines

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 37F on Wednesday. Tuesday, Nov. 21 Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy until afternoon. High 42, low 27. Chance of precipitation: 17%. Wind 12 mph from the NW.Wednesday, Nov. 22 Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon. Hig

PATCH - 2017-11-20 13:25:06

Des Moines will pay $225,000 to family of unarmed man killed by police officer

Edited clips of June 9 police chase that resulted in Officer Vanessa Miller shooting and killing 28-year-old Ryan Bolinger of West Des Moines after he approached her vehicle. An internal investigation ruled that use of deadly force was justified. Des Moines will pay $225,000 to settle a lawsuit fi


Wells Fargo fires West Des Moines executive

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Wells Fargo executive based out of West Des Moines was fired on Friday after he had communication with a former employee that did not follow the company's policies, according to a statement from the San Francisco-based banking company. Franklin Codel worked as W

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-18 19:58:03

3 injured in Sunday morning shooting in Davenport

DAVENPORT - One person and two police officers were injured - one seriously - Sunday morning in an altercation that included a gunshot. Davenport Police were called to 400 E. 12th St. at 5:13 a.m. Sunday for a burglary in progress at a residence, according to a news release from the Davenport Police

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2017-11-20 03:15:00

Two Davenport police officers injured while responding to burglary

DAVENPORT, Iowa - Three people were hurt, including two Davenport police officers, when police responded to reports of an early-morning burglary. Davenport Police responded to a call for a burglary in progress in the area of East 12th Street and Iowa Street around 5:15 a.m. on Sunday, November 19th.

WQAD - 2017-11-19 20:11:51

Large law enforcement presence around 12th and Iowa St.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - There is large law enforcement presence at 12th and Iowa St. Davenport Police and Crime Scene Unit were on scene along with officers from the Scott County Sheriff's Office around 7:30 a.m. A viewer called in reporting the presence at around 5:45 a.m. TV-6 has been in cont

KWQC - 2017-11-19 15:59:00