News Nearby: New High School, Prostitution Arrests
Each week we take a look at some of the stories making headlines in neighboring Patch towns.
After years of discussion, there is finally evidence that a new high school will be built on Church Street.
Demolition of the Wilmington High School gymnasium began this week with students gone for February vacation, and on Wednesday the building began to come down brick by brick.
After the initial Board of Selectmen's meeting was postponed due to overcrowding, the Board announced the controversial "gun ban" warrant article will not be on the finalized warrant facing voters on March 23.
Van Liew Endorses Joyce As Second Choice
Board of Selectmen candidate Roland Van Liew announced in a Wednesday e-mail that he will be using his second vote for fellow candidate Bob Joyce.
Ling Ling Wang, 47, of 61 Kenberma Rd., Worcester and Wen Qui, 36, of 144 Brook St., Quincy were arrested Thursday in Reading on charges of sexual conduct for a fee, according to police.
Wondering who will be running in this year’s election in May? So far, seven North Reading residents have pulled papers. Papers are due back by March 19 at 5 p.m.