Meet Your Neighbor: Laura Parow
Laura has been a North Reading resident since 1978 and is an animal rights activist.
Name: Laura R. Parow
Family: Husband: Michael, Daughter: Kayla Jeanette, Two Dogs: Gus and Lola, Six cats: (yes 6 cats, all rescued) Sammy, Jinxy, Roger, Maggie, Benny and Oliver
Why North Reading?: Moved here with my parents and sibilings from Wakefield MA in 1978, I was 5, so I like consider myself a life long resident of Town.
Industry: Town of North Reading for 22 years, Adimistrative Assistant
School: North Reading High School, Class of 1991, and yes while it was being renovated.
Hobbies: Gardening and Animal Rescue
Favorite Music: Country is my favorite but I also love all music, I played the piano as a child taking after my Noni, Mrs. Balcom from Mount Vernon Street taught us both
Other Interests: I love camping in OOB Maine, I love spending time with my family and I love being with my friends
Favorite Movie: Stand By Me has always been my absolute favorite, I remember one summer we watched it everyday
Favorite book: The Lovely Bones
Fun Facts: I am an animal rights activist, I would do anything for an animal, my hopes for the future is that the stronger laws can be passed to help protect the voiceless. I have many friends all over the country that I have met through this endeavor and my life has been made so much better for having them in it. I love being a mom and I am inspired by my Mom Janet who passed away in 2010.