Did you miss some news this week? Want to know what the top stories were? Here is a list of the top five stories from this past week:
1. RMLD Worker Injured While Repairing Circuit. A Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) worker was injured while repairing a circuit on Eaton Street after strong winds caused tree damage and power outages Tuesday night. RMLD Engineering and Operations Manager Kevin Sullivan said the employee received flash burns to his elbow.
2. Reading Flag Football League Needs OK for Music and Outdoor Seating Approved at Zinga. Music reportedly added atmosphere at the opening games of a new flag football league this past Saturday evening at a Birch Meadow field, but the league for students through sixth graders needs a permit for a DJ and music at the rest of its games. Under the town’s amplified sound rules, the Recreation Committee approved a request from the group to use sound equipment once, on opening night.
3. Liquor License Approved for Ginger Gourmet in North Reading. Management from the Ginger Gourmet Restaurant attended the Board of Selectmen meeting Monday night, for the second time, to have their liquor license approved. The board voted unanimously to approve the license. The Asian restaurant, Ginger Gourmet, will be opening at 265 Main St. in lot #10. According to Manager Mark Zeng, the restaurant is going to be a first class, fine dining Asian restaurant with Chinese and Japanese food.
4. Two North Reading Residents Arrested for Drugs. Check out this police log from Sept. 20.
5. Two Arrested in Connection With the Murder of a Reading Man. According to the Boston Herald, police arrested Stephanie Jo Coleman, 22, and Christopher Ansara, 27, both of 96 Ashland Ave. Methuen, in connection with the daytime murder of 27-year-old Reading resident Martin Butt. Both Coleman and Ansara were charged with being an accessory before the fact in the murder.