Wednesday, July 6, 2011
As one of the libraries Summer Reading Sponsors, the Bruins donated money and a list of their favorite books.
For students, another summer vacation brings another session of summer reading, and the Boston Bruins have partnered with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners to help guide young readers. The Flint Memorial Library was able to benefit from that partnership by receiving a generous financial donation and a list of the team's favorite books. Our taste in books is a reflection of personality, so it‘s no surprise that Bruins goalie Tim Thomas favors “Where the Wild Things Are?" Tim’s fondness for the 1963 children’s classic may even give fans a window into the inspiration behind his goal-tending style, as the 2011 Conn Smyth and Vezina Trophies winner continually frustrated NHL forwards with flares of his own “Wild Rumpuses”. Bruins…
Sunday, June 19, 2011
These five stories had North Reading talking.
The Bruins, Fox25's Zip Trip, and North Reading High School graduation all had North Reading talking. Here are the top five articles on our site this past week: 1. Fox25's Zip Trip Will Be in North Reading This Friday 2. Class of 2011 Graduates with More Than Memories 3. VIDEO: We Have the Cup 4. North Reading Residents Help Tornado Victims 5. IMAGE GALLERY: North Reading's Zip Trip
Saturday, June 18, 2011
The Bruins and Fox25's Zip Trip dominated social media this week.
Here at North Reading Patch, social media is a big deal. It's how we interact with you, answer your questions and get to see what's on your mind. Social Media Saturday is a weekly feature where we highlight your questions and thoughts you've shared on Facebook and other media throughout the past week. We'll also point you to some new and interesting pages you may not have known about before. Here is a sampling of comments and happenings on our Facebook page and the social media world from the past week: The Hornets Nest has been very active again this week, and was featured during North Reading's Zip Trip segment on F0x25. They have a pizza special every Wednesday: buy two for $13.99.
The Bruins won the Stanley Cup, and North Reading has something to say about it.
The Bruins beat the Canucks in Vancouver on Wednesday, and the Stanley Cup is now in Boston. The victory parade will start at 11 a.m today at the Garden and end at Copley Square.
Friday, June 17, 2011
A Bruins party at Hess, canoe trip, and parade are all on tap this weekend.
Looking for something to do over the next few days? Here are some ideas: CELEBRATE THE BRUINS WITH HESS Where/when: All day Friday at Hess. There will be a D.J. and prizes after 3 p.m. Why go: Buy Bruins Championship merchandise and celebrate the Bruins with other community members. Cost: Free to enter. Hot dogs, water, chips, and soda for only $1. NARRATED CANOE TRIP ON MARTINS POND Where/when: Meet for the canoe trip at Clarke Park on 61 Burroughs Road. The trip will start at 9 a.m. and last for two hours. Why go: Get some exercise, have fun, and enjoy nature! Cost: $30 per canoe. Flotation devices will be provided. Kids must be at least three-years-old. Canoes can be reserved at the park and recreation department at Town Hall. LISTEN …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Show us your Bruins Pride!
The Bruins won the Stanley Cup last night. The last time they won was in 1972. We are so proud of our team! Show us how proud you are by adding photos with you, your kids, or even your pets showing off Bruins pride! Here comes the cup!
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The Bruins play the Canucks tonight for the Stanley Cup, and residents are excited.
The Boston Bruins play the Vancouver Canucks tonight in game 7 for the Stanley Cup. The game is in Vancouver, and starts at 8 p.m. So far, the series is tied 3-3. Let's see if the B's can make history!
Bruins fans showing their pride in our user-submitted photo gallery.
North Reading is full of Bruins fans! Send us photos of you, your family, or even your pet showing off Bruins pride. To send in your submission, e-mail Editor Ashley Troutman at firstname.lastname@example.org or click "add your own photos and videos" under the photos and upload your own photo right to the site!