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Blue-Green Algae Found July 2017

Notice/Warning: There has been a confirmed testing of Blue-Green Algae at Martin’s Pond. The Town will be issuing more information and notifications. Please do not swim or come in contact with the water in the pond until further notice from Town Officials. You may receive a reverse 9-1-1 call about this. Just wanted to give you a head’s up. The Solitude team noticed it and reported, then tested and confirmed. More info will be forthcoming, and we hope it is

MPNP Scholarship winner Jacob Sinclair-Steeves

Jacob Sinclair-Steeves and parents

Jacob Sinclair-Steeves will be studying nursing at UMass Boston this fall. Jake’s heartfelt, thoughtful, well-written, essay full of neighborhood pride blew us all away. Please join us in congratulating Jacob on a job very well done. Donations can be made for next year’s scholarship by sending a check to: Martins Pond Association c/o North Reading Parks & Recreation Department 235 North St North Reading MA 01864 – please put MPA Neighborhood Pride Scholarship in the memo on your check

Herbicide Treatment May 31

You may have read in the Transcript that we are treating next week. I did not write the article nor did I review it. Those of you who have followed our treatments know that there is a knock back of natives when this is done contrary to what the article states, however the natives will return. We also know that the invasives will eventually return as well and this is a control method. We are using pelletized treatments and divers

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