The North Reading Police Department was recently awarded a Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Equipment Grant to provide car and booster seats for distribution to North Reading families in need. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research- Highway Safety Division awarded grants totaling nearly $170,000 to 65 local police […]
After receiving repeated complaints for drivers who are illegally passing school buses while picking up and dropping off students we are reminding the motoring public of the following information; Drivers on both sides of the road need to stop when school buses pick up or drop off children Drivers who ignore a stopped school bus […]
Chief Murphy is pleased to announce that members of the North Reading Police Department will be participating in the No-Shave November program for a second consecutive year. No-Shave November benefits Home Base, which is a joint Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital program. Their goal it is to help veterans and families heal from […]
Happy Halloween! The recommended times for trick or treat are from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Parents and trick-or-treaters are urged to use flashlights or glow sticks so they are visible to traffic. Homeowners are reminded to illuminate their walkways and driveways if they are welcoming trick-or-treaters. Motorists are reminded to be on the lookout […]
On Tuesday, September 4th, spraying is planned for neighborhoods of North Reading that are located in the vicinity of Turner Dr., Patriot Way, Abbott Rd., Greene St. and streets off of Chestnut St. All spraying occurs between dusk and 11:30. If we have to postpone for any reason, we will spray the area the following […]
As students prepare to return to school in the coming weeks, Chief Michael Murphy and the North Reading Police Department ask that community members follow several important safety tips.
CBD products are commonly marketed as candy, mostly gummy products, and are very attractive to children. Most are indistinguishable from well-known candy products.
School Resource Officer/Detective Paul Lucci has been recognized as a North Reading Community Impact Team (CIT) Trusted Adult.
NORTH READING – Director of Public Health Robert F. Bracey, along with North Reading Town Administrator Michael P. Gilleberto and Police Chief/Public Safety Director Michael P. Murphy report that a restaurant in town has been ordered closed by the Health Department in connection with a salmonella-related illness outbreak.
The North Reading Police Department participated in the Cruiser Convoy as part of the 2018 Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games.