Important Links and Phone Numbers to Keep Handy During the Hurricane
Of course, Reading-North Reading Patch will be keeping you up to date on how storms are impacting us locally. But from time to time, you may need to check on some things yourself. This handy list will be helpful.
Here are some links and phone numbers to keep handy, and maybe even print out before the storm:
- Reading Police Department
- North Reading Police Department
- Reading Public Schools
- North Reading Public Schools
- Massachusetts Red Cross
- Massachusetts State Police
- Massachusetts Department of Transportation
- Logan International Airport
- American Red Cross
- National Hurricane Center
In an emergency, always call 911. A call from a landline in the two towns will go directly to either police station.
For non-emergency, storm-related needs, call 211.
To report a power outage or power-related issue or problem, call RMLD at 781-944-1340 or 781-942-6598.
For non-emergency police or fire issues or problems:
Reading Fire Department: 781-944-3132
North Reading Fire Department: 978-664-3112
Reading Police Department: 781-944-1212
North Reading Police Department: 978-664-3131
For outages for other utilities:
National Grid gas: 1-800-233-5325
Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
Some other numbers you may want to have include your insurance agent, your doctor and your vet.