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:

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:

RMLD: 781-944-1340

National Grid gas: 1-800-233-5325

Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)

Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)

Personal numbers

Some other numbers you may want to have include your insurance agent, your doctor and your vet.


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