Built in 1969 near the intersection of Haverhill and Charles streets, J.W. Killam Elementary School was named after a…More longtime Reading official, who served on the School Committee, Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee and World War Memorial Committee as well as the town counsel.
Town Hall is located outside the town center on North Street, off Lowell Street and Route 62. It is home to many…More departments of the town government, including the town administrator, town clerk, Board of Selectmen, assessor, community planning, public works, parks and recreation, tax collector and treasurer, and zoning.
Greg Balukonis is the town administrator. Robert Mauceri is the chairman of the Board of Selectmen.
Call ahead for specific hours for each department.
Reading Town Hall is located in the heart of Reading, on Lowell Street.
Most town departments are…More located in the three-floor brick building. On the lower level is the Department of Public Works, including Recreation, Engineering, Water & Sewer, Cemetery and the DPW administration offices. There is also a lower-level conference room.
On the first floor is the community services departments, including Town Clerk, Veterans Agent, Town Manager/Selectmen, Building Inspections and Zoning, Conservation, Elder & Human Services, Health, Historical Commission and Planning. There are three conference rooms on the first floor, including the Selectmen's Meeting Room and the Arnold Berger Conference Room.
The second floor features accounting and finance departments, including Assessment, Town Accountant, Technology, Human Resources, Retirement, Payroll and Treasurer.
Town government phone numbers are:
Emergency -- 911
Police, general business -- 781-944-1212
Fire, general business -- 781-944-3132
Public Works, emergency (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F) -- 781-942-9077
Public Works, emergency (nights and weekends) -- 781-944-1212
Reading Municipal Light Department -- 781-944-1340