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Compost Center Opens Early - Friday, March 27

Great news! The Compost Center is opening tomorrow, Friday, March 27, from 8AM - 12PM. It will be open on Saturday, 8AM - 4PM and then... more ››

Order Pertaining to Personal Care Services and Recommendation for Non-Essential Retail Establishments

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, per order of the Town of Reading Board of Health, all services offered to the public which cannot be... more ››

Town Playgrounds, Fields, and Athletic Courts Closed

(READING, MA) – Per order of the Board of Health, in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, ALL Town basketball courts, tennis courts,... more ››

Covid- 19 Business Support and Resources Letter

*Dear Reading Business Community, 

March 19, 2020 - Statement from Superintendent of Schools John Doherty

The following message was sent out to parents in the Reading Public School Community. Read the original statement in the... more ››

Statement from the Board of Health regarding Covid-19 for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

To date, there have been no positive or presumptive positive cases reported to the Town of Reading.   

Statement from the Reading Town Manager, March 16, 2020

To:       Reading CommunityFrom:    Bob LeLacheurDate:      March 16,... more ››

Statement from Reading Board of Health March 16, 2020

(READING, MA- March 16, 2020) - The Town of Reading and Reading Board of Health are working closely to address COVID-19. Our response is in... more ››


The Town’s trash and recycling contractor, JRM, recently notified the town that, due to changing market conditions,  beginning April 1,... more ››

Statement from the Board of Health regarding Covid-19 for March 13, 2020

The Reading Board of Health continues to monitor the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation in our local community.

Letter from Town Moderator Alan Foulds regarding Town Meeting

MARCH 12, 2020 Greetings Reading Neighbors: 

Reading Public Library cancelling all public meetings and programs

March 12, 2020      For Immediate ReleaseOn March 10, Governor Baker declared a state of emergency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts... more ››

Communication from Reading Public Schools Regarding Covid-19

Good Afternoon, Reading Public School Community,

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Town of Reading Coronavirus (COVID – 19) Update as of March 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                 CONTACT:March 3, 2020... more ››

Get Ready for Recycling Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 27, 2020Jayne Wellman781-942-6637  

RMLD Targeted by Ransomware

Press ReleaseRMLD Targeted by RansomwareReading, MA – On Friday, February 21, 2020, Reading... more ››

Reading Fire Department Responds to Four-Alarm Apartment Blaze

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                               February 24, 2020 CONTACT:... more ››