You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Communities pursuing safety system

Continue reading below

The city and three neighboring communities will jointly study the possible creation of a regional public safety communications system through a $159,400 grant recently awarded by the state 911 Department. With the grant money, Woburn, along with Burlington, Stoneham, and Winchester, will hire a consultant to detail for them the steps needed to create a regional center for their police and fire departments, as well as the cost and benefits to each community and the obstacles involved. Part of the money will also go toward hiring a project manager to assist with the study. The funds were awarded under a state program that supports planning and implementation of regional emergency communications centers.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of