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Stay at Home Order Extended Until April 30th

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Census Reminder

Census 2020

Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community. 

Primary Election

Primary Election Postponed

The Primary Election date has been postponed to Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

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Street Cleaning Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 guidelines of social distancing and working from home, the Borough will be postponing street cleaning to accommodate... more ››

Emergency Alert

Proclamation of Local Disaster Emergency

West Reading Mayor Andrew Kearney issued an emergency proclamation. This is a precautionary step to allow for a more efficient flow of... more ››

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Guidelines from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

From Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf: 

CDC Guidelines

West Reading Borough Update

The Borough of West Reading wants to reassure the residents and businesses about the pandemic plans we have in place.

Code Red

CodeRED Emergency Notification Program

The CodeRED™ Emergency Notification System is an extremely FAST communication service available for mass emergency notifications.  CodeRED... more ››


Basketball Courts and Playground Equipment Closed

We have noticed that many children and teens are using our playground equipment and basketball courts and are not practicing social... more ››


Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19For more information, please... more ››

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A Message from Western Berks Ambulance

Courtesy of Western Berks Ambulance Until further notice:

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West Reading Borough Hall Closed to Public

Borough Administration has decided to close Borough Hall to the public in order to protect essential services. West Reading Borough Hall... more ››


Public Works Summer Employment Opportunity

The Borough of West Reading is currently accepting applications for Public Works Summer employment. The applicant must be at least 18 years... more ››

Election Code Changes

Election Code Changes

Act 77 Makes Historic Changes to PA Election CodeOn October 31, 2019, Governor Wolf signed Act 77 of 2019 into law. The Act is a historic... more ››

Recycling Guidelines

New Recycling Guidelines

The recyclables that can be picked up at Pennsylvania curbsides have changed due to buying restrictions in China.

Join Us

Committee Vacancies

Help shape the future of your community by becoming a volunteer member of one of your local boards or committees. These resident-led groups... more ››

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Turn your Security Camera into a Crime Fighting Tool

Often a crime will occur that may have been caught on camera. In an effort to make our investigations more efficient we are looking to... more ››


Smart911 - Keep Your Loved Ones Safe

Smart911 allows you to add vital information that is shared directly with 9-1-1 and first responders in... more ››

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Case Study - West Reading, PA

Michael McDonough of "Eye on Main Street" has performed a case study of West Reading, PA and believes that West Reading is the most vibrant... more ››