Another Billerica Resident Victimized | IRS Scam

On Friday, October 9, at approximately 4:00 PM a Billerica resident received a call from an individual claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The calling party’s telephone number allegedly came up on caller ID as the Billerica Police Department. The caller advised the victim that he owed back income taxes that needed to be sent via Money Gram immediately or he would face criminal charges. The victim ultimately wired a large sum of money to the caller. The Billerica Police want to repeat that anyone who requests money or personal financial information over the phone is likely scamming … Continue reading

Colson St Motor Vehicle Break | Identification Needed

On 9/18/15 between midnight and 1am, an unknown white male broke into a motor vehicle in north Billerica stealing a wallet. The suspect then went to Speedway on Boston Road in North Billerica where he used one of the credit cards stolen from the wallet in an attempt to purchase cigarettes and other items. The suspect is described as a clean shaven white male, early to mid-twenties, approximately 5’10” with an average build and short brown hair. He was wearing a dark colored t-shirt and cargo shorts. If anyone has information on the suspect’s identity, please contact Billerica Police either … Continue reading

Billerica Police Offers Child Seat Safety Tips

BILLERICA — Police Chief Daniel Rosa and the Billerica Police Department would like to remind the community about properly securing their children in car seats and boosters. The Massachusetts Child Passenger Safety Law requires that all children sit in a federally approved car seat or booster, which must be properly fastened and secured, until they are 8 years old or over 57 inches tall. It is recommended that children under the age of 13 ride in the back seat. All infants and toddlers should be in rear-facing car seats until they reach the age of 2 years old, or the … Continue reading

Yankee Doodle Homecoming Parade & Fireworks 2015

The Yankee Doodle Parade will be on September 19, 2015 at 10:00 am.  Road closures will begin at approximately 9:45 am.  Parade route is Billerica Mall to the Marshall Middle School. The Fireworks display will be at the Marshall Middle School on September 19th with events beginning at 6:30 pm and fireworks at approximately 8:30 pm. For all other information please visit the Yankee Doodle Homecoming website HERE. … Continue reading

Child Passenger Safety

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division (EOPSS/HSD) is committed to ensuring the safety of children riding in motor vehicles on the Commonwealth’s roadways. EOPSS/HSD actively works with local municipalities, hospitals, and not-for-profit organizations to promote proper child passenger seat installation and usage through community outreach, maintaining a child passenger safety (CPS) information line, and by training CPS technicians. We will continually strive to increase the number of CPS checkup events and fitting stations throughout the Commonwealth, both of which provide residents with free child safety seat installation or inspection by certified CPS technicians. For more … Continue reading