From the mayor’s office….
This Saturday June 11, the Newton Police Department and Newton Fire Department will be hosting an active shooter training drill at Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Ambulatory Care Center located at 159 Wells Avenue. Activity for the drill will begin at 7:30 a.m. and conclude around 1 p.m.
Althoggh this is a drill, it will sound very realistic. There will be sirens, fire alarms, and police officers will be firing blanks which sound the same as gunshots. As there will be a lot of activity and traffic in the area due to the number of partners participating in the drill and partial road closures. Please do not be alarmed as this is a scheduled training drill.