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Berlin Police Department
Monday October 26th, 2009 :: 08:31 a.m. EDT


Berlin NH Trick or Treating Times and Safety Information

Trick or Treating in Berlin, NH will be held at the stores and businesses in the Downtown area on Friday, October 30, 2009 from 3pm-5pm. Trick or Treating for the entire City of Berlin will be on Saturday, October 31, 2009 from 5pm-8pm.

The Berlin Police Department wants to take this opportunity to remind Parents and Children of the following safety tips. If you observe any suspicious or illegal activity please report it immediately by calling the Police Department at 603-752-3131 or dialing 911 in an emergency.

• Be sure walking areas are well-lit and free of obstacles.
• Keep candle-lit jack-o’-lanterns away from doorsteps, walkways, landings, and curtains. Keep them out of the reach of pets and small children, and never leave them unattended.
• Remind drivers to watch out for trick-or-treaters and to drive safely.
• A parent or responsible adult should always accompany young children.
• For older children going alone, plan the route that is acceptable to you. Agree on a specific time when they should return home.
• Only go to homes with a porch light on and never enter a home or car for a treat.
• Stay in a group and communicate where they will be going.
• Carry a cell phone for quick communication.
• Remain on well-lit streets and always use the sidewalk when available.
• Never cut across yards or use alleys.
• Don't assume the right of way. Motorists may have trouble seeing Trick-or-Treaters.
• Law enforcement authorities should be notified immediately of any suspicious or unlawful activity.

We hope everyone has a fun and safe Halloween!!

Berlin Police Department
135 Green St
Berlin, NH 03570

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 603-752-3131

Berlin Police Department

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