5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Monday, January 4, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Monday, January 4, 2021:

#1) Watch Wilmington Town Hall/School Administration Building Committee Meeting

The Wilmington Town Hall/School Administration Building Committee meets at 6pm via Zoom. Read the agenda HERE.

#2) Curbside Collection Of Christmas Trees Begin Today

The Department of Public Works will be collecting Christmas trees curbside beginning January 4, 2021.  Residents should remove all decorations and plastic wrapping from their tree and place it curbside on their regular trash pickup day.  It is anticipated that the collection will take approximately two weeks. Please note that the pickup may be delayed by weather and other work demands on the DPW.

The Christmas trees collected by the Town will be recycled into mulch.  The mulch will be made available to residents in the spring at the Recycling Center, and will also be used on Town projects. Residents are advised that Christmas trees cannot be disposed of with their regular trash.

For details on public works services, please refer to the “Public Works” link on the Town’s website at www.wilmingtonma.gov, or call the Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481.

#3) Purchase A Face Mask To Benefit Wilmington’s Hope & Friendship Metastatic Breast Cancer Foundation

Shop Cool Vibes is donating $5 for every pink ribbon face mask purchased this December to the Wilmington-based Hope and Friendship Metastatic Breast Cancer Foundation. Black and white masks are available for $15. Order your face masks today at shopcoolvibes.com.

#4) Complete The Online RMLD Customer Satisfaction Survey

The Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) hired GreatBlue Research to conduct a customer satisfaction survey via phone and online to seek input in the areas of service reliability, rates, customer service, energy efficiency programs, power supply, and more. The phone portion of the survey is complete, and the online survey link is now available.

Customers with an email address on record who did not complete the survey by phone will receive an email from GreatBlue Research with a link to the survey.GreatBlue will also send reminder emails periodically to ensure everyone who wishes to complete the survey has the opportunity to do so.

The survey link is also available at www.rmld.com for customers who do not have an email address on file with the RMLD.

Customers have until January 11, 2021 to complete the survey.

The RMLD greatly appreciates the opportunity to receive customer input to help ensure continued successful process and program improvements. For more information, please contact the RMLD at 781-942-6598.

#5) Use The Wilmington Library’s Free Digital Resources

Take advantage of the following digital resources while hunkering down and staying safe during the winter months. If you do not have a library card, you can get one remotely by going to www.wilmlibrary.org.

Overdrive (aka “Libby” app on your smartphone): Find ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and movies.

Hoopla: Find ebooks, TV shows, audiobooks and comics. Simultaneous use means titles always available.

Kanopy: Stream classic movies, Indie hits, documentaries and more.

Freegal: Download and keep up to five songs per week. Stream up to three hours per day.

Tumble Book Library: Animated picture books, read-along chapter books and more for children.

Creative Bug: Find over 1000 video classes on knitting, sewing, cooking and other crafts.

Ancestry Library: Do genealogy research with this database that covers billions of records from census data to directories, and photos to family trees. Access from home is available for a limited period of time. 

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