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Neighbor News: Donate Soft Goods, Cut the Cord, Experience EVs

Ever wonder what’s making news next door in Wilmington? The Wilmington Apple has the answer!

Below is a collection of top Wilmington stories that were recently published on the Apple, our hyperlocal news sister site.

Top Wilmington Stories:

Wilmington Educational Foundation Wants Your Unwanted Clothes, Shoes, Stuffed Animals & More: The Wilmington Educational Foundation has partnered with Baystate Textiles to raise funds through an ongoing textile recycling rebate program. Bag up any of your unwanted footwear, clothing, accessories, linens and stuffed animals and place them in the donation boxes located outside each of Wilmington’s public schools. Donations can be in any condition as long as they’re clean and dry. The Wilmington Educational Foundation will receive a rebate of $100 for every ton of textiles collected.  WEF earns thousands of dollars each year from this fundraiser. Learn more.

Learn How To Cut The Cord & Find Alternatives To Cable On August 3: Are you tired of having hundreds of channels but not finding anything to watch? Come join Technology Librarian Brad McKenna as he presents alternatives to cable such as Netflix and the library. While not all free, the alternatives will save you quite a bit of money every month. Find info on this and other Wilmington Library programs on the Apple.

RMLD To Hold Electric Car Show On Sunday, August 14 At Wilmington Farmers Market: The Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) invites drivers, owners, and customers to attend the annual free Electric Car Show on Sunday, August 14, 2022, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The event will be held in the Swain Green parking lot located at 140 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington during the Wilmington Farmers Market. Last year’s Show was enjoyed by many and provided a casual setting to learn more about increasingly popular electric vehicles. Learn more.

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