Reading Municipal Light Department announced that they will be closing the payment drop boxes at the following Reading Cooperative Bank branches: 180 Haven St., Reading; 170 Park St., North Reading; 230 Lowell St., Wilmington; and 352 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington. This change will take effect April 1, 2017.
RMLD continually seeks to balance the importance of customer convenience with the cost efficiency of operations. The RMLD has decided to discontinue these particular drop boxes due to their extremely low use rate. Customers are increasingly using online bill payment which creates a savings passed on to all customers.
The following payment drop box locations will remain open:
- New England Beverage and Redemption Center – 158 Main Street, North Reading (available 24/7)
- RMLD Offices – 230 Ash Street, Reading (available 24/7)
- Reading Town Hall – 16 Lowell Street, Reading (available 24/7)
- Lucci’s Supermarket – 223 Lowell Street, Wilmington (available during Lucci’s store hours)