Moon Shot: Woburn’s Bid in the Space Race

By 1963, the space race was in full swing. NASA had designated the greater Boston area as a general location for a new Electronics Research Center. Woburn wanted to to be a part of the action. Over the course of several months, government and business leaders rallied the resources of the community in an effort … Continued

Park Construction Updates

Work continues on the new Clapp Park, but is winding down.  Here’s an aerial video showing the site from July 16, 2019.     Also moving ahead is work at Ferullo Field to add new flag poles at the front and the dog park.  Here’s a video from July 16, 2019 showing the progress at … Continued

Woburn and the Declaration of Independence

Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, a copy made its way to Woburn where Town Clerk James Fowle transcribed the document into the town records. After 243 years, the book remains secure in the city’s vault. Below are images of the three pages of the Declaration of … Continued

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