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Unofficial Results of Preliminary Election

The following link has the unofficial results of the Woburn Preliminary Municipal Election held on September 10, 2019. The turnout was 13.6% Municipal Election 9-10-2019 Unofficial  

Woburn Receives AAA bond rating — ‘Very Strong’ Management, Financial Policies, Economy Help Earn City Highest Rating in its History

Mayor Scott D. Galvin announced that Standard & Poor Global Ratings (S&P) assigned its AAA Bond rating to the City of Woburn—the highest financial rating available to municipalities and the highest rating ever earned by the City. In its 9/6/2019 credit summary, S&P notes the AAA rating reflects its opinion the City’s management is very … Continued

State Awards Woburn $140K for Clean Energy Projects—the City’s 7th Significant Grant Since Earning ‘Green City’ Status

Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce the City of Woburn has been awarded $139,684 from the Green Communities Division of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to fund more local energy-saving improvements. This 7th round of state funding will support ongoing energy-saving initiatives across the City, including air source heat pumps and LED lighting … Continued

Board of Health issues Advisory on West Nile Virus & EEE

The Woburn Board of Health is warning residents to take precautions against mosquitoes after two diseases contracted by bites have been detected in area town. WNV can infect people of all ages, however, people over the age of 50 are at higher risk for severe disease, the board said in a release. WNV is usually … Continued

Mandatory meeting for liquor and innkeepers licensees

The Woburn License Commission will hold a mandatory meeting on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 6 p.m., in the Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn, Massachusetts for all liquor and innkeepers licensees.   Thomas M. Skeffington, Chairman

New Public Park Overlooking Horn Pond Opens to Rave Reviews

Mayor Scott Galvin reports a great turnout for the grand opening of Fleming Field Park, at the site of the former Clapp School on Arlington Road overlooking Horn Pond. Many thanks to Rory Lindstrom and Bryan Nagle of the Woburn Recreation Department, along with our Recreation Commissioners, as well as Engineering, Planning, DPW, Parks, Police, … Continued