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Proposed Ch. 40R Development at Woburn Mall – Updated Information

The Woburn City Council is reviewing of a petition to re-develop the Woburn Mall site under Chapter 40R Smart Growth standards. The proposed development will include commercial and residential uses. Links to plans and reports filed with the application and during the review process below. The section of the Woburn Zoning Ordinances allowing the development, … Continued

City Offices Closed Monday for Memorial Day; Observances Planned

Mayor Scott Galvin would like Woburn residents to know that City Hall and other related City administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Mayor Galvin encourages citizens to take time this weekend to honor the memory of U.S. soldiers who died while in military service … Continued

It’s Public Works Week!

It’s National Public Works Week!  This video for kids from the American Public Works Association is a great reminder of everything Public Works does for all of us every day!  

Madison Properties Washington Street Paving

Contractors for Madison properties will be milling, paving and striping from 5/20/2019 thru 5/30/2019. The bulk of this work will be done at night starting at about 8PM and ending by 6AM this work is weather dependent and may extend accordingly.

Suicide Prevention Training – June 6, 2019

FREE SUICIDE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION TRAINING The Samaritans of the Merrimack Valley is offering a free training: “Suicide and Middle Aged Adults: The Gender Paradox”  After the training, participants will be able to identify risk and protective factors as well as warning signs specific to each gender.  Attendees will learn how to ask questions about … Continued

Clean up your Car Wash!

Community Car Washes are often a great fundraiser for school groups, scouts, athletic teams and other community groups.  However they do come with an accidental side effect.  Most car wash detergents contain phosphates or other ingredients that lead to the over nutrification of our streams, ponds and wetlands.  Over-nutrification can lead to algae blooms, phosphate … Continued

Sand,Silt,Stone & Gravel

The City of Woburn, Department of Public Works (DPW), is seeking vendors to provide construction materials.

Lower your phosphorous footprint!

When it rains, the water washes fertilizer and other pollutants from our lawns over our driveways, sidewalks, and roads, into our storm drains where it flows directly – and untreated – into our rivers, lakes, and streams. Phosphorus – commonly found in fertilizers – can cause toxic algae blooms and fish kill. Under Massachusetts law, … Continued

The next Conservation Commission filing deadline is: THURSDAY, May 30, 2019, at 12 NOON

A complete submission of: a Request for a Determination of Applicability (RDA); Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD); and/or a Notice of Intent (NOI) must be submitted to the Conservation Commission office no later than Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 12:00 PM in order to be heard on the June 13, 2019 meeting.