Author: William Campbell

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  

Municipal Preliminary Election Absentee Ballots Available

Absentee ballots are available for all eligible voters citywide for the Municipal Preliminary Election Election to be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. The deadline for filing an application for an absentee ballot in the office of the City Clerk is Monday, September 9, 2019 at 12:00 noon. A written application must be filed by … Continued

2020 U.S. Census Address Canvassing may be in your neighborhood

We just wanted to make sure you are aware of the current program being conducted by the Census Bureau.  The Census Bureau is currently conducting Address Canvassing, the first major field operation of the 2020 Census, and will continue to run through mid-October 2019. Census Bureau address canvassers ensure an accurate and complete count by … Continued

Voter Registration Deadline August 21st

There will be citywide preliminary election on September 10, 2019. There are three candidates for the office of Mayor with the top two moving on to the final election. Voters have until Wednesday, August 21 to register to vote, change their name or their address for the election. “We will be here for any voter … Continued

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

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

2020 U.S. Census Test Mailing

Residents may receive 2019 Census Test forms in the mail from the U.S. Census Bureau. These forms will help the Bureau get ready for the 2020 Census. The information from the census count will be used to unlock federal and state funds for local projects such as roads, schools, transportation and other public projects and … Continued

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