Author: Craig Dean

Mayor Urges Caution as Severe Heat Wave is Predicted

AUGUST 4, 2022 Mayor Urges Caution as Severe Heat Wave is Predicted Weather forecasts for Thursday, August 4th through Monday, August 8th are predicting temperatures that will soar into the mid-90s with high humidity—creating an extended period of summer heat that can present risks related to prolonged heat exposure, particularly for those who are more … Continued

City Council Committee on Finance will meet on August 9 , 2022 at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers , to discuss Mayor’s Five year Capital Plan

Michael Concannon, City Council President Members of Woburn City Council   I am pleased to submit the 5 Year Capital Improvement Plan (FY 2023-FY 2027) to the city council, which provides important measured investments in our buildings, equipment, infrastructure, sustainability and community. The total CIP cost is $89,613,758 and includes a number of funding sources … Continued

Public Meeting for MassDOT ADA Ramp Improvements: July 13, 2022

MassDOT Project #609387 – District 4 – ADA Retrofits at Various Locations What is happening? A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the District 4 – ADA Retrofits at Various Locations project. Throughout various locations in the Cities of Methuen and Woburn, the … Continued

Free iHealth COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits

Mayor Scott Galvin and the Woburn Board of Health are offering FREE iHealth COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits and face masks for Woburn Residents & City of Woburn employees throughout July & August. These are available on a first come, first serve basis. Test kits and masks will be distributed at the following locations: Office of the … Continued

Student Banners Honoring Woburn History on Display

Student Banners will be on display until the end of August. Student art work hanging in the City Hall Rotunda will be up through July 4, 2022. How to locate your child’s banner location on Woburn Center poles, or in Woburn City Hall rotunda: View the List of Banner and Rotunda Recipients to find where your … Continued

Mayor Galvin Presents FY 23 Budget to Woburn City Council

I am pleased to present the FY 2023 budget to The Woburn City Council for review and approval. The general fund budget will increase 4.86% to $154,620,820 and the water and sewer budg’et will increase 4.63 % to $20,240,564. The Grand total for the Fiscal 2023 budget is $174,861,385 up 4.84% from last year’s Grand … Continued

PFAS Update & Test Results for Quarter 1, 2022

March 21, 2022 The City of Woburn (the City) is committed to providing regular updates to our community about PFAS testing and providing high quality drinking water to our residents. The City conducts monthly testing for PFAS in its treated drinking water. Mayor Scott Galvin recently provided an update on PFAS6 results for the first … Continued

City of Woburn Water Dispenser Station for Woburn Residents

City Of Woburn Water Dispenser Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street Mass DEP has approved the Woburn Water Department’s (Woburn) request to place into service a water bottle filling station that is part of the City’s Short-Term Corrective Action Plan to address PFAS6 detected in Woburn’s drinking water. The water dispenser is free of charge … Continued