Author: Craig Dean

Senior Snow Shoveling Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2022 Contact: Marie Santiago – SCI AmeriCorps Community Engagement Coordinator, Social Capital Inc. [email protected] 781-935-2244 In partnership with the Woburn Senior Center, SCI Social Capital Inc. is launching its annual Snow Shoveling Program to help local senior citizens who will need assistance at their homes with snow shoveling. SCI is … Continued

Bottled Water Rebate Program – UPDATE – 1/6/2023

Bottled Water Rebate Program – UPDATE – 1/6/2023 The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a new drinking water regulation that limits the sum of six PFAS compounds (known as the PFAS6) to 20 parts per trillion (ppt). The new drinking water standard requires public water suppliers to test for the presence of PFAS6. … Continued

FEASIBILITY STUDY MIDDLESEX CANAL & RR ROW

Draft Feasibility Study and Public Meeting Shared Use Path Middlesex Canal/Former Railroad Right of Way Woburn, MA The City of Woburn has prepared a draft Feasibility Study evaluating the possibility of creating a shared use path (SUP) along the Middlesex Canal and the former Woburn branch of the Boston & Lowell railroad right of way.  … Continued

Woburn FY2023 Tax Classification

December 2 , 2022   At the Tax Classification Hearing on Thursday, December 1, 2022, the City Council voted a Fiscal Year 2023 residential factor of 0.719878. The vote by the City Council was acted upon after assessment and valuation methodologies applied by the City were approved by the MA Department of Revenue through their … Continued

FY 2023 Board of Assessors Tax Classification

At the Tax Classification Hearing on Thursday, December 1, 2022, the City Council voted a Fiscal Year 2023 residential factor of 0.719878. The vote by the City Council was acted upon after assessment and valuation methodologies applied by the City were approved by the MA Department of Revenue through their five-year onsite certification review. Under … Continued

Waste Bans for Mattresses and Textiles

Waste Bans for Mattresses and Textiles New State regulations begin November 1 As of November 1, 2022, mattresses and textiles will no longer be allowed in the trash.  New state rules require mattresses and textiles be kept out of the trash so they can be recycled or donated for reuse.  In order to comply, the … Continued

PFAS Testing Update from Mayor Scott Galvin

PFAS Testing Update from Mayor Scott Galvin: 8-25-2022 The City of Woburn 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 in accordance with all Mass DEP requirements. Over the past … Continued

DPH Mosquito Alert

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has announced that the West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitos collected from the City of Woburn. WNV is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The mosquitoes that carry this virus are common throughout the state and are found in … Continued

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