Author: Casey Hagerty

Funding available to improve disability access

FUNDING NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISABILITY-RELATED MODIFICATIONS The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission has announced the availability of no-cost loans designed to improve access to private residences by the elderly and persons with disabilities. The Home Modification Loan Program (HMLP) is a Statewide program that provides no-interest loans to individuals and families for home modifications needed to accommodate … Continued

Woburn’s Kraft Food Manufacturing Site gets a new life

The 60-acre former Kraft Food manufacturing site in East Woburn is getting a new life.  Construction is well underway on a new mixed-use development known as “The Vale”, which will consist of 900,000 square feet of offices, lab space, research and development buildings, and retail and institutional uses.  The project will also include residential townhomes, multi-family … Continued

Business Permits

Each business is unique and may require different permits. Below is a list of commonly required permits for a business. Economic Development Staff can help you navigate the permitting process and determine exactly what types of permits or licenses your business will need to open. Business Certificate The City Clerk’s Office issues Business Certificates also … Continued

New Boston Street Bridge Construction Underway

After years of planning, construction has begun on the new bridge that will connect two sections of New Boston Street. Currently, the two sections of New Boston Street are separated by train tracks.  The new bridge will make a much needed connection to improve traffic flow and pedestrian access in the area. The City funded … Continued

Pocket Park Improvements Underway

Woburn Center is getting an upgrade! Construction is underway to provide some much needed upgrades to the Pocket Park located at 460 Main Street. Construction Update, May 2nd, 2023: Construction is well underway at the Pocket Park. The Concrete slabs have been poured and some drainage issues have been addressed. In the coming weeks electrical … Continued