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State Declares Critical Drought Level for Woburn

STATE DECLARES CRITICAL DROUGHT LEVEL FOR WOBURN Five consecutive months of below-normal rainfall has led State Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides to declare a Level 3 – Critical Drought situation in the Charles River watershed, and Woburn is tributary to the river basin. Mayor Scott Galvin urges residents to read the State … Continued

Mayor Galvin Announces Second Round of Grants Available for Microenterprises in Woburn — Applications Due October 23

GRANTS AVAILABLE NOW FOR MICROENTERPRISES IN WOBURN APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED – DUE OCTOBER 23, 2020 Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce that a second round of grant funding is available to assist Woburn microenterprise businesses in grappling with COVID-related difficulties. Woburn was one of 23 cities and towns in Massachusetts to receive CDBG … Continued

Senior Center Partners with Public Library to Offer Some Great New Programs for Seniors

The Woburn Senior Center is partnering with the Woburn Public Library to offer seniors some great new programs this fall, beginning Monday, October 5. Senior-specific programs, including Movie Mondays, Tech Tuesdays, Reading Wednesdays, and Art Thursdays, are open for up to seven persons in a group, with social distancing guidelines and the wearing of face … Continued

City awarded $100K grant for Green Communities projects at the Woburn Senior Center

The City of Woburn has received another $100,000 grant from the Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Green Communities Division that will fund two energy-saving projects at the Woburn Senior Center.  As a designated “Green Community,” Woburn was successful in obtaining funding among a pool of hundreds of other potential Green Communities applicants across the Commonwealth. … Continued

UPCOMING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR MICROENTERPRISES IN WOBURN

The City of Woburn is pleased to announce that grant funding will soon be available to assist microenterprise businesses in grappling with COVID-related difficulties. Woburn was one of 23 cities and towns in Massachusetts to receive CDBG funding for businesses meeting certain Federal criteria. $340,000 will be available to distribute to microenterprise businesses as grants … Continued

RENT & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE GRANT FUNDING AND INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES

The City is pleased to promote grant funding opportunities and other resources to Woburn residents currently experiencing economic hardship, particularly in cases where the COVID-19 pandemic has led to possible housing instability. Metro Housing Boston is offering two state-funded programs to help Woburn residents address these circumstances: The Rental Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) … Continued

Woburn City Hall Opens July 1 on Limited Basis, By Appointment Only

Beginning July 1, 2020, Woburn City Hall, will reopen to the public on a limited basis by appointment only. What follows are some temporary, general guidelines for the public and employees as the City of Woburn moves to reopen in a phased approach: Safety protocols regarding personal protection equipment (PPE), face covering, cleaning procedures, social … Continued

Woburn City Hall Opens July 1 on Limited Basis, By Appointment Only

Beginning July 1, 2020, Woburn City Hall, will reopen to the public on a limited basis by appointment only. What follows are some temporary, general guidelines for the public and employees as the City of Woburn moves to reopen in a phased approach: Safety protocols regarding personal protection equipment (PPE), face covering, cleaning procedures, social … Continued

City of Woburn 2020 Independence Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Woburn City Hall and other related administrative offices will close at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, and remain closed on Friday, July 3, 2020, in observance of the national Independence Day holiday. Since the official holiday falls on Saturday, July 4, 2020, there is no impact the trash and recycling curbside collection.  Schedule … Continued