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Mayor Galvin PSA Video Message: Woburn Comes Together during COVID-19

Click below for an important public service announcement from Mayor Scott Galvin about the ways Woburn is pulling together at this challenging time: Woburn Comes Together During COVID-19 from John Guilfoil Public Relations on Vimeo. Woburn Comes Together; Funding Approved to Distribute 700 Laptops to Woburn Schoolchildren In the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic, … Continued

Woburn Board of Health Adopts COVID Construction Site Regulations to Protect Workers

The Woburn Board of Health has adopted these guidelines to ensure the safety of workers on all construction projects within the City of Woburn.These Guidelines and Procedures must be implemented at all times on all construction sites, including those being performed by or on behalf of the City of Woburn. All construction sites MUST disseminate … Continued

Mayor Galvin Issues COVID-19 State of Emergency Order in City of Woburn

March 31, 2020: Mayor Scott Galvin issued an Order, in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, declaring a State of Emergency related to COVID-19 in the City of Woburn, until further notice. The Mayor’s Emergency Declaration, among other things, will enable the City to more promptly access and secure state and federal funding to obtain … Continued

Mayor Galvin Reports City’s First COVID-19 Deaths

Mayor Scott Galvin issues the following statement: “I regret to share that two Woburn residents have died as a result of their contracting COVID-19, the illness associated with the novel coronavirus. “An 89-year-old resident passed away last night and a 92-year-old resident passed away this morning. Both were beloved mothers and grandmothers and will be … Continued

City of Woburn Provides Important Information Regarding Business, Municipal Closings Related to COVID-19 Situation

WOBURN — Mayor Scott Galvin and the City of Woburn seek to provide residents, business owners and workers with important information relating to business and municipal closings in the city due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective Tuesday, March 24 at noon, companies that do not provide essential services related to COVID-19 … Continued

Mayor’s March 28 Shred It Event Postponed

March 23 Update: This Shred-It Event is being postponed until sometime in June. Updates will be posted here. Mayor Scott Galvin, along with the Agriculture Commission and the local office of Shred-It is hosting a free on-site shredding event to help local residents properly dispose outdated personal and financial documents. Residents are encouraged to bring … Continued

Public Invited to March 4 Environmental Agencies Meeting to Comment on Wetland Restoration and Fish Passage Projects

Environmental Agencies Propose to Fund Wetland Restoration and Fish Passage Projects in Woburn and Winchester Public Invited to Comment on the Draft Restoration Plan and Attend Information Meeting in Woburn on March 4 WOBURN – The Natural Resource Trustee Council for the Industri-Plex Superfund site has proposed to fund several projects including wetland and stream … Continued

Mayor Galvin and the Board of Health are asking members of the community to practice strict physical distancing to save lives and contain the spread of COVID-19. For more information please visit this page