Author: mlingblom

Mayor Galvin: Thanks to WCC and WGSA for a Beautifully Redesigned 9th Hole

From Mayor Scott Galvin: “Hats off to everyone at the Woburn Country Club for their leadership, passion and hard work rebuilding a beautiful 9th hole—-WCC’s signature hole featuring a tee over a pond. Thanks to Jeff Power, Course Superintendent, Peter Bracey, Head Golf Professional, Joseph DiMatteo, Business Manager, and all of the members of the … Continued

Mayor Galvin Submits FY2020 Budget to Council

Dear President Anderson and Honorable Members of the City Council: I am pleased to present the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget to the Woburn City Council for review and approval. The General Fund budget will increase 4.7 percent, and the water and sewer budget will increase 6.1 percent.  The grand total FY 2020 budget is … Continued

New Veterans Memorial Flag Project Breaks Ground in North Woburn

The Friends of Woburn Veterans have begun work on an exciting new Memorial Flag project in North Woburn at Ferullo Field. The Memorial Flag project, funded in part by a grant from the Cummings Foundation, will feature seven flagpoles—one, 60-foot American flagpole and six, 50-foot flagpoles representing MIA/POW, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, … Continued

Mayor Galvin To Host Free Document Shredding for Residents – Oct 19, City Hall

Mayor Scott Galvin, along with the Agriculture Commission and the local office of Shred It is hosting a free event to help local residents fight back by properly disposing of outdated personal and financial documents. Residents are encouraged to bring all of those outdated papers and documents sitting in boxes around the house to Woburn … Continued

Mayor Galvin: ‘The State of Our City is as Strong as it’s Ever Been’

Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin delivered the following State of the City Address before the City Council and School Committee on Tuesday evening, January 8, 2019: Good evening honorable members of the Woburn City Council, School Committee, City Board Members, Department Heads, Staff, Guests, and residents at home. I am grateful for the opportunity to present … Continued

Thanks to Volunteers and Businesses for Making 41st Annual Mayor’s Senior Dinner a Huge Success

Thanks to all of the businesses, volunteers, musicians, and performers who helped make the 41st Annual Mayor’s Senior Appreciation Dinner another huge success, and an enjoyable Sunday afternoon for nearly 500 local seniors. Special thanks to the Mayor’s Annual Senior Appreciation Dinner Committee, volunteers and coordinators including Keith Wells and the Woburn Lodge of Elks … Continued

Mayor Appoints Robert F. Rufo as New Chief of Police

Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce the appointment of veteran police officer Robert F. Rufo as the City of Woburn’s new Chief of Police. Rufo’s role as Chief follows 35 years of committed service to the well-being and public safety of his hometown—earning his way up the ranks in leadership roles throughout the Woburn … Continued