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Tickets Available for Mayor’s 42nd Annual Senior Appreciation Dinner

Mayor Scott Galvin will host the 42nd Annual Mayor’s Senior Appreciation Dinner—again prepared by the members of the Woburn Stoneham Lodge of Elks 908—at Woburn Memorial High School on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Tickets are available at Mayor Galvin’s office at City Hall, 10 Common Street, as well as the Woburn Senior Center, 144 School … Continued

Woburn Receives AAA bond rating — ‘Very Strong’ Management, Financial Policies, Economy Help Earn City Highest Rating in its History

Mayor Scott D. Galvin announced that Standard & Poor Global Ratings (S&P) assigned its AAA Bond rating to the City of Woburn—the highest financial rating available to municipalities and the highest rating ever earned by the City. In its 9/6/2019 credit summary, S&P notes the AAA rating reflects its opinion the City’s management is very … Continued

State Awards Woburn $140K for Clean Energy Projects—the City’s 7th Significant Grant Since Earning ‘Green City’ Status

Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce the City of Woburn has been awarded $139,684 from the Green Communities Division of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to fund more local energy-saving improvements. This 7th round of state funding will support ongoing energy-saving initiatives across the City, including air source heat pumps and LED lighting … Continued

New Public Park Overlooking Horn Pond Opens to Rave Reviews

Mayor Scott Galvin reports a great turnout for the grand opening of Fleming Field Park, at the site of the former Clapp School on Arlington Road overlooking Horn Pond. Many thanks to Rory Lindstrom and Bryan Nagle of the Woburn Recreation Department, along with our Recreation Commissioners, as well as Engineering, Planning, DPW, Parks, Police, … Continued

Mayor Extends Thanks for a Fun Seniors Red Sox Day at High School

A big thank-you to all of the dedicated volunteers who pitched in to make the Mayor’s Senior Red Sox Day, held this week at Woburn Memorial High School, a huge success!  Three hundred Woburn seniors attended and enjoyed a barbecue, entertainment and raffle prizes. Special thanks to David Dunkley, Director of Building Facilities for Woburn … Continued

Reminder: Qualifying Residents Invited to Apply for Higher Ed Scholarships Sponsored by Waste Management—Deadline is August 21, 2019

Mayor Scott Galvin reminds qualifying residents to apply for higher education scholarships sponsored in conjunction with Waste Management, trash hauler serving the City of Woburn for more than 10 years. Three, $1,000 scholarships are being offered by Waste Management, with the support of the Woburn Board of Health.  To qualify, applicants must be a Woburn … Continued

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