Author: City of Woburn

Mass Wildlife: Sunfish Deaths at Pond Caused by Warming Temps

Low oxygen levels in Horn Pond caused by a sudden, seasonal rise in water temperatures that occurs in the spring and summer months is being attributed as the reason behind the recent deaths of hundreds of sunfish at the Horn Pond Lagoon, according to Bridgett McAlice, a Wildlife Biologist with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries … Continued

Must-Know information about the Zika Virus

What is Zika virus? Zika is a virus (germ) spread by certain kinds of mosquitoes. Most people (80%) who are exposed to Zika virus will not get sick. If they do get sick, symptoms usually start 2-7 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito and may include fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red … Continued

Airman’s Remains Returned

At long last, on Saturday, August 15th, 2009, funeral services will be held for Staff Sergeant James Bernard “Dinty” Moore, who was killed in action during World War II at the age of 21. After a wait of over six decades, his remains are finally being returned to his hometown of Woburn for burial with … Continued