Author: City of Woburn

City Hall Holiday Hours Announced; One-Day Trash Delay Week of May 29

The Mayor would like Woburn residents to know that City Hall and other related City administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no curbside trash or recycling collection on Monday, May 29; weekly schedule moves forward by one day. City Hall and … Continued

Animal Shelter Training Event

Animal Sheltering Training participants will learn how to support a safe, environmentally sound and efficient animal shelter in response to animal emergencies on the local, county, state and federal level. Optional online classes you can take to prepare for the Animal Sheltering Class: June 8 th 6:00-8:00 PM To register click on this link: … Continued

Mayor Sends Thanks for Student Government Day

Mayor Scott Galvin last week issued his thanks to everyone involved in the recent Student Government Day. Here’s what he had to say: “Many thanks to everyone who contributed to ensure the 64th Annual Donald A. DeLuca Student Government Day was enjoyable and successful for all those who participated. We are grateful for the Woburn … Continued

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