Category: Mayor

Mayor, Historical Society, Veterans Officer, Seek Photos of KIA Veterans for Ceremonial Banners

Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce he is working with Kathy Lucero of the Woburn Historical Society and in conjunction with Veterans Service Officer Larry Guiseppe to obtain photographs of Woburn’s U.S. Service Men and Women killed in action—from World War I through present day wars and conflicts. The photographs would be used to … Continued

Waste Management Higher Education Scholarship Winners Announced

Pictured, left to right, Jim Nocella of Waste Management; Meghan Doherty of the Woburn Board of Health; Scholarship winners Lauren Nixon, Shaeleigh Chinian and Keeley Pavlik; along with Mayor Scott Galvin Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce this year’s winners of three, $1,000 higher education scholarships from Waste Management are Shaeleigh Chinian, Westfield State … Continued

City Earns $231K in State ‘Green’ Funds for New Energy Initiatives

Photo, from left, Mayor Scott Galvin, Planning Director Tina Cassidy, City Planner Dan Orr, DPW Assistant Superintendent Len Burnham   Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce the City of Woburn has been awarded $231,330 from the Green Communities Division of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources for more energy-saving improvements across the City. LED … Continued

Safety Tips Following A Winter Storm

After a Winter Storm Continue to monitor media for emergency information. Follow instructions from public safety officials. Call 9-1-1 to report emergencies, including downed power lines and gas leaks. Check with your local authorities or call 2-1-1 to find locations of warming centers or shelters near you or for other storm-related questions. In the event … Continued

Update: Commerce Way Area eTOD Study 2018

Commerce Way Area eTOD Study 2018 The City of Woburn is working with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to develop a plan for the future of an important part of our City. The area stretching from the Woburn Mall on Mishawum Road north to Anderson/Woburn Station is being studied for its future development potential … Continued

A Drone’s View—Inaugural Woburn Classic Pond Hockey Tournament a Great Success

Here are some pretty cool aerial drone videos, courtesy of our Engineering Department, from last weekend’s inaugural Woburn Backyard Classic 3 on 3 Pond Hockey Tournament at Leland Park. Many thanks to Brian Nagle, Rory Lindstrom and the Recreation Department, Jim DeLong and the Parks Department, and Committee members Jonathan Surette and Chris Collins. It … Continued

City Earns Top Award for Website Excellence From MMA

The City of Woburn earned the top award for best municipal website by the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA). The MMA applauded the City’s efforts to make its website an effective tool for the community, and recognized the City of Woburn for excellence in customer service, functionality, convenience and government transparency delivered by a municipal website … Continued

Mayor Scott D. Galvin’s 2018 Inaugural Address

MAYOR SCOTT D. GALVIN INAUGURAL ADDRESS CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS JANUARY 1, 2018 Good evening.  It’s a sincere honor to be here tonight with my wife Eileen and our family and friends.  Their support, along with the confidence of Woburn voters, has allowed me to continue our work together in a job I truly love.  I’m … Continued

Childhood Cancer Awareness Lighting on Common

From Mayor Scott Galvin:  Please stop by Woburn Common Thursday evening (9/7/17) at 7pm to help light up the Common in Gold and declare September Childhood Cancer Awareness month as a way to draw awareness to the heartbreaking plight of childhood cancer. Woburn resident Brenda Cirone has been working hard again alongside Tony Stoddard this year to ensure we … Continued