Category: Planning Board

City awarded $100K grant for Green Communities projects at the Woburn Senior Center

The City of Woburn has received another $100,000 grant from the Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Green Communities Division that will fund two energy-saving projects at the Woburn Senior Center.  As a designated “Green Community,” Woburn was successful in obtaining funding among a pool of hundreds of other potential Green Communities applicants across the Commonwealth. … Continued

GRANTS AVAILABLE NOW FOR MICROENTERPRISES IN WOBURN APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED – DUE BY SEPTEMBER 25TH!

Woburn was one of 23 cities and towns in Massachusetts to receive CDBG funding for businesses meeting certain Federal criteria. $340,000 will be available to distribute to microenterprise businesses located in Woburn, with grants of up to $10,000 per business possible.  A microenterprise is defined as a commercial enterprise that has five or fewer employees … Continued

Taxi & Livery Business Grant Program

The State’s Mass Development agency is offering grants to taxi, livery, and hackney operators to secure products or services that will aid in improving their competitiveness and enhancing safety capabilities in the rapidly evolving market of for-hire transportation. For more information, and to access the program application, please view the Taxi&Livery Grant Flyer.    

New Boston Street Area Economic Development Study Released

New Boston Street Area Economic Development Study  The City of Woburn recently completed a preliminary analysis of economic conditions in the New Boston Street industrial area.  Utilizing State funds, the City hired the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to study the New Boston Street area and to make recommendations in terms of future actions the … 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