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
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
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.
March 20 Update: City Council to Hold Virtual Meeting on Tuesday, March 24 Due to the evolving impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Woburn City Council is utilizing the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order which suspends certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law. Although the notice above indicates a location at City Hall, 10 Common … Continued
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
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