Category: Planning Board

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City Seeks Resident Feedback About Flooding Issues in Neighborhoods

Have you ever experienced flooding in your yard or basement?  If so, we want to hear from you! The City of Woburn has a grant to study incidents of past flooding.  We will use the results to prevent future flooding and to help residents better protect their property.   We are working with the Metropolitan Area … Continued

Mayor Galvin Announces Microenterprise Grants Are Available Now

Mayor Scott Galvin and the City of Woburn wish to alert the business community to two sources of grant funds which are currently, or soon will be, available to certain small businesses. Individual grants of up to $10,000 are available to commercial enterprises that have five (5) or fewer employees (1 or more of whom … Continued

Mayor Galvin: Grants Remain Available for Microenterprises in Woburn on Rolling Basis

GRANTS AVAILABLE NOW FOR MICROENTERPRISES IN WOBURN APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce that grant funding remains available to assist Woburn microenterprise businesses in grappling with COVID-related difficulties. Woburn was one of 23 cities and towns in Massachusetts to receive CDBG funding for businesses meeting certain Federal criteria. … Continued

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

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