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Mayor’s State of the City Address

The Honorable Mayor Scott Galvin State of the City Address City Council Chambers, Woburn City Hall January 19, 2021 Good evening honorable members of the Woburn City Council, State Representative Rich Haggerty and Members of our State Delegation, School Committee, City Board Members, Department Heads, Staff, Guests and residents at home. I am grateful and … Continued

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of Capacity and Gathering Limits, New Guidance for Hospital ICU Staffing, Elective Surgeries

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of Capacity and Gathering Limits, New Guidance for Hospital ICU Staffing, Elective Surgeries Capacity Limits for Most Industries, Gathering Limits Extended Until at Least January 24 BOSTON — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the extension of further restrictions and new hospital guidance to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. … Continued

Massachusetts Eviction Diversion Initiative | COVID Housing Assistance

With the Commonwealth’s pause on evictions and foreclosures expiring on Oct. 17, the Baker-Polito administration  announced a comprehensive set of resources, known as the Eviction Diversion Initiative, to support tenants, homeowners and landlords during the financial challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information see below. Download and/or print a copy using this link: EDI … Continued

Guidance for Wearing Face Masks in Public Settings in the City of Woburn

GUIDANCE FOR WEARING FACE MASKS IN PUBLIC SETTINGS IN THE CITY OF WOBURN: Governor Baker issued an order effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020, requiring individuals to wear masks in public places. This guidance is issued pursuant to that Order to further clarify who is required to wear masks and any exceptions. Any person who is … Continued

Filing Nomination Papers

Nomination papers are due on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. for party and non-party candidates for district and county offices and party candidates for federal and state-wide offices. If you will be filing papers, they may be deposited in the drop box behind Woburn City Hall. This office will check the drop box … Continued

Mayor Galvin Advises Residents to Continue Wearing Masks in Public and Remain Vigilant About Physical Distancing

Mayor Scott Galvin continues to advise Woburn residents to follow CDC guidance recommending people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain, as a way to keep our community and state moving in the right direction. In particular, residents are advised to wear something to cover their face … Continued

Governor Baker Closes Schools Through End of 2020 School Year

The Baker-Polito Administration announced new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools through the end of the school year, and the closure of all non-emergency child care programs until June 29, 2020. Accordingly, Woburn Schools will be closed through the end of the school year. … Continued

Mayor Galvin’s Video Message: Woburn Public Library Uses 3D Printers to Make PPE

Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to share that the Woburn Public Library is making personal protective equipment (PPE) using 3D printers to protect area medical professionals and first responders from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Woburn Public Library closed to the public on March 16 in order to prevent the spread of the virus, and … Continued

WRA and SBA Provide Emergency Resources and Assistance to Local Small Businesses

The City of Woburn this week participated in a roundtable discussion involving representatives of the U.S. Small Business Association and the new grant/loan programs that agency is offering to small businesses trying to weather the on-going health crisis. Click here for a link to more information about the SBA’s new grant and loan programs for … Continued