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Wednesday “Senior Issues Breakfast/Lecture series” at the Woburn Senior Center

Senior Issues Breakfast/Lecture series presented at the Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street. Buffet Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, applesauce, toast, hash browns, juice and coffee for $2 served at 9:45am Followed at 10:30am by a free program open to all: January 16th – “Nutrition Topics” January 23rd – “Tips & Techniques to Improve Oral … Continued

Election to fill Alderman At Large Vacancy

Pursuant to provisions of the Woburn City Charter, the Woburn City Council shall fill the vacant position of Alderman At Large for the unexpired term by election by the City Council at the Regular Meeting to be held on February 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, … Continued

Mayor Galvin: ‘The State of Our City is as Strong as it’s Ever Been’

Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin delivered the following State of the City Address before the City Council and School Committee on Tuesday evening, January 8, 2019: Good evening honorable members of the Woburn City Council, School Committee, City Board Members, Department Heads, Staff, Guests, and residents at home. I am grateful for the opportunity to present … Continued

Opening Burning Season & Safety Tips January 15th – May 1st, 2019

Open Burning Season January 15th – May 1st, 2019 To apply for an open burning permit please contact the Woburn Fire Department dispatch, non-emergency: 781-932-4560 Open Burning Safety To burn materials in your yard, you need a permit from the local fire department. open burning brush pile in open field The Department of Environmental Protection … Continued

FIREPLACE AND WOOD STOVE SAFETY AND FIRST AID INFO

Fireplace and Wood Stove Safety and First Aid by HomeAdvisor Information provided by : HomeAdvisor Fire safety is an important issue that every family should address. Accidental fires can happen to anyone and at any time. Often, home fires are due to human negligence such as inattentive behavior or caused by faulty wiring or another … Continued

3rd Quarter Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Bills (Fiscal Year 2019) – DUE FEBRUARY 1st, 2019

The Fiscal Year 2019 Third (3rd) Quarter Real Estate and Personal Property Tax bills will be mailed on December 31st, 2018. The bills will be available for online payment via the City of Woburn website on Monday, December 31st, 2018. Both tax bills will be DUE ON FEBRUARY 1ST, 2019. All payments must be received by our … Continued

Fiscal 2019 Tax Rates Approved

The city has received notice from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue that the fiscal 2019 tax rates have been approved.  The new rates are: Residential $9.50 Commercial $23.72 With the approval of the tax rates the city will now proceed with the issuance of the 3rd Quarter Tax Bills.  It is expected that these bills … Continued

Fiscal 2019 Tax Classification Hearing

The City Council will hold its annual tax classification hearing on Tuesday, December 11th.  At this hearing, the council will consider whether to shift a portion of the tax levy from residential taxpayers to commercial, industrial and business personal property taxpayers.  The Board of Assessors will present informational materials to assist the council in its … Continued