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Lower your phosphorous footprint!

When it rains, the water washes fertilizer and other pollutants from our lawns over our driveways, sidewalks, and roads, into our storm drains where it flows directly – and untreated – into our rivers, lakes, and streams. Phosphorus – commonly found in fertilizers – can cause toxic algae blooms and fish kill. Under Massachusetts law, … Continued

Proposed Ch. 40R Development at Woburn Mall – Updated Information

The Woburn City Council is reviewing of a petition to re-develop the Woburn Mall site under Chapter 40R Smart Growth standards. The proposed development will include commercial and residential uses. Links to plans and reports filed with the application and during the review process below. The section of the Woburn Zoning Ordinances allowing the development, … Continued

New Veterans Memorial Flag Project Breaks Ground in North Woburn

The Friends of Woburn Veterans have begun work on an exciting new Memorial Flag project in North Woburn at Ferullo Field. The Memorial Flag project, funded in part by a grant from the Cummings Foundation, will feature seven flagpoles—one, 60-foot American flagpole and six, 50-foot flagpoles representing MIA/POW, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, … Continued

New Herring WebCam!

We now have a live web cam set up to view the River Herring making their way into Horn Pond!  River Herring live in the ocean but migrate to freshwater to spawn.  It is estimated that 25,000 River Herring migrated into Horn Pond last year and they will start arriving again soon!  Let us know … Continued