MOVING TO WOBURN: INFORMATION FOR NEW RESIDENTS

Welcome to Woburn! On this page, you'll find some useful information and resources on City services, schools, things to do, and more. Visit the FAQs section below for detailed information and always feel free to call Woburn City Hall at 781-897-5800 or visit us at 10 Common St. off of Woburn center.

WELCOME TO WOBURN!

We are very excited to have you become part of our thriving community. Woburn has seen tremendous growth including a large investment in our schools, infrastructure, and a new Fire Headquarters to name a few. You’ll find plenty of entertainment including our various parks and activities across the City, the recreation space around beautiful Horn Pond, and a variety of restaurants and shopping spaces like the newly developed Woburn Village. We believe you’ll find Woburn to become home for generations to come.

WOBURN AT A GLANCE
$cell['table_cell_icon']['alt'] POPULATION 40,297
$cell['table_cell_icon']['alt'] MEDIAN AGE 39.7
$cell['table_cell_icon']['alt'] RESIDENTIAL TAX RATE $8.70
$cell['table_cell_icon']['alt'] MEDIAN PROPERTY VALUE $486,600

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Trash is picked up weekly, recycling is picked up bi-weekly, on a designated day of the week based off of what street you live on.

Visit the Board of Health’s Trash & Recycling page for more information on trash and recycling service.

Register to vote through the Massachusetts Online Voter Application.

Information on local elections can be found on the City Clerk Department elections page.

City emergency and general notification alerts are sent through Rave Smart911.

Subscribe to Woburn notifications by texting “WoburnAlert” to 67283 or visit the Subscribe page or fill out this subscription form.

Here is a list of available municipal lots across Woburn:

-Leland Park at Washington St / Erie St / Central St

-Whispering Hill / McElhiney Field

-Cambridge Rd

-Joyce Skating Rink / Locust St

-Library Field at Harrison Ave

-Abbot St and behind Libary

-Main St at Cambell / Everett Parking Lot

-Main St at Ferullo Field

-Weafer Park at Forest Park Rd

-Senior Center at School St

-Clapp Park at Arlington St / Hudson St

-Horn Pond Lot at Lake Ave

-St Charles

-St Barbara’s

-Walnut St Lot

-Main St opposite Hovey St

-Plympton School

-Police Department Playground Parking Lot

-Sturgis St Lot at Horn Pond

-Old Hurld School at Bedford Rd

-Old Wyman School at Eaton St

-Hill St State Parking Lot

-Spence Farm

Please DO NOT park in active school parking lots during school hours.

The Anderson/Woburn RTC Station located at 100 Atlantic Ave. includes the Commuter Rail train and Logan Express bus services.

Various MBTA bus stops are located throughout Woburn.

 

Visit the Treasurer & Collector’s office in Woburn City Hall (10 Common St.) or pay online to pay:

  • Real-Estate Tax
  • Personal Property Tax
  • Motor Vehicle Excise Tax
  • Water/Sewer
  • Dog Licenses

Parking Tickets can be paid at the Woburn Police Station located at 25 Harrison Ave.

FOR EMERGENCIES DIAL 911

For non-emergency Police matters, call 781-933-1212.

For time sensitive Public Works matters, call 781-897-5880.

A concern or request for a City service can be submitted online.*

*Please note this service is not monitored 24/7 and submissions are generally viewed the next business day.

A full list of City official’s contact information can be found on the City’s website contact list.

The Woburn Housing Authority offers programs for low-income housing in Woburn.

Location: 59 Campbell St., Woburn

Phone Number:  781-938-0818

Website:  http://www.woburnhousing.org/

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Office Hours:

Mon-Wed | 8:30am – 4:30pm

Thursday | 8:30am – 6:00pm

Friday | 8:30am – 12:30pm (Phone and email only)

Saturday & Sunday | Closed

 

To register students in Woburn Public schools, visit https://www.woburnps.com/registration/.

This page includes:

  • PK-12 Registration Forms are available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
  • Bus routes
  • Street Directory to find which school your child will attend.

The Woburn Recreation Department runs and hosts a large variety of sports and programs across Woburn. Visit their website for all the information:

https://woburnma.myrec.com/info/default.aspx

 

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