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Pickleball Courts at Woburn Senior Center: General Guidelines

Pickleball Courts at Woburn Senior Center – General Guidelines The two pickleball courts at the Woburn Senior Center (WSC) are open for the season. Courts can be reserved by Woburn residents 60 and older, and their guests, during the Center’s operating hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday               9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday                                                     9 a.m. to … Continued

WCVB ‘Chronicle’s’ Ted Reinstein to talk ‘New England’ at Senior Center May 11

WCVB ‘Chronicle’s’ Ted Reinstein to Speak at Senior Center May 11 – Discussion about his book “New England Notebook” The Woburn Council on Aging invites the community to join us for a special event with “Chronicle’s” Ted Reinstein for a discussion about his book “New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories” on Thursday, … Continued

Woburn Senior Center Offers Two New Wellness Classes

Terry Currier, certified health and well-being coach, will be offering a free series on Tapping. Tapping is a pressure-point methodology to treat emotional and physical stressors.  This 4-week series will cover topics such as eliminating food cravings, managing emotional eating, reducing stress, and decreasing pain. Sandra Bernat, Certified Group Exercise and Personal Trainer, will be … Continued

Public Invited to Virtual Presentation on Downtown, Covid Recovery, Thursday, 9/16/21

JOIN US!  (VIRTUAL) PRESENTATION PRELIMINARY REPORT ON DOWNTOWN and COVID-19 RECOVERY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 AT 7:00 P.M. The City of Woburn is one of 125 communities across the Commonwealth participating in the Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Massachusetts Downtown Initiative (MDI) Local Rapid Recovery Program, which is designed to assist downtowns … Continued

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

State Declares Critical Drought Level for Woburn

STATE DECLARES CRITICAL DROUGHT LEVEL FOR WOBURN Five consecutive months of below-normal rainfall has led State Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Kathleen Theoharides to declare a Level 3 – Critical Drought situation in the Charles River watershed, and Woburn is tributary to the river basin. Mayor Scott Galvin urges residents to read the State … 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