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WOBURN - The City of Woburn Water Department began flushing in Zones 3, 4 and 5 on Tuesday, June 8th and flushing in this area is expected to last approximately 10-15 business days, weather permitting. The hours of flushing will be 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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WOBURN - City officials along with a fresh eye in Cynthia “Cindy” Stewart have completed Phase 1 of the Local Rapid Recovery Program (LRRP) in efforts to revitalize the downtown (Woburn Center) area.

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WOBURN - The City Council still awaits a legal opinion from City Solicitor Ellen Callahan-Doucette regarding the appropriateness of opening up a food market within an office park district along Washington Street.

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WOBURN - Some 60 area residents along with city and state officials gathered at the former Hurld Elementary School off Bedford Road in West Woburn Saturday morning to offer input during the planning stages of future projects at the site including a new park area to the front and wetland rest…

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WOBURN - The general public, Woburn License Commission, city officials and visitors to the city have gotten use to changes in the restaurant scene, package store and clubs over the years.

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WOBURN - The owners of an East Woburn car repair shop recently obtained the city’s permission to expand into the auto accessories and customization market by opening up a new garage in North Woburn.

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WOBURN - With the city's Special Permits Committee still scrutinizing the proposal, the City Council recently took no action on an Indian grocer's request to open a new store within the Staple's store plaza off of Washington Street.

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WOBURN - The City Council lodged no objections to a proposed zoning amendment aimed at allowing a series of North Woburn businesses to establish temporary access roads into their sites during the construction of a restored New Boston Street bridge.

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WOBURN - This year, Woburn educators have gone above and beyond to support their students and our community! Join us in honoring their outstanding efforts with a Woburn’s Awesome Teacher Tribute. This program is the perfect way to send a personal message of thanks to your special teacher and…

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WOBURN - In a financial move that should pay huge dividends for the city in the years to come, Mayor Scott Galvin in recent days again called for a $750,000 deposit into a special trust fund established to cover the community's massive other-post employment benefits (OPEB) liabilities.

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WOBURN - Designating the small family-run business as appropriate for the space when contrasted with higher-impact corporate competitors, the City Council recently sanctioned a local couple's plans to open a bagel shop on Washington Street.

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WOBURN - A local couple hopes to siphon much of the Cummings Park area’s breakfast customer-base by dishing out made-from-scratch bagels and egg sandwiches from a small Washington Street storefront.

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WOBURN - Getting back to normal these days is a step-by-step process for many individuals, business, restaurants and the like.

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WOBURN - The Woburn Historical Society will present in Zoom fashion “Great Ladies of Song” on Monday, April 26 from 7-8:30 p.m.with everyone invited free of charge.

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WOBURN - Representatives from Woburn Mall redeveloper Edens LLC recently unveiled plans to replace a 10-screen cinema complex with a pair smaller restaurant buildings and a multi-use green space that includes short-term retail container spaces, a beer garden, and a stage and skating rink area.

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WOBURN - In the latest twist to the community's exhausting ordeal with COVID-19, the city's weekly transmission metrics worsened after the indicators improved in a report earlier this month.

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WOBURN - Planning on finalizing the replacement search process for former City Clerk William Campbell later this month, the City Council recently appointed City Hall veteran Joyce Gray as her former boss' temporary successor.

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WOBURN - Breaking a 42-ballot record set in 2019, the City Council late last week selected West Side resident Michael Lannan as the community's new Ward 7 alderman.

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WOBURN - The chairman of the Woburn License Commission Thomas Skeffington had clapped his hands at the close of License Commission meeting in February and noting a new tenant would be filling the old Waxy O’Connor’s restaurant and tavern site in East Woburn .

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WOBURN - Looking to advance his professional qualifications in the accounting and finance sector, City Council President Edward Tedesco confirmed he will not seek re-election as North Woburn's alderman next November.

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WOBURN - A proposed city ordinance that would require all hotel and innkeepers in the city to maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of guests staying on their premises enjoys the uniform support of Woburn’s City Council.

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WOBURN - With even the landowner's attorney describing the property as public safety hazard, the City Council recently declared the end as near for a dilapidated Elm Street residence referred to by neighbors as the "raccoon hotel".