WOBURN - The City Council appears satisfied by the internal safety controls and hazardous material disposal protocols incorporated into plans for a proposed pharmaceutical manufacturing plant off of Cabot Road.
WOBURN - As Woburn’s COVID-19 outbreak worsened yet again according to a recently issued state report, local officials last Friday acknowledged the troubling trend and steered concerned citizens to the city’s website for easy to view information on viral transmission data.
WOBURN - A Boston-based developer recently proposed the creation of a new overlay district to facilitate the conversion of a Showcase Cinema parking lot into a research and life sciences campus.
WOBURN - The City Council expressed continued doubts about a Boston’s developer’s proposal to construct a 250-unit apartment complex right by the East Woburn gateway into a restored New Boston Street bridge.
WOBURN - The City Council recently agreed to allow Burlington developer Robert Murray to rearrange the layout of two accessory buildings by the Villages at Winning Farm’s proposed pool area.
WOBURN - The city’s COVID-19 indicators again crept higher for the fourth-straight week, according to data released by the state late last week.
WOBURN - With his tenure as an elected official quickly drawing to a close, City Council President Edward Tedesco brought two-of-three outdoor dining initiatives to the finish line earlier this week.
WOBURN - The City Council last night instructed Comcast officials to work with several established South End businesses to minimize disruptions during a planned trench excavation across Main Street.
WOBURN - State officials say a regional manpower crisis that hamstrung Woburn’s out-of-district transportation provider at the start of school in September has been resolved.
WOBURN - After six months of deliberations, the City Council might this week finally be ready to codify the state’s outdoor dining regulations into Woburn’s zoning ordinances.
WOBURN - With 129 new cases recorded within the city over the latest two-week reporting period, public health officials say Woburn’s COVID-19 indicators worsened based upon new data released yesterday.
WOBURN - Saying the Wakefield institution provides a first-class education for more than 100 local students, the City Council recently blessed a proposal to construct a new $317 million facility at Northeast Metro Technical High School.
WOBURN - It was a historic night at Woburn City Hall as Mayor Scott Galvin was elected to an unprecedented seventh term in the corner office when the final votes were tallied around 9 p.m., Tuesday.
WOBURN - Though in a constant state of decline for the prior five weeks, the city’s COVID-19 indicators suddenly swung to the upside, based upon a state report released last Thursday.
New York, NY – (October 28, 2021) Thomas Eschen of Woburn will be running the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon as a member of Dougie’s Team supporting The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism. Eschen will be raising money to help the Flutie Foundation continue to fund programs that help peop…
WOBURN - Indicating a state mandate still supersedes any new local masking recommendations, the School Committee earlier this week suspended a planned review of a district-level facial covering policy enacted last August.
WOBURN - The City Council will likely vote in early November in favor of a new $317 million facility for students at Northeast Metropolitan Technical High School.
WOBURN - Blocked for the past two years from using an exterior patio, the owners of Woburn’s Country Club Professional Building can now let a new restaurant tenant serve customers meals outside.
WOBURN – A major meeting of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) board recently culminated in a concrete step toward alleviating local traffic around the I-93/I-95 interchange.
WOBURN - The City Council last night began formally consider whether the community should back the construction of a new $320 million facility for local students attending Northeast Metropolitan Technical High School.
WOBURN - Though this year’s election ballot will reportedly still feature references to ward “aldermen”, individual members of Woburn’s City Council will now officially be known as councilors.
WOBURN - Encouraging the council to simultaneously adopt legislation which defines “outdoor dining,” the Planning Board recently endorsed a zoning change that will enable restaurant tenants in the Country Club Professional Building to utilize an exterior patio.
WOBURN - The City Council recently modified the special permit issued for the Fitzgerald Tile redevelopment off of of Commerce Way by authorizing the placement of a ground floor restaurant within the apartment complex.
WOBURN - The Council of Social Concern's Food Pantry is preparing to coordinate the Annual Holiday Food Project for people in need who reside in Woburn and Winchester.
WOBURN - The City Council earlier this week sanctioned a request from Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) systems to continue operations for another year at a drive-through COVID-19 testing site off of Presidential Way.
WOBURN - The Fox Den restaurant looking at half of the old Tanner Tavern/Black & Orange restaurant site off Main Street in downtown Woburn is getting closer and closer to opening as the applicants appeared before the Woburn License Commission at its September meeting hoping to pave the w…
WOBURN - Officials with the Woburn License Commission are working with the owners of the planned Launch Entertainment Park to close up some loose ends as it is currently nearing an opening date at its Horn Pond Plaza site in West Woburn at the Winchester line.
WOBURN - Public health officials documented a half-dozen new COVID-19 infections within the school district over a seven day period, according to a state report released late last week.
WOBURN - The push to permanently codify the state’s emergency outdoor dining regulations into Woburn’s ordinances continues to prove more difficult than first thought.
WOBURN - Awaiting a City Hall review of various revised project details, the Planning Board recently continued until next week a public hearing on a proposed pharmaceutical company expansion on Cabot Road.
WOBURN - The Woburn Kiwanis Club is finalizing plans for its Flag Day in the Fall Celebration at Library Park, this year planned for Saturday, Oct. 2.
WOBURN - Superintendent Dr. Matthew Crowley recently confirmed the district will participate in an in-house COVID-19 testing program aimed at limiting the number of students forced into prolonged school absences due to quarantine orders.
WOBURN - Members of the National Guard will be deployed to the city in response to recent requests for help in resolving a manpower shortage affecting the district’s special education (SPED) transportation provider.
WOBURN - An environmental services and recycling firm aims to purchase the approximate 3.5-acre site on Salem Street where it has operated for decades.
FOXBORO, MA – The TB12 Foundation, founded by seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady, today announced the members of its Foundation’s Boston Marathon team. Since June, the 19-runner team has been raising funds to support the Foundation’s mission and preparing for race day.
WOBURN - With the petitioner looking to reoccupy the long vacant Waxy O’Connor’s site in East Woburn, the City Council recently granted a Boston-based bar and restaurant group permission to stay open until at least midnight.
WOBURN - A Woburn-based pharmaceutical startup will appear before the city’s Planning Board on Tuesday night as the firm pursues an ambitious expansion plan at a newly acquired Cabot Road facility.
WOBURN - Local officials will utilize a districtwide facilities study to determine the future disposition of the Wyman, Linscott, and Altavesta Schools.
WOBURN - Schools Superintendent Dr. Matthew Crowley recently named veteran Woburn foreign language and ESL teacher Dr. Linda Riley as the Altavesta School’s interim principal.
WOBURN - Confident the new policy would not result in a legal challenge, the School Committee late last week ordered the district’s workforce to get a full COVID-19 vaccination or otherwise submit to regular testing for the SARS-Cov-2 virus that causes the infection.
WOBURN – Project Bread, the state’s leading anti-hunger organization spearheading Massachusetts’ COVID-19 hunger relief efforts, is pleased to welcome Meg Meaney, Vice President of Marketing Operations at Acoustic, LLC, to the nonprofit’s new Advisory Council.
WOBURN - With the future of the New Boston Street bridge project at stake, it took the City Council just minutes this week to sanction a series of land takings along and around New Boston Street.
WOBURN - Ignoring planning department suggestions that the petitioner prove control of at least 14 onsite parking spaces, the City Council recently endorsed a Peabody restauranteur’s proposal to open a new pizza business in a tiny North Woburn strip mall.
WOBURN - As expected, Mayor Scott Galvin called for a special meeting of the City Council on Wednesday night in order to meet a Sept. 3 deadline for finalizing a series of land takings needed for the New Boston Street bridge project.
WOBURN - The School Committee on Thursday will consider a proposal from Mayor Scott Galvin to require the district’s educators and other staffers to either get a COVID-19 vaccination or otherwise submit to regular testing.
WOBURN - With pandemic-related worldwide computer chip shortages and other supply-chain issues plaguing the automotive industry, Woburn Foreign Motors (WFM) recently obtained permission to reduce the size of its inventory lot at its flagship Washington Street dealership.