Woburn Representative Needed for North Suburban Planning Council Meeting

Update: There are currently 4 WREN volunteers and volunteers from the Friends of Mary Cummings Park that have agreed to represent Woburn at this meeting. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Rod Flynn at FVirgos01801@aol.com.

The North Suburban Planning Council will be meeting on March 27th from 6:30-9:30PM at the Winchester Town Hall Auditorium (71 Mount Vernon St.) to discuss land use priorities such as the Middlesex Greenway through the Westside to connect places like Shannon Farm, Shaker Glen, the Battle Road, Whispering Hill and Mary Cummings Park. 

This meeting titled "Preservation, Development, and Infrastructure Investment Priorities in the Region" brings together community members from Burlington, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn. 

For more information about this meeting, please see the attached flyer below.


From date: 
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 10:00am
FREE Family event, Join us May 19 10 AM-1 PM, Visit our Facebook page for info

Revving up for a wonderful FREE Community Event:
The 8th Touch-a-Truck!  

Explorer's Guide to Woburn Returning to the Public Library

Woburn Public Library

Join the Friends of the Library at the Woburn Public Library (45 Pleasant St.) on Thursday, February 28 at 7:00PM in the study hall for a showing of historical videos presenting some of Woburn's most interesting historic sites! 

This showing will feature Tom Smith's video series "Explorer's Guide to Woburn." Smith is a noted Woburn historian who has appeared on the "History Channel" and Boston television's "Chronicle."

The showing will include two of the videos from his series, "Charles Goodyear and East Woburn" and "The Baldwin Legacy."

Admission is FREE, but donations are still accepted. Light refreshments will also be served. If handicapped access is required, please call the library in advance at (781) 933-0148.

Important Voter Information for November 6!

people voting

Election time is fast approaching and if you're wondering where in Woburn you can go to vote, we have what you are looking for! The polls will be open city-wide on November 6 from 7:00am to 8:00pm. 

Polling Locations:
Ward 1, Precinct 1 - Joyce Middle School Library, 55 Locust Street
Ward 1, Precinct 2 - Clapp Elementary School Cafeteria, 40 Hudson Street and Arlington Road
Ward 2, Precinct 1 & 2 - Shamrock Elementary School Gymnasium, 60 Green Street
Ward 3, Precinct 1 & 2 - Hurld Elementary School Gymnasium, 75 Bedford Road
Ward 4, Precinct 1 - Wyman Elementary School Cafeteria, 679 Main Street at Eaton Avenue
Ward 4, Precinct 2 - White Elementary School Gymnasium, 36 Bow Street
Ward 5, Precinct 1 & 2 - Goodyear Elementary School Gymnasium, 41 Central Street
Ward 6, Precinct 1 & 2 - Altavesta Elementary School Gymnasium, 990 Main Street
Ward 7, Precinct 1 & 2 – Reeves Elementary School Gymnasium, 240 Lexington Street

Trick-or-Treat and Daylight Savings Time This Week!

children trick-or-treating

Halloween is finally here! In case you were unsure about when trick-or-treating is in Woburn, it will be on October 31, rain or shine! There are no specific times scheduled for it, but some parents like to start early when it is still light out. For those interested in trick-or-treating indoors, the Woburn Mall (300 Mishawum Road) will be handing out candy from 5 to 7pm. 

Another important date worth mentioning is Sunday, November 4. On the first Sunday of every November, it's time to "Fall back." Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour at 2am for Daylight Savings Time! Did you know that Daylight Savings Time started during World War I?

Haunted Hallways at the YMCA

Halloween is getting closer. The North Suburban YMCA is decorating some of their hallways to get ready for halloween. It takes place on Friday, October 26th from 6 to 8pm.

Events will include:
-Haunted Hallway Tours
-Creepy Carnival in the Gym
-Light Refreshments

Costumes are encouraged. You should pre register at the welcome Center desk to be guaranteed a ticket. It is free for family members, $5 for members, and $10 for non-members.

Get Back in Touch with Your Inner Artist!

girl painting

Pull out your beret and paintbrush because the Woburn Guild of Artists (WGA) is offering free art classes for beginner to intermediate art aficionados! The next class will take place on Saturday, October 13 from 12:30 to 2:30pm at A.C. Moore Art Store in the Super Stop & Shop Plaza, 2 Elm Street, Woburn. Click here to see the specific dates of the workshops. If you've never delved into the art world or if you like to pick up the palette or camera from time to time, these are the classes for you. All you have to do is bring your enthusiasm and your art supplies and the WGA art experts will teach you all they know. Click here to see what art supplies you'll need for each session from painting, to drawing, to kids projects, to photography.

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