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Shovelers

SCI would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that helped with our shoveling for seniors program this past weekend. Thanks to you we were able to get many seniors across Woburn shoveled out, helping many of them where they would have been otherwise unable to get out of their homes.

As the season continues we are still seeking Woburn residents that will be able to help us if further needs arise. We are consistently getting new seniors added to our list and will need people that can check in over the next few days to see that people get a little extra shoveling help.

If you are able to do a little more shoveling over the next few days, please let me know and I will try to match you with seniors that are still in need.

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SCI Woburn Project Coordinator
A short-term, part-time position

Founded in 2002, SCI’s mission is to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. We are seeking a part-time Project Coordinator to support several SCI Woburn programs and events over the coming months. This is a temporary position through the end of June 2019. Below is a summary of the events the Project Coordinator will support. In each case, she or he will work closely with SCI staff members who will provide guidance on the projects.

SCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Mayor Scott Galvin invites residents to join him, city and school officials, civic leaders and students for a first annual program at City Hall on Monday, January 21, 2019, at 10:45 a.m., in conjunction with St. John’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon and speaking program.

The City program, from 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., is being held at City Hall just ahead of the luncheon as a way of celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King by reminding everyone here in our community that we remain committed to one another and the well-being of all of our residents.

Photo Courtesy The Kevin Haverty Band

The final summer concert has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 8th. The concert will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Horn Pond, along the flat grassy area of Sturgis Street, otherwise known as Ice House Park. This concert is generously sponsored by Salem Five Bank.

We look forward to seeing you Saturday!

The Black Experience--Middlesex County from the 1640s to the 1870s

The Black Experience in Middlesex County from the 1640s to the 1870s. This event is taking place at the Woburn Memorial High School Auditorium on Thursday, September 27 starting at 7 p.m. The guest speakers will each briefly present on their research into the lives of both free and enslaved Black people, which will then provide the context for the evening's panel discussion.

In cooperation with the Mayor’s Coalition Against Substance Abuse. This vigil is to remember those who have passed and help bring awareness to the cause.

WHEN: August 31st 2017

WHERE: Woburn Common

6:30 PM-Name Signing

7:00 PM-Event Begins

 

 

                                                    

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Woburn Common, Image courtesy Michael Femia

Special hours will be held at Woburn City Hall on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon ahead of the State Primary. All eligible residents will be able to register to vote, or change their name, address or party. In addition, Woburn voters who will be out of town on election day or who have a physical disability or religious belief that prevents them from voting at the polls on election day will have an opportunity to vote by absentee ballot. The deadline to register to vote in the September 4, 2018 State Primary is August 15, 2018.

 

“The event is two fold,” said City Clerk William Campbell. “With the election falling on the Tuesday after Labor Day, we want to raise the public’s awareness of the coming election. Also, absentee voting will give students returning to college and voters who will be finishing up their vacations the opportunity to make sure their vote is cast in the election.”

 

For more information on registering to vote and to check your voting status, go to www.RegisterToVoteMA.com or call the City Clerk’s office at (781) 897-5850.