Woburn is a city rich with committed residents and strong leadership.
Mayor Scott Galvin is in his sixth term as Woburn’s chief executive. His goal is to deliver the type of government he believes Woburn residents deserve—one that operates efficiently, transparently and with accountability.
“Literacy, high expectations and social capital are key to helping students succeed in school and go on to college.”, says Matt Crowley
Woburn has a thriving business community coordinated by the Woburn Business Association (WBA). The WBA holds many networking events throughout the year which offer a great way for new people and businesses to meet each other. We encourage any business that offers a service or product to the City of Woburn to join us even if you do not live in or have an office in the city.
Woburn’s residents lead and volunteer with a wide variety of local service clubs and non-profit groups. Social Capital Inc., Middlesex Lions Club, Breakfast Lions Club, Host Lions Club, Woburn Rotary, Council on Social Concern, North Suburban YMCA, Woburn Boys and Girls Club and the beautifully renovated historic Woburn Public Library originally designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, the architect for Trinity Church in Copley Square, Boston. Woburn is also the home of the Cummings Foundation headquarters that gives over $25 million annually to deserving non-profits and initiatives in Middlesex, Essex and Suffolk Counties, Massachusetts.
Committed to family values, Woburn holds many fun, family events. Signature events include Summer Concerts by Horn Pond, WorldFest, and biennial Holiday House Tours coordinated by Social Capital Inc. The Halloween Parade coordinated by The Woburn Host Lions Club.
Horn Pond is one of many choices in Woburn for walking, hiking, running, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, or walking your dog. Views of surrounding communities and the Boston skyline can be seen from Horn Pond Mountain and community members grow their vegetables in the community gardens off one of the many trails surrounding the pond. Other popular recreational areas can be found here: Woburn Residents Environmental Network.