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5T: Appeals Board Rules in N. Woburn's Favor

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5T: Appeals Board Rules in N. Woburn's Favor

 

Here are five things you need to know today in Woburn:

 

1) Big Woburn news!

After months of meetings, many of them over three-hours long, the Zoning Board of Appeals made a decision on the 40B "Ledges" project in North Woburn this week. The ZBA unanimously denied the developer's request modifications to the development proposed at 1042 Main St. The decision will likely be appealed by the developer.

 

2) Event Spotlight

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To honor the memories of those we have lost, and give strength to those who are battling the disease, people are encouraged to wear yellow or gold clothing today. To read more about how . 

 

3) Keep the umbrellas handy

According to the  National Weather Service, you're going to need that umbrella today. Expect rain showers most of the day, especially after 10 a.m. Temperatures will likely reach 60 degrees, with a slight wind in the morning. The rain will continue into the evening and night, says the NWS.

 

4) In case you missed it

Patch managed to get ahold of Gov. Deval Patrick yesterday for a live chat, which was broadcast on Woburn Patch and other Massachusetts Patch sites. Did you log in and speak with the governor? If you want to replay the governor's chat and see what he had to say, click here! 

 

5) Headlines in history

Let's take a walk through Woburn's history, shall we? Some headlines in newspapers on Sept. 28 were:

  • 1898—Big Turnout At Woburn—an election story
  • 1913—One Dead, One Dying—an auto accident story
  • 1923—Auto Causes Death of Woburn Man, 77—Jotham P. Hill was killed outside his Montvale Avenue home
  • 1927—Woburn Tanners 2-0 Victory in Night Soccer—a Woburn vs. General Electric soccer match

 

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