Mayor News & Announcements

Weymouth awarded $183,375 Dam and Seawall Grant for Lane Beach

Mayor Robert Hedlund announced today that the Town of Weymouth has received a $183,375 Dam and Seawall Grant for Lane Beach from the... more ››

Mayor Hedlund Announces Second Phase of 2022 Pave the Wey Program

Mayor Hedlund has announced plans for Phase 2 of the 2022 Pave the Wey program, beginning late summer into the fall of... more ››

Weymouth Awarded $100,000 for Clean Energy Updates through State’s Green Communities Program

The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has awarded Weymouth a Green Communities 2022 Competitive Grant for $100,000.

MBTA Bus Network Redesign Travel Survey

Share Your Input with the Bus Network Redesign Travel Survey! We’d like to tell you about a survey that will help us better understand wha

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Weymouth to begin Municipal Fiber Master Planning Process to Encourage Cable Provider Competition

Several cities and towns across the country are building or expanding municipal broadband networks in an attempt to improve infrastructure... more ››

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Chief Fuller and Mayor Hedlund Announce New Weymouth Police Department Natural Resources Unit

Weymouth Chief Richard Fuller and Mayor Robert L. Hedlund are proud to announce the creation of a Natural Resources Unit within the... more ››

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Hedlund Announces Incinerator Demolition

Mayor Hedlund will submit a measure to the Weymouth Town Council to appropriate approximately $950,000 to fund the removal of the Wharf... more ››

MassDOT Complete Street Rendering

Town of Weymouth Seeks Public Input on Safe, On-Road Bicycle Routes

Mayor Hedlund invites residents to participate in a public informational session to discuss opportunities to create a Town wide high... more ››

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Hedlund Administration to Waive Liquor License Renewal Fees to Assist Businesses During the Pandemic

In an effort to help offset some of the economic impacts that the COVID-19 global pandemic has had on Weymouth businesses, Mayor Hedlund... more ››

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Town of Weymouth, Algonquin Finalize Emergency Management Plan, Permanent Air Monitoring Station, and Host Community Agreement

This week the Town of Weymouth along with Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC – a subsidiary of Enbridge (formerly Spectra) – formalized an... more ››

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Pratt and North Weymouth Library Branches to Remain Closed Following Opening of the New Tufts Library

For several years now Weymouth officials have struggled with the challenge of spreading out library resources and staff among its four... more ››

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Chapman Middle School Project is Finalist for Global Recycling & Environmental Demolition Award

Earlier this month, Costello Dismantling, the New Chapman Middle School Abatement and Demolition contractor, received word that they had... more ››

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Weymouth Retains Strong Credit Rating; Receives Lowest-Ever Interest Rate, Saving Weymouth Taxpayers Millions

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, the Town of Weymouth received competitive bids from bond and note underwriters.


Weymouth Grant Funding Helps Local Agencies Provide Critical Services to South Shore Residents

Weymouth was awarded $419,319 in additional Community Development Block Grant Funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic... more ››

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Weymouth rolling out Virtual Tour of Jackson Square to gather resident feedback

The Department of Planning and Community Development and the Town’s land use and planning consultant, Harriman & Associates, will be... more ››

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Mayor Hedlund Announces Small Business Assistance Program

On Monday June 15, the Weymouth Town Council approved a request from Mayor Hedlund to appropriate $200,000 to provide funding assistance to... more ››

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Work to begin on Fish Gate in Weymouth’s Stephen Rennie Park

Weymouth’s Jackson Square is home to Stephen Rennie Park, which sees the annual migration of thousands of river herring as they swim... more ››

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Weymouth Great Pond Dam Construction to begin June 18th

Weymouth Great Pond Dam, located along Randolph Street near the intersection of Forest Street, will be undergoing construction this summer... more ››

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Libbey Parkway Signalization Work to begin in May

Work on the construction of a new signalized intersection at the crossing of Libbey Industrial Parkway and Pleasant Street in south... more ››