Weymouth: Mayor Hedlund Discusses Key Community Projects

Weymouth’s Annual Town Meeting provides updates on key community projects and education initiatives within town. 

Mayor Bob Hedlund gives the latest information on the town’s application for a construction grant for Tufts Library, which currently has shoddy HVAC units and an asbestos problem:

Mayor Hedlund says renovating Tufts Library has become an even more critical priority for next year. 

Mayor Hedlund has expressed frustration with the state’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis. He shares some of the steps Weymouth is taking to spread awareness:

Another issue in Weymouth is the undecided future of the Chapman Middle School. There will be two public forums about this topic in the Chapman cafeteria, on Tuesday, June 6 at 9:30 am and again at 6:30 pm.

About Mimi Walker

Mimi Walker is a 2016 graduate from Emerson College, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism. While at Emerson, she was both an avid reporter and an on-air music personality at 88.9 WERS, Emerson’s long-running radio station. She also wrote for several on-campus publications. She covered the 2015 Edward R. Murrow awards in New York City, and had previous internships at 103.3 AMP radio and at Seacrest Studios in Boston Children’s Hospital (as well as with Rob and Lisa on the South Shore Morning News!) Her proudest academic achievement is being a TOMODACHI scholar and contributing to an iBook about American Senator and war hero Daniel Inouye, which led her all across Japan in her many school travels. Thanks to her time in Japan, and a semester abroad in the Netherlands, Mimi has an appetite for stories and all kinds of art across the globe.