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Many board members in Woburn serving with expired terms

The large number of board and commission members continuing with expired terms is emerging as a subject of debate in Woburn.

An informal review by the Globe found that 71 — or 40 percent — of the 179 residents serving on appointed panels have expired terms. Included are all seven members of the Historic District Commission; six of the seven members of the Planning Board; and three of the five members of the Board of Appeals.

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