You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com.

The Boston Globe

North

Woburn

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.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than $1 a week