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Traffic Alerts & Detours, October 5th - 12th, 2013

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 3:31 pm on October 4, 2013
Framingham Traffic / Detour Signs

Drivers are alerted to Be Prepared To Stop, (and wait), as construction continues on Edgell Rd, Concord St. and other roads in Framingham.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (including some work being done during the weekend near Framingham Centre Common).

Delays due to traffic and detours around some of the work sites can add to driving times, so motorists should plan accordingly.

The Town of Framingham's Department of Public Works / Highway Division / Capital Projects website offers residents and visitors to Framingham helpful information about current and upcoming construction projects.

You can view up to date traffic alerts, maps of project work sites and traffic detours, and sign up to receive email alerts for all or any of the currently listed projects, (see link below for more info).

Email traffics alert for the week of October 5th - 12th, 2013 indicates that:

Edgell Road - The following road work will take place near the Framingham Centre Common during the weekend of Saturday, Oct. 5th and Sunday, Oct. 6th, ...[read more]

Saxonville's Athenaeum Getting a Little Help from its Friends

Filed under: Around Town,Arts / Culture by News Staff at 10:26 pm on September 4, 2013
2013 Discover Saxonville's Athenaeum Hall (Fundraiser / Benefit)

Discover Saxonville's Athenaeum Hall, Saturday, October 5, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Discover Saxonville's Athenaeum! The Athenaeum is getting a little help from its "Friends".

Join The Friends of Saxonville for community, culture and cuisine -- a reception and concert to benefit the Restoration of The Athenaeum Community Hall at 7:00pm on Saturday evening October 5th, 2013

Although the exterior of Athenaeum has been restored, the interior is in complete disrepair. Our event goal is to raise $10,000 to help with construction costs, provide furnishings and accessories, (i.e. media equipment and kitchen necessities), and provide operating expense support.

Event Highlights include delectable Hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar of fine wine and beer, a brief review of the planned restoration of The Athenaeum Community Hall, a concert of Baroque Period selections for Harpsichord and Flute by The Hunt Trio and the event is topped off with decadent desserts, coffee and tea.

Event Venue is generously donated by ...[read more]

Framingham Construction Detours and Delays (July 1st - July 5th, 2013)

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 10:18 pm on June 29, 2013
Framingham Traffic Detours sign

Traffic detours sign, Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Work on several major roadway, water, sewer and bridge projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, July 1st - July 5th, 2013).

The Town of Framingham's Department of Public Works, Highway Division and Capital Projects offers residents and visitors to Framingham helpful information about current and upcoming construction projects.

The email traffic advisory for the week of July 1st through July 5th, 2013 lists the following projects and advises motorists to expect detours or delays while traveling in these areas: ...[read more]

2nd Annual Lager Cask Fundraiser to benefit One Mission at The Tavern

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 3:21 pm on May 23, 2013
The Tavern, Framingham, MA

The Tavern in Downtown Framingham will host a fundraiser to support "One Mission", a MA based pediatric cancer charity.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - During the 2013 Memorial Day Weekend, on Friday May 24th and Saturday May 25th, The Tavern in Downtown Framingham will be hosting the 2nd Annual Lager Cask Fundraiser (Party!!!) to benefit One Mission.

"One Mission" is a Massachusetts based charity and serves the needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families living in the greater New England area.

There will be 24 lager casks available, and tickets are being sold each of the (3) two and a half hour "sessions".

Tickets are $10 ahead of time or ...[read more]

Friends of Saxonville Want To Restore Athenaeum Hall

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 8:28 pm on March 17, 2013
Atheneum Hall (photo)

The Athenaeum Hall is located on the corner of Watson Place and Concord Street in Saxonville.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Imagine the Athenaeum open to the public once again. Let's make it happen!

Please join The Friends of Saxonville at their Annual Meeting on Tuesday April 9th, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Edwards Church Education Building, 39 Edwards Street in Saxonville to discover how this could become a reality.

The main agenda item of the meeting is The Friends’ proposal to restore The Athenaeum Hall as "The Athenaeum Community Hall in Saxonville."

The Athenaeum Task Force will make a media presentation that includes an historical overview of the Athenaeum, with details of the proposal, ask for your input and answer your questions. This is the perfect time to renew your membership or to join the organization and discover ways that you can help restore the Athenaeum Community Hall to its original purpose and stature.

Light refreshment from local Saxonville vendors will be served.

Friends of Saxonville (logo)

For more information, visit or contact John at  (508) 877—6771, or Dave at  (508) 877-7034.



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