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Police Substation to Open in old Tripoli Barber Shop Location

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 7:04 pm on March 26, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA - On Monday, March 31th at 1:00 p.m. a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the Town of Framingham, Police Department’s new Tripoli Community Police Substation located at 904 Waverly Street. The new substation will enhance communication and create a community-centered method of policing.

Dennis Giombetti, Chair of the Board of Selectmen, stated: "The opening of a community policing station on this site is an important addition to the neighborhood. Since the Tripoli Barbershop moved to their location a few blocks away I have been working with the Police Chief and Lee Mencoboni, the owner of La Cantina and this property to make it a community policing substation. I am very proud that my last official act as a Selectman will be this ceremony. It merges my long standing efforts to invest in public safety and my love for the neighborhood where my father and I grew up. "

Framingham Chief of Police Kenneth Ferguson commented: "The implementation of this substation is an excellent example of community policing in action, your police collaborating with public and private partners for the betterment of the community."

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Traffic Alerts & Detours, October 14th - 18th, 2013

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 6:25 pm on October 11, 2013
Framingham Traffic Detours sign

Traffic detours sign, Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week.

Construction activities are mostly scheduled to take place between the hours of 7:00am and 4:00pm daily. Use caution and expect delays while traveling in the area.

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 14th - 18th, 2013 indicates that: ...[read more]


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]


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