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Hurricane Irene Hits Framingham MA, August 28, 2011

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 4:21 am on August 29, 2011
Photo - Close up of one of the phone poles on Salem End Road in Framingham, (near Temple Street), which were taken down by a tree blow over by Hurricane Irene, (August 28, 2011)

Hurricane Irene took down utility poles and trees across Framingham on August 28, 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - After forming in the Bahamas on August 20th, 2011, then building to hurricane strength and tracking north/northwest along the eastern seaboard of the United States, Hurricane Irene struck Framingham, MA on the morning of August 28th, 2011.

This page contains a timeline of events, photos, videos and information related to Hurricane Irene as she approached and hit the Town of Framingham, MA.

(By the time she hit Framingham, Irene had been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but still caused severe damage and knocked out power and other utilities across the town and region).

Hurricane Irene Timeline:

Friday, August 26, 2011:

  • 12:25 p.m. EST At the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, ...[read more]

Framingham Daze Family Fair (and Duck Race)

Filed under: General Interest by Randy Harris at 12:57 am on June 11, 2010
"Adopt" a duck for $5, or a flock of (5) for $20!

"Adopt" a duck for $5, or a flock of (5) for $20!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham Rotary Club will be holding it's Framingham Daze Family Fair and the much anticipated Duck Race on Saturday June 12, 2010 from 11:00am until 4:00pm at Butterworth Park, (located at the corner of Grant St. and Bishop St.)

Money raised by the Framingham Rotary Club has been donated to improving Butterworth Park including installation of new playground equipment, a gazebo and more over the past few years.  Improvements to Butterworth Park are  one of the many worthwhile, local, charitable works funded by the club.

The Framingham Daze Family Fair will ...[read more]


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