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A Bad Week of Bad Government

Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris at 8:08 am on October 23, 2011
Framingham Town Hall, The Memorial Building

Framingham Town Hall, The Memorial Building

FRAMINGHAM, MA - This week Framingham residents witnessed a series of town government related issues that can't be described as anything other than a train wreck that was waiting to happen.

Days before the Special Fall Town Meeting, with seven articles she had sponsored or co-sponsored on the Warrant, and several others that had monetary implications, Framingham Chief Financial Officer, (CFO), Mary Ellen Kelley announced she had made a $1.5 million dollar mistake calculating the Town's operating budget.

While the majority of the Articles sponsored by the CFO had absolutely no supporting background material, a half dozen pages of extremely detailed figures were provided for a 1% COLA, (Cost Of Living Adjustment), pay raise for non-union municipal workers and department heads, followed by a one page "note" which explained how ...[read more]


Framingham Dairy Farm Open House

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:40 pm on November 12, 2010
Eastleigh Farm, Framingham, MA - milk bottles

Visit a traditional New England Dairy Farm in Framingham this weekend!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Eastleigh Farm is again offering families the chance to see a real working dairy farm in action.

Farmer Doug Stephan is inviting people to visit the farm this weekend, Nov. 13 & 14, 2010, from noon to dark to see cows being milked, take a hay ride around the farm, "meet the cows" and have some family fun.

Be sure to stop by and sample some locally produced milk, (flavored and unflavored), warm apple cider and ice cream with hot toppings -- all served with plenty of  "bovine hospitality".

Eastleigh Farm is one of the few working farms left in the area, and the only one in Framingham licensed to sell raw milk.

Eastleigh Farm is located at 1062 Edmands Road, Framingham, MA 01701, (turn onto Edmands at the intersection of Edgell Rd. in Nobscot).

For more info, contact Doug Stephan, (EastleighFarm@gmail.com), or call (508) 877-1753 or visit their website at: www.Eastleighfarm.com

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