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MBTA Seeks Public Input for Expanded Framingham / Worcester Commuter Rail Service

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 4:04 pm on September 6, 2013

MBTA logoFRAMINGHAM, MA - The MBTA is seeking public input as new schedules for the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail line are being developed as part of a planned expansion of service coming this fall.

The increase coincides with the change in the line's management from CSX to complete MBTA control which plans to prioritize customer needs.

With 13,000 customers riding the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail line every weekday -- and growing -- this expansion will build on the additional peak train departures introduced last fall and spring. Additional planned improvements to ...[read more]

FREE Lunch, (Kids 18 and Under)

Filed under: Health & Fitness by News Staff at 11:02 pm on June 29, 2013
United Way of Tri-County

United Way of Tri-County

FRAMINGHAM, MA - With school out, some kids are left wondering what to do for lunch.

In cooperation with the USDA Summer Food Service Program, The United Way of Tri-County will be providing free lunches to children throughout summer vacation.

Starting on Monday, July 1st, lunch will be served at Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe from 11:30 to 12:30. The program will be available Monday through Friday until August 23rd.  Any child ...[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]

2013 Boston Marathon Photos

Filed under: Health & Fitness by News Staff at 7:04 pm on April 15, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, MA - April 15th has more meaning than "tax day" when it falls on the third Monday in the month of April. "That Monday" has been marked on calendar since 1897 as the day of the running on Boston Marathon.

Thanks to Framingham photographer Wayne Dion, who worked from an aerial position, we've got a birds-eye view of the marathon as runners make their way through Downtown Framingham ---


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Traffic Alert: Less Road, Sewer and Bridge Detours

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 2:33 pm on November 18, 2011
Danforth Street Bridge detour, Framingham, MA

Danforth Street Bridge remains closed.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- For the first time this year, there is actually less road work, less sewer construction and should be less detours and traffic delays in Framingham.

With winter coming many of Framingham's capital construction projects will be paving over the work sites that are either completed, or will be put on hold until the spring thaw.

The Fountain Street bridge is no longer on the list!  Work to finish that project has been completed this week and motorists can once again use the bridge.

Night work along Rt. 126, south of Rt. 9 - near Downtown Framingham, construction crews will begin to install crosswalks, (on Concord Street between Gorman Road and Lincoln Street), on Friday, November 18th through Sunday, November 20th during the overnight hours. Construction activities ...[read more]

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