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Access Framingham Airs Trivia Shows In Remembrance of Ed Convery

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 3:34 pm on February 17, 2012
Ed Convery

Ed Convery

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Ed Convery passed away last week at the age of 83. Ed was a former teacher and principal in the Framingham Schools, served as president of the Framingham History Center and vice-chair of the Framingham Housing Authority, and he touched the lives of many folks in the Framingham community.

In remembrance of Ed, Access Framingham is honored to replay two episodes of Framingham Tales & Trivia, which Ed taped for our local channel. These are shows he helped produce as part of his own commitment to the Framingham History Center. The programs reflect Ed’s wit and wisdom, and his love for Framingham.

Each edition of Tales and Trivia is one hour in length.  These two ...[read more]


Framingham Streets: What's in a Name?

Filed under: General Interest by Deb Cleveland at 1:45 pm on January 16, 2006

FRAMINGHAM,MA - The Framingham Historical Society & Museum, (FHSM), invites the public to come and find out how streets in Framingham were named. The program Street Smarts, "What's in a name?", will unlock the mysteries of street naming in Framingham on Sunday, January 22, at 2 p.m. at the Edgell Memorial Library.

Ed Convery, former Framingham teacher and principal and former President of FHSM will particularly explore the history of the Musterfield and how the streets were named. He will answer questions such as: whose field was this, what is the meaning of muster, what is an arsenal, and why were the streets named after WWII battles.

In conjunction with the program, several retired green and white street signs will be available for purchase for only $10 each in the Edgell Memorial Library gift shop.

All welcome and refreshments will be served.

Snow date is Sunday, January 29th.

For further information call 508-872-3780.

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