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Christmas Tree Curbside Collection (Jan. 14th - 18th, 2013)

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 9:33 am on January 3, 2013
Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees weeks of January 23rd-27th, 2012.

Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees week of January 14th-18th, 2013.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The Christmas tree in your home is most likely very dried out -- and should be seen as a fire hazard.

The Town of Framingham Department of Public Works will be  collecting Christmas Trees during the week of  January 14th through the 18th, 2013.

During that week, you should put your tree on the curb on your normal trash collection day.

If you plan to leave the tree up for the next week or so, make sure there is plenty of water in the base.  Check the water daily.

On the other hand, if you've already started cleaning up, and moved the Christmas tree outdoors, you should make sure it is far away from any [cigarette] smoking areas or other possible sources of ...[read more]


Detours & Traffic Alerts Week of July 30th - August 3rd, 2012

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 10:59 pm on July 29, 2012
Framingham Traffic Detours sign

Traffic detours sign, Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork continues on numerous road and sewer projects in town this week, (Monday through Friday, July 30th through August 3rd, 2012).

Delays due to lane restriction, alternating traffic patterns 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).

The email traffic alert for the week of July 30th - August 3rd, 2012 indicates that: ...[read more]


Christmas Tree Curbside Collection (Jan. 23rd - 27th, 2012)

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 4:25 am on January 19, 2012
Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees weeks of January 23rd-27th, 2012.

Framingham DPW to pickup Christmas Trees weeks of January 23rd-27th, 2012.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- It's been nearly a month since Christmas, and if you still have a Christmas tree in your home, it's most likely very dried out -- and could be a fire hazard at this point in time.

Dried out trees should be removed from your home or business and placed outdoors, away from any [cigarette] smoking areas or other possible sources of ignition until the tree can be properly disposed of.

The Town of Framingham Department of Public Works will be  collecting Christmas Trees during the week of  January 23rd through 27th, 2012. You should put your tree on the curb on your normal trash collection day.

The DPW will only pickup trees if all decorations, strands of lights, tinsel/garland, etc, have been removed -- and the tree can not be in a plastic bag, (or it will not be picked up).

For additional information about Christmas Tree Curbside Collection contact the Framingham Department of  Public Works, Solid Waste Division at:  (508) 532-6001.


Framingham Traffic Alerts (June 20th - 24th, 2011)

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 12:21 am on June 19, 2011
Sewer main construction on Grant St.

Sewer main construction on Grant St., Framingham, MA (June 2011). Photos of ongoing and completed projects can be found on the www.BuildingFramingham.com website.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, June 20 - 24, 2011).

Major delays due to backed up traffic and detours around some of the work sites can add to driving times, so motorists should plan accordingly.

The Town of Framingham 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 ...[read more]


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