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New England Wildflower Society Photo Contest

Filed under: Home & Garden by Randy Harris at 5:24 am on July 1, 2011
Wildflowers book by William Cullina, (New England Wildflower Society)

N.E.W.F.S. Photo Contest - Prize for adult winners will include signed copy of the book ''Wildflowers'' by William Cullina

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Do you enjoy taking photos of plants and flowers in their natural habitat?

The New England Wildflower Society, ("NEWFS"), which operates the "Garden in the Woods" on Hemenway Road is sponsoring a photo contest!

The photograph may be from any season, but the photo must have been shot between April 15, 2011 and October 31, 2011, (October 31st is the deadline for submissions).

Prizes will be awarded for photos in several categories including:

  • single plants
  • groups of plants
  • polinators
  • "scenes" - did you capture a breath-taking scene in the Garden? Submit it! (Note: photos may not have any people in them.)

Dave Hornfischer Joins BoSox Club Board of Directors

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 4:30 pm on June 24, 2011
David Hornfischer Joins BoSox Club Board of Directors

Framingham's own David Hornfischer added to the Bosox Club Board of Directors.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - David Hornfischer of Framingham, MA was recently named a director of the BoSox Club, the Red Sox leading fan club.

Hornfischer who recently retired as Senior Vice President/ Treasurer of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, is also a board member of the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham where his roles are as diverse as organization Treasurer and host of the monthly Amazing Open Comedy Mique Show.

Founded in 1967, The BoSox Club is a non-profit Booster Club that supports the Boston Red Sox. In addition to providing activities such as luncheons and BBQ events with direct access to players and Red Sox personnel, and access to spring training events/tickets, the Club takes an active role in supporting such charities as The Red Sox Foundation, The Jimmy Fund and The Foundation to be Named Later.

One of the most popular BoSox events is their Annual Family Day, where members are treated to a player-run baseball seminar and tickets to a summer game.

As a lifelong Sox fan, Hornfischer noted the Bosox club is great way for real Sox fans to get more directly involved with the Sox and work with ...[read more]


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]


Keefe Tech Looking for Cooking Instructors

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 7:39 pm on June 14, 2011
Teach a Cooking Class at Keefe Tech

Help these folks get their cooking skills up to date! Teach a Cooking Class at Keefe Tech!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Joseph P. Keefe Regional Vocational School, (otherwise known as "Keefe Tech"), is looking for instructors for fall/evening adult continuing education cooking classes.

Instructors will teach one or two 1-night classes which will meet Monday through Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm between September 26th and December 15th, 2011 at Keefe Tech, 750 Winter St., Framingham, MA 01702.

Courses for almost any type of food preparation will be considered, but they are specifically interested in ...[read more]


Pinefield Goes to the Dogs

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 1:44 am on June 14, 2011
K9 outfitted with vest by MA Vest-a-Dog

K9 outfitted with bullet proof vest from Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog (photo by Christian Kozowyk)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Once again, Robinson's Hardware and the merchants of the Pinefield Shopping Center in Saxonville are hosting and a family fun (and dog friendly) event for a good cause.

On Saturday June 18, 2011 from 10:00AM 'til 2:00PM,the shopping center merchants are raising money in support of the Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog organization which raises money to purchase bullet proof vests for K-9 officers ...[read more]


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