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Super Seniors Expo at Office Depot May 5th

Filed under: Seniors by Deb Cleveland at 1:35 pm on May 1, 2010

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Office Depot is hosting a special Super Seniors Expo this Wednesday, May 5th, from 10 to 3 at its location in Shoppers World, Rt. 9W, Framingham.

State Senator Karen Spilka and State Rep. Pam Richardson, the Callahan Senior Center, Soar 55 and other area organizations will be on hand.

This will also be a great chance to learn about area businesses that offer products and services that 50+ seniors may find useful at home, work, or business. About 25 businesses will offer information about organizing, downsizing, assisted living options, errands, homecare services, mortgages, longterm care insurance, volunteering, and more.

Free coffee and refreshments will be available, including a complimentary brunch by John Harvard’s Brew House.

Free PC Checkups and certificates for $5 worth of free shredding services will be offered, as well as raffles, giveaways, and coupons.

There will be vendors and store staff there to answer questions, and make recommendations on products and services to help you use your computers, printers, cameras, phones, and other items to get the most out of them.

This event is free. Come and bring a friend. All welcome.

For further information, call the Framingham Office Depot store at 508-620-5570.


START Framingham to Release Economic Impact Study

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 10:44 am on January 23, 2010

Framingham, MA – The START Framingham Partnership will release the results of their Economic Impact Study, prepared by Carlisle & Company, on Sunday, January 31, 2010, at an event to be held at the Danforth Museum of Art from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Press and public are invited to discover why the creative industries are economic engines, having a profound economic impact on their communities. ...[read more]

Sec. of State William F. Galvin to speak at Census Kick-Off

Filed under: Politics by News Staff at 8:16 pm on January 19, 2010

Framingham, MA -- On January 26, 2010, Secretary of State William Galvin, Rep. Pam Richardson, Selectman Chair Ginger Esty, Pastor Elias Monteiro, Rev Faith Tolson and other local leaders will Kick Off Framingham’s 2010 Census Complete Count Committee.

Effort will emphasize Census is Easy, Safe and Important

The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the ...[read more]

Small Business Listening Tour

Filed under: Business by News Staff at 2:08 pm on November 11, 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business will be visiting Framingham on Thursday November 19, 2009 as part of a series of listening tours the Committee has been hosting throughout different areas of the state.

These tours serve as a chance for the committee to hear, engage and better understand the challenges small businesses are currently facing.

The Committee will be Hosting a Round Table Discussion from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on  Thursday, November 19, 2009 at Framingham Town Hall.

Hosted by Co-Chairs Senator Michael Moore and Representative Linda Dorcena Forry

These discussions are a great opportunity for local small businesses to voice their opinions and challenges as they relate to current legislation.

Small business owners are urged to attend and participate

For more information, please contact the Office of Rep. Pam Richardson at(617)722-2582 or reply to this email.

Forum on the War of Drugs

Filed under: Health & Fitness,Public Meetings by News Staff at 6:57 pm on November 9, 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Why are we spending so much money -- and still not succeeding? The Failure of the War on Drugs, a Forum & Discussion,sponsored by the New England Association of Drug Court Professionals will be held on Monday, November 16, 2009 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Costin Room, Framingham Public Library, Lexington Street, Framingham.


  • Rep. Pam Richardson (host)
  • Sheriff James V. DiPaola: Middlesex County Sheriff
  • Attorney David White: Chair, MA Bar Association’s Drug PolicyTask Force
  • Judge Robert Ziemian: founder of Massachusett’s first drug court

Moderated by Roberta Leis, Join Together, A project of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.

For more information contact the Office of Rep. Pam Richardson (617)722-2582 or email

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