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Second Pre-Halloween Snow Falls on Framingham

Filed under: General Interest,Politics by News Staff at 10:41 pm on October 29, 2011

[photo] Framingham Snow Plow

Snow plow parked, but ready to clean up after Nor'easter predicted to drop two to six inches of snow on Framingham, (Saturday, October 29, 2011).

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Having snow even once in October is pretty rare for eastern Massachusetts, but for the second time in three days, snow fell on Framingham.

As predicted, precipitation moving up the U.S. eastern seaboard combined with low pressure and declining temperatures resulted in a Nor'Easter dropping approximately 3" of wet snow in town between 5:00pm and 10:00pm today, (Saturday October 29th, 2011).

The small amount of snow which fell on Thursday, (October 27th, 2011), did not accumulate on roadways as the pavement was still warm from the day's moderate temperatures.

Today's snow did accumulate -- enough so that snow removal equipment was called out to plow commercial parking lots and some ...[read more]


Special Town Meeting Called for January

Filed under: Politics by News Staff at 1:07 pm on December 23, 2010

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The town of Framingham will hold a Special Town Meeting, Wednesday January 12, 2011 for the purpose of voting on the following (4) Articles:

Article #1 asks Town Meeting to vote to allow the transfer of handicap parking receipts to the Disability Commission. The article is sponsored by Town's Chief Financial Officer, (CFO).

Article #2 asks Town Meeting to vote to appropriate $1,020,000 for window and door replacement at the Mary E. Stapelton School.  According the the materials provided, the Town would pay $431,562 and  would obtain the $588,438 balance needed in a grant from MSBA for the balance. This article was sponsored by School Committee.

Article #3 asks Town Meeting to approve a preliminary design for a new McAuliffe Library. This article is related to the next, Article #4,  which asks Town Meeting to authorize the Board of Selectmen to acquire 5 parcels of land next to and behind Nobscot Shopping Center on Water Street for a new library at a cost of $739,800. These two articles, (#3 and #4), are sponsored by the Framingham Library Trustees.

The Special Town Meeting will commence at 7:30PM, Wednesday, January 12, 2010 in Nevins Hall.

Prior to the Special Town Meeting, at  7:15PM the Town Clerk will hold precinct meetings to fill vacancies.

The January 12, 2011 Special Town Meeting Warrant and accompanying background information can be downloaded from the Town website at:

http://www.framinghamma.gov/Weblink8/ElectronicFile.aspx?docid=17155&dbid=0

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