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Area Mosquitos Carry West Nile Virus

Mosquito - CDC image West Nile Virus

Framingham, MA -- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced it has identified 14 West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito samples out of 2,705 collected in Barnstable, Middlesex, and Suffolk Counties. Of the 2,705, there were zero Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) samples identified. There also were zero human cases of WNV and EEE in Barnstable, Middlesex,... [read more].

Get Involved in Framingham Government!

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Opportunities are available for Framingham residents to get involved with municipal government. Seats are available on several Boards, Commissions, and Committees. Help set the direction Framingham takes on determining needed changes to bylaws, ordinances and other legislation to meet municial goals and objectives By serving, residents provide community insight to the executive and legislative... [read more].

Framingham Traffic Alerts / Road Construction July 18-24, 2021

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Motorists are advised that there may be construction work being performed during daytime hours on the following roads in Framingham during the week of July 18th-24th, 2021. Please note: construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change.  Blackberry Lane Sewer Pump Station - Pump station and sewer main work continues. Blackberry Lane at... [read more].

Mosquito Spraying in Framingham Thursday, July 22

East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project is planning to use a truck-mounted aerosol sprayer to apply “reduced-risk pesticide” to control mosquito populations in the City Thursday, July 22, 2021. All spraying will be done between dusk and 11:30 p.m. The spraying is scheduled for neighborhoods of Framingham that are located in the vicinity of... [read more].

Framingham Household Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday, July 31, 2021

July 31, 2021 Hazardous Waste Day, Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham Department of Public Works (DPW) will host Household Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00p.m. at the DPW Operations Center, 100 Western Ave., Framingham MA 01702. Household hazardous waste is banned from disposal in trash or recycling by state law. The DPW's Sanitation Division sponsors annual household... [read more].

MA Gov. Announces Funding for Framingham Affordable Rental Housing

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Today Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced affordable housing awards for 28 projects in 21 communities across the Commonwealth. One recipients of an affordable rental housing award is Carlson Crossing, a Framingham, MA family public housing project.... [read more].

MA Governor Proclaims July 11-17 to be “Hurricane Preparedness Week”

MA Hurricane Preparedness Week

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed July 11 - 17, 2021, to be Hurricane Preparedness Week to emphasize both the Commonwealth's vulnerability to tropical storms and hurricanes and the importance of preparing for their impacts. “As we saw during our recent experience with Tropical Storm Elsa, planning and preparing in advance for a tropical... [read more].

Staples Launches Classroom Rewards Program to Benefit Educators

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Staples Inc., the Framingham-based office supply retailer, has launched its new Staples Connect Classroom Rewards mobile experience, where parents can give a percentage of their qualifying purchase made at a Staples store back to an enrolled teacher or school administrator of their choice. In addition, to further show appreciation for teachers this back-to-school season, from... [read more].

Audrey Hall Elected Vice-Chair of MA Commission on Status of Women

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Framingham resident Audrey Hall was recently elected by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) to the office of Vice Chair. Hall was appointed to the Commission in 2018 by Senate President Karen E. Spilka. She served as Vice Chair of the MCSW’s Legislative and Public Policy Committee from 2019 to 2020... [read more].

Three of Framingham’s Most Wanted Arrested

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham Police Department working in conjunction with the Massachusetts State Police VFAS Unit, the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, and outside agencies in Tennessee, New York, and Las Vegas, were able to locate and arrest three of Framingham’s Most Wanted individuals. ARRESTED- Elmer Diaz (DOB: 12/3/1996) on July 7, 2021 in Cookeville, TN by... [read more].

What's New?

New!Framingham Weather Page - we've replaced our old weather widget with a nice interactive 5-day Framingham Weather Forecast, live weather map, night sky astronomical view and more!

New!Maps Added to Business Directory - each business listing now displays a street level map showing the location of the business.

New!More Famous Framingham Folks - we've been collecting and adding more information about contemporary as well as historical figures with ties to Framingham.

New!Framingham Facebook Pages - we scoured Facebook looking for pages and groups related to Framingham, (no personal pages are included in list).

New!Info About More Framingham Books Added - find books about Framingham History, books by Framingham authors, and other books related to the town.

Antique Postcards from Framingham, MA (USA)
The Square and Town Pump, Saxonville, Mass. (1906)

Postcards from Framingham - view an online collection of turn of the century postcards from Framingham, MA (USA).