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Framingham Mayor Sisitsky Appointed to MBTA Board of Directors

MBTA Commuter Rail logo

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Governor Maura Healey today appointed Framingham Mayor Charlie Sisitsky to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Board of Directors. Mayor Sisitsky will fill the seat created by the Fiscal Year 2024 budget signed by Governor Healey that is designated to be filled by a municipal official representing a city or town in the MBTA... [read more].

FSU RAMS Football 9-8 Victory over Westfield State on Homecoming Weekend

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham State University RAMS Football team needed a blocked field goal attempt by Jared Martino in the final seconds to hold on for a 9-8 victory over Westfield State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Bowditch Field in Framingham, Mass. After a scoreless first half, the Rams got on the... [read more].

Framingham Police Investigate Death in Saxonville Aqueduct

[photo] Framingham Police in Saxonville aqueduct, Wednesday, September 6, 2023

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- On Wednesday September 6, 2023, residents in Saxonville began to notice Framingham Police and other official vehicles had opened the gates and driven into a section of the aqueduct which runs between Nicholas Road and Elm Street, behind Pinewood Drive.... [read more].

Framingham Hires 4 Veterans as Firefighters

[photo] Framingham, MA, August 2023, four new fire fighters hired, Kyle Caso, Luke Cuneo, Jordan Porter, Clayton Scata

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The City of Framingham has hired four Veterans as new firefighters. Hired were: The four men were administered the oath of office by City Clerk Lisa Ferguson in a small ceremony at Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building. Framingham Fire Chief Michael Dutcher said the four new firefighters will do training in-house for two... [read more].

Framingham Seeks Land For Community Center

photo of sports field

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The City of Framingham has extended an open, informal invitation to landowners in the Framingham interested in making their land or existing buildings available for the site of a future Community Center. Published as a Request for Information (RFI) the City is seeking information that could potentially lead to a future Request for Proposals... [read more].

Framingham Charter Review Committee Holds First Meeting

[photo] Framingham Memorial Building / City Hall

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The City of Framingham Charter Review Committee held its first meeting last night, July 20, 2023. The Committee is comprised of 11 members – five individuals appointed by Mayor Charlie Sisitsky, three members appointed by the City Council, and three members appointed by the School Committee. Members on the Committee are:... [read more].

Framingham Rotary Club Names Farmers Market Manager Citizen of the Year

[photo] Bill Sell, Framingham Farmers Market Manager with Mayor Charlie Sisitsky (July 2023)

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Rotary Club of Framingham named the Manager of the Framingham Farmer's Market Bill Sell its Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year award was presented Sell at an event at the end of June. Sell has been the manager of the Farmers Market in 2022 and 2023. He was recognized for... [read more].

Beach Alert: Framingham Introduces Public Beach Notification System

Framingham Public Beaches

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Introducing BeachAlert, a comprehensive notification system designed to keep residents informed about the status of Framingham’s three public beaches. BeachAlert provides timely updates, ensuring that residents are well-informed about beach closures, openings, and other essential information pertaining to the beach conditions. Through BeachAlert, residents can receive real-time notifications directly to their preferred devices, such... [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).