Framingham Online News


  • Framingham Council on Aging Holds 3rd Annual Senior Heroes Awards
    FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Peggy Holland has been answering suicide hotline calls since 1986. A decade ago, she became one of the first volunteers for Framingham-based Call2Talk. This month, she was one of four senior citizens honored by the Framingham Council on Aging at the 3rd Annual Senior Heroes Awards. Holland was honored for her efforts in health/healthcare. Other recipients included Margaret Kelley, William Rabkin, and Norma Shulman.... [read more].
  • Framingham High Educator Rebecca Maynard Headed to Costa Rica for Pollinator Research
    FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Framingham Public Schools is proud to share that Rebecca Maynard, Science Teacher and Environmental Awareness Club Co-Advisor at Framingham High School, has been awarded a Project Kindle Fellowship from Earthwatch. In an effort to continue to raise awareness for environmental issues, Ms. Maynard will be traveling to Costa Rica in July to complete field research on pollinators, which are animals who provide essential ecosystem... [read more].
  • Framingham Seeking New Bids for School Bus Contract
    FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The City of Framingham, MA has released information that the contract for school buses (with or without drivers) for a three-year period from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2026 are being put out to bid following the threat of a strike by drivers (and monitors) from Teamsters Local 170 of Worcester, MA against NRT Bus, the company which currently holds the contract to provide school transportation... [read more].
  • Framingham Public Works Touch-A-Truck & Open House May 20th, 2023
    FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham Department of Public Works is holding an open house with a touch-a-truck event on Saturday, May 20th, 2023. The free public event is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 100 Western Avenue. Attendees can get up close and personal with the DPW vehicles that keep our city running smoothly. There will be painting and coloring, sandbox activities, games, and demonstrations during... [read more].
  • Peloton Recalls 2.2 Million Exercise Bikes Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
    FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Those who own or use Peloton exercise bikes, (which can be found in many Framingham area gyms, hotels, clubs, spas, physical therapists, etc.), should be aware that Peloton has received 35 reports of the seat post breaking and detaching from the bike during use -- including 13 reports of injuries including a fractured wrist, lacerations and bruises due to falling from the bike.... [read more].
  • Framingham Charter Review Committee Volunteers Needed
    FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The City of Framingham is accepting applications for 11 seats on the Framingham Charter Review Committee. Five residents will be appointed by the Mayor, three residents will be appointed by the 9-member School Committee, and three residents will be appointed by the 11-member City Council.... [read more].
  • Framingham School Bus Strike Averted
    FRAMINGHAM, MA - On Sunday, May 7, 2023, Framingham Superintendent of Schools Bob Tremblay posted a notice to the Framingham Public School community, writing "We are happy to share that an agreement was reached between NRT, our bus company, and the Teamsters Union, who is representing the bus drivers. There is not going to be a Bus Driver Strike."... [read more].
  • Mosquito Control Spraying in Framingham April 24th-28th, 2023
    FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be conducting an application of the biological larvicide, Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis), to control mosquito larvae in large wetlands. Wetlands currently being evaluated for this application in Framingham are located by Angelica Dr., Callahan State Park, Fairbanks Rd., Palmer Rd. and Walnut St. The application, typically done by helicopter, will be done manually with personnel “on... [read more].