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U.S. Mint Issues Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar

June 5, 2021 (12:29 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest,Schools & Education by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA and PHILADELPHIA, PA - The United States Mint has begun taking orders for a 2021 Silver Dollar to commemorate Christa McAuliffe, who grew up in the and went on the become the First Teacher in Space and was tragically killed in the 1986 NASA Challenger Space Shuttle explosion.

Christa McAuliffe, who was born Sharon Christa Corrigan, but known as "Christa" since childhood, grew up off Water Street and graduated from Framingham's Marian High School in 1966. She went on to earn her bachelors degree at Framingham State College, studying American History and Education, then earned her Masters Degree in Education from Bowie State College.

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Framingham Traffic Advisory: June 6-12, 2021

June 4, 2021 (3:48 pm EST)
Filed under: Around Town by News Staff
Framingham Traffic Alerts, Detours, Delays, sign: Be Prepared to Stop
Plan ahead for delays and be prepared to stop as many Framingham projects are underway.

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 June 6th - 12th, 2021, (please note, construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change).

Edgell Road Gas Main Replacement - Eversource gas will continue replacing gas main on Edgell Road between the Nobscot intersection and Donovan Drive. Expect moderate delays. Lane shifts and/or a one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect.

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Saxonville Floodgates Mural Project

June 3, 2021 (10:38 pm EST)
Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - A collaboration with Friends of Saxonville and the Framingham Cultural Council, will fund the creation of two murals on the Sudbury River Floodgates between 1545 and 1555 Concord Street in Framingham.

The theme for these murals is an artistic interpretation of the Sudbury River’s importance to Saxonville’s founding and emergence as an industrial mill hub for Framingham.

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Framingham Police Exam Info Released

June 2, 2021 (11:12 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
Do you want to be part of a profession and organization where you can make a positive change in your community?

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham Police Department has announced that an entry level Police Officer Test (written exam) will be held Saturday, August 14, 2021.

The Framingham Police Department has established Minimum Qualifications stating that a police officer candidate must:

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Electronics Recycling Day: Wed, June 16

June 1, 2021 (4:17 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff


FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Framingham’s Department of Public Works will host Electronics Recycling Day, Wednesday, June 16, at the Recycling Drop-Off Center, 255 Mount Wayte Avenue, 12-8 p.m.

Residents can bring any type of electronic device to dispose of as long as it has a power cord or power button.

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