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Framingham Traffic Alerts, Week of April 11-17, 2021

April 10th, 2021

Signs near road construction work advise drivers to Be Prepared To Stop in Framingham, MA.

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 April 11th through 17th, 2021…. [read more].

Framingham Public Libraries to Reopen April 5th, 2021

March 27th, 2021

[photo] Framingham Main Library

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham Public Library has announced it’s buildings will reopen to the public April 5, 2021 for “limited browsing and computer use”. Curbside pickups and returns will continue and the majority of public activities and events usually held at the library will continue to be held online (mostly via ZOOM)…. [read more].

Framingham Toy Soldiers Snow People Scavenger Hunt

December 3rd, 2020

Framingham Toy Soldier Scavenger Hunt (2020)

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Avoid cabin fever this holiday season! The City of Framingham Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Division have collaborated to create a socially distant scavenger hunt to help locate their lost Toy Soldiers and Snow People. After a long quarantine nap, the Toy Soldiers and Snow People have come… [read more].

Lester Baker Appointed Framingham Police Chief

November 8th, 2020

Framingham Police Chief Lester Baker

Framingham, MA – Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer is pleased to announce that she has appointed Lester Baker, a veteran member of the Framingham Police Department, as the Department’s eighth Police Chief. Before being named Police Chief, Baker served as the Deputy Chief in charge of operations since 2018. He was a Lieutenant 2014-2018, Sergeant 2008-2014, and Patrolman… [read more].

Framingham Parking Meters Re-Installed Downtown

September 26th, 2019

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City of Framingham has installed 146 new “Smart Parking Meters” in the Downtown Framingham Central Business District. The new meters replace the old coin-operated ones that were removed for the recently completed downtown sidewalk renovations. The new meters are smart meters and take both credit cards and coins. The new meters are located in… [read more].

Framingham Road Work, Utility Projects, Traffic Detours

September 26th, 2019

Framingham Traffic / Detour Signs

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City of Framingham Public Works Department has released information regarding road construction, utility projects and related traffic alerts for the week of September 29th through October 5th, 2019.  Note, construction schedules are weather permitting and are subject to change. Beacon Street Paving & Sidewalk Replacement – crews will continue curbing installation. Also, raise… [read more].

Christmas Services in Framingham (2014)

December 22nd, 2014

Original photo-illustration by Randy M. Harris, 20-DEC-2010

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Below is a list of Christmas services, masses and other events held at Framingham churches and houses of worship during the week of December 22nd through 26th, 2014. ~~~~~~o~~~~~~ Armenian Church of the Holy Translators – American Christmas Eve Carole and Prayer Service, (in English), Wednesday, December 24th, 2014, Christmas Eve, 4:00pm. — 38 Franklin… [read more].

Edible Plants Walk at Stearns Farm

September 3rd, 2014

Russ Cohen Edible Plant Expert

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Sudbury Valley Trustees is hosting an edible wild plants walk from 4:30pm to 7:00pm, Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at Stearns Farm in Framingham. Russ Cohen, of the MA Department of Fish & Game Riverways Program, will lead the walk to look for edible plants. Cohen is a foraging expert and author of “Wild… [read more].

Town of Framingham Hiring Summer Laborers

April 8th, 2014

Framingham, MA – The Town of Framingham is hiring summer laborers to maintain the Town’s fields, parks and recreational areas. The work involves operating park maintenance equipment to maintenance fields, recreation areas, and parks “including, but not limited to, painting, mowing, trimming, trash removal, ball field maintenance, raking, cleaning and general landscaping type activities.” Applicants must be… [read more].

Police Substation to Open in old Tripoli Barber Shop Location

March 26th, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Monday, March 31th at 1:00 p.m. a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the Town of Framingham, Police Department’s new Tripoli Community Police Substation located at 904 Waverly Street. The new substation will enhance communication and create a community-centered method of policing. Dennis Giombetti, Chair of the Board of… [read more].