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2021 New England Shake-Up Canceled

September 4th, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Promoters of the New England Shake-Up and it’s host venue, the Framingham Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center have announced that “unfortunately, due to ongoing health and logistical concerns, there will NOT be a New England Shake-Up in September 2021” The event, which would have been the 7th annual was scheduled for the weekend of… [read more].


Framingham Park & Rec Family Fun Movie Night Returns with "The Boss Baby" Aug. 24th

August 20th, 2021

movie - The Boss Baby

FRAMINGHAM, MA — *** UPDATED *** The Framingham Parks & Recreation Department has rescheduled the return of its Family Fun & Movie Night featuring “The Boss Baby”. The free event will be held at Bowditch Field Athletic & Cultural Complex (475 Union Ave) on Tuesday, August 24th, 2021. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and Family Fun… [read more].


Framingham Beaches Open for 2021 Season

June 17th, 2021

Framingham Public Beaches

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Framingham’s three beaches will be open beginning Thursday, June 17th, 2021 through Thursday, August 12th, 2021, 10:00am to 7:00pm as staffing allows. The beaches are located at Learned Pond on Shawmut Terrace, Saxonville Beach on Lake Road, and Lake Waushakum on Nipmuc Terrace…. [read more].


U.S. Mint Issues Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar

June 5th, 2021

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… [read more].


Saxonville Floodgates Mural Project

June 3rd, 2021

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… [read more].


Framingham Resident Wins Mass. Audubon Photo Contest

December 17th, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Now in its fifth year, Mass Audubon’s annual photography contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, has evolved into a “must” for hundreds of photographers eager to express a love of nature through their images. And with more than 2,000 photos submitted since the contest began April 1, judging so many top-quality entries was especially… [read more].


Santa in the Studio at Access Framingham

December 9th, 2014

Santa and Mrs. Claus on Access Framingham TV December 14, 2014

Framingham, MA – Yes it’s true; Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Access Framingham television studio on Sunday December 14th. Tune in from 6:00-7:00pm on Sunday December 14th when Old Saint Nick will pay us a special visit on the air-LIVE. He and Mrs. Claus will be taking phone calls from all the good boys… [read more].


"Nutcracker Sweet" Ballet Performance to Benefit Saxonville Athenaeum

November 10th, 2014

Nutcracker Sweet, Benefit for Athenium, Saxonville, December 6th, 2014

Saxonville, MA – The Athenaeum is getting a little help from its “Friends.” The Friends of Saxonville hosts Nutcracker Sweet, a ballet performance to benefit the Athenaeum in Saxonville, presented by Mass Ballet. The production will be a ballet in the round performed by students of Mass Ballet on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 5:00pm. Although the… [read more].


Access Framingham Announces New Studio; Members Elect 3 to Board of Directors

September 23rd, 2014

Access Framingham (logo)

Framingham, MA – At Access Framingham’s Annual Meeting on Monday evening, (September 22, 2014), attendees heard about the successes of the past year, including a record number of new local productions spotlighting the community, challenges to come for Framingham public access television station and training center, and a very exciting bit of news. President Bill Rabkin announced… [read more].


FREE Kids Nature Activities at Cochituate State Park (July 2014)

July 7th, 2014

Cochituate State Park

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Between the towns of Framingham, Wayland and Natick, MA, Lake Cochituate offer many recreational summer activities including swimming, boating and fishing. Many locals may not realize that just a few hundred yards east of the Framingham/Natick town line, (on Rt. 30), the beach, picnic area, boat launch, snack bar and canoe rental shop are… [read more].