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Framingham Police Investigate Death in Saxonville Aqueduct

September 7th, 2023

[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

August 31st, 2023

[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 Rotary Club Names Farmers Market Manager Citizen of the Year

July 19th, 2023

[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].

Framingham Mosquito Spraying July 20, 2023

July 14th, 2023

East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project is planning to use a truck mounted aerosol sprayer to control mosquito populations in Framingham on Thursday, July 20th, 2023. The spraying will take place in the South Framingham, including the Coburnville-Tripoli neighborhoods. Spraying route includes areas located south of Waverly Street near Fay Road, Bethany Road, Winthrop… [read more].

MA Gov. Proclaims "Hurricane Preparedness Week" July 9-15, 2023

July 11th, 2023

Hurricane Gloria approaching New England on September 27, 1985.

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey has declared July 9-15, 2023, to be “Hurricane Preparedness Week,” recognizing the importance of preparing for the impact of extreme weather. While the Atlantic hurricane season runs [officially] from June 1st through November 30th — the most active time for these storms in Massachusetts is August and September. According to… [read more].

Framingham Fire Department Receives $3,186 Fire Prevention Grant

July 6th, 2023

Framingham, MA - Fire Department insignia / patch.

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham Fire Department has received a $3,186 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. The award will be used to assist with fire investigations to help fire investigators more efficiently investigate and determine the cause of a fire…. [read more].

Framingham Medical Reserve Corps Seeking Volunteers

June 29th, 2023

[photo] Framingham Medical Reserve Corps tent at public event.

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham Medical Reserve Corps unit needs new volunteers, especially nurses, and doctors. Created after Sept 11, 2001, the Medical Reserve Corps is a federally-recognized and state-supported “community-based group of volunteers who assist local public health departments to promote healthy living as well as to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergency events.”… [read more].

Framingham Fireworks! Stars & Stripes Event Friday June 30th 2023

June 25th, 2023

[logo / graphic] event, Stars & Stripes Over Framingham, June 30, 2023

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Growing up in Framingham in the 1960’s or 1970’s, chances are on the 4th of July you watched the fireworks over Farm Pond. In the 80’s and 90’s the fireworks were launched over migratory wetlands that used to exist between Shopper’s World and the Natick Mall. As the area became more developed, (and the… [read more].

Framingham Man Indicted on Felon in Possession of Firearms Charges

June 8th, 2023

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The U.S. Justice Department’s Office of State Attorney, Massachusetts Division announced a Framingham man Edwin Alago, 42 was indicted on two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Alago was previously arrested on related state charges and will appear in federal court at a later date. According to the… [read more].

Hanson's Farm to Host [Day Before] Fathers Day Beer Garden

May 31st, 2023

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Fathers Day is Sunday June 18th, 2023. On Saturday, (the day before Fathers Day), two Framingham favorites Hanson’s Farm and Jack’s Abby Brewery come together in honor of Fathers, (and two thing popular with many Dads — farms and beer!)…. [read more].