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Masks Still Required on MBTA Vehicles, Stations, Platforms

May 14, 2021 (1:46 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
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Framigham MBTA / Commuter Rail Service passengers still required to wear face masks.

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The MBTA is reminding customers that face coverings are required while onboard vehicles, in stations and facilities, on platforms and bus stops, and anywhere within the MBTA system for all riders, including those who have been fully vaccinated.

On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated guidance regarding face coverings for fully vaccinated individuals, noting that, “fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask.”

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Police vs. Framingham - Stuart, Gutwill and Slattery Cases End

May 11, 2021 (8:53 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- A series of interrelated litigation matters over the past several months has come to an end with the First Circuit Court of Appeals affirming summary judgment in favor of the City of Framingham and former Police Chief Kenneth Ferguson, who retired in 2018. In two separate lawsuits by a former and current member of the Framingham Police Department, both officers’ claims were dismissed in their entirety. Stuart v. Framingham, 989 F. 3d 29 (1st Cir. 2021), and Gutwill v. Framingham, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 11020 (1st Cir. Apr. 24, 2021).

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Framingham Traffic & Road Work Week of May 9-15, 2021

May 7, 2021 (1:07 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
Framingham Traffic / Detour Signs
Drivers are alerted to Be Prepared To Stop, (and wait), as construction continues on many roads in Framingham.

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 May 9th - May 15th, 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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U.S. DHS Extends Real ID Deadline to 2023

April 27, 2021 (6:08 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
Sample of federally approved "Real ID" Massachusetts Drivers License. Note gold star in upper right corner.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) extended the deadline to update your Massachusetts (or other state) ID or Drivers License to a "Real ID" to May 3rd, 2023.

Prior to today's extension, Real ID was to be required to fly within the United States or enter federal buildings after October 1st, 2021.

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Water Main Flushing via Hydrants in Framingham

April 27, 2021 (4:10 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Water Department will begin conducting its Spring 2021 Water Main Flushing Program on Monday, May 3, through Friday, June 18, 2021.

Water Main flushing will occur from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in residential areas and 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., in business areas. The purpose of the program is to improve drinking water quality for residents and businesses in Framingham.

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