FRAMINGHAM, MA — Introducing BeachAlert, a comprehensive notification system designed to keep residents informed about the status of Framingham’s three public beaches. BeachAlert provides timely updates, ensuring that residents are well-informed about beach closures, openings, and other essential information pertaining to the beach conditions. Through BeachAlert, residents can receive real-time notifications directly to their preferred devices, such… [read more].
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].
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, MA – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published information on June 21, 2023 about a “Voluntary Recall of Specific Frozen Fruit Products Due to Possible Contamination by Listeria monocytogenes”. The recall by Sunrise Growers Inc (a subsidiary of SunOpta Inc) includes frozen fruit packaged under several brand names for several grocery retailers…. [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is alerting people in parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont regarding air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, due to elevated concentrations of fine particle air pollution due to wildfires in Quebec and Northern Ontario. Hazy skies, reduced visibility, and the odor of… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — State Senate President Karen E. Spilka’s annual health and wellness fair returns to an in-person format with a revised name, a broadened focus that includes active older adults, a streamlined registration process, and an invitation for younger generations to accompany older family members to the event slated for October 22, 2022 at Keefe Regional… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — At a special meeting requested by Mayor Charlie Sisitsky, the Framingham Board of Health (BOH) voted Tuesday to ratify the Mayor’s decision to rescind two Executive Orders mandating masks, effective at 12:01 am on March 7, 2022. The current Joint Executive Order #EO2022-001, designed to decrease the surge of the COVID Omicron variant, has… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — At the request of Mayor Charlie Sisitsky, a Special Meeting of the Framingham Board of Health has been posted for February 22, 2022, to discuss the duration of the current Joint Executive Order mandating masks inside public establishments and to potentially vote on a date to rescind the Order. At the Special Meeting, which… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — Batches of Irbesartan Tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. are being recalled due to concern with cancer causing impurities in the medication. Testing of the drug during manufacturing revealed an impurity which called “N-nitrosoirbesartan” which is a probable human carcinogen (a substance that could cause cancer). Lupin is recalling… [read more].
FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham Department of Public Works will begin conducting Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing Wednesday, September 1st, to investigate sources of rainwater and groundwater (inflow and infiltration) that are entering the sanitary sewer system. The entire testing program is expected to take one month to complete and will be conducted by engineering consultant, Weston &… [read more].