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Framingham Continues Local Energy Cost Saving Efforts

April 24, 2021 (10:44 am EST)
Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff
[logo] MassSave energy saving program

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Framingham has been selected by Eversource, its local electric and gas utility, to participate in the Mass Save® Municipal Partnership Program for the second consecutive year. Through the program, Framingham will strengthen its efforts to support and empower all residents and businesses to save energy, cut costs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through Mass Save®.

Framingham's participation in the program this year builds on 2020 efforts in which it exceeded its participation goals with more than 300 no-cost energy assessments conducted for small businesses, over 550 weatherization projects for residents that will help them improve their comfort and reduce energy costs, as well as over 600 heating and cooling system upgrades completed in local homes and businesses.

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Framingham Household Hazardous Waste Day Saturday, May 1st, 2021

April 16, 2021 (7:43 pm EST)
Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham Department of Public Works (DPW) will host a Household Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday, May 1st 2021, at the DPW Operations Center, 100 Western Avenue, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This event is open to all Framingham residents, and proof of residency and face coverings will be required to attend this event.

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Helicopter to Apply Granular Mosquito Control Over Framingham Wetlands, April 19-30, 2021

April 15, 2021 (4:18 pm EST)
Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff
East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project
East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project to spray Bti over Framingham wetlands using helicopter, April 19th - 30th 2021.

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will use a helicopter to apply a bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Bti) over wetland areas located in Framingham, April 19-30, 2021, between dusk and 11:30 p.m.

The application is scheduled for Framingham's wetlands that are located in the vicinity of Angelica Drive, Callahan State Park, Fairbanks Road, Palmer Road, and Walnut Street.

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Framingham Spring Curbside Leaf and Brush Info

April 13, 2021 (4:42 pm EST)
Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff
2021 Framingham Leaf & Brush Pickup info
2021 Framingham Leaf & Brush Pickup info

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham Department of Public Works will begin its spring curbside brush and leaf collection at the end of April.

Leaves will be collected first, April 26-30, and brush will be picked up May 3-7 on residents’ regularly scheduled trash/recycling collection days during those weeks.

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Framingham Public Works to Begin Citywide Street Sweeping

April 1, 2021 (4:11 pm EST)
Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff
Framingham street sweeping
Framingham street sweeping operations begin April 5, 2021.

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Starting the week of April 5, the Framingham Department of Public Works will begin its Citywide Street Sweeping Program.

Street sweeping will be completed in zones. Zone 1 is scheduled for Monday-Tuesday, April 5-6, weather permitting. View the Citywide Sweeping Program Map to reference which zone your street/road is located in.

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