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Congressional App Challenge Open to Framingham Middle & High School Students

September 3rd, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA — U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark announced the Massachusetts 5th Congressional District is hosting the district-wide 2021 Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for middle school and high school students. The CAC is designed to encourage students to learn to code and to inspire them to pursue careers in computer science. Since the Challenge’s… [read more].

Get Involved in Framingham Government!

July 20th, 2021

City of Framingham seal

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Opportunities are available for Framingham residents to get involved with municipal government. Seats are available on several Boards, Commissions, and Committees. Help set the direction Framingham takes on determining needed changes to bylaws, ordinances and other legislation to meet municial goals and objectives By serving, residents provide community insight to the executive and legislative… [read more].

MA Gov. Announces Funding for Framingham Affordable Rental Housing

July 15th, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Today Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced affordable housing awards for 28 projects in 21 communities across the Commonwealth. One recipients of an affordable rental housing award is Carlson Crossing, a Framingham, MA family public housing project…. [read more].

MA Governor Proclaims July 11-17 to be “Hurricane Preparedness Week”

July 14th, 2021

MA Hurricane Preparedness Week

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed July 11 – 17, 2021, to be Hurricane Preparedness Week to emphasize both the Commonwealth’s vulnerability to tropical storms and hurricanes and the importance of preparing for their impacts. “As we saw during our recent experience with Tropical Storm Elsa, planning and preparing in advance for a tropical… [read more].

Stefanini: Open Letter to Mayor Spicer

April 18th, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA — By penning an open letter and distributing it to various news outlets, Framingham’s District 8 City Councilor John Stefanini, who ran a losing campaign to become Framingham’s first Mayor, takes aim at his former rival Mayor Yvonne Spicer in what appears to be an early salvo in the upcoming battle for next Mayor of… [read more].

Framingham City Councilor John Stefanini Seeks to NAG Neighbors

January 30th, 2021

[logotype] NAG - Neighborhood Groups

(The following article is the opinion of John Stefanini,  Framingham District 8 City Councilor and resident). Our neighborhoods need a voice! Our neighbors and neighborhoods, places of worship and activities, small businesses and schools, connect us together like a jigsaw puzzle. Our respect for our human differences is our foundation, but it is the activities, associations and… [read more].

Biden Wins 2020 Presidential Election

November 7th, 2020

photo of Joe Biden

FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Saturday, November 7th, 2020, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., secured enough electoral votes to become President-Elect of the United States. Winning the state of Pennsylvania pushed Biden ahead of the 270 electoral votes needed to win. While the results are… [read more].

Framingham and Holliston to Sign Community Compacts

February 14th, 2016

FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will join officials from the Town of Framingham, (and officials from the Town of Holliston), in the Ablondi Room of the Memorial Building located at 150 Concord Street, Framingham, MA to sign a Community Compact. The Executive Branch and the Town of… [read more].

Senate Passes Bill to Repeal License Suspensions for Non-driving Drug Offenses

September 24th, 2015

Karen Spilka

FRAMINGHAM – The Massachusetts Senate today voted in favor of Senate Bill 2014, An Act relative to motor vehicle license suspension, Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland) announced. This bill repeals the current law that subjects individuals convicted of a non-violent drug offense to an automatic license suspension for up to five years and a license reinstatement fee… [read more].

Senator Spilka Named Chair of Senate Ways and Means Committee

January 21st, 2015

Karen Spilka

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Senate President Stan Rosenberg today announced his leadership team and Committee chairmanship assignments. Senator Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) has been named the new Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, which oversees the budget and finances of the Commonwealth. “I would first like to thank Senate President Stan Rosenberg for this honor,” said… [read more].