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Framingham Charter Review Committee Holds First Meeting

July 21st, 2023

[photo] Framingham Memorial Building / City Hall

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The City of Framingham Charter Review Committee held its first meeting last night, July 20, 2023. The Committee is comprised of 11 members – five individuals appointed by Mayor Charlie Sisitsky, three members appointed by the City Council, and three members appointed by the School Committee. Members on the Committee are:… [read more].

Framingham Charter Review Committee Volunteers Needed

May 10th, 2023

City of Framingham seal

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The City of Framingham is accepting applications for 11 seats on the Framingham Charter Review Committee. Five residents will be appointed by the Mayor, three residents will be appointed by the 9-member School Committee, and three residents will be appointed by the 11-member City Council…. [read more].

Framingham Board of Health Votes to Rescind Mask Mandates

February 23rd, 2022

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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 Board of Health to Meet 2/22/22 to Discuss Vote on Mask Mandate Order

February 18th, 2022

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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 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].

Building Commissioner May Face Criminal Charges

November 5th, 2011

Framingham Board of Selectmen, (left to right) Laurie Lee, Charlie Sisitsky, Jason Smith, Ginger Esty and Dennis Giombetti.

FRAMINGHAM, MA – In an updated agenda that was published late Friday afternoon, the Framingham Board of Selectman, (BOS), have decided to meet earlier than usual for a closed-door executive session on Tuesday November 8th, 2011. In the agenda the selectmen have announced they will meet at 5:30pm, (in the Nevins Conference Room of the Memorial Building),… [read more].

Board of Health Not Chicken to Issue Permit

October 26th, 2011

After arguing his own case before the Framingham Board of Health, Peter Jacobson proudly displays the permit he was granted to keep six chickens at his Maple Street home. (October 25, 2011)

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Some might think a Board of Health meeting would not draw much of a crowd, but the Tuesday October 25th, 2011 meeting of the Framingham Board of Health overflowed into the hallway outside the 2nd Floor Conference Room of Town Hall, (the Memorial Building). Among other issues before the board, an application for a… [read more].

Redistricting Hearing at FSU, Saturday June 18th

June 16th, 2011

MA Congressional Districts Map, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Following the results of the 2010 Census, the State of Massachusetts is losing one congressional district. District lines need to be redrawn to reduce the total from ten districts to nine. The current legislators representing Framingham; State Sen. Karen Spilka, (D-Ashland), a Member of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting, along with State Reps…. [read more].

Two 6-Story Towers Planned For Tech Park

March 4th, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 9:15 p.m. in the Blumer Community Room of the Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street, Framingham, Massachusetts to consider the application of Framingham CFII, LP and The Congress Group Inc. for a Special Permit for Land Disturbance. The permit is… [read more].

Hearing on Addition to Rt. 135 Health Center

February 17th, 2011

354 Waverly St, Framingham, MA, (Google Earth view)

FRAMINGHAM, MA – A legal notice issued by the MA Dept. of Transportation indicates that Framingham Building Inspector Michael F. Foley, has requested the Massachusetts Department of Transportation conduct a hearing to determine whether a building permit shall be issued to the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc., (formerly Great Brook Valley Health Center), for construction… [read more].