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State Grants Framingham Fire Dept $9,458 for Student and Senior Fire Education Programs

January 7th, 2023

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — As one of 266 municipal fire departments sharing in $1.9 million in grants, the Framingham Fire Department is slated to receive a total of $9,458.00 for FY 2023. Of that amount, $6,781 was granted for the Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) program and an additional $2,677 for the Senior SAFE Program…. [read more].

MassBay College Acknowledges Campus Land Taken From Local Native American Tribes

September 18th, 2022

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — MassBay Community College, which has campuses in Ashland, Framingham and Wellesley, Massachusetts, has formally recognized that the land the campuses are built on were “appropriated” from local Native American tribes. A statement on the college’s website reads, “Massachusetts Bay Community College wishes to acknowledge that the Wellesley, Framingham, and Ashland campuses sit on land… [read more].

FSU RAMs Women’s Basketball MASCAC Tournament Champions Again

February 26th, 2022

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — The top seeded Framingham State University women’s basketball team led by Tournament MVP Gwendolyn Carpenter repeats as Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Women’s Basketball Tournament Champions after defeating second seed Bridgewater State University 84-69 this afternoon at the FSU Athletic Center…. [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 Begins Search for Next Principal of Hemenway Elementary School

February 16th, 2022

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — Ms. Liz Simon, Principal of Hemenway Elementary School recently announced her retirement at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. The Principal position has been posted and the District is currently seeking candidates to apply. The complete job description can be found on the Framingham Public Schools website, (see link end of this article)…. [read more].

FSU Rams Football Secures MASCAC Title with 47-13 Victory over Bridgewater State

November 6th, 2021

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham State University (FSU) Rams football team secured the 2021 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Title with a 47-13 victory over Bridgewater State this afternoon, (Saturday, November 6, 2021), at Bowditch Field. The Rams now sit alone atop the MASCAC standings at 7-0 with one regular season game remaining. The title is… [read more].

Defense Holds in Fourth as FSU Rams Football Downs WestConn 35-21

October 16th, 2021

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham State University football team forced three fumbles and recorded four sacks including a key sack-fumble in the fourth quarter as the Rams defeated Western Connecticut 35-21 this afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Bowditch Field. The Rams defense stopped WestConn four times in the fourth quarter to secure… [read more].

Stop & Shop Donates $100k to Framingham State University Dietitian Program

September 19th, 2021

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Stop & Shop grocery store company is furthering its commitment to support racial equality with a new partnership focused on fostering diversity in the field of nutrition and dietetics. On September 15, 2021, Stop & Shop President Gordon Reid presented $100,000 to Framingham State University (FSU) to establish the “Stop & Shop Scholarship… [read more].

Framingham Approved for Transportation Help by Massachusetts National Guard

September 18th, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA — On Monday, September 13, 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker activated the Massachusetts National Guard to help with busing students to school as districts and transportation providers across the country struggle to hire enough CDL (yellow school bus) and 7D (van) drivers. After hearing about this option for selected school districts in Massachusetts, Dr. Robert… [read more].

FSU RAMs Football Loses 2021 Season Opener 31-0

September 4th, 2021

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — After a year away from the gridiron, the Framingham State University RAMs football team opened the 2021 season with a 31-0 loss to number 15 ranked N.Y. State University of Brockport Golden Eagles in non-conference action at Bowditch Field. The Rams fumbled on the opening play of the game giving Brockport the ball on… [read more].