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Keefe Tech Receives $520k Grant for Plumbing and HVAC Certification Programs for Adults

October 11th, 2023

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — Keefe Regional Technical School’s Continuing Education program, has received a grant in the amount of $520,000 for the enhancement of its existing Journeyman Plumbing Code and Theory Program, and the creation of an HVAC, Oil and Gas Burner Technology Certification Program for adults…. [read more].

FSU RAMS Football 9-8 Victory over Westfield State on Homecoming Weekend

September 23rd, 2023

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham State University RAMS Football team needed a blocked field goal attempt by Jared Martino in the final seconds to hold on for a 9-8 victory over Westfield State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Bowditch Field in Framingham, Mass. After a scoreless first half, the Rams got on the… [read more].

Framingham High Educator Rebecca Maynard Headed to Costa Rica for Pollinator Research

May 19th, 2023

[photo] Rebecca Maynard, Framingham High School Educator

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Framingham Public Schools is proud to share that Rebecca Maynard, Science Teacher and Environmental Awareness Club Co-Advisor at Framingham High School, has been awarded a Project Kindle Fellowship from Earthwatch. In an effort to continue to raise awareness for environmental issues, Ms. Maynard will be traveling to Costa Rica in July to complete field… [read more].

Framingham Seeking New Bids for School Bus Contract

May 18th, 2023

Framingham School Bus Transportation

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The City of Framingham, MA has released information that the contract for school buses (with or without drivers) for a three-year period from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2026 are being put out to bid following the threat of a strike by drivers (and monitors) from Teamsters Local 170 of Worcester, MA against NRT Bus, the… [read more].

Framingham School Bus Strike Averted

May 7th, 2023

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FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Sunday, May 7, 2023, Framingham Superintendent of Schools Bob Tremblay posted a notice to the Framingham Public School community, writing “We are happy to share that an agreement was reached between NRT, our bus company, and the Teamsters Union, who is representing the bus drivers. There is not going to be a Bus… [read more].

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

[photo] MassBay Community College, Land Acknowledgement, Sept. 14, 2022

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

Framingham State University RAMS logo

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].