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Risky Milk Crate Challenge Shut Down by TikTok

August 26th, 2021

Milk Crate Challenge #milkcratechallenge

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Online “challenges” where social media users challenge others to perform some task and share the video under a common hashtag have the ability to go viral and spread very quickly. Some challenges are for fun or to do good; like the “Ice Bucket Challenge” which was used to raise awareness and money by The… [read more].

Area Mosquitos Carry West Nile Virus

July 27th, 2021

Mosquito - CDC image West Nile Virus

Framingham, MA — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced it has identified 14 West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito samples out of 2,705 collected in Barnstable, Middlesex, and Suffolk Counties. Of the 2,705, there were zero Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) samples identified. There also were zero human cases of WNV and EEE in Barnstable, Middlesex,… [read more].

Framingham Public Health Walk-In Clinic Reopens

July 11th, 2021

Framingham Public Health / Nursing Walk-In Clinic,

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham Office of Public Health Nursing Walk-In Clinic, located at 113 Concord Street (diagonally across street from Memorial building), will reopen to the public on Monday, July 12th, 2021. Childhood vaccinations, lead screening, TB testing, and COVID-19 vaccinations (Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer), and more will be available. No appointment is needed…. [read more].

Framingham Mailing Delayed Q3/Q4 2021 Real Estate Tax Bills

March 18th, 2021

2021 Framingham R.E. Tax Bill Info

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City begins mailing third-quarter (Q3/2021) real estate tax bills today (March 17, 2021), and will send out fourth-quarter (Q4/2021) tax bills Wednesday, March 31. Payment for both (Q3 and Q4) real estate taxes will be due on Monday, May 3, 2021…. [read more].

Mass State Police Rt. 9 Framingham Heliport Airspace Designation Proposal

January 19th, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Massachusetts State Police Headquarters located on Route 9 near the Route 126 overpass seeks a higher level controlled airspace designation for it’s heliport. In an notice of proposed rulemaking, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), published notice of the proposal in the Federal Register titled “Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Framingham, MA”, announcing… [read more].

2019 NORAD Santa Tracker

December 22nd, 2019

norad santa website screen capture

FRAMINGHAM, MA – This week, children in Framingham will be wondering not only what Santa will be bringing them — but will want to know exactly when he’ll will arrive. To be sure Framingham children have the latest technology to track┬áSanta, we’re providing this important link to NORAD, (The North American Aerospace Defense Command) and it’s famous… [read more].

Framingham's Thomas Eames Historic Marker Reinstalled

August 28th, 2018

photo - Thomas Eames historical market, Mt. Wayte Ave., Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the City of Framingham have announced that crews have reinstalled a historic 1930 Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Marker in Framingham as part of an effort to inventory and document the original markers that were installed nearly 90 years ago throughout the Commonwealth…. [read more].

MA Senate Passes Public Records Reform Bill

February 4th, 2016

Karen Spilka

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Today the Massachusetts State Senate unanimously passed legislation reforming how the state handles public records. The legislation, originally sponsored by Senator Jason Lewis, is the first update to the public records law since the early 1970s. “An accessible, transparent government is fundamental to the democratic process,” said Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland). “This bill… [read more].

Golf Tournament to Support College Scholarships & Framingham Youth Hockey Oct. 27th

October 8th, 2014

Framingham Jr. Flyers Logo

FRAMINGHAM, MA – As the Boston Bruins drop the puck on a new season, Framingham Youth Hockey is preparing for its 20th Annual Golf Outing. The Tournament is Monday, October 27th at the Charter Oak Country Club in Hudson and features the opportunity for golfers to play on one of the most sought after courses in Massachusetts,… [read more].

13th Annual RiverFest, June 20th through 22nd, 2014

June 13th, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Celebrate our Wild and Scenic Rivers at the 13th Annual RiverFest, June 20th through the 22nd, 2014 — a rare opportunity to enjoy a full weekend of activities free of charge! RiverFest, which celebrates the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers, includes 45 events in nine communities and is open to all… [read more].