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Framingham Residential Real Estate Sales (August 2011)

September 3, 2011 (1:33 am EST)
Filed under: Business,Home & Garden by Randy Harris
Real Estate Sold in Framingham, MA - August 2011

52 residential properties were sold in Framingham during the month of August 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- There were a total of 52 residential real estate sales in Framingham during the month of August 2011.

Of the properties sold, forty three single family homes were sold at an average sale price of just over $370k, ten condominiums sold at an average price of $113.6k, and two multi-family properties sold at an average of $223k.

On average, single family home which sold during August had been on the market for just over 10 weeks, while condos had taken nearly 4 months to sell. Of the two multi-family homes, one had been on the market for well over a year, and the other sold within ...[read more]

Callahan Happenings for September 2011

September 1, 2011 (12:41 am EST)
Filed under: Seniors by News Staff
(photo) Raymond J. Callahan Senior Center, Framingham, MA

Located at 535 Union Avenue, the Callahan Center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The following information is about activities and services at the Callahan Senior Center for the month of September, 2011.

NOTICE: Most of the activities, special programs and events listed below require signing up or advance reservation, (unless otherwise noted). Please do so in advance so activities can be scheduled effectively and in the appropriate space.


New Member Orientation Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month. If you have just joined Callahan you might want to attend one of these meetings as we enjoy coffee and pastry, answer your questions and seek your input on activities. Please join us ...[read more]

FREE Nature Activities at Cochituate State Park for Month of August 2011

August 16, 2011 (3:52 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by Randy Harris
Cochituate State Park

There's lots to do at Cochituate State Park!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Between the towns of Natick, Wayland and Framingham, MA, Lake Cochituate offer many recreational summer activities including swimming, boating and fishing.

Many locals may not realize that just a few hundred yards east of the Framingham/Natick town line, (on Rt. 30), the beach, picnic area, boat launch, snack bar and canoe/kayak rental shop are in Cochituate State Park, (which is operated by the MA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation).

Below is a list of fun, educational FREE summer activities for kids and families available at the park during the month of August 2011, (Tuesdays-Saturdays).

Most of the activities have a different theme each week, so ...[read more]

Kids Fishing Derby at Lake Cochituate Saturday August 27th

August 15, 2011 (12:58 am EST)
Filed under: Around Town by News Staff
1st Annual Lake Cochituate Fishing Derby, August 27th, 2011

1st Annual Cochituate State Park Fishing Derby, August 27th, 2011 (for kids 14 and under).

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The MA Dept. of Conservation & Recreation and the MassWildlife Angler Education Program is sponsoring the "1st Annual Cochituate State Park Fishing Derby", Saturday, August 27th, 2011 from 8:00a.m. 'til 11:00a.m.

The derby is open to children ages 14 and under and will be held at the Boat Ramp at Cochituate State Park on Rt. 30, (just over the Framingham/Natick town line, to the left of the park entrance).

All children must be supervised by an adult.

Prizes will be awarded for biggest fish, smallest fish, and most fish caught!

Instruction will be available for inexperienced participants. A limited supply of bait and equipment will be available. Pre-registration is ...[read more]

Off The Hook at Concert On The Green

August 6, 2011 (3:28 pm EST)
Filed under: Arts / Culture by Randy Harris

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Off The Hook band members Tony Maenzo (rhythm guitar), Ed Alderman (lead guitar), Renee Summer (vocals), Beth Gooch (vocals), Flavio Portugal (bass) and Chris Chipagio (drums) drew one of the largest crowds seen on the Framingham Village Green from well before the concert's 6:30p.m. start time -- and played into the night, leaving the crowd wanting more.

Off The Hook,  a Framingham, MA based "soulful funky rock band ", living up to the description playing its rendition or "Spooky" at Concert on the Green, August 5, 2011.

The Framingham based band mixed it up playing tunes that ranged from the Grateful Dead's "Dancing In The Street" to Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats", an original instrumental written by lead guitarist Ed Alderman, and tunes like ...[read more]

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