Framingham Online News

Framingham Receives $475,600 for Remote Learning Enrichment Programs

November 18, 2020 (4:02 pm EST)
Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The City of Framingham has received $475,600.00 for Remote Learning Support Services through the Federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund and the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund.

The purpose of the Remote Learning Support Grant program is to promote and support equitable access to affordable, safe, and supportive environments for children to engage remotely in instructional time during the school day.

The City worked with ...[read more]


Framingham and Holliston to Sign Community Compacts

February 14, 2016 (4:04 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics,Public Meetings,Technology by News Staff

[photo] MA Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Chair, Community Compact Cabinet

MA Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Chair, Community Compact Cabinet

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 Framingham’s Community Compact is a commitment to the implementation of new “best practice initiatives” in the categories of Information Technology: Transparency and Education; Administration and Finance.

The Community Compact provides municipalities with incentives for state grant funds and technical assistance to refine and implement best practices in a Community’s chosen areas. The Town of Framingham’s information technology initiative is a two-tiered approach to create financial transparency: ...[read more]


2010 Mass Mudlinging Open

October 16, 2010 (5:51 am EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff
Ballot Box

If you don't vote, you can't complain!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Its that time again folks, when Massachusetts politics heat up even more than usual and just about anything goes.

Yes, it's election time for the Massachusetts Governor, Treasurer, State Reps and few other other hot seats.

On top the contested races, and likely to get more people out to vote are three ballot questions, two of which have a lot of people talking.

Rather than "report", I figured I just open up a with "Ready, Aim, Fire!"... and let you post ANYTHING related to any political race or ballot question that directly or indirectly affects Framingham, MA residents.

Ready... aim... fire!


MA Gov Candidates on Emily Rooney Show

July 8, 2010 (11:54 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris
screen capture - Emily Rooney, WGBH 2010 Mass Decision segment intro

Emily Rooney / WGBH "2010 Mass Decision" segments with the four gubernatorial candidates.

BOSTON, MA - Between June 1st and July 7th Emily Rooney sat and talked with the four candidates running in the 2010 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race.

Rooney who hosts the PBS nightly news program Greater Boston is a seasoned reporter, editor and on-air personality with decades of experience in Massachusetts politics.

Video clips of each segment appear below in the order they aired.

This round of interviews appear somewhat informal -- a "talk show" atmosphere, with not very hard questions -- something that will likely change as the political season heats up heading towards November.

Democratic Governor Duval Patrick lead off the series and was given ...[read more]


2010 MA Governor Candidates

July 5, 2010 (2:53 am EST)
Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris
PHOTO - Candidates in the 2010 Mass. Gubernatorial Race

Candidates in the 2010 Mass. Gubernatorial Race

MASSACHUSETTS - On November 2, 2010, the people of Massachusetts will elect their next Governor. Four candidates have made it onto the ballot; Deval Patrick, Charlie Baker, Jill Stein and Tim Cahill.

The table below provides additional information about the candidates and their Lieutenant Governor hopeful running mates. We have also provided political party affiliation, links to campaign websites, as well as each candidate's respective state and national party websites, (for those who are ...[read more]