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Boston 3-Day for the Cure Starts at Farm Pond in Framingham, Friday July 22, 2011

July 11, 2011 (12:36 am EST)
Filed under: Health & Fitness by Randy Harris
Dr. Sheri Phillips, Cancer Survivor in (2010) 3-day Walk for the Cure

Dr. Sheri Phillips, National Spokesperson for the ''3-Day for the Cure'' organization, shown here during a 2010 walk.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure is a 60-mile walk to fund breast cancer research and support local community education, screening and treatment programs.

This year (2011) the Boston 3-Day is July 22nd, 23rd and 24th, and the Opening Ceremony and starting point for the Boston walk is again at Farm Pond in Framingham!

The Boston 3-Day begins Friday morning, July 22, 2011.  Crew members should arrive at 4:00 a.m., walkers should arrive between 5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m., and the Opening Ceremony, which begins with community stretching is at 6:30 a.m.

I had a chance to speak with Dr. Sheri Phillips, this year's National Spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure organization.

At the start of the interview, I said "I'll ask some questions, and if any are too personal, or you prefer not to answer, or want me to leave anything out -- let me know."

Sheri, the Homewood, Illinois mother of two teenage daughters, and a practicing physician for the past 18 years who is now a 2-year survivor of breast cancer said, "None of it is too personal.  Information is power. It's important to get as much information as possible out to others and raise awareness not only with those who ...[read more]

Bid For 70 Acre Landscape Contract at Cushing

February 18, 2011 (6:15 am EST)
Filed under: Legal Notices by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham is accepting bid proposals for general landscaping services on the grounds of the former Cushing Hospital property, encompassing an area of approximately 70 acres.

Services include mowing, leaf removal, shrub trimming and related services.

Bid specifications will be available Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. to be picked-up at the Procurement Office, Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street - Room 123, 150 Concord Street, Framingham, MA. 01702 or can be requested by e-mailing

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at ...[read more]