Framingham Online News

What's Next for Nobscot Shopping Center?

September 18, 2011 (2:32 pm EST)
Filed under: Business by Randy Harris
Framingham, MA - Nobscot Shopping Center / Countryfare Star Market, vacant property, September 2011

Nobscot Shopping Center's Countryfare Star Market has been vacant for most of the past decade. Mall owner Centercorp Retail Properties, Inc. recently announced plans to refurbish the property and hire a new leasing agent to attempt to revitalize the strip mall. (Photo taken September 3, 2011)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - After we ran an article on September 13, 2011, "Centercorp to make Nobscot anouncement October 1st", Framingham resident Beth Escobar, (who had been in contact with Centercorp Retail Properties, Inc. Property Manager Terri Desjardins), leaked the news that the company now intends to fix up the Nobscot Shopping Center property and hire a new leasing agent in hopes of getting new tenants to lease the now mostly vacant strip mall.

The news was then leaked to the Nobscot Neighbors group, and to the Metrowest Daily News, and since then ideas and suggestions have been swirling around on a Nobscot email list about what types of stores local residents would like to see in the plaza.

After reading several of the ideas -- which consisted mostly of thoughts about what chain or specialty  grocery store may lease the vacant former Countryfare / Star market, (which is the largest retail space on the property), and hopes that CVS would ...[read more]

Framingham Farmers Markets Opening Soon

June 3, 2008 (9:55 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham Farmer’s Markets are opening on June 12 and 14, 2008. The Thursday market returns to the Framingham Centre Common (aka Village Green) on Thursday, June 12. Hours are 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.. The market will run through October 30th.

The southside market returns to St. Tarcisius’ parking lot on Waverley St. (Rt. 135) on Saturday June 14th. This market runs on Wednesdays from 3 – 6 p.m. and Saturdays’ from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This market will run through October 25th.

Check the website below for further details.

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