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Framingham Traffic Alerts (June 20th - 24th, 2011)

June 19, 2011 (12:21 am EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
Sewer main construction on Grant St.

Sewer main construction on Grant St., Framingham, MA (June 2011). Photos of ongoing and completed projects can be found on the www.BuildingFramingham.com website.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, June 20 - 24, 2011).

Major delays due to backed up traffic and detours around some of the work sites can add to driving times, so motorists should plan accordingly.

The Town of Framingham Department of Public Works / Highway Division / Capital Projects website offers residents and visitors to Framingham helpful information about current and upcoming construction projects.

You can view up to date traffic alerts, maps of project work-sites and ...[read more]


Redistricting Hearing at FSU, Saturday June 18th

June 16, 2011 (4:35 pm EST)
Filed under: Public Meetings by News Staff
Map of Massachusetts Congressional Districts (2011)

Map of Massachusetts Congressional Districts (2011)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Following the results of the 2010 Census, the State of Massachusetts is losing one congressional district. District lines need to be redrawn to reduce the total from ten districts to nine.

The current legislators representing Framingham; State Sen. Karen Spilka, (D-Ashland), a Member of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting, along with State Reps. Tom Sannicandro (D-Ashland),  and State Rep. Chris Walsh (D-Framingham), US Rep. Ed Markey (MA-7th), and several other other MA legislators will be holding a public forum to discuss redistricting, Saturday, June 18, 2011, ...[read more]


Pinefield Goes to the Dogs

June 14, 2011 (1:44 am EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
K9 outfitted with vest by MA Vest-a-Dog

K9 outfitted with bullet proof vest from Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog (photo by Christian Kozowyk)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Once again, Robinson's Hardware and the merchants of the Pinefield Shopping Center in Saxonville are hosting and a family fun (and dog friendly) event for a good cause.

On Saturday June 18, 2011 from 10:00AM 'til 2:00PM,the shopping center merchants are raising money in support of the Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog organization which raises money to purchase bullet proof vests for K-9 officers ...[read more]


Framingham Traffic Alerts (June 13th - 17th, 2011)

June 12, 2011 (3:30 am EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
Framingham - June 2011 Hartford St / Concord St. detour map

Maps showing detours for current roadway construction projects in Framingham are available online from the Framingham DPW / Highway Division's Capital Project website.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, June 13 - 17, 2011).

Major delays due to backed up traffic and detours around some of the work sites can add to driving times, so motorists should plan accordingly.

The Town of Framingham's Department of Public Works / Highway Division / Capital Projects website offers residents and visitors to Framingham helpful information about current and upcoming construction projects.

You can view up to date traffic alerts, maps of project worksites and traffic detours, and sign up to receive email alerts for all or any of the currently listed projects.

The email traffic advisory for the week of June 13 - 17, 2011 indicate that:

  • Water main replacement will restrict vehicular traffic on ...[read more]

Bring The Kids to Petting Zoo in Saxonville

June 8, 2011 (9:17 pm EST)
Filed under: Around Town by News Staff
Worker unloads camel for traveling zoo in Framingham, MA

Take a camel ride! Pet and feed baby animals! Enjoy some family fun at the Pinefield Shopping Center, June 8th through June 12th, 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Looking for some family fun? The Records & Burpee Traveling Zoo is setup in the Pinefield Shopping Center parking lot and will be here for the rest of the week!

They will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday June 9, 10 and 11th from 11:00am until approximately 8:00pm, and Sunday June 12th until 5:00pm.

Bring the kids to see, pet and feed baby llamas, pygmy goats,  sheep and other farm animals!

Next to the petting zoo ...[read more]


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