July 16, 2011 (12:06 am EST)
Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff
FRAMINGHAM, MA - Hometown band "Common Ground" played to a huge audience last night at the Framingham Centre Common.
"Common Ground" plays the Allman Brothers' classic "One Way Out" at Concert on the Green, Framingham, MA, July 15, 2011
Drawing a diverse mix the crowd included families with small children, teens, "twenty-somethings", baby-boomers, empty nesters, retirees and seniors --- all peacefully co-existing for a few hours to enjoy the open-air "Concert on the Common".
Covering tunes from Pink Floyd, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, Traffic and ...[read more]
December 23, 2010 (1:07 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by News Staff
FRAMINGHAM, MA - The town of Framingham will hold a Special Town Meeting, Wednesday January 12, 2011 for the purpose of voting on the following (4) Articles:
Article #1 asks Town Meeting to vote to allow the transfer of handicap parking receipts to the Disability Commission. The article is sponsored by Town's Chief Financial Officer, (CFO).
Article #2 asks Town Meeting to vote to appropriate $1,020,000 for window and door replacement at the Mary E. Stapelton School. According the the materials provided, the Town would pay $431,562 and would obtain the $588,438 balance needed in a grant from MSBA for the balance. This article was sponsored by School Committee.
Article #3 asks Town Meeting to approve a preliminary design for a new McAuliffe Library. This article is related to the next, Article #4, which asks Town Meeting to authorize the Board of Selectmen to acquire 5 parcels of land next to and behind Nobscot Shopping Center on Water Street for a new library at a cost of $739,800. These two articles, (#3 and #4), are sponsored by the Framingham Library Trustees.
The Special Town Meeting will commence at 7:30PM, Wednesday, January 12, 2010 in Nevins Hall.
Prior to the Special Town Meeting, at 7:15PM the Town Clerk will hold precinct meetings to fill vacancies.
The January 12, 2011 Special Town Meeting Warrant and accompanying background information can be downloaded from the Town website at:
FRAMINGHAM, MA - As in summer's past, the Framingham Public Library and the McAuliffe Branch are modifying their hours during July and August.
McAuliffe Library is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and is closed Saturdays and Sundays. NOTE: McAuliffe is never open on Sundays during the school year.
The main library is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon. Closed on Sundays until October 4th, 2009.
This is not the first time that the main library has curtailed the Saturday hours during the summer. Some patrons may remember summers when the library closed at 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Usually the main library reopens on Sundays after Labor Day, but due to budget restraints, Saturday hours were reduced and the date for resumption of Sunday afternoon hours was pushed back.
On Friday, August 7th, both libraries will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:3 p.m. They are closing early for staff development. Visit www.framinghamlibrary.org for more info.
November 8, 2007 (10:32 am EST)
Filed under: Business by News Staff
FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Bring the family to Pinefield Shopping Center, located at the intersection of Water Street and Nicholas Road, in Saxonville, for the third annual Jingle Bell Day full of family activities, specials, and giveaways on Saturday, December 8th.
The free fun starts with a Treasure Hunt for kids from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. McAuliffe Library will feature drop-in storytelling and crafts 10 – 11 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. Face painting and fun at Always Golden Tanning from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m and arts & crafts at Liberty’s Famous Pizza from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.