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WBZ-TV Channel 4 I-Team Investigates Framingham Official

October 31, 2011 (1:50 pm EST)
Filed under: Around Town,Politics by News Staff
Joe Shortsleeve, WBZ-TV Channel 4 ''I-Team'' Reporter

Joe Shortsleeve, WBZ-TV Channel 4 ''I-Team''

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Following an investigation over the past two months, WBZ-TV "I-Team" reporter Joe Shortsleeve has produced a segment regarding certain Framingham municipal government related personnel and financial issues.

This afternoon Joe confirmed that the segment which was originally scheduled to air tonight, (Monday October 31, 2011), has been preempted due to the volume of storm related news from this weekend's snow and will be broadcast during the CBS/WBZ-TV Channel 4 News at 11:00pm on Tuesday November 1st, 2011.

Follow up rebroadcasts are also tentatively scheduled and video of the segment will appear on the I-Team's webpage after the on-air broadcast.

City or Town? Framingham Charter Rumblings Heard Once Again

May 23, 2011 (1:26 am EST)
Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris

FRAMINGHAM, MA - In the municipality that claims to be "The Largest Town in America", rumblings, in the form of off-the-cuff remarks, hushed whispers and a few outright cries for reform are once again being heard in Framingham.

For those who weren't around in the late 1990's -- or weren't paying attention, the last Charter Commission was established, heard from, and its findings quietly tucked away along with the rest of the efforts to reform Framingham's government from its historical Town Meeting form into a City, with a Mayor and City Council.

The commission's Majority Report from 1996-1997 began with the following statement- ...[read more]