Framingham Online News

Food Pantry Opens in Former RMV Building

January 9, 2012 (12:01 am EST)
Filed under: Health & Fitness by News Staff
Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe

Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe, 10 Pearl Street, Downtown Framingham.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - After months of stalled permitting, the Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe is slated to open this week in the former Registry of Motor Vehicles, (RMV), building at 10 Pearl Street in Downtown Framingham.

Operated by the United Way of Tri-County, the primary function will be to serve as a food pantry which will provide a week's worth of food, (once a month), to those in need.

In addition to the food pantry operation, the facility will will house a "Clothing Corner" and "Book Nook" which will provide donated [gently used] childrens' clothing and books to parents and caregivers who need those items.

Volunteers are needed to staff the pantry, and donations of ...[read more]

New Senior Transportation Program in Framingham

September 26, 2011 (4:20 pm EST)
Filed under: Seniors by News Staff
ITNGreaterBoston - Dignified Transportation for Seniors serves Framingham, MA

ITNGreaterBoston now serves the Framingham, MA area!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - There's a new dynamic transportation program for seniors in Framingham!

ITNGreaterBoston, a new non-profit transportation option that drives success through grassroots collaboration and community connection.

This organization brings together families, businesses, healthcare providers and community organizations to weave a strong local web of support for mobility for seniors and the visually-impaired.

Seniors are invited to come to the Callahan Senior Center, 535 Union Ave., Framingham MA to learn more and sign up on ...[read more]

Director of Elder Services Job Available, Pays $78k

August 24, 2011 (7:13 pm EST)
Filed under: Seniors by News Staff
(photo) Raymond J. Callahan Senior Center, Framingham, MA

The Callahan Senior Center is located at 535 Union Ave, Framingham and is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate for the Director of Elder Services.

The current Director is retiring and the position maximum salary up to $78,500.

At nearly 69,000 inhabitants, Framingham is the largest Town in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The ideal candidate is responsible for managing and supervising employees, budgets, operations, maintenance, and programs for the Callahan Senior Center.

Work includes assessing the needs of the senior population, designing and implementing programs to meet those needs, and providing emergency intervention services as appropriate.

Minimum requirements include ...[read more]