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Framingham Traffic & Road Work, Week of April 25-May 1, 2021

April 24, 2021 (5:12 am EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
Framingham Traffic Alerts, Detours, Delays, sign: Be Prepared to Stop
Plan ahead for delays and be prepared to stop as many Framingham roadway projects are under way.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Motorists are advised that there may be construction work being performed during daytime hours on the following roads in Framingham during the week of April 25th - May 1st, 2021. Please note: Construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change.

Edgell Road Gas Main Replacement - Eversource gas will continue replacing gas main on Edgell Road between the Nobscot intersection and Donovan Drive. Expect moderate delays. Lane shifts and/or a one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect.

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FPAC-TV to Run "Democracy Now!" News

July 29, 2011 (11:40 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by Randy Harris

FPAC-TV to begin airing Democracy Now! news

FPAC-TV to begin telecasting "Democracy Now!" news weekday mornings starting August 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - In a press release, Bill McColgan, (Executive Director of Framingham Public Access), announced FPAC-TV will begin carrying the daily, independent, award-winning news program, "Democracy Now!"

According to McColgan, FPAC-TV received a "very large number of requests" from Framingham residents to have the show broadcast on the town's public access station.

The show is scheduled to air weekdays (Monday through Friday) at 8:00 a.m. beginning the first week of August.

The program, which offers "a perspective not seen in U.S.corporate-sponsored [news] media" is hosted by ...[read more]


Framingham Cable "Deals"

May 14, 2010 (9:53 pm EST)
Filed under: Technology by Randy Harris

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Ever since Community Cablevision came to town in the 1970's, one-by-one, most people took down the rabbit ears or roof-top antennae and ran coaxial cable into their homes instead.

1979 - Framingham Community Cablevision logo

Framingham Community Cablevision, logo, (1979).

Today there are several options available to Framingham residents in regard to how they obtain "tv signal".

Choices range from using a digital converter box connected to those old rabbit ears or aerial antennae, by "cable", by satellite -- or a popular choice lately: foregoing traditional formal television programming and watching news, entertainment and other forms of video on an internet connected device.

Cable providers have long realized that improvements in speed and quality of online video transmission would make people less dependent on traditional television as a media source and today cable tv is usually bundled into some form of broadband cable access.

Framingham's cable t.v., internet and residential phone needs are served primarily by three companies;  Comcast, RCN and ...[read more]