Framingham, MA – “All of our City beaches are treasures to the community. Waushakum Beach is a valuable amenity for our residents. Community members can be assured that Waushakum Beach will remain open for the full season,” said Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer.Municipal departments were required to prepare two budget requests, a level service budget and a 1% reduction. Based upon the 1% reduction proposal, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Division submitted a statement in their budget background material of a potential last priority cost reduction by closing Waushakum Beach. This proposal was not accepted by the Mayor.Waushakum Beach will not be closed, all City beaches will remain open for the full season.