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Posted on: May 18, 2018

American and Commonwealth Flag Half Staff Notification - Effective Immediately Until Sunset May 22nd

Please be advised that as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated today, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas, and in accordance with a Presidential proclamation, Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Framingham Public Schools Announces Three New Assistant Superintendent Position Appointments

Framingham, MA - May 16, 2018 - Superintendent Dr. Robert Tremblay has been working tirelessly with Senior Leaders to document and share the District’s vision for Framingham Public Schools and he recently received unanimous School Committee appr...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

City of Framingham to Host Memorial Service in Celebration of the Life of the Honorable Chris Walsh

FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Saturday, June 9, 2018 the City of Framingham will host a memorial service to celebrate the life of the Honorable Chris Walsh. The memorial service is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. on the stairs of the Memorial Bui...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Mayor Spicer invites you to a Community Conversation on Taxes, Property Values & Tax Relief Programs

Framingham, MA – Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer invites you to a community conversation on Taxes, Property Values and Tax Relief Programs on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Nevins Hall of the Memorial Building located at 1...

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City News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Mayor Spicer is Pleased to Announce the Selection of the Candidates for the Planning Board

Framingham, MA- After a complete and thorough review of applications and performing interviews from a pool of six candidates, consisting of three females and three males representing Districts 1, 3, 5, 6 and 7, Mayor Yvonne Spicer has selected the two app...

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City News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Phase One Economic Development Plan Open House to be Rescheduled

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Phase One Economic Development Plan open house scheduled on May 16, 2018 will be postponed to a later date in June. We need your ideas and opinions to help us develop Phase One further! It is imperative to collect a...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Framingham Police, Housing Authority, and JSI are working to make Framingham Drug-Free

Framingham, MA – In its continued effort to promote a safe community, the Framingham Police Department is partnering with the Framingham Housing Authority (FHA) and JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.(JSI), to increase awareness...

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Framingham's Skatepark to remain Closed until the Graffiti is Removed & Construction is Complete

Framingham, MA - On Saturday, May 12, 2018 the City of Framingham’s first Skatepark located in the Farm Pond Park was damaged by graffiti. We appreciate the community’s support; there have been numerous requests from residents...

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

City Council’s Finance Subcommittee Public Hearing for the FY 2019 Budget is on May 17, 2018

Framingham, MA - On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Blumer Community Room of the Memorial Building the City Council Finance Subcommittee will host a public hearing to gather input on the proposed City of Framingham Fiscal year 2019 bud...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

The City of Framingham is seeking volunteers for the Mayoral By-Law Review Committee

Framingham, MA – The City of Framingham is seeking volunteers for the Mayoral By-Law Review Committee. Members of the Mayoral By-Law Review Committee will review the town by-laws and the recommendations of the 2017 Charter Bylaw Review ...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

City of Framingham Memorial Day Program

Framingham, MA – The City of Framingham’s Memorial Day Program will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. in Nevins Hall of the Memorial Building located at 150 Concord Street in Framingham on Monday, May 28, 2018. The program will inc...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Statement Regarding the Recent Layoffs at TJX and Sanofi Genzyme

Framingham, MA – Recently TJX and Sanofi Genzyme announced layoffs at their Framingham locations. As corporate citizens, both companies have contributed to Framingham’s community fabric. The planned layoffs are disappointing; ...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

The Veteran’s Department is Seeking Volunteers to Place Flags on the Graves of Veterans

Framingham, MA – The City of Framingham Veteran’s Department is seeking volunteers to place flags on the Graves of Veterans on May 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Edgell Grove Cemetery. The placement of the flags is to honor tho...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Household Hazardous Waste Day

Safely dispose of household hazardous waste items, such as pesticides, paint, cleaners etc., on Saturday, May 19 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the DPW Operations Center at 100 Western Avenue.- Visit www.FraminghamMA.gov/HHWD for a list of items we do,...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

You Can Now Locate Your District on the FraminghamMa.gov Home Page!

FRAMINGHAM, MA – To assist residents and business owners in identifying their district, and their district Councilor, the City of Framingham’s Manager of Database Services, Alan Holt, has implemented a search function on the City website that wil...

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City News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Framingham Public Schools Bus Transportation for 2018-2019

Do you want or need bus transportation for the 2018 - 2019 school year? Framingham Public Schools has opened registration and are asking all families to submit requests online using the Aspen X2 Portal (http://bit.ly/FPSX2).

Parents or Guardians seeking bu...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

We Need Your Ideas and Opinions to Help us Develop the Phase One Economic Development Plan

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Phase One Economic Development Plan (Phase One) has been forthcoming over the course of the last two months and significant progress in the research and collection of data about Framingham has been made. There is a ...

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City News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Saxonville Intersection Improvements Project Meeting

Framingham, MA –  The City of Framingham, Department of Public Works invites the community to join City staff, as well as Framingham City Councilors George King, Cheryl Tully-Stoll, Pam Richardson, Michael Cannon, and Charlie Sisitsky f...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) in collaboration with the Metrowest Medical Center and the Latino Health Insurance Program conducted skin cancer screening on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Framingham Public Libr...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Framingham Police Department Promotion Announcement

Framingham, MA – On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, the Framingham Police Department with the support of Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer will hold a promotional ceremony at 3:00 p.m. in Nevins Hall of the Memorial Building located at 150 Concord Street....

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Water Division Receives Outstanding Performance Award for Second Consecutive Year

Framingham, MA – On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Massachusetts State House, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) Drinking Water Program recognized the Framingham Public Works Water Division for i...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Statement Regarding Lake Waushakum Beach

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,&...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Annual Water Main Flushing Program

The Water Department's annual Water Main Flushing Program will continue in sections of Framingham through Friday, June 15, 2018. Visit FraminghamMA.gov/FlushingProgram to view a map of the areas to be covered this year....

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Now Live: City Boards, Commissions, Committees and Officers Webpages

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City Boards, Commissions, Committees and Officers Webpages Are Now Live! We encourage the community to visit the site to view full descriptions of each board, committee and commission as well as any news and updates regardin...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

The Framingham Historical Commission Announces the Recipients for the 2018 Preservation Achievement

Framingham, MA – The Framingham Historical Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Preservation Achievement Awards. These projects have helped to preserve and promote important pieces of Framingham’s history. They ...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Framingham Mourns the Loss of Representative Chris Walsh

Framingham, MA – Framingham has suffered a great loss with the passing of Representative Chris Walsh. Representative Walsh was a tireless advocate for the Framingham community. As an architect, Chris had a vision of the future; carefully craftin...

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City News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer Presents the City of Framingham FY2019 Operating Budget to the City Council

Framingham, MA - Today, Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer presented the FY2019 City of Framingham Operating Budget to the City Council for their review. The budget was carefully crafted to be cost-conscious and concentrating on Framingham’s future. The bud...

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City News
Posted on: May 2, 2018

City of Framingham is Seeking to Fill Seven (7) Volunteer Positions for the Zoning Board of Appeals

Framingham, MA - The City of Framingham is seeking to fill seven (7) volunteer positions for the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The ZBA is comprised of three (3) full-time members and four (4) associate members. Full-time members each serve a thr...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

South Framingham Urban Forest Inventory and Management Plan Selected for a Massachusetts DCR Grant

Framingham, MA – The Baker-Polito Administration has selected the South Framingham Urban Forest Inventory and Management Plan for a Massachusetts DCR Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant in the amount of $16,000.00. Sam Scoppettone, a Pl...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

School Building Committee Selects Design for Fuller Middle School Project

Framingham, MA - April 30, 2018 - Tonight, the School Building Committee (SBC) for the Fuller Middle School Building Project selected the plan titled “Folded Hands” as the preferred design for the project. By selecting the design on ti...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

The Future of Mary Dennison Park on Beaver Street

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Framingham Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs will be holding a neighborhood meeting to discuss the future of Mary Dennison Park improvements. All are welcome to join us for an open discussion on the current concept...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Deputy Chief Steven Trask to Serve as Acting Police Chief

Framingham, MA- Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer has appointed Deputy Police Chief Steven Trask to serve as acting police chief effective upon Chief Kenneth Ferguson’s retirement on April 27, 2018. Deputy Chief Trask was appointed to the Framingham Police...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Framingham’s Opportunity Zone Applications Selected for Submission to the US Treasury Department

Framingham, MA- On Thursday, April 19, 2018 the City of Framingham was informed by the Baker-Polito Administration that Framingham’s Opportunity Zone Application was selected for submission to the United States Treasury Department along with 32 other Mass...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Framingham Public Works 2018 Scheduled Construction Projects

Framingham Public Works

2018 Scheduled Construction Projects

Dudley Road Multi-Use Path- Phase 2 - The proposed work consists of a ten foot wide, paved multi-use path, approximately 1,000 feet in length, beginning at the terminus of the Phase 1 pat...

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City News
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer Presents the First Capital Improvement Program for the City of Framingham

Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer is pleased to present the first Capital Improvement Program for the City of Framingham. It is important to invest in the City’s valuable capital assets.  It is vital that we maintain the water mains (pipes) that c...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Nobscot Neighborhood Holds Great Potential and Needs Your Input to be Revitalized

There has been a lot happening in the Nobscot neighborhood – between Nobscot Library Hours and a new Nobscot neighborhood survey. The Mayor and municipal staff want to hear from you, whether you are a resident, work, own land, pass through, or o...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Yard Waste Facility on Dudley Road Will Open to the Public Friday, April 6

The Department of Public Works is diligently processing approximately 20,000 cubic yards of brush that has accumulated so far during the cleanup of remnant tree damage from City streets, parks, and school properties as a result of three major storms in Ma...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Urban Sweeping Program to Resume April 3 in South Framingham; Parking Restrictions in Place

In an effort to keep the streets and waterways of Framingham clean, Framingham Public Works has developed a regular street sweeping schedule specifically for the urban areas of Framingham. Each week, on Tuesdays, April through November, there will be No P...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Register for Spring and Summer Programs with Framingham Parks and Recreation

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Registration for Framingham Parks and Recreation spring and summer activities are underway at the Framingham Parks and Recreation Administration Building located at 475 Union Avenue.  The extensive program list...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

We need your help! Framingham Veterans Services is looking for Gold Star Family members

Veterans

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Framingham Veterans Services is looking for Gold Star Family members of the following WWI veterans to apply for the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty on their behalf:

Private Charles A. Bellows – U.S. ArmyPrivate David R. Buck – U.S. ArmyCor...

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