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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Framingham Police Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs on Saturday, April 28, 2018

Framingham, MA- On Saturday April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Framingham Police Department in concert with the Medical Reserve Corps will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially da...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

American and Commonwealth Flag Half Staff Notification - Representative James Miceli

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings effective immediately, until the day of interment, in honor of Massachusetts Stat...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

City of Framingham - Shred Fest

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Join us for our annual paper shredding event and watch as your confidential documents are shredded. Open to all Framingham residents with a Recycling Center permit. In lieu of a permit, residents may donate non-perishable food items, gently used clothing,...

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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 Gun Buy Back - Gift Cards for Guns to take place April 28, 2018

Framingham, MA – The Framingham Police Department, Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer, the Framingham City Council and our Community Partners are teaming up and introducing a City wide “Gift Cards for Guns&...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Framingham Police Chief Kenneth Ferguson to Retire on April 27, 2018

Framingham, MA – Chief Kenneth Ferguson announced on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 that he will be retiring on Friday, April 27, 2018. Chief Ferguson has served Framingham for 34 years beginning his career as a police officer on January 7, 1985.

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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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Posted on: April 19, 2018

March Nor’easter Tree and Brush Debris Collection to Begin May 7, 2018

All debris must be placed at the edge of the road by May 7, 2018

 

Framingham, MA – On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the City Council voted in favor to provide $200,000 in funding for the March nor’easter tree and brush debris collect...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Framingham Zoning Board of Appeals Grants Variance for the Fuller Middle School

Framingham, MA – The Framingham Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) granted a height variance for the Fuller Middle School Feasibility Study project on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The height variance is for the design options in the Feasibility Study tha...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer invites you to a Community Conversation on the Opioid Crisis

Framingham, MA – Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer invites you to a community conversation about the opioid crisis on Wednesday, April 25, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Perini Auditorium at the MetroWest Medical Center located on 115 Lincoln Street in ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

City of Framingham and Sudbury Valley Trustees Receive State Land Grant for Conservation Land

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City of Framingham and Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) are pleased to announce the City has received a LAND (Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity) grant for $217,600 from the Executive Office of Energy & Envir...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Union Avenue Construction Detour to Begin on Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Beginning next Tuesday, April 17, a detour will be in place on Union Avenue, as crews resume utility and roadway improvements from the Sudbury River Bridge to the Walnut Street intersection. Northbound travel (heading toward Route 9) will be permitted thr...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Mayor Spicer elected President of the International Technology Engineering Education Association

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer will be sworn in as this year’s President of the International Technology Engineering Education Association (ITEEA) at its annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia (April 10-14, 2018). Dr. Spicer, DTE (Distinguished Te...

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Printable Press Release Town News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Spicer Administration’s 100 Day Report

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer is pleased to announce that the 100 Day address is available on the City of Framingham’s Facebook page and the Government Channel (Comcast 99, RCN 13/HD613, Verizon 42). In marking the first 100 ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Golden Triangle Planning Study Available for Public Review

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City of Framingham and the Town of Natick, working with their consultant, have officially released the Draft Golden Triangle Planning Study for public review. The Study can be accessed through the project’s coUrbanize platfor...

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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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Printable Press Release Town News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Notice of Cable Television Public Hearing on April 18, 2018

Please take notice that the Mayor of the City of Framingham, as the issuing authority for a cable television license under M.G.L. c.166A, will hold a public hearing on April 18, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. The public hearing will be held in the Ablondi Room of the...

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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

Press Release: 2018 Team Framingham Boston Marathon Fundraising

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Team Framingham Steering Committee Chair, Jenifer Feaster has announced today that fundraising for the 2018 Team Framingham Boston Marathon is in full swing.

The five organizations that were selected by lottery to benefit from 20...

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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 26, 2018

Fuller Middle School Community Forum #4

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham School Building Committee will be hosting a community forum on Monday, April 2 at 6:00 PM in the Fuller Middle School Library. Prior to the selection of one preferred option by the School Building Committee, commu...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

The Mayor's Financial Summit Presentation is Available Online

The presentation from the Mayor's Financial Summit hosted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 is now available online in PDF and PowerPoint format. The PowerPoint version of this presentation may take a few moments to download due to the file size of the documen...

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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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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Mayor Spicer Announces the Appointment of Thatcher W. Kezer III as Chief Operating Officer

Framingham, MA –Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer is pleased to announce that Thatcher W. Kezer III has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for the City of Framingham. 

Mr. Kezer has over 25 years of experience working with and for government at the state...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Middlesex Sheriff's Office - Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA)

Each summer, the Middlesex Sheriff's Office sponsors the Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) for 8-12 year-olds from communities across the county. YPSA is a week-long camp designed to expose our youngest citizens to role models in public safety &...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Flag Day Parade Announcement

Framingham, MA – Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer and the Framingham Veteran’s Services Department are pleased to announce that the City of Framingham will host a Flag Day Parade on June 10, 2018.

I am pleased that we are reinstituting...

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