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Framingham Food Pantry Restarts In-Person Evening Meals

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- United Way of Tri-County announced that in-person evening meals at the Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe in Framingham will be served starting Wednesday, March 1, 2023. In-person was halted at the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hot evening meals will be served inside the warm, comfortable Cafe located in the "Nutting Building" at... [read more].

Ameresco Donates Portable Power Units to Help Support Communities Impacted by Natural Disasters

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC) announced they have donated three portable power stations to the Cajun Navy Ground Force. The Louisiana-based non-profit organization is focused on quickly responding during and after natural disasters to help socially vulnerable and marginalized populations in crisis. As hurricanes, storms and natural disasters have become a common threat to communities... [read more].

UPDATED: Missing Person: Framingham Police Attempt to Locate Madeline A. DeShazo

Framingham Missing Person: Madeline DeShazo, 1/16/2023

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- On January 17th the Framingham Police reported that "Madeline has been located in the Boston area and is with family." and thanked those who helped locate her for their assistance. On Monday, January 16, 2023 the Framingham Police Department issued a "Missing Person / Attempt to Locate" notice in an attempt to locate Madeline... [read more].

State Grants Framingham Fire Dept $9,458 for Student and Senior Fire Education Programs

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- As one of 266 municipal fire departments sharing in $1.9 million in grants, the Framingham Fire Department is slated to receive a total of $9,458.00 for FY 2023. Of that amount, $6,781 was granted for the Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) program and an additional $2,677 for the Senior SAFE Program.... [read more].

Framingham Man Convicted of Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- A federal jury in Boston convicted a Framingham man today for his role in a business email compromise (BEC) scheme. Gustaf Njei, 27, was convicted following a five-day jury trial of two counts of wire fraud, one count of structuring to avoid reporting requirements, one count of unlawful monetary transactions, and one count of... [read more].

FSU RAMs Football Closes Season with 21-16 Win Over Worcester State

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham State University football team closed the 2022 season tonight with a 21-16 victory over Worcester State University in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) tilt at Bowditch Field.... [read more].

MetroWest Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Stepping Down at End of Year

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce recently announced that its current President and CEO, Jim Giammarinaro, will be stepping down at the end of the calendar year. “Earlier this year Jim informed the Board that, due to competing family and personal commitments, he would be resigning as President and CEO at the end of the... [read more].

TJX Recalls Baby Blankets Due to Choking, Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

TJX Companies

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of 108,000 Mittal International Baby Blankets sold in the U.S. (and in Canada) by Framingham, MA based TJX Company stores. The blankets are being recalled as the threads in the woven baby blankets can come loose and detach posing choking, entrapment and strangulation hazards.... [read more].

What's New?

New!Framingham Weather Page - we've replaced our old weather widget with a nice interactive 5-day Framingham Weather Forecast, live weather map, night sky astronomical view and more!

New!Maps Added to Business Directory - each business listing now displays a street level map showing the location of the business.

New!More Famous Framingham Folks - we've been collecting and adding more information about contemporary as well as historical figures with ties to Framingham.

New!Framingham Facebook Pages - we scoured Facebook looking for pages and groups related to Framingham, (no personal pages are included in list).

New!Info About More Framingham Books Added - find books about Framingham History, books by Framingham authors, and other books related to the town.

Antique Postcards from Framingham, MA (USA)
The Square and Town Pump, Saxonville, Mass. (1906)

Postcards from Framingham - view an online collection of turn of the century postcards from Framingham, MA (USA).