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Framingham Traffic Alerts: Sept. 19th - 25th, 2021

Framingham Traffic / Detour Signs

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 September 19th through the 25th, 2021. Please note: construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change. Berry Street Gas Main Replacement - Eversource gas will continue replacing gas main... [read more].

Stop & Shop Donates $100k to Framingham State University Dietitian Program

photo - Stop & Shop $100k to FSU dietician program diversity

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Stop & Shop grocery store company is furthering its commitment to support racial equality with a new partnership focused on fostering diversity in the field of nutrition and dietetics. On September 15, 2021, Stop & Shop President Gordon Reid presented $100,000 to Framingham State University (FSU) to establish the “Stop & Shop Scholarship... [read more].

Framingham Approved for Transportation Help by Massachusetts National Guard

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- On Monday, September 13, 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker activated the Massachusetts National Guard to help with busing students to school as districts and transportation providers across the country struggle to hire enough CDL (yellow school bus) and 7D (van) drivers. After hearing about this option for selected school districts in Massachusetts, Dr. Robert... [read more].

FSU RAMs Football Celebrates Homecoming with 45-21 Victory

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham State University football team received a rushing touchdown and two passing touchdowns from junior Nicolas Goffredo (Hyde Park, MA) as the Rams rushed into the win column with a 45-21 victory over UMass Dartmouth this afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Bowditch Field. UMass Dartmouth won the toss... [read more].

Framingham Traffic Alerts: Sept. 12th - 18th, 2021

Framingham Roadwork, Traffic Detours (icon)

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 September 12th through the 18th, 2021. Please note: construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change. Blackberry Lane Sewer Pump Station - Punch-list items. Expect minor delays.... [read more].

FSU RAMs Football Loses 2021 Season Opener 31-0

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- After a year away from the gridiron, the Framingham State University RAMs football team opened the 2021 season with a 31-0 loss to number 15 ranked N.Y. State University of Brockport Golden Eagles in non-conference action at Bowditch Field. The Rams fumbled on the opening play of the game giving Brockport the ball on... [read more].

2021 New England Shake-Up Canceled

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Promoters of the New England Shake-Up and it's host venue, the Framingham Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center have announced that "unfortunately, due to ongoing health and logistical concerns, there will NOT be a New England Shake-Up in September 2021" The event, which would have been the 7th annual was scheduled for the weekend of... [read more].

Cresco Labs Acquires Cultivate, Rt. 9 Framingham Cannabis Shop

[photo] Cultivate Cannabis Dispensary, Interior view

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Cresco Labs Inc. (OTC:CRLBF), today (September 3, 2021) announced they have finalized and closed the previously announced acquisition of Cultivate which operates a recreational cannabis shop on Rt. 9 in Framingham. Cultivate also operates two others pot shops in MA, one in Leicester and another in Worcester and also offers delivery. In addition, Cultivate... [read more].

Congressional App Challenge Open to Framingham Middle & High School Students

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark announced the Massachusetts 5th Congressional District is hosting the district-wide 2021 Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for middle school and high school students. The CAC is designed to encourage students to learn to code and to inspire them to pursue careers in computer science. Since the Challenge's... [read more].

Framingham Ranked #24 of Best Places to Live in America

liveability.com - 2020 Top 100

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Livability Media, which provides information about and ranks cities, towns, regions and states on how "livable" they are, has ranked Framingham, MA at #24 in their 2020 List of Best Place to Live in America. According to their website, for this year they "analyzed more than 1,000 small to mid-sized cities on factors like... [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).