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Defense Holds in Fourth as FSU Rams Football Downs WestConn 35-21

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham State University football team forced three fumbles and recorded four sacks including a key sack-fumble in the fourth quarter as the Rams defeated Western Connecticut 35-21 this afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Bowditch Field. The Rams defense stopped WestConn four times in the fourth quarter to secure... [read more].


Framingham Moves Up in Best Places to Live in America Rankings

Livability 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Live In America

FRAMINGHAM, MA --  Livability Media, which provides information about and ranks cities, towns, regions and states on how "livable" they are, has ranked Framingham at #22 in their 8th annual 2021 Top 100 Best Place to Live in America. Framingham has moved up two notches this year, (it was ranked #24 in Livability's 2020 list), but still lags... [read more].


Water Level Lowered in Stearns Reservoir, (Framingham Reservoir #1)

Framingham Reservoir #1, (Stearns Reservoir)

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Beginning in early October (2021) and continuing for approximately four to six weeks, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority(MWRA) will commence a drawdown of Framingham Reservoir No. 1, (also known as Stearns Reservoir. The water level is being lowered to accommodate work on a new operations... [read more].


Corporate Parent of Former Dennison Mfg. Co. Announces New Mexican Acquisition

Dennison Mfg. Gummed Label box

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- CCL Industries Inc., (OTC:CCDBF), a world leader in label and packaging solutions with corporate offices in Toronto Canada and Framingham, MA USA announced it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Desarrollo e Investigación S.A. de C.V. and Fuzetouch PTE LTD (collectively called “D&F”). a company is headquartered in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. CCL... [read more].


Framingham Fire Department $82,862 Grant Announced

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Today, Assistant Speaker Clark (MA-5) announced that the Framingham Fire Department has been awarded $82,862 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) to help provide firefighters with the support they need to protect our communities.... [read more].


First Ever "Keep Framingham Beautiful Week" Oct. 16-24, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- A group of local citizens who organize themselves online as a Facebook group called "Keep Framingham Beautiful" is launching the first ever "Keep Framingham Beautiful Week", Saturday October 16th through Sunday October 24th, 2021. According to a notice on their website, they "will mostly be encouraging folks to do small clean ups on their... [read more].


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].


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).