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Framingham Council on Aging Holds 3rd Annual Senior Heroes Awards

[photo] Norma Shulman, William Rabkin, Peggy Holland, Margaret Kelley at Framingham Council on Aging 3rd Annual Senior Heroes Awards.

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Peggy Holland has been answering suicide hotline calls since 1986. A decade ago, she became one of the first volunteers for Framingham-based Call2Talk. This month, she was one of four senior citizens honored by the Framingham Council on Aging at the 3rd Annual Senior Heroes Awards. Holland was honored for her efforts in health/healthcare.... [read more].

Framingham High Educator Rebecca Maynard Headed to Costa Rica for Pollinator Research

[photo] Rebecca Maynard, Framingham High School Educator

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Framingham Public Schools is proud to share that Rebecca Maynard, Science Teacher and Environmental Awareness Club Co-Advisor at Framingham High School, has been awarded a Project Kindle Fellowship from Earthwatch. In an effort to continue to raise awareness for environmental issues, Ms. Maynard will be traveling to Costa Rica in July to complete field... [read more].

Framingham Seeking New Bids for School Bus Contract

Framingham School Bus Transportation

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The City of Framingham, MA has released information that the contract for school buses (with or without drivers) for a three-year period from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2026 are being put out to bid following the threat of a strike by drivers (and monitors) from Teamsters Local 170 of Worcester, MA against NRT Bus, the... [read more].

Framingham Public Works Touch-A-Truck & Open House May 20th, 2023

[photo] Framingham DPW facility, on Western Ave.

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham Department of Public Works is holding an open house with a touch-a-truck event on Saturday, May 20th, 2023. The free public event is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 100 Western Avenue. Attendees can get up close and personal with the DPW vehicles that keep our city running smoothly. There will... [read more].

Peloton Recalls 2.2 Million Exercise Bikes Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

Peloton Exercise Bikes U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Recall #23-201

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Those who own or use Peloton exercise bikes, (which can be found in many Framingham area gyms, hotels, clubs, spas, physical therapists, etc.), should be aware that Peloton has received 35 reports of the seat post breaking and detaching from the bike during use -- including 13 reports of injuries including a fractured wrist,... [read more].

Framingham Charter Review Committee Volunteers Needed

City of Framingham seal

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The City of Framingham is accepting applications for 11 seats on the Framingham Charter Review Committee. Five residents will be appointed by the Mayor, three residents will be appointed by the 9-member School Committee, and three residents will be appointed by the 11-member City Council.... [read more].

Framingham School Bus Strike Averted

Framingham School Bus Transportation

FRAMINGHAM, MA - On Sunday, May 7, 2023, Framingham Superintendent of Schools Bob Tremblay posted a notice to the Framingham Public School community, writing "We are happy to share that an agreement was reached between NRT, our bus company, and the Teamsters Union, who is representing the bus drivers. There is not going to be a Bus... [read more].

Mosquito Control Spraying in Framingham April 24th-28th, 2023

East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be conducting an application of the biological larvicide, Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis), to control mosquito larvae in large wetlands. Wetlands currently being evaluated for this application in Framingham are located by Angelica Dr., Callahan State Park, Fairbanks Rd., Palmer Rd. and Walnut St. The application, typically... [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).