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Framingham Traffic Alerts: Week of Nov. 21st - 27th, 2021

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FRAMINGHAM, MA - Motorists are advised that there may be detours or slow moving traffic due to construction work being performed during daytime hours on the following roads in Framingham during the week of November 21st through the 27th, 2021. Please note: construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change. Arlington Street Water, Sewer, and Roadway... [read more].


2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Winners Announced

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FRAMINGHAM, MA - While this article is not directly about Framingham, it is a great story about an international annual photo competition called the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, (CWPA), founded by Paul Joynson-Hick, a wildlife photographer who's lived in East Africa for the past 30 years -- a story about something that benefits every living thing on... [read more].


FSU Rams Football Secures MASCAC Title with 47-13 Victory over Bridgewater State

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham State University (FSU) Rams football team secured the 2021 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Title with a 47-13 victory over Bridgewater State this afternoon, (Saturday, November 6, 2021), at Bowditch Field. The Rams now sit alone atop the MASCAC standings at 7-0 with one regular season game remaining. The title is... [read more].


Charlie Sisitsky to be Framingham's Next Mayor

FRAMINGHAM, MA - According to preliminary results, Charlie Sisitsky beat incumbent Mayor Yvonne Spicer by a more that 2-to-1 margin: Sisitsky: 8,283 Spicer: 3,909 The percentage of votes for each candidate appear very similar to those cast in the September 14th, 2021 primary.... [read more].


Framingham Based Ameresco Helps Improve California Electric Grid Reliability

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FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a Framingham, MA based renewable energy company has entered into a contract with Southern California Edison (SCE) to engineer, procure, construct and maintain three grid scale Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESSs) at existing substation parcels throughout SCE’s service territory in California. The substation energy storage systems will be built to... [read more].


Framingham Traffic Alerts Week of October 24th - 30th, 2021

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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 October 24th through the 30th, 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].


Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Due to Cancer Causing Impurity

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Batches of Irbesartan Tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. are being recalled due to concern with cancer causing impurities in the medication. Testing of the drug during manufacturing revealed an impurity which called "N-nitrosoirbesartan" which is a probable human carcinogen (a substance that could cause cancer). Lupin is recalling... [read more].


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].


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).