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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Traffic Detour on Salem End Road Starting on June 26, 2018

Framingham, MA – Beginning Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Framingham Water Department will be replacing approximately 2,400 feet of water main on Salem End Road between Badger Road and Lantern Road. This project is anticipated to take approximately...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

American and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Flag Half-Staff Notification - June 22, Sunrise to Sunset

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset at all state buildings on Friday, June 22, 2018, the day of interment, in hono...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Exit 13/Golden Triangle Study Open House - June 26, 2018

Framingham, MA –The City of Framingham and Town of Natick are excited to invite you to a joint open house on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Middle School, located on 165 Mill Street in Natick, MA, 01760 to lear...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Mayor Spicer invites you to a Community Conversation on Conservation, Open Space and the Environment

Framingham, MA – Mayor Yvonne Spicer invites you to a community conversation on conservation, open space, and the environment on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Nevins Hall of the Memorial Building located at 150 Concord Street in Framing...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

A Message from Dr. Yvonne M. Spicer, Mayor of Framingham About the Flag Day Parade

Dear Framingham Residents,

Wow! What a parade and perfect day we had to celebrate our nation’s flag, in our amazing city! The Flag Day Parade in Framingham has a wonderful, deeply rooted history, I was thrilled we could reinstitute it after 12 years! I hav...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Historic Budget Approved Including Tax Levy Reduction

Framingham, MA – The Framingham City Council gave final approval to the City’s FY 2019 budget this week.  The vote was historic on dual fronts, as it was the first budget approved by a city council in Framingham’s 318- year history.  Fur...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Framingham City Council Proclaims June as LGBTQ Pride Month

Framingham, MA – On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 the Framingham City Council proclaimed June as LGBTQ Pride Month in Framingham. LGBTQ Pride Month celebrates the individuals and members of Framingham’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning c...

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City News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

The Community is Invited to Attend a Public Forum for the Fuller Middle School Building Project

FRAMINGHAM, MA, June 5, 2018 – Recently the School Building Committee (SBC) selected the “Folded Hands” design as the preferred plan for the Fuller Middle School Building Project. The greater Framingham community is ...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer Announces Lawsuit Against Opioid Drug Distributors and Manufacturers

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer announced today that the City of Framingham will file a lawsuit in Massachusetts State Court to hold opioid drug manufacturers and distributors accountable for the damages the City has suffered, a...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Celebration of the Life of the Honorable Chris Walsh

FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Saturday, June 9, 2018 the City of Framingham will host a memorial service to celebrate the life of the Honorable Chris Walsh. The memorial service is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. on the stairs of the Memorial Building wit...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

City-wide Brush Debris Collection Update

Framingham is proud to announce the completion of the city-wide curbside storm debris collection. City crews conducted the curbside brush collection beginning on May 7, 2018 in response to excessive amounts of storm debris as a result of the March Nor’eas...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Framingham’s Chapter 70 Educational Aid to increase 11.75% in Fiscal Year 2019

Framingham, MA – On Thursday, May 24, 2018 Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer was informed by Senator Karen Spilka’s office that the Massachusetts Senate Ways and Means Committee increased Framingham’s Chapter 70 educational aid...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

City of Framingham Memorial Building and Community Health Programs to Operate on Summer Hours!

Framingham, MA – In an effort to best serve the community, beginning Monday, June 11, 2018 the Memorial Building and the Community Health Programs at Fuller Middle School will operate on Summer Hours. The extend office hours on Tuesdays...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Today is the Last Day to Apply for a City of Framingham Board, Commission and Committee Position

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Today is the last day to apply for a City of Framingham Board, Commission or Committee position. We encourage the community to visit the site to view full descriptions of each board, committee and commission as well as any news ...

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City News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Grand Opening of the Farm Pond Skatepark

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City of Framingham is excited to announce that the grand opening of the Farm Pond Skatepark will take place on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The grand opening of Framingham’s first sk...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Finance Subcommittee Report Submitted on May 22 to the City Council Regarding the FY19 City Budget

The Finance Subcommittee of the City Council has spent the last three weeks, the allowable statutory period, reviewing the budget submitted by the Mayor on May 1st. The Committee met extensively with the CFO, heard department presentations, and asked many...

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City News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer Presents the City of Framingham FY2019 Operating Budget to the City Council

Framingham, MA - Today, Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer presented the FY2019 City of Framingham Operating Budget to the City Council for their review. The budget was carefully crafted to be cost-conscious and concentrating on Framingham’s future. The bud...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Urban Sweeping Program to Resume April 3 in South Framingham; Parking Restrictions in Place

In an effort to keep the streets and waterways of Framingham clean, Framingham Public Works has developed a regular street sweeping schedule specifically for the urban areas of Framingham. Each week, on Tuesdays, April through November, there will be No P...

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City News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

We need your help! Framingham Veterans Services is looking for Gold Star Family members

Veterans

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Framingham Veterans Services is looking for Gold Star Family members of the following WWI veterans to apply for the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty on their behalf:

Private Charles A. Bellows – U.S. ArmyPrivate David R. Buck – U.S. ArmyCor...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Framingham City Council Proclaims June as LGBTQ Pride Month

Framingham, MA – On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 the Framingham City Council proclaimed June as LGBTQ Pride Month in Framingham. LGBTQ Pride Month celebrates the individuals and members of Framingham’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, que...

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News and Announcements from the City Council
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Historic Budget Approved Including Tax Levy Reduction

Framingham, MA – The Framingham City Council gave final approval to the City’s FY 2019 budget this week.  The vote was historic on dual fronts, as it was the first budget approved by a city council in Framingham’s 31...

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News and Announcements from the City Council

Framingham News

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Mayor Spicer invites you to a Community Conversation on Conservation, Open Space and the Environment

Framingham, MA – Mayor Yvonne Spicer invites you to a community conversation on conservation, open space, and the environment on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Nevins Hall of the Memorial Building located at 150 Concord Street in Framing...

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News and Announcements from the Office of the Mayor
Posted on: June 15, 2018

A Message from Dr. Yvonne M. Spicer, Mayor of Framingham About the Flag Day Parade

Dear Framingham Residents,

Wow! What a parade and perfect day we had to celebrate our nation’s flag, in our amazing city! The Flag Day Parade in Framingham has a wonderful, deeply rooted history, I was thrilled we could reinstitute it after 12 ye...

Read on...

News and Announcements from the Office of the Mayor
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer Presents the City of Framingham FY2019 Operating Budget to the City Council

Framingham, MA - Today, Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer presented the FY2019 City of Framingham Operating Budget to the City Council for their review. The budget was carefully crafted to be cost-conscious and concentrating on Framingham’s future. The budget plan f...

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News and Announcements from the Office of the Mayor

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