Framingham News

Half-Staff Flags to be Returned to Full-Staff Beginning at Sunrise on Sunday, April 22, 2018

Source: Framingham, MA - News Flash 20 Apr 2018 9:07 am

Please be advised that the date of interment for former First Lady Barbara Bush has been set for Saturday, April 21, 2018. As such Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered that the United States flag...

Framingham Gun Buy Back - Gift Cards for Guns to take place April 28, 2018

Source: Framingham, MA - News Flash 19 Apr 2018 2:41 pm

The Framingham Police Department, Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer, the Framingham City Council and our Community Partners are teaming up and introducing a City wide “Gift Cards for Guns” initiative on Saturday, April 28, 2018

Framingham Police Chief Kenneth Ferguson to Retire on April 27, 2018

Source: Framingham, MA - News Flash 19 Apr 2018 1:50 pm

Chief Kenneth Ferguson announced on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 that he will be retiring on Friday, April 27, 2018. Chief Ferguson has served Framingham for 34 years beginning his career as a police officer on January 7, 1985.

March Nor’easter Tree and Brush Debris Collection to Begin May 7, 2018

Source: Framingham, MA - News Flash 19 Apr 2018 11:55 am

On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the City Council voted in favor to provide $200,000 in funding for the March nor’easter tree and brush debris collection.

Framingham Public Works 2018 Scheduled Construction Projects

Source: Framingham, MA - News Flash 19 Apr 2018 8:37 am

Find out what construction activities are scheduled for this construction season...

Time change-Saturday, April 21 FYL day at FHS

Source: Framingham Youth Lacrosse - News 18 Apr 2018 6:23 pm

--BOYS VARSITY UPDATED TIME - PLEASE READ---   Attention Framingham Youth Lacrosse players and families. Saturday, April 21 is FYL Day at Framingham High!   The FHS Varsity Lacrosse teams invite all youth players and families to join them for

The Advocate.. would you pick him?

Source: Jim Pillsbury's Web Blog 15 Apr 2018 1:51 pm

I filed a Freedom on Information request with the City regarding any and all emails Giombetti has received in one month regarding the advocate slot on the Marijuana Task Force. . I wanted to see what the resume was that the advocate presented.  Below

Updating contact information

Source: Framingham Youth Lacrosse - News 15 Apr 2018 9:15 am

Link to instructions on how to update  your contact information (add another parent), etc.

From AARP : Survey shows 80% of older Americans approve of marijuana for treatments

Source: Jim Pillsbury's Web Blog 12 Apr 2018 3:07 pm

A new Univ of Michigan study, co-sponsored by AARP looked at attitudes about medical marijuana among 50 to 80 year olds. Four fifths are mostly OK with medical marijuana with a doctors recommendation. Sixty nine percent definitely or probably helps with pa

Another hard liner changes his mind

Source: Jim Pillsbury's Web Blog 12 Apr 2018 7:36 am

In a stunner I read in the Globe today that former speaker Boehner has come to the realization that there's money to be made in the cannabis industry. He has evidently seen the light after a friend of his had a serious back problem along with veterans suff

Marijuana Task Force Meeting 4.5.18

Source: Jim Pillsbury's Web Blog 6 Apr 2018 7:20 am

The Force made up of 2 councilors, 1 Mayor's rep, one School Committee member, one Fire Chief and Amada Loomis from the planning board decided that a moratorium is needed. So no other marijuana related businesses will be able to open her in Framingham unti

Marijuana Task Force Meeting 3.29.18

Source: Jim Pillsbury's Web Blog 30 Mar 2018 7:54 am

 The most disappointing display of  disrespect of the will of voters was shown last night. It is crystal clear that the Giombetti hand picked prohibitionists team have firmly taken control and will recommend imposing a moratorium on all marijuana

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