UPDATED: 5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Wednesday, Oct. 5

1 The Framingham Charter Commission is scheduled to meet tonight at 7 in the Ablondi room in the Memorial Building.  On the agenda is to review comments made at the public hearing last month, suggestions from the Style & Structure subcommittee and a report from the subcommittee on Government Organization.


2.  Governor Charlie Baker is expected to make a rare appearance in Framingham today at 4 p.m. to announce that the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) will take over the management of the Framingham Commuter Rail Station in downtown Framingham.There has been numerous complaints for years that the station is not well-maintained. Besides visits to the MEMA bunker and Massachusetts State Police headquarters, the Governor has only been to Framingham once since elected for a South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) event.


3. Congresswoman Katherine Clark will also be in Framingham today at 4 p.m. to show support for Daniel’s Table and David and Alicia Blais’ mission to end hunger in Framingham.


seed_lending_library_oct_5_800_1035auto4. The Framingham Library will host a presentation on seed banking tonight at 7 at the main library on Lexington Street. Michael Piantedosi from the New England Wild Flower Society, will talk about efforts to restore native New England habitat one seed at a time. “Plants are critical to maintaining ecosystems, and often constitute what we think of as a “habitat.” New England Wild Flower Society conserves native plants through applied environmental conservation efforts, including the use of ex-situ conservation, or seed banking,” said the library of its programming. The library’s Seed Lending Library, a joint project of Framingham Public Library and Transition Framingham.





5. Several PTOs have meetings tonight. They include:

  • Wilson IB at 6 p.m.
  • McCarthy Elementary at 7 p.m.
  • King Elementary at 6:30 p.m.
  • McAulife Charter at 6;30 p.m.
  • Dunning Elementary at 7 p.m.
  • Potter Road Elementary at 7 p.m.
  • BLOCKS Preschool at 7:30 p.m.


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