5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Thursday, January 18

FYI: Due to the snowstorm and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the City of Framingham is on a 2-day delayed schedule for curbside trash collection. That means Wednesday’s normal trash day will be collected on Friday.


1 Potter Road Principal Paula Del Prete is retiring at the end of this school year. Earlier this month, 3 finalists were announced for a new principal. Parents can meet all three tonight at a forum at 6:30 p.m.



2. The Framingham Public Library will be screening the award-winning  Disturbing the Peace tonight at 7 in the Costin room of the main Framinham Library on Lexington Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Producer and Director Stephen Apkon will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the film. Born and educated in Framingham, Apkon spent three years in Israel to capture the efforts of Combatants for Peace.



3.  FLYERS in action:

  • Framingham High’s co-ed wrestling team easily defeated the Wildcats of Weymouth last night 49-18. Framingham Source will publish a slideshow of photos from senior night and a report later today.
  • Both the Framingham High girls and boys indoor track teams have a meet against Newton North High at the Reggis Lewis Center in Dorchester at 4:30 p.m.


4. Framingham Planning Board member Stephanie Mercandetti, 42, died this weekend. Her funeral is thi smorning at 10 a.m. St. Stephen’s Church in downtown Framingham.


5.  The Framingham Planning Board is scheduled to meet tonight at 7. Click here for the agenda.


PLAN AHEAD: The Framingham High School Drama Company will stage the musical Chicago Friday and Saturday night at 7;30 p.m. Tickets are selling fast. Purchase at www.showtix4u.com Source will be photographing the dress rehearsal this afternoon.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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