5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Monday, April 30

1 Framingham Cultural Council will host its annual awards ceremony tonight at 6:30 at the main Framingham Library at 49 Lexington Street. The Council also will announce its winners in the new Art in the City scholastic art show.

Pictured is art in the exhibit by Nicole Dunajski, a junior, at Keefe Technical School in Framingham.


2. On Friday, Mayor Yvonne Spicer declared April 27 Arbor Day in the City of Framingham and read a proclamation.

Last Thursday, Mayor Spicer declared April 26 Fair Housing Day in the City of Framingham and read a proclamation.

Today is National Animal Advocacy Day


3. FLYERS in action

  • Framingham High girls softball travels to Braintree for a 3:45 p.m. game.
  • Framingham High baseball hosts Braintree High at 3:45 p.m. at Bowditch Field
  • Boys tennis hosts Braintree High at 3:45 p.m. at the high school
  • Girls tennis is in Braintree for a match at 3:45 p.m. against the Wamps.
  • Framingham High boys volleyball hosts Algonguin Regional at 4 p.m. in the high school gym




4.  CITY of Framingham meetings:

  • MWRTA Advisory Board meeting at 11 a.m.
  • Framingham License Commissioners are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Building.
  • Framingham School Building Committee is meeting at 7 at King Elementary School. On the agenda is a vote Vote to submit a preferred schematic report to Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) on the proposed new Fuller Middle School.
  • Framingham Board of Health is scheduled to meet at 7 in the Ablondi room in the Memorial Building. On the agenda is a public hearing on draft regulations on the “Safe Operation of Marijuana Establishments and the Sale of Marijuana” in the City.


5.  According to Mayor’s public calendar on the City of Framingham’s website, she will attend the Edward M. Kennedy Institute 2018 Women in Leadership program in Boston at 8 a.m. today. It is an “inspirational daylong conference to discuss the importance of women’s leadership and political participation, featuring remarkable female leaders in government and public policy,” according to a press release.

Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will give the keynote address at the program at 1 p.m. Congresswoman Katherine Clark is speaking at 10 a.m. Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and Mayor Spicer are part of a panel moderated by POLITICO reporter Lauren Dezenski at 1:30 p.m. on the Commonwealth’s Leadership Pipeline. The conference ends at 3 p.m.


Later in the day, Mayor Spicer will hold office hours with City Councilors from 4 to 5 p.m. before attending the Framingham Cultural Council awards at 6:30 p.m.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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