5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Wednesday, October 10

1 Tonight is Potter Road Elementary School’s Family learning night. Event starts at 6 p.m.

FYI: Today is Futures Day at Framingham High. PSAT tests are taking place today. Seniors do not have to report to school until the class photo at 10:30 a.m.


2. Plymouth Church in Framingham will present Know before You Go: Exploring Ballot Question 3, a panel discussion and Q&A session on the issue of transgender rights in public accommodations tonight at 7. The public is invited to attend.

Question 3 on the November 6 ballot is a referendum on the 2016 Massachusetts law prohibiting discrimination against transgender people in public spaces.

A “Yes” vote on Question 3 would uphold the non-discrimination provisions, while a “No” vote would repeal the law.

Speakers include Tracy McKay, mother of two transgender children, and Taj Smith, Faith Organizing Director of Freedom for All Massachusetts, a bipartisan coalition working to update civil rights laws to include nondiscrimination protections for transgender people.


3. Yesterday was scheduled to be the last day to apply to be Framingham Police Chief, but due to the holiday the deadline was extended one day until October 10, according to acting city spokesperson Michael Tusino IV. The City of Framingham posted an internal and external posting for the job the same name Mayor Yvonne Spicer announced her pick for chief on Tuesday, September 25. Framingham City Council is expected to take a vote on Police Chief on Tuesday, October 23.




4. FLYERS in action:

  • Framingham High golf team has a match against Natick on the road today
  • Framingham High boys and girls cross-country team travel to Needham for a meet today



5. FRAMINGHAM meetings:

  • Framingham Board of Assessors are scheduled to meet at 5;15 p.m. in the Memorial Building
  • McCarthy Elementary School Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. There will be a PTO meeting to follow at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham City Council’s finance subcommittee is scheduled to meet at 7 in the Memorial Building.
  • Stapleton Elementary School Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Historical Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Building
  • Framingham Park & Recreation Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. on Union Avenue at the Parks & Rec office.

According to Mayor’s public calendar (pictured above) on the City of Framingham’s website, Mayor Yvonne Spicer has no public events today.


Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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