Framingham Source will cover the special election on December 11, 2018
On Tuesday, December 11, the 41,500 registered voters in the City of Framingham will be asked to approve a $98.3 million project to construct a new middle school to replace Fuller Middle School, the former Framingham South High School, on Flagg Drive. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has agreed to grant the project $39.5 million towards the cost of the project. Voters must approve the entire amount of the project, under state law.
The ballot questions is a debt exclusion override vote.
A yes vote, agrees to raise taxes over 2 decades to pay for the new school. The tax goes away after 20 years.
A no vote, rejects the new school
Letters to the editor will be accepted by Source in support or against the new school.
Letters must be signed and include a phone number and e-mail address for verification.
Letters must be 500 words or less.
Only one letter per person. Letter writers must live in the City of Framingham, be employed by the Framingham Public Schools, or be a business owner in Framingham.
The last day to submit a letter to the editor will be at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, December 8.
All letters will run by Sunday, December 9 at 11:55 p.m.
Framingham Source will accept political ads. The acceptance and publishing of any advertising does not reflect the position of Framingham Source, which will remain neutral on any candidate or ballot question.
Source, as a news website, will accept ads on a first come, first serve basis.
All political ads must be paid for up front before publishing.
Source is accepting ads for all political campaigns, just like newspapers, radio stations, and television stations accept political ads.
The last day to purchase a political ad will be December 4 at 11:59 p.m.