5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: July, 9, 2019

1 The Framingham Public Library will host Amazing Animal Ambassadors today from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Christa McAuliffe Library branch. Pre-registration is required for the free program.

2. Mayor Yvonne Spicer will hold a public hearing tonight at 7 in the Ablondi room in the Memorial Building to discuss her proposed rate increase for the water and sewer rates.

The public is invited to provide comment on the proposed 2.5% increase. The Mayor’s office has yet to release the tiered rates as of 7 a.m. today. The office also has not offered any explanation on the rate increase.

The last rate increase of 2% was October 1, 2018.

According to the Mayor’s public schedule, she will also meet with the public today from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Ablondi room. Anyone is welcome to stop by and meet with her. No appointment is needed.

3. Framingham Meetings:

  • Council on Aging meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Callahan Center
  • City Council’s subcommittee on planning & zoning at 7 p.m. in the Blumer room of the Memorial Building

4. The Framingham Frogs, the city’s co-ed summer swim team, has a meet today at 6 p.m. at Keefe Technical’s pool.

The Frogs opened the season with a victory last week over the Needham Sharks.

5. The City of Framingham’s three public beaches are open today until 7 p.m. There is a fee to access the beach. Click here for more details.

SOURCE is advocating for the City’s three beaches to be free to residents just like the City’s parks. Join the discussion on our Facebook page.

The City of Marlborough provides free access to its beach, and only charges a fee for non-residents.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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