5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Monday, September 28, 2020

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1 Framingham Public Schools are closed today in observance of Yom Kippur

Known as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year for members of the Jewish faith. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Individuals traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services. The observance in 2020started at sundown on Sunday and will end at sundown today.

2. Framingham Health Director Sam Wong wants every resident to get tested for the coronavirus. Framingham is still a Framingham Still High-Risk COVID Community; Marlborough & Holliston Joins Red List

There is a drive-thru free COVID testing site is available for all residents at Staples HQ in Framingham from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a walk-up free testing site at SMOC HQ at 7 Bishop Street from 3 to 6 p.m.

3. CITY of FRAMINGHAM meetings (all are remote unless noted):

  • Framingham Strategic Initiative & Financial Oversight Committee – CANCELLED
  • Framingham Board of Health at 7 p.m.

4. According to the Mayor’s public schedule, Mayor Yvonne Spicer has no public events

5. This is National Chimney Safety Week

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