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1 Although today is Friday the 13th, it is also World Kindness Day.

2. Framingham’s COVID rate increased from 15.6 last week to 23.1 cases per day per 100,000 individuals. Framingham is still a yellow community under the state’s newmetrics.

There is a free drive-thru COVID testing site at TJX Headquarters, off Route 30, open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be open Mondays through Saturdays in November. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has hired Fallon Ambulance to run the testing site as part of the state’s Stop the Spread campaign. There is also a free testing site at SMOC HQ at 7 Bishop Street from 3 to 6 p.m. It is walk-up only with limited parking.

3. CITY OF FRAMINGHAM meetings (all held virtually):

  • Framingham Registrars of Voters at 5 p.m.

4. According to the Mayor’s public schedule, Mayor Yvonne Spicer has nothing on her public schedule. But the Women in Development of Greater Boston is hosting a paid event with the Mayor of the City of Framingham this morning from 9 to 10:30.

5. Framingham Superintendent of Schools Bob Tremblay announced this morning that more high needs students would be returning to the classrooms in December.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.