UPDATED: 5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Friday, January 22, 2021

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1 The City announced yesterday that February 1 tax bills will be delayed.

2. The state’s new free COVID testing site at Framingham State University’s parking lot, which is by appointment only, has been extremely busy since before Christmas.

The City of Framingham has yet to open a free walk-up COVID testing site in 2021, although SOURCE has learned they are considering one of the City’s polling places as a potential site.

3. The Framingham Post Offices have been impacted by COVID.

4. The Framingham Youth Council is working on an ordinance to lower the voting age for Municipal elections in the City of Framingham to age 17 and to increase civic education at the high school level. Both Superintendent of Schools – Framingham High & Keefe Technical – will be at their meeting this weekend on Sunday, January 24 at 7 p.m.

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

Not on her schedule posted on the City website, but Mayor Spicer will appear on WGBH-TV’s Basic Black program tonight, January 22, at 7;30.

Yesterday, Mayor Spicer was the featured speaker this afternoon at the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s annual meeting. It was a ticketed event, with no media allowed. It also was not on her public schedule.

The Governor will speak at the MMA conference today.


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