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1 Mother Nature delivered a snowstorm to start February 2021. As of 7 a.m. Framingham had more than a foot of snow.

There is no trash or recycling curbside collection today, due to the snow.

Many schools are closed today and have their first snow day. The Christa McAuliffe Charter School is closed today but will still hold its zoom call tonight on its admission lottery.

City Hall is closed today.

For the 106th time, the groundhog saw his shadow and is predicting 6 more weeks of winter. Today is the 135th Groundhogs Day.

UPDATED: 2. The state’s free COVID testing site at Framingham State University’s parking lot, which is by appointment only, has been cancelling appointments for this afternoon due to the pending snowstorm for this morning. It will be open today from 2 to 7 p.m.

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.

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3. CITY of FRAMINGHAM meetings (remote or on Zoom unless otherwise stated):

  • Framingham City Council at 7 p.m.

4. According to the Mayor’s public schedule, Mayor Yvonne Spicer will hold a community hour, via Zoom, at 5 p.m. to discuss the City’s rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. She will be joined by the interim Health Director Alex DePalo.

5. the MetroWest Commission on the Status of Women will hold a public hearing tonight, virtually, at 7 p.m.

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By editor

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.