5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

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1 The Framingham Interfaith Community Association has placed one blue flag for each of the victims of COVID-19 during the pandemic on the Framingham Centre Common.

Tonight at 6;15 there will be a Candlelight Memorial Walk. The public is invited to attend. Wear masks.

2. Today is National Equal Pay Day. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.

On average, women earn $0.82 for every dollar men earned in 2019. After accounting for hours worked, career field, education, and employment sector, the wage gap by gender shrinks to 7% according to the American Association of University Women.

3. CITY of FRAMINGHAM meetings:

  • Framingham Veterans Council at 10 a.m.
  • Edgell Grove Trustees at 2 p.m.
  • Loring Arena Committee at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Disability Commission at 7 p.m.

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

Yesterday, Mayor Spicer made remarks at the Framingham State University’s Women Making History Now event.

5. Mystery authors Tilia Klebenov Jacobs and Lisa Lieberman will speak at the Framingham Public Library event virtually tonight from 7 to 8. They will ey spotlight recent heroines in crime fiction through images and book excerpts from mysteries featuring women.

Pre-registration is required.

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