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1 The Coronavirus Pandemic state of Emergency in the Commonwealth ended at midnight, after 462 days.

The Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives failed to reach agreement on extending several restrictions, including one that allows meetings to take place virtual on Zoom. As of today, all meeting must be held in person again per the state’s Open Meeting Law.

In Framingham, there is a remote participation policy allowed, but the chair of the board/committee and a quorum must be in person, and some members may meet remotely.

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  • Framingham City Council will meet in person tonight at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Building. The City Council will live stream the meeting on Facebook and it will air live on the Government Channel as well.

3. According to the Mayor’s public schedule, Mayor Yvonne Spicer has no public events on her schedule.

However, Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer will be speaking on a panel sponsored by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts at 10 a.m. along with several other Massachusetts mayors. The event is free for members and $50 for non-members.

Yesterday, Mayor Spicer participated in the City of Framingham small Flag Day ceremony.

4. The Framingham 7th-8th grade combined youth lacrosse team has advanced to the final four of the Mass Bay Youth Lacrosse League Championship. The Flyers were 5-1 in the regular season and are now 2-0 in the playoffs. Their next game is tonight at 6 at the field at King Elementary School.

5. SOURCE has three interns this summer and has openings for two more interns. If anyone in high school or college is interested in interning in journalism or photography (or video) please email

Check out the work of the three interns thus fare:

Grace Mayer, a Boston College student

Nick Barry, a Westfield State University student

Talia Heisey, a UMass Amherst student

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.