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Editor’s note: 3.5 years into the Mayor’s four year terms her administration announced this new initiative called Mayor Spicer’s Monday Minute. This is the 4th installment. The Mayor is in a 3-way battle for re-election. The preliminary election is on September 14.


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FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Spicer’s Monday Minute 

  • Community Hour Tuesday, August 10, at 5 p.m. – Addressing the Housing Shortage: Join Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer and representatives from the South Middlesex Opportunity Council to discuss the housing shortage in Framingham. Attendees will be able to pose questions during the hour via Zoom’s Chat function. If you cannot attend and have questions, please email with the subject line: August 10 Community Hour. Zoom information on how to join is here. A video recording of the Zoom will be available following for those who cannot attend.
  • Framingham Police Department Exam: The Framingham Police Department (FPD) is conducting its first independent recruitment process for Police Officers since exiting Civil Service in 2020. To learn more and register by the August 10 deadline, which is tomorrow, go here.

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  • You are invited to a virtual public meeting for the City’s Transportation Master Plan, Phase II, on Wednesday, August 11, at 6 p.m.: Reference Zoom meeting information here.. For more information about the Transportation Master Plan, Phase II, please visit
  • East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project to spray “Reduced-risk Pesticide” to Control Mosquito Populations in the City Wednesday, August 11: Areas to be Sprayed are located in the vicinities of Harrington Road, Hill Drive, James Street, Gregory Road, Savoy Road, Griffin Road, Doris Road, Swanson Road, Riverpath Drive, Meadow Street, Mayflower Road, Delmar Avenue, Highgate Road, Prospect Street, Lockland Avenue, Morse Road, Antrim Road, Carver Road, and Debra Lane.
  • Keep Up with What’s Happening in the City: Call the City’s Informational Line at (508) 532-5411. Assistance is available Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 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.