UPDATED: 5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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1 Happy first day of school for Saint Bridget School students.

Yesterday was the first day of school for Keefe Technical High School students.

Today, August 31 is freshman orientation at Framingham High School.

Tomorrow, September 1 is the first day of school for Framingham Public School students in grades 1-12.

Tomorrow is also the grand opening for the new Fuller Middle school on Flagg Drive.

2. CITY OF FRAMINGHAM MEETINGS:

  • Framingham School Committee: Buildings & Grounds Subcommittee at 5 p.m.
  • Framingham City Council finance subcommittee at 7 p.m.

3. Today is International Overdose Awareness Day. Framingham FORCE (Fostering Opioid Recovery, Compassion, and Education) will gather at 6 p.m. on the Framingham Common Centre green by the purple flags to remember those who have passed due to overdose.  More than 2,000 purple flags have been placed on the Common to represent the lives lost to opioid overdose in 2020. Preventing these tragic deaths in the future continues to be a dire need. It’s important to bring our community together to share stories, personalize a flag to commemorate a life lost to substance use, and learn about this ongoing epidemic.

4. According to the Mayor’s publicly posted schedule, she has no public events on her schedule.

Mayor Spicer however will be attending a campaign event tonight with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has endorsed her for re-election.

5. FLYERS in Action:

  • Girls varsity soccer has a scrimmage against AMSA at Framingham High at 3:30 p.m.

BONUS: SOURCE is accepting applications for fall 2021 & spring 2022 internships. Deadline to apply for the fall internship is September 10.

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