5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Monday, November 8, 2021

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1 Framingham Public Library hosts author Ted Reinstein as he discusses his new book Before Brooklyn. In a sweeping story spanning the six decades during which Black baseball players were banned from the major leagues, we meet the extraordinary Americans from all walks of life who never gave up the struggle to integrate our national pastime and overturn its racist past. They directly paved the way for Jackie Robinson, but received little fanfare and remained largely anonymous. Until now.

Register at http://bit.ly/FPL-Events by 5 p.m. on November 8 for the Zoom link.

2. The Framingham High Hall of Fame Foundation, a 50c13 organization, announced over the weekend they will begin holding a Framingham Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony in 2022 to go along with the 4th Annual Flyers (athletic) Hall of Fame in 2022. Read more here.


  • Framingham Housing Authority  at 2 p.m.
  • Keefe Technical School Committee at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Board of Library Trustees at 7 p.m.
  • Cable Advisory Committee at 7 p.m
  • Framingham League of Women Voters Will hold its annual elections tonight at 7 p.m. via Zoom for members.
  • Community Preservation Committee at 7 p.m.

4. Over the weekend it was announced that Mayor-elect Charlie Sisitsky was in the hospital.

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

5. FLYERS in Action:


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