5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Thursday, January 13, 2022

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1 No identification has been made of the body found in Learned Pond on Tuesday. Police and the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office is still investigating.

2. The Mayor announced that the 2-week pause on indoor, group activities, will become a 1-week pause on activities yesterday, despite an increase in CIVID cases in the last 7 days.

Last Wednesday, the City announced 1,300+ new COVID cases within the last 7 days.

Yesterday, the City announced 1,900+new COVID cases in the last 7 days.

3. CITY OF FRAMINGHAM meetings (all meetings are remote or on Zoom unless noted):

  • Framingham Police Advisory Committee at 7 p.m.

4. Christmas tree curbside collection this week on your trash day.

5. Today is National Korean-American Day.

State Rep. Maria Robinson is the first American elected state representative in Massachusetts. She is awaiting confirmation for a position in the Biden administration.

Korean American Day honors the contributions of the Korean American community to the United States and commemorates the arrival of the first Korean immigrants on January 13, 1903.

In 2005, the U.S. Senate and House passed resolutions by unanimous consent expressing support for the goals and aspirations of Korean American Day, which is also celebrated by numerous states and municipalities.

Every year on January 13, the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) sponsors a luncheon in Washington, DC to mark Korean American Day and recognize the local and national Korean American community..

As part of the ceremony, KEI recognizes prominent Korean Americans that have made significant contributions in their field. Recently, KEI has honored Korean-Americans from athletics, government, business, academia, humanitarian work, business and entrepreneurship, arts and literature

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