5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

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1 Today is Ash Wednesday and the start of the Lenten season for Western Christians. Ash Wednesday signifies the start of Lent, a seven-week period where Catholics give up luxuries to reflect the 40 days that Jesus spent in the desert, fasting and praying. Lent ends on Easter Sunday, to celebrate Jesus rising from the dead following his execution.

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3 Mayor Charlie Sisitsky will speak at the Framingham Business Association meeting today. he is also scheduled to meet with Senator Ed Markey’s regional director today and attend the School Committee meeting tonight.

4. CITY OF FRAMINGHAM MEETINGS (all remote unless otherwise noted):

  • Framingham School Committee at 7 p.m. – This is a hybrid meeting. The public can attend in person at the Blumer room in the Memorial Building or watch via Zoom, on Facebook or via the Government Channel.
  • Framingham Cable Advisory Committee meeting at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Conservation Commission meeting at 7 p.m.

5. The Ashland and Framingham public libraries have combined for a virtual program with New York Times bestselling author Janice Nimera tonight. Nimura will conduct a one-hour presentation based on her new New York Times bestselling book, The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine.

BONUS: Today is Dr. Seuss Day.


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