5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Tuesday, March 8, 2022


1 Today is International Women’s Day.

The Christa McAuliffe Library will screen the movie She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry at 2 p.m. today. There is another screening on Friday, March 11 at 6;30 p.m. at the main Framingham Public Library. And a panel discussion on March 28.

The Framingham Public Library will also host a virtual author talk tonight with the author of Rebel Girls at 7 p.m.

2. The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources is expected to vote on the nomination of Framingham State Representative Maria Robinson to head the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity on Tuesday, March 8 – one month after the Committee held its first hearing to consider her nomination by President Joseph Biden.

In September 2021, President Biden nominated Rep. Robinson to be the next Assistant Secretary of Energy for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.

Rep. Robinson, once confirmed by the full U.S. Senate, would head the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability within the United States Department of Energy.

3. CITY OF FRAMINGHAM MEETINGS (all are remote and unless noted):

  • Framingham Council on Aging at 1:30 p.m.
  • Framingham Public Library – Equity and Access Subcommittee at 5 p.m.
  • Framingham Public Library – Advocacy Subcommittee at 5 p.m.
  • Framingham Board of Health at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham City Council: Finance Subcommittee at 7 p.m. in the Blumer room in the Memorial Building

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