UPDATED: 5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Wednesday, May 4, 2022


1 Today is May 4th. It is a Star Wars movie day for fans. In the Classic ’70s movie, Jedi masters say “May the force be with you.”

Did you know that Margaret Thatcher won the election to become Britain’s first female prime minister on May 4th, 1978. To celebrate her victory, her party took a half-page advertisement in the May 4, 1979, issue of The London Evening News that read, “May the Fourth Be With You, Maggie. Congratulations!”

From that moment on fans began to celebrate May 4th as Star Wars Day.

2. Congresswoman Katherine Clark was in Framingham yesterday for three different events after she landed $1.8 million for 3 projects within the City of Framingham, including the Chris Walsh memorial Aqueduct Trail along Farm Pond. Yesterday, was the anniversary of the death of the late state representative. SOURCE will have reports on the visit later today.

3. Yesterday, District 2 School Committee member Ricky Finlay resigned from his seat.

That means there will only be 8 School Committee members and not 9 at tonight’s 7 p.m. meeting in the Blumer room in the Memorial Building.

4. Other CITY of FRAMINGHAM meeting (all are remote unless otherwise noted):

  • Framingham Board of Assessors at 6 p.m.
  • Framingham Conservation Commission at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Public Library Personnel Subcommittee  at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Public Library Building subcommittee at 7 p.m.

5. FLYERS IN ACTION (weather permitting):

  • Baseball at Weymouth High at 3:45 p.m.
  • Softball hosts Weymouth High at 3:45 p.m.
  • Boys tennis host Natick High at Bowditch at 3:45 p.m.
  • Girls tennis at Natick High at 3:45 p.m.

UPDATE – Framingham High boys & girls outdoor track & field meet postponed to May 5, due to weather.


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