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

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1 Today is Cinco de Mayo, which translated is the 5th of May.

In Mexico, the day commemorates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, led by General Ignacio Zaragoza.

In the united States, it is a day where many restaurants over taco and margarita deals.

2. On Tuesday, Mayor Charlie Sisitsky formally submitted his budget to the City Council. The Mayor had submitted a draft budget two weeks earlier, before the deadline, on April 15. He told the City Council on Tuesday night that the budget had not changed between April 15 and May 3.

Tonight, the Framingham City Council’s finance subcommittee will begin going over the $325 million budget in a meeting at 7 in the Blumer room in the Memorial Building.

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

  • Framingham Planning Board at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Public Library Governance subcommittee at 7 p.m.


  • Boys lacrosse travels to Weymouth for a 4 p.m. game against the Wildcats.
  • Girls lacrosse hosts Weymouth High at 4 p.m. at Phil Read Field at the high school
  • Boys & Girls outdoor track & field hosts Newton North today at 4:30 p.m. at Bowditch Field
  • Softball hosts Dover-Sherborn at 4:30 p.m. at Winch Field at the high school
  • Girls tennis at Natick High at 6 p.m.
  • Boys volleyball at Natick High at 4 p.m.
  • Boys baseball at Weymouth at 7 p.m.

5. The Framingham Public Library and Framingham State University are teaming up for a lecture tonight.

Watergate: 50 Years Later with Dr. Dan Breen, Senior Lecturer in Legal Studies at Brandeis University will present at 7 p.m.

Sponsored by The Joseph L. and Ray L. Freund Foundation, courtesy of Elizabeth F. Fideler.

Register here: https://framinghamlibrary.org/news-events/adventures-in-lifelong-learning/adventures-in-lifelong-learning.


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