5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Monday, November 14, 2022

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1 National Weather Service is forecasting the first snowflakes of the season mid-week.

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

  • Framingham Housing Authority at 2 p.m.
  • Framingham School Committee: Policy Subcommittee at 4:30 p.m.
  • Framingham Ordinance Review & Recodification Committee at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Library Trustees at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Community Preservation Committee at 7 p.m.
  • Framingham Strategic Initiative & Financial Oversight Committee at 7;15 p.m.

3. There is an art exhibit at the main Framingham Library of work by Framingham High students in the main lobby. The exhibit will be there for the month of November.

4 There is an event today at the main Framingham Public Library tonight to honor the late James David Hornfischer who has been called “The Dean of American Naval Historians” among his countless accolades and awards.

His four historical accounts are US Navy Classics and won Jim the highest award bestowed upon a civilian by the Navy. “Who Can Hold the Sea: The US Navy in the Cold War 1945-1960,” was his final book, and was written during his own two-year, losing battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer.

The program will be led by Jim’s parents, Framingham residents David and Elsa Hornfischer, along with Chris Newton, narrator of the new new book and a treasured friend of Jim since high school. They will touch on Jim’s life, his acclaimed Naval histories, and give primary focus and a few readings from the new book identifying many of the issues of the early stages of the Cold War, which remain relevant today.

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