FRAMINGHAM – The chair of the Framingham Democratic Committee Mike Hugo issued the following statement to SOURCE media for publication this afteroon, February 17.
“I am writing to offer my most sincere and humble apology to members of the Framingham Democratic Committee, but more especially my fellow members of Framingham’s disabilitynfamily community, for comments that I made at the last City Council meeting which were offensive and hurtful,” wrote Hugo.
“Nothing in my comments was meant to be derogatory or hurtful and although the FraminghamDemocratic Committee authorized me to express support for the proclamation, the committee. did not see or review my full remarks that were sent out at 12:46 A.M. the night before the City Council vote,” wrote Hugo.
“The bottom line is that I owe you an apology without any excuses or equivocation, because my innermost feelings tell me that it is the right thing to do, especially when I know in my heart of hearts that I have upset people I truly care for and about,” wrote Hugo. “In closing, I have nothing but gratitude for the services, education, and love Framingham has shown our family over the years.”