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1 Three members of the City Council and other community members stood out in front of the Memorial Building last night to support the disability community. SOURCE will have a report later, but the individuals who participated wanted to show that the community values all of its residents, including those with disability.

The stand out was prompted after the chair of the Framingham Democratic Committee suggested women pregnant should get an abortion if the baby would have a birth defect.

Since then the chair has apologized, and the Framingham Democratic Committee has condemned his statements made on their behalf, but the Committee voted down a motion to consider a change in leadership.

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2. The Framingham School Committee meets tonight at 7 in the Blumer room in the Memorial Building. On the agenda is an update to what happened at Framingham High on February 17 when an active shooter alert went off. The alery was false.

There is an executive session meeting at 5:30 p.m. (closed to the public) before the 7 p.m. meeting to discuss this issue as well.

3. CITY of FRAMINGHAM meetings (virtual unless otherwise noted):

  • Framingham School Committee: Finance & Operations Subcommittee at 4:30 p.m.
  • Framingham Conservation Commission meeting at 7 p.m.

4. Starting today, theUnited Way of Tri-County will re-start in-person evening meals at the Pearl Street Cupboard & Café in
Framingham beginning 4:45 p.m
. The meals stopped when the pandemic hit in March 2020.

5. March is Arts in Our School Month. There is a new exhibit of student art at the main Framingham Public Library this month.

There is an Opening Reception for our K–12 Visual Arts Show at the Framingham Public Library on Lexington Street from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight.

By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.