5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: Thursday, March 16, 2023
1 Downtown Framingham Inc. will hold its Shamrock Stroll tonight.
2. Christimara (Christy) Garcia, the new Director of the Framingham State University Entrepreneur Innovation Center spoke yesterday at the Framingham Business Association meeting.
Today’s lead photo comes from that meeting pictured is at-large City Councilor Janet Leombruno, Downtown Framingham Inc Executive Director Reyah Shah, Garcia, and at-large City Councilor George P. King Jr.
3. Last night, the 9-member School Committee held its public hearing on its proposed Fiscal Year 2024 budget for the 2023-24 school year.
The proposed $165 million budget has not been voted on yet.
It is an almost $11 million increase from this current budget or about a 7.5% increase.
The budget would add more than 50 new positions to the school district.
There is a joint meeting between the Framingham City Council’s finance subcommittee and the School Committee’s finance subcommittee tonight on the budget at 7 p.m. in the Blumer room
4. OTHER CITY OF FRAMINGHAM meetings (remote unless otherwise noted):
- Framingham Planning Board meets remote only at 7 p.m.
5. Framingham Public Library events:
- The Christa McAuliffe Library will screen the award-winning musical Chicago at 1 p.m.
- Main Framingham Library is hosting a teen board game night from 5:30 to 7 p.m.