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In full transparency, the following is a press release from the MWRTA.


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FRAMINGHAM – The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority will be holding its annual Council on Aging Summit on Tuesday, May 9.

The 10 a.m. to noon event will be held at the MWRTA Central Hub 15 Blandin Avenue in Framingham.

This year’s keynote speaker with be Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan. Ryan regularly works with Senior Centers and Councils on Aging to provide tips for protection from scams, cyber fraud and increasingly the issues with the opioid epidemic. Ryan has developed a resource program for grandparents raising grandchildren affected by the opioid epidemic.

Also featured speakers will be Rachel Fitchenbaum, Manager of Grant Manager Programs and Mobility Management, speaking about mobility programs being currently worked on by the Commonwealth.

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Along with, Sergeant Nulty of the Sherborn Police department and his Facility Dog “West”. Facility dogs are expertly trained dogs who partner with a facilitator and work in a health care, visitation or education setting.

The MWRTA will also be discussing the new Fares Roll Out that begins Monday May, 1, 2023, Demand Response, Dial A Ride, COA Bus programs, Catch Connect and the new SMART grant the MWRTA has received.

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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.