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    Thursday, June 13, 2019
    BOSTON - On Thursday, June 13, Governor Charlie Baker announced a $140,000 grant award to support the MetroWest Scholars Early-Start program at Framingham and Milford high schools. The program aims to reach low-income and underrepresented students and families starting in 8th grade, by exposing them to in-demand professional fields and career pathways, including business, sociology/criminology, ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Political
    Wednesday, June 05, 2019
    James Casey of Natick, a student veteran and honors student, graduating from MassBay Community College, has been accepted to Harvard University. He explains his acceptance into Harvard University “as being a total long shot.” He added, “I knew I had a solid GPA, but it’s Harvard, and it’s very competitive. I worked really hard to be a good student, but I didn’t think I would be this successful. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Saturday, May 25, 2019
    Last year, the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFMLA) was enacted by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Baker.  The Act establishes a system for paid family leave of up to 12 weeks to care for a family member, and up to 20 weeks for your own illness.  The tax that pays for the leave begins in 2019, and leave itself will be available beginning in 2021.  Earlier this month, the new ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Saturday, May 25, 2019
    Downtown investments are proven producers of economic growth, locally and regionally. The City of Framingham is seeking donations and pledges from local businesses and residents to turn a tired gravel parking lot into a much-needed urban neighborhood park in a high-impact location, just one block south of Irving Square in Downtown. Think of walkable space for passive recreation, farmers’ markets, ...read more
    Categories: Community