5 Things You Need To Know Today: Feb. 1.
Milford Superintendent Robert Tremblay will be in town interviewing to be the new Framingham Superintendent of Schools; parent and community Q&A forum starts at Cameron Middle at 5 p.m.
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1.The second of three finalists for Framingham Public Schools Superintendent will be in town today. Milford Superintendent Robert Tremblay will tour a couple of the schools today, meet with town leaders and school employees. At 5 p.m., he will be made available to parents and the community at an hour-long Q&A forum at Cameron Middle School. At 7:30 p.m. he will be publicly interviewed by the Framingham School Committee for about 2-hours. Following the public interview at the King Building, there will be a small reception.
The third finalist Dracut Superintendent of Schools Stacy Scott will have the same schedule tomorrow, Feb. 2. On Monday, finalist William Hart, the assistant superintendent of schools at Pentucket Regional was interviewed. Read the live blog of the School Committee interview, here. The School Committee plans to hire a new school leader on Monday, Feb. 13.
2. Framingham Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire at 48 Waushakum St. Firefighters from Framingham, Southborough, Natick and Ashland battled the 2-alarm blaze Monday night, which began around 6 p.m. At one point, firefighters were ordered out of the building, worried the structure could collapse. The three-story building, containing four apartments, is listed as owned by Jose Batista Pereira of Somerville.
3. This is Catholic Schools Week. St. Bridget School is holding its curriculum fair from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., followed by an Amazing Hero Art assembly.
4. In an effort to promote safety and help prevent workplace violence incidents from occurring, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone is hosting a Workplace Violence Prevention Program for members of Framingham Community Partners this afternoon.
5. Framingham's Barbara Larson, a favorite at the Amazing Things Cabaret Show, brings her comedic side to the Amazing Open Comedy Mique Show with a 30-plus minute feature showcasing the funnier side of cabaret. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $6.