5 Things You Need To Know Today: Jan. 29
Framingham voters will go to the polls twice in April, popular local restaurant to be featured on television show, Selectmen meeting tonight, Kindergarten Expo and more in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation.
1. Framingham Patch is hearing that our winner of best breakfast title -- J&M Diner will be visited this week by a television crew. The TV show Phantom Gourmet plans to feature the diner on an upcoming show. (My personal favorites at J&M Diner are French Toast with Banana Caramel Crunch and the Caramel Apple Pancakes.)
2. Framingham voters will head to the polls twice in April. The town election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9; but now the Secretary of State has scheduled a primary election on Tuesday, April 30 with a special election on Tuesday, June 25 to fill the senate seat, expected to be vacated by Sen. John Kerry, when he is appointed U.S. Secretary of State.
Annual Town Meeting was scheduled to start on April 30, and now will need to be postponed. Check Framingham Patch for updates on this.
3. Framingham Public Schools will hold a Kindergarten Expo tonight at 6:30 at Fuller Middle School. The event will begin with a welcome from Superintendent of Schools Stacy Scott, followed by a presentation for all parents about the registration process and kindergarten experience. Afterwards, parents can meet with elementary school principals, various school department personnel and
before/after school care providers. Unlike previous years, teachers are not expected to attend the expo. Read here for more information.
4. Framingham Selectmen are scheduled to meet tonight at 7 in the Memorial Building. On the agenda is a discussion of the capital budget and a review of the Edgell Road restoration plan.
5. Framingham High gymnastics team has a meet against Natick tonight at 7.