5 Things You Need To Know Today: March 18
TWPTO Candidates Forum tonight, sexual incident reported on Framingham State University campus, Sen. Warren visits Framingham, Danny O'Connor marches in South Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade all featured 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 Town-Wide PTO will host a candidates forum at Framingham High School’s small auditorium (room H100) from 7-9 tonight. The town's election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9. The forum will include School Committee incumbent Heather Connolly and Town Meeting Member Eric Silverman running for the two seats on the Framingham School Committee.
Also at the forum, will be the four candidates seating election to the two Framingham Planning Board Seats: incumbents Sue Bernstein and Andrea Carr-Evans, Town Meeting Member, Victor Ortiz and former building commissioner, Lewis Colton.
Selectman incumbent, Charlie Sisitsky and School Committee member Mike Bower, Moderator candidate Teri Banerjee, all running unopposed will be present. The event is free and open to the public.
2. A female Framingham State University employee reported to Framingham State University Police that a male Framingham State University student, who resides on campus, has been exposing himself to her. Police removed the male resient students from campus and are still investigating.
3. Wickford Road Bridge will be closed today. Detours will be in effect through "the end of calendar year 2013." To learn more, click here. A map of the detour is attached to this column.
4. Sen. Elizabeth Warren met with disability advocates and service providers in Framingham on Friday afternoon at 1671 Worcester Rd. Thanks to Jamey Fountain for providing Framingham Patch with more than 30 photos. Click here to view the slideshow.
5. Yesterday, was the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston. Participating in the parade from boxer Danny O'Connor of Framingham.