5 Things You Need To Know Today: Sept. 10
Money management workshop, why the flag will be half-staff today, 9/11 ceremony, Fetherston fundraiser and Special Town Meeting tonight 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. There will be a ceremony tomorrow to mark the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11th at Cushing Memorial Park at 5:30 p.m. There will be a reading of the names of 17 individuals with ties to Framingham who died on Sept. 11, 2001 -- Christine Barbuto, Neilie Casey, Tara Shea Creamer, Linda George, Lisa Fenn Gordenstein, Paige Farley-Hackel, Todd Hill, Herb Homer, Robin Kaplan, Barbara Keating, Judy Larocque, Susan Mackay, Laura Lee Morabito, Charlie Murphy, Darin Pontell, Meta Fuller Walker and John J. Wenckus. The public is invited to the 30-minute ceremony. For additional details, click here.
2. A Special Town Meeting has been called for tonight at 7:30 in Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building. Eighty Town Meeting members are needed to hold the meeting. If 80 attend, the first order of business will be to elect a temporary moderator, to replace Ed Noonan who died in June. On the warrant is two articles, submitted via citizen petitions by Framingham resident Steven Hakar. For additional information, click here.
3. The Callahan Senior Center will hold a money management workshop at 1 p.m. today.
4. Jon Fetherston, a Republican challenger for state representative for the seat currently held by Democrat Tom Sannicandro is holding a fundraiser tonight at The $00 Restaurant from 5-7 p.m. Massachusetts Minority Leader Brad Jones is expected to attend. Suggested donation is $25. Food and drink. Interested in attending, please email Fetherston4Rep@gmail.com. The winner in the November election would represent Ashland, where both candidates reside, and precincts 8, 13, 14, 16, 17, and 18 in Framingham.
5. Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset today, Sept. 10 in honor of U.S. Army Sgt. Tyrone A. Hines, of Boston who died Sept. 4, 2012.