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1. Framingham Selectmen gave approval for a Framingham Beer Works to open in the former Bugaboo Creek Restaurant. The building is undergoing renovations and is expected to open in late 2012. Selectmen were asked to approve an all-alcohol and restaurant license for Slesar Bros. Brewing Company
2. Framingham State Rep. Tom Sannicandro is holding an event on controlling health care costs at Ashland Town Hall from 6-7:30 p.m Panelists include Steve Walsh, chair of Health Care Financing and author of the landmark 2012 Cost Containment Health Care bill, Assistant Attorney General Karen Tseng and MassCare Director Ben Day, a supporter of single-payer health insurance. Following the panelists will be a Q&A. The public is invited to this free event.
3. McDonald's in Framingham is holding a hiring day today between 3 and 5 p.m. For additional details, click here.
4. Learn how assistive technology can help you child at the first Framingham Special Education Parents Advisory Council meeting Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the King Building. Aaron Shute, an assistive technology consultant with Saltillo Corp, will be the guest speaker at the F-SEPAC meeting. He will be talking about personal communication devices and answering questions. This will be a casual and interactive evening with ample hands-on time with the devices.