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1.The second of three finalists for Framingham Public Schools Superintendent will be in town today.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 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 , there will be a small reception.
On Monday, finalist William Hart, the assistant superintendent of schools at Pentucket Regional was interviewed. The School Committee plans to hire a new school leader on Monday, Feb. 13.
2. is investigating the cause of the 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. 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, is hosting a Workplace Violence Prevention Program for members of Framingham Community Partners this afternoon.
5. Framingham's , a favorite at the Amazing Things Cabaret Show, brings her comedic side to the with a 30-plus minute feature showcasing the funnier side of cabaret. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $6.