- , 20 Nixon Rd in North Framingham will again stage its Halloween celebration. An entertainment license, for hayrides and live music, was granted by the Selectmen. Hanson’s Farm has conducted a celebration of the Halloween season for years. Activities include a haunted house tour, hayrides through the fields where actors put on sometimes scary skits for the hay wagon riders, and sales of seasonal fruits and farm products.
- Town Manager Julian Suso further reported the Department will sponsor a Prescription Drug Disposal Day, Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the police building. Further details were not available.
- Framingham Selectmen approved a petition by NSTAR for a 700-foot gas main on Willis Street that will run from Arthur Street to 27 Willis St.
- The was granted an access agreement to property at 193 Eaton Rd. DPW sought access to the parcel, which includes an existing sewer easement, in order to conduct test borings of the soil in anticipation of building a replacement pumping station. DPW plans to relocate the Chalis pumping station on Hemenway Road to the edge of the Eaton Road cul-de-sac.
- Public Works submitted an application for plan review of a policy for out-of-town sewer connections. The policy plan would allow the town’s engineering department to consult with Public Works and the Board of Health of the neighboring town where the proposed connection originates. If the town’s engineering division believes there sound reasons for an out-of-town connection, Public Works will bring the application before the Board of Selectmen before granting approval. Selectmen approved the first reading and asked that water connections be included in the second reading.
- A reading of an amended Nevins Hall Rental Policy revealed that alcohol will no longer be allowed in Municipal Hall. Struck from the policy was language that would allow alcohol for certain situations. The section of the policy that pertains to alcohol now reads in part, “Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in the Memorial Building, including Nevins Hall.”
- Marie Cosma and Wendy Nollman were named to the Cultural Council. The Cultural Council still has 18 vacancies on its board.
- Sandra Marder was named to the Historic District Commission. Two vacancies still remain on that commission.