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1. Framingham High School's Drama Company will stage Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on Nov. 16 & 17. Tickets go one sale today at 9 a.m. There are more than 100 Framingham students in the production, including about 50 elementary school students. With only two performances currently scheduled, it's may sell out quickly. Tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com. $13 for adults, $10 for children under 12. All tickets will be $18 at the door.
2. At Monday night's Framingham School Committee,
“We believe we have a strong relationship with the town and we both share some significant unmet needs,” said Scott. “Money from the state is typically allocated 60-40 and I know the town will do the best it can.”
Scott further said it was too early in the process to be specific about where any additional funding would go but did indicate that he believes the bulk of the state funds coming to the schools should go to the teachers in the form of salaries, training and professional development. The School Committee will prepare a presentation on its specific needs for the Special Town Meeting, which convenes in mid-October.
3. Brophy Elementary School recently celebrated its summer reading program with a recognition assembly for students. The event follows a new innovative summer reading program by staff.
4. Today is National Voters Registration Day. Have you registered to vote in the November election?
5. Framingham Selectmen will not meet tonight due to the Jewish holiday. They have decided to meet on Thursday, following a state public hearing on downtown traffic at 7 p.m.
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