Framingham Town Veterans Services 150 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 The Framingham Town Veterans Services office is located in Room B7 in the Memorial Building (Framingham Town…More Hall). The department is run by Director Peter Harvell. It assists local veterans and their families on benefits and programs available to them, including housing, medical and education. The office also helps veterans with tax exemptions, home loans, counseling and job training.
Framingham Town Hall: Memorial Building 150 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 Framingham Town Hall is known as the Memorial Building. It houses town offices, including those of the town manager,…More town clerk, tax collector, assessors, Board of Health, Planning Board, chief financial officer and more. Inside the Memorial Building is also Nevins Hall. The staircase outside plays host to the town's annual holiday celebration, including a Christmas tree and Santa Claus. The main foyer of the Memorial Building is dedicated to Framingham veterans.
Congressman Edward Markey's Regional Office 411 Union Ave, Framingham, MA01702 Congressman Edward Markey has two regional offices in his district, one in Medford and one on Route 126 in downtown…More Framingham. Framingham residents may contact the Congressman via phone, e-mail or visit him at his Concord Street Office in Framingham. Office staff can help constituents with issues related to federal agencies, like Social Security, immigration, or veteran's issues. Office staff can help Framingham residents with service academy nominations, flag requests, and with scheduling visits to the district and to Washington, D.C. If a Framingham resident has a question on legislation or general federal policy, it is recommended they contact the Congressman's Washington, D.C. office. Markey, a Democrat, represents the 7th district of Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives. He has served Framingham, and the rest of the district, since 1976.
Maintained by the Framingham Parks & Recreation Department, Cushing Memorial Park sits on the former site of a…More hospital for troops injured in World War II.
Originally named Tercentennial Park, the Park was renamed in 2007 after the hospital, which had been named for Dr. Harvey Cushing, a famed neurosurgeon. Parks and Recreation Department employee Linda Libby successfully petitioned to rename the park.
The park hosted Framingham High graduation ceremonies in 2010, as Bowditch was under construction.
It is a popular park for walking or cycling. Helmets are required for all children under age 16. There are several picnic tables and the park is used often for family gatherings.
Located on the grounds of the Park is Cushing Memorial Chapel. Dedicated in 1943, the chapel is one of the few buildings that remain of the former Cushing General Hospital Complex.
The town hosts special services at the chapel on Veteran's Day.
The chapel is available for rental for private services, ceremonies and weddings. The Framingham Garden Club has planted several trees around the Memorial Chapel.
Also on the grounds of Cushing Park is the September 11th Living Memorial to the 17 individuals with ties to Framingham who died on Sept. 11, 2001.
Dogs are permitted but must be on leash at all times.
Residents may adopt a birdhouse at the park.
The Framingham Parks and Recreation Department is on Phase 3 of the Master Plan of the Park. Currently, there is construction on the Winter Street side.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at the corner of Main and Maple streets. An active Church, it is under the…More spiritual direction of the Rev. Julie Carson, Rector.
Services are Sundays at 8am and 10am, religious education is available for adults and children at 9am and child care is provided for the 10 am service. The Church averages about 125 parishioners per week.
The Church has a Middle school and High school youth group program, community dinners, newcomers dinner, and more.
Church members participate in outreach program in Framingham including the Carlyle House Nursing Home, Miracle Soup Kitchen at Salvation Army, South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Veterans Outreach Center, and many others.
The Church also makes itself available to outside groups including AWOL, Veterans Acupuncture, Gateway Camera Club, and the Town of Framingham Garden Club.
Gold Star India Restaurant 341 Cochituate Rd, Framingham, MA01701 Located in the mini "restaurant row" between Routes 9 and 30, Gold Star India is a veteran in the relatively new Indian…More restaurant scene around town. Gold Star serves up traditional Indian favorites such as samosas and pekoras as appetizers, chicken, lamb, beef, seafood and vegetarian entrees, as well as several varieties of naan bread. It offers a lunch buffet every day but Monday.
Located in the Lincoln Medical Building, this clinic was established in 1998 t0 offer primary care, mental health…More care and blood lab services to veterans. It is a division of the VA Boston Healthcare System, which has other locations, in Worcrester, Lowell, Brockton and greater Boston.
Contact the telephone advice line if you need medical advice, have a question about your medication or need to schedule a non-urgent appointment: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4pm; within Boston metro area, 617-323-7700; outside the Boston calling area, toll-free 800-865-3384.