Framingham Public Works 150 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 The Framingham Public Works Department has several offices in town. One is located in room 213 inside the Memorial…More Building (Framingham Town Hall) in downtown Framingham.The Division of Public Works has several departments, including highway, water, sewer, engineering, solid waste management, wastewater, and recycling. The department is under the direction of Peter Sellers.The Highway Department is responsible for the maintaining and repairing the roads and sidewalks in town. The department is also responsible for plowing and treating, in winter, 550 lane miles of public roads, 38 municipal and school parking facilities, and 115 miles of sidewalks and public pathways.
Framingham Public Works: Water and Sewer Department 100 Western Ave, Framingham, MA01702 The Water and Sewer Departments fall under the Public Works Department. Under the direction of David Brunell, the…More Water and Sewer Departments are located at 100 Western Avenue in Framingham, near the state correctional facility. The Water Department is responsible for 17,000 residential and commercial accounts that demand on average eight million gallons of water, that is purchased from the MWRA (Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.) The department also oversees 2,000 hydrants, 22,000 meters, four pumping stations, two booster stations and six above-ground water storage tanks. The Sewer Department is responsible for collecting and transporting about 10 million gallons of sewerage daily. The Department oversees 17,000 residential and commercial accounts, works with the MWRA, and maintains more than 200 miles of mains, 51 pumping stations and more than 6,500 manholes.
Walgreens 15 School St, Framingham, MA01701 This Walgreens is located on Water Street near the corner of Concord Street. It is a drugstore that's stocked with…More health and beauty products, greeting cards, groceries and more. There is a full-service pharmacy with a drive-through window and a film processing department where you can also print your own photos from a memory card.
Learneds Pond is one of three public beaches maintained and staffed by the Framingham Parks and Recreation…More Department.
It is a seasonal beach opened from late June to mid-August. It is staffed by trained lifeguards.
Swimming is allowed in designated areas only. No diving is permitted. Adults and children may jump feet first off the docks. Children must be supervised and toilet trained. Children not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.
Use of flotation devices, masks, and fins is prohibited, but swim goggles are allowed. No balls are allowed in the water, but diving sticks are permitted. Feeding of the ducks is prohibited.
Children enjoy observing the fish and tadpoles in the Pond. Fishing is prohibited. Children also enjoy building sandcastles along the shore.
Cookouts are prohibited, but picnics are allowed. The ice cream trucks visit multiple times a day.
Day passes & seasonal tags are available for residents & non-residents. For the 2010 season, day passes for residents were $3, and $6 for non-residents. Seasonal tags are available for individuals & families and for residents & non-residents. Individual resident tags for 2010 were $15 and $40 for a family of 6 or less.
The Recreation Department requires groups of 10 or more to apply for a group permit to use the beach; this includes children's birthday parties.