Friday, December 7, 2012
Thursday was the opening of Framingham's first Winter Farmers Market at First Parish Church hall.
Thursday was the opening of Framingham's first Winter Farmers Market at First Parish Church hall. Students from the preschool downstairs took the opportunity to explore and discover new things. Pictured is Framingham Centre Nursery School student Sadie Olin, 4, checking out a live lobster, which she told the other preschoolers was not scary to touch as his claws were taped. Shoppers were picking up fresh fish - haddock and cod were sold out by 1 p.m. - bread, scones, jams, jellies, vegetables and holiday greens and wreaths. The winter farmers market, managed by Jackie Meninno, will be open the first Thursday monthly at the church's hall.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Framingham Town Manager Bob Halpin says he is "very dissatisfied" that NSTAR did not meet its deadline to restore all customers with power and its is "unforgivable" what is happening on McAdams Road.
UPDATED 4:10 p.m. McAdams Road residents now have power and soon heat, as NSTAR was making the final connection for a home at 3:50 p.m. Friday, as Framingham Town Manager Bob Halpin watched the crews work. He said they had cleaned up the wires and the mess, and was connecting the final home on the street. Halpin called Framingham Patch to report that the McAdams road sitiation, which he called "Unforgivable" earlier today had finally been fixed; but he reiterated he was still not happy with NSTAR's efforts, specifically with that road. Framingham Patch is also happy to report that Tastings Caterers had power restored just before 4 p.m. too Halpin said residents in the 900 range of Grove Street also had their power restored, after having …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
NSTAR at 1:30 a.m. Thursday, said 461 customers were without power; and told Framingham's Town manager everyone should have power restored by the end of the day.
UPDATED 5:15 p.m. Framingham Centre Nursery School has power and will re-open Friday. *** At noon, NSTAR reporting 234 customers in Framingham without power or less than 1%. *** At 8 a.m., NSTAR had the numbers of customers without power down to 403. *** NSTAR restored power to more than 1,000 customers on Wednesday, but as of 1:30 a.m. Thursday, 461 customers were still without power or 2% of the community. The 2% without power is down from a high of 22% at 11 p.m. on Monday. NSTAR reports it has 29,674 customers in the Town of Framingham. Two of those 2% are First Parish in Framingham Unitarian Universalist Church and Framingham Centre Nursery School. During the height of the storm, a very large tree branch fell on the parish kitchen. …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Framingham Centre Nursery School Director Kay Byram has retired after 15 years; the school established a scholarship in her name for its Ready, Set, Go Kindergarten Summer class.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Kay Byram the Executive Director of Framingham Centre Nursery School has retired after 15 years. Over her tenure at the school, she touched so many families' lives. Her commitment and dedication to Framingham Centre has played an important role in the success of this organization. Her willingness to go beyond her expected duties and to always be there for the families in their time of need made her an invaluable asset to the school. Her experience and expertise will be greatly missed. She joined the nursery school in 1997 and continued to grow and enhance a program that was first established in 1963. Under her guidance highly qualified staff was hired and retained. The NAEYC Accreditation is a testament to the quality of the preschool …