Monday, May 13, 2013
The brainchild of Town Meeting member Herb Chasan, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the new free after school program at the Framingham Housing Authority on Pusan Road.
This week, children who live at the Framingham Housing Authority apartments on Pusan Road, and soon children at Pelham Apartments and Cochituate Cooperative Homes will have a free, 5-day a week after school programming. A ribbon cutting ceremony, with officials and community leaders, was held last week to mark the grand opening of the Hoops & Homework program, the branchild of Town Meeting member Herb Chasan. Town Meeting approved spending $81,000 for the program which is being run by the South Middlesex Opportunity Council, the organization to submit a bid to operate the program. At the ribbon cutting ceremony, officials, including Selectmen Chair Dennis Giombetti, praised Chasan for his idea and his determination to make it a reality for…
Monday, August 27, 2012
Families at the newly-renovated Musterfields at Concord Place cooled off this summer with a spray park.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Families at the newly-renovated Musterfields at Concord Place cooled off this summer with a new spray park. The development, run by the Framingham Housing Authority, was recently remodeled. The $30-plus million Musterfields at Concord Place redevelopment project gutted and modernized 110 apartments in the neighborhood near the courthouse. The project renovated nine buildings, originally built for soldiers returning from World War II. The multi-million dollar project when completed also included a new playground and a spray park. The project was funded by a mixed-financing package, that involves public money and private investment. Families who live in the 110 apartments pay from about $100 to $1,100 a month in rent, depending on their …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Tuesday was the 29th Annual National Night Out and Framingham celebrated in three locations.
Galvani Field was transformed into a giant block party Tuesday night as part of the 29th Annual National Night Out celebration in Framingham. There were also events at the Pelham Street Apartments and Apple Street playground. Residents were treated to a free BBQ, featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob and watermelon. For dessert, an ice cream truck pulled up and everyone could pick their favorites treat to cool off with. There was face painting, a show by Animal Adventures and pony rides for kids. Members of the Framingham Auxiliary Police fingerprinted kids for parents. Residents and families mingled and had a great evening. A few children climbed on Framingham firetrucks and toured Massachusetts State Police and Framingham …