Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Soon, Framingham Patch will have a brand new design and a whole new way to connect.
Hi, everyone! I have some exciting news to share about Patch – we’re getting a whole new look! It’s coming soon and it’s going to make Framingham Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share. The best part? You’ll be able to see it all on your mobile phone! Here’s what you need to know: You’ll see all of this (and more) on Patch real soon. For a sneak peek, check out Fairfield Patch. Questions? Please email Framingham Editor Susan Scully Petroni, Susan.Petroni@Patch.com. As always, thanks for being part of the Framingham Patch community.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your high school or youth sports teams are highlighted on Framingham Patch this season.
Spring sports at Framingham High School will begin play this month, with many teams looking to build on their success in 2012. Around Framingham, youth sports are also underway and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights from this spring with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to show their team spirit on Framingham Patch. News about any team -- high school, college, youth sports teams, recreational leagues, etc. – is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team this fall: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches…
Saturday, December 1, 2012
It's a very busy Saturday in Framingham this first day of December. It's Framingham Patch's second birthday and there are so many holiday events we did a few more than 5 things today!
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. Happy Birthday to Framingham Patch! It was 2 years ago on Dec. 1. 2010 that we launched Framingham Patch. Today, we have published more than 6,000 articles, have 1,766 fans on Framingham Patch Facebook and 899 Twitter followers. We'd love to be at 2,000 Facebook fans and 1,000 Twitter followers by the end of 2012. Please tell your friends and family all about us! We have thousands of newsletters subscribers and you wouldn't believe how many people from Framingham (and MetroWest) visit our site each month. We truly appreciate the support! In the comments, feel free to tell us your favorite …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Did you know Patch has a jobs section?
Friday, October 26, 2012
With the Nov. 6 election less than two weeks away, we are re-publishing our election policy.
Framingham Patch will cover the November election, but will not be endorsing any candidate. Framingham Patch is a community site. We encourage participation. Candidates may join the conversation, but with a few rules. Candidates and their campaigns may blog through Oct. 30 on Framingham Patch. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Letters to the editor will be accepted during the campaign period from candidates. Letters must be signed and include a phone number and e-mail address for verification. Letters must be 350 words or less. No more than one letter to the editor, per candidate, per week. Letter writers may only write about a specific issue up to three times, during the election period. The last day letters to the editor will be accepted is …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Print coupons, find food deals and email lists to yourself and friends using Patch's new feature.
Patch announced its launch this week of the Grocery Specials section. Grocery Specials allows readers to browse local grocery coupons and weekly specials. Similar to the weekly circulars found in print newspapers by each local retailer, the Grocery Specials section has hundreds of retailers’ specials in one place. This section uses a third-party (Grocery Server) to deliver local grocery data. Reader benefits: How to Access Grocery Specials from Needham Patch: Looking for more information, updates and photos from Framingham Patch? Follow us on Twitter, "like" us on Facebook or sign up for our email newsletters.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Bookmark this page when you're wondering how to post an event, announcement or blog to Framingham Patch.
Would you like to post events, announcements and blogs to Framingham Patch? Keep this article handy each time there is something you'd like to share with our community. To post events to the site for free: navigate to the Events page and click “Add an Event” on the right side of the page. Tell us all the details about your upcoming event, then click “post my event” at the bottom of the page. That puts the event directly on our calendar. The end result is the same as if a Patch staffer had posted it for you. The only difference is, when you post it, it goes up right away. If you send it to us, you might have to wait until we're done reporting on the School Committee meeting, photographing an event, meeting with community members, or …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
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Here are a handful of ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Framingham Patch.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Fall sports will soon be kicking into high gear and Framingham Patch wants to help you share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to share their team spirit on Framingham Patch. With three high schools - Framingham High, Keefe Technical and Marian - in town it is hard to be at all the games. We love to have news about the Rams at Framingham State University too! We welcome news about any team, from the youth programs, including Framingham United Soccer Club, to the recreation leagues to the high schools. Here's how you can share news about your sports team: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Looking to get involved? We put together a beginner's guide to getting into Twitter.
We love to Tweet at Framingham Patch. In fact, since we launched in Dec. 2010, we have tweeted more than 4,750 times. We have 750 followers on Twitter at https://twitter.com/FraminghamPatch. I know there are some tweeters in the 'ham, but we also know Tweeting is new to many of you. We’ve put together a list of tips from us and around the web to help you use the social media tool to expand your horizons. 1. The first step in getting in to twitter is creating a handle (name). When you’re creating a twitter account for yourself you can use parts of you name. For example, if Framingham Parks & Recreation was looking to get on twitter they could use a name like @Framparksrec or @FraminghamParks. They would want to avoid a name like @FPR …