Framingham’s Historic Village Hall will close in mid-February for renovations. We plan to reopen by the end of 2018 as a fully accessible facility.
October 11, 2017 Dear friends: As a part of our Framingham History Center community, you recognize the value of our local heritage and culture. For that reason, we hope to enlist your support for our neighbor, Danforth Art Museum/School. We need your help to ensure that this exceptional cultural organization stays in Framingham. A critical […]
Junior troops will explore laws that affect us everyday, speak with special guest visitors Senator Karen Spilka and Framingham Town Historian Fred Wallace, and take action in government yourself – all at Framingham’s first town hall! Date: December 7th – 2:00 PM at the Historic Village Hall Price: $10 per Girl Scout, free for adults […]
By Clare O’Connor, 2017 Tom Desilets Memorial Intern August 9, 2017 As my time at the Framingham History Center dwindles down to only a few days, my thoughts pertaining to this summer are marked by self-growth and learning a lot about what I like to do, what I can do, and what I want to […]
By Clare O’Connor, Tom Desilets Memorial Intern 2017 The Summertime on the Centre Common series, put on by the Framingham History Center and sponsored by Eastern Bank, has a great variety of programs for various ages to enjoy. Last week’s performance broke the mold a bit, as Judith Kalaora, founder of History at Play, masterfully told […]
By Clare O’Connor, Tom Desilets Memorial Intern 2017 Hello! My name is Clare O’Connor, and I am the Framingham History Center’s Tom Desilets Memorial intern for the summer of 2017. I am about seven weeks into my internship, with only about three weeks left to go. Laura Stagliola, the Museum Assistant/Education Coordinator and I both realized […]
On December 31st of this year, 2017, the era of government by town meeting will come to an end in Framingham. Since our incorporation more than three hundred years ago we have conducted our business in this manner, often called the “purest form of democracy”. Reaction to becoming a city has been mixed. It has […]