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Framingham, Massachusetts

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Framingham is a city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It had been a town government for many years until the townspeople voted to make it a city.


The city was established in the 1700's.

Arts & Culture[edit]

Framingham offers a variety of arts and culture from an art museum to a performing arts center. There are also many outdoor parks and walking trails for outdoor activities and exercise. See Recreation below.

  • ATAC: Downtown Arts & Music
  • Danforth Museum
  • Framingham Artists Guild, Inc.
  • Performing Arts Center Metrowest



Public Schools

Framingham has a public school system.

Post-Secondary Education

Framingham State University (formerly Framingham State College).

Mass Bay Community College also has some of its campus located in Framingham. The remainder of its campus is in Ashland and Wellesley, Massachusetts.


Healthcare is provided by Metro West Medical Center (formerly Framingham Union Hospital).



  • Boston Globe, The
  • Framingham Source
  • Gatepost, The
  • The Metro West Daily News


  • Decades Best Radio; Established in 2023, it is an independently-owned, digital radio station serving the community of Framingham and the surrounding Metro West area.


Framingham has its own public access television station.

Notable People[edit]

  • Alexander Rice Esty, 19th Century Architect
  • Amy Leventer, Marine Biologist & Researcher
  • Anthony Barbieri, Comedy Writer
  • Crispus Attucks
  • Daniel Belknap, 18th Century Composer
  • Dave Amato, Musician
  • David Hayes, 20th & 21st Century Music Director
  • Deborah D. Blumer
  • Edward Lewis Sturtevant, Botanist & Author
  • Ezra Ames, 18th & 19th Century Portrait Painter
  • Gordon Mumma, Composer
  • Mary Beth Cahill
  • Nancy Travis, Actress
  • James Yocom, Radio Station Owner (Decades Best Radio)
  • John Nixon, American Revolutionary Army General
  • Josephine Collins
  • Jack Patrick Lewis
  • Michael J. Clouse, Songwriter & Music Producer
  • Peter Salem, Revolutionary War Soldier
  • Richard W. Higgins, USAF Pilot
  • Rob Urbinati, Stage Director & Playwright
  • William A Rice, Roman Catholic Bishop in Belize
  • Yvonne Spicer



There are many parks & outdoor facilities within the city limits of Framingham including:

  • Callahan Park
  • Cochituate Rail Trail, The
  • Cushing Memorial Park
  • Farm Pond
  • Garden In The Woods



The closest airport is Boston's Logan International airport. This airport is approximately 23.7 miles away. The second closest airport is 31.2 miles away located in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts. The third closest airport is located in Providence, Rhode Island at 55.4 miles away.