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August 4, 2016

Will Taxes Increase if Framingham Becomes a City?

We’ve seen this question asked several times over the last few days. According to the Department of Revenue, we’re 4th highest in commercial property tax and 98th highest in residential property tax. This is out of 351 cities and towns. Looking at the list of those higher than us, 84 of those communities have a town meeting form of government.  …

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July 19, 2016

A Major Step Forward

Last night the Charter Commission took a major step forward in crafting a government that works for all of us. The Charter Commission is considering replacing our current form of government with a 13 member council, made up of district and at-large councilors. On Monday they voted to open a 20 day period for Framingham residents to express their thoughts …

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May 10, 2016

Our Survey Results

By Mary Kate Feeney Last night I shared the results of our online survey with the Charter Commission at their public hearing. Now, I want to share the results with you. The results are available on our website. Thank you to those who took the survey. You spoke loudly in this survey – and the election. It is our hope the Charter …

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