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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

What's new at Patch, and what's coming.

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One 'Dollar Store' Chain Purchases Its Competitor

One 'Dollar Store' Chain Purchases Its Competitor

Two large "dollar store" chains will soon be under the same ownership after a purchase announced on Monday, July 28.
Half-price lasagna at Buca di Beppo

Half-price lasagna at Buca di Beppo

Lasagna lovers, this deal is for you!

Events at the Callahan Center

Creative Straw Hat Craft (Thursday, August 7th at 10:00 a.m.) and Basic Legal Information (Thursday, August 14th at 10:30 a.m.)
Endless Appetizers for $10 at TGI Friday’s

Endless Appetizers for $10 at TGI Friday’s

Fill up on some yummy apps.
Heavy Rains Shut Down Route 9 at Route 126 in Framingham

Heavy Rains Shut Down Route 9 at Route 126 in Framingham

Route 9 was closed at Route 126 in Framingham and at Route 27 in Natick for a portion of Monday morning, July 28.
Framingham Wins Mile Swim; Takes 10th Title in 11 Years

Framingham Wins Mile Swim; Takes 10th Title in 11 Years

Framingham's swim team won the annual James E. Ehrlich Mile Swim Friday afternoon at Dug Pond in Natick.
5 Things You Need To Know Today: July 28

5 Things You Need To Know Today: July 28

FINALLY! The Wickford Bridge opens today!
Framingham Youth Football & Cheer Practice Starts Monday

Framingham Youth Football & Cheer Practice Starts Monday

Registration for Framingham Youth Football & Cheer will remain open through Saturday, Aug. 2. Some squads are full.
SLIDESHOW: JC & Enfusion Bring Soul to Framingham Summer Concert Series

SLIDESHOW: JC & Enfusion Bring Soul to Framingham Summer Concert Series

JC & Enfusion Brought Soul to the Framingham Parks & Recreation Summer Concert Series Friday night.
Thunderstorms, Localized Flash Flooding Possible on Sunday and Monday

Thunderstorms, Localized Flash Flooding Possible on Sunday and Monday

The National Weather Service said the storms could produce strong winds and torrential rainfall.
Framingham Student Named to Dean’s List at Bates

Framingham Student Named to Dean’s List at Bates

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts.
OSHA Investigating Death of Construction Worker at Framingham State

OSHA Investigating Death of Construction Worker at Framingham State

OSHA, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, opened an inspection yesterday, July 24, on the death of a construction worker, after being notified by his employer Barr and Ba
SLIDESHOW: MW Visitors Bureau Open House at Garden in The Woods

SLIDESHOW: MW Visitors Bureau Open House at Garden in The Woods

The MetroWest Visitors Bureau held an open house Thursday afternoon at Garden in the Woods in Framingham.
Do You Wanna Get Your Car Washed?

Do You Wanna Get Your Car Washed?

The Lutheran Church of Framingham will hold a car wash Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help raise funds for a trip to a conference in Detroit.
Wickford Bridge Grand Opening Ceremony Monday

Wickford Bridge Grand Opening Ceremony Monday

The Central Street Bridge will now soon close, as MassDOT begins a scheduled 14-month repair project.

Recycle that Dunkin' Donuts Cup at Styrofoam Recycling Event Saturday

Grace Church and ReFoamIt are holding a Styrofoam recycling event tomorrow, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SLIDESHOW: Framingham Frogs Leap Over Natick To Remain Undefeated

SLIDESHOW: Framingham Frogs Leap Over Natick To Remain Undefeated

The Framingham Parks & Recreation swim team is now 7-0 on the season, with a victory over Natick.
5 Things You Need To Know Today: July 25

5 Things You Need To Know Today: July 25

Danforth Museum, R&B on the Common, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, free attractions and free wi-fi on the MBTA commuter rail all featured in today's column.
House Passes Legislation to Promote Public Safety, Protect Access to Reproductive Care

House Passes Legislation to Promote Public Safety, Protect Access to Reproductive Care

The bill does not create a new buffer zone but instead authorizes law enforcement officials to issue a withdrawal order to someone blocking access to a facility entrance or driveway.