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Framingham State University announces its new preident

Dec. 24, 2021 09:59 AM EST

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — An administrator with a commitment to educational and social equity has been selected as the next president of Framingham State University, the Massachusetts school's trustees said. Nancy Niemi will take over as the school's eighth president on July 1...

Trooper, apparently sleeping in cruiser, under investigation

Dec. 01, 2021 14:44 PM EST

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a video was posted on social media recently that shows a uniformed trooper apparently sleeping in his marked cruiser. “Last week we became aware of the video, which appears to show conduct...

3 finalists selected for next president of Framingham State

Dec. 01, 2021 11:49 AM EST

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Three candidates to become the next president of Framingham State University will tour the campus in coming days. The school announced the three finalists Wednesday, the MetroWest Daily News reported. Current President F....

Framingham voters oust state's first Black female mayor

Nov. 03, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The same day that voters elected Michelle Wu as Boston’s first female and first Asian American mayor, voters in Framingham ousted Yvonne Spicer, the first Black woman to run a city in Massachusetts. The 59-year-old Spicer lost her re-election bid Tuesday...

1 arrested, another sought, in shooting of Framingham man

Nov. 03, 2021 12:28 PM EDT

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have arrested one suspect and are looking for a second in connection with a fatal shooting in Framingham over the weekend, officials said Wednesday. Aaron Sutton, 49, faces arraignment Wednesday on murder and other charges in...

Police investigate fatal morning shooting in Massachusetts

Oct. 30, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Police in a Massachusetts city are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Saturday morning and left a man dead of an apparent gunshot wound. The shooting happened in Framingham, Boston.com reported. Police arrived to the scene to...