Framingham Has Made Great Progress Over the Last Four Years - It's About Us, Community - Coming Together Working Towards Common Goals. In the years ahead I look forward to working together for the benefit of our entire community

To everyone who took the initiative and brought ideas, energy, effort, passion, and resources into all of these accomplishments - Thank you!

I am grateful to you and I am very proud of Framingham. The list is long and may not be all-inclusive, but my gratitude and pride are all-encompassing.

Yvonne Spicer

Highlight of Framingham Accomplishments

  • Continued growth in education investment
  • The opening of a new Fuller Middle School
  • A new Mass Bay Community College Campus
  • The General Chemical Clean Up
  • Free Framingham Van Service for Seniors (and 55+)
  • First solar panels on a municipal building
  • Increased Free City WiFi access points
  • $10K Emergency Small Business Grants
  • First Pride Day Flag Raising
  • Veterans Park Improvements
  • Library Bookmobile
  • First police contract in years
  • The new Irving Street Park
  • Millions $ in Municipal Grants won
  • Attracted New Life Science Companies
  • Keep Framingham Beautiful Cleanups
  • Saxonville Murals
  • Over $4 million in energy incentives for small businesses
  • Free roundtrip Boston medical visit taxi service for seniors
  • First Diversity and Inclusion Officer for City
  • Thousands of personal wellness checks for our seniors
  • The return of the Flag Day Parade
  • Additional Hazardous Waste Services
  • Supplemental Storm Brush and Debris Cleanups
  • Millions in new municipal Grants
  • Local COVID testing and vaccination center
  • Neighborhood and Door-to-Door COVID Vaccinations
  • First Citizen Participation Officer
  • First Sustainability Coordinator
  • Federal funding for Union Ave improvements
  • Nobscot intersection improvements
  • Dog Park design, development, and location selection
  • The Women/Family Working Group
  • Many new, diverse faces on boards/commissions
  • Planning for Mary Dennison park
  • First Traffic Commission
  • New Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) Wayside Forest Trail
  • Dudley Road Trail
  • Cochituate Rail Trail Connection to Natick
  • Community Preservation Act (CPA)
  • Initiated Moving the City Fleet to Electric Vehicles
  • Outdoor seating for restaurants
  • Grant-funded Chromebooks for virtual learning and in a trial program for Seniors
  • Relocation of the chapel at Nobscot
  • A New Marijuana Business Sector and Revenue Source
  • A public vehicle charging station at Farm pond
  • New Traffic Commission
  • The Youth Advisory Council
  • Entry into AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly Communities
  • New housing stock to attract new residents
  • Expanded MWRTA service for local transportation
  • The first Senior Heroes Awards