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A town of east-central Massachusetts west-southwest of Boston. Settled in 1650, it is a commercial and industrial center.
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(ˈfreɪ mɪŋˌhæm)

a town in E Massachusetts. 65,113.
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Hemenway's kindness and generosity, Miss Davidson, after graduating at Hampton, received an opportunity to complete a two years' course of training at the Massachusetts State Normal School at Framingham.
Before she went to Framingham, some one suggested to Miss Davidson that, since she was so very light in colour, she might find it more comfortable not to be known as a coloured women in this school in Massachusetts.
Soon after her graduation from the Framingham institution, Miss Davidson came to Tuskegee, bringing into the school many valuable and fresh ideas as to the best methods of teaching, as well as a rare moral character and a life of unselfishness that I think has seldom been equalled.
Weston Shooters Club of Weston, Mass., has provided $15,000 worth of body armor for the Framingham (Mass.) Police Department.
BALTIMORE -- The impact of blood pressure on the risk of dementia in late life follows a U-shaped curve in which elevated mid-life and late-life blood pressure, as well as late-life decline in blood pressure, all independently raise the risk of dementia, according to findings from a longitudinal study of the Framingham Offspring cohort of the Framingham Heart Study.
QRISK-2 and Framingham risk calculators were used to get individual 10-year CVD risk score.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 25, 2015-Ameresco announces partnership with Framingham town on USD6m contract
She was a resident of Framingham for over 60 years and was employed for over 30 years at the Jordan Marsh Company in Framingham.
Famingham, MA, April 20, 2014 --( AG Reliable Remodeling supports company co-founder and local Framingham runner, Laura Grome, as she prepares to run the 118th Boston Marathon.
SAN DIEGO -- Psoriasis was not an independent risk factor for ischemic heart disease, based on Framingham Risk Scores in nearly 1,000 psoriasis patients.
M2 PHARMA-January 18, 2012-Sanofi's Genzyme gains EMA nod for Framingham plant(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS