Framingham pushes economic development with new strong mayor
In January, Framingham will no longer lay claim to its longstanding, unofficial status as America’s largest town, after voters narrowly made Framingham a city back in April. more
“Yvonne made history today in more ways than one,” said EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock. “It’s a very special thing that Framingham’s first-ever mayor is an African American woman with such deep roots in her community. Yvonne has spent her career improving our education systems, which greatly benefit the children and families of Framingham. We are proud to have endorsed Mayor-elect Spicer and look forward to seeing all that she will accomplish.” more
Mayor-elect Yvonne Spicer was the top vote-getter in nearly every part of the community in her win Tuesday over opponent John Stefanini, according to official results released Wednesday.
Spicer won 16 of Framingham’s 18 precincts, receiving about 58 percent of all votes cast in the mayoral race.more
“I'm running for Mayor to build our new city government in a way that is open and accessible to everyone. I have the leadership skills and the vision to focus our economic development on creating an innovation economy right here in Framingham. I also bring deep knowledge, experience, and skills to support excellence in our schools. As The People's Mayor, I will work every day to make our city safe, fiscally sound, and highly desirable so that generations will continue to choose Framingham.”Yvonne Spicer