Daily Archives: September 20, 2010

Edited Raw: How Radio Is Made

Published September 20, 2010

It isn’t always pretty, but radio gets made.

Here is behind-the-scenes video from our Route 9 broadcast in Framingham. Warning: This video is only for die-hard public radio fans.

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Where To Eat In Framingham (What You Said)

Published September 20, 2010

Elias Fernandes is the owner of Padaria Brasil Bakery in downtown Framingham, where WBUR broadcast live Monday morning. (Andrew Phelps/WBUR)

Elias Fernandes is the owner of Padaria Brasil Bakery in downtown Framingham, where WBUR broadcast live Monday morning. (Andrew Phelps/WBUR)

We started the morning on Route 9 thinking about food: The smell of fresh bread and pastries permeated the air at Padaria Brasil Bakery in downtown Framingham. Highly recommended are the coconut bread and my personal favorite, the pao de queijo — Brazilian cheese bread.

On Twitter, I asked people for lunch suggestions in Framingham. You all must have been hungry… See everyone’s suggestions and add your own after the jump.

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Monday Morning: Framingham

Published September 20, 2010

What’s news on a cool Monday morning in Framingham — the retail Mecca of Massachusetts, where WBUR is broadcasting live today as part of our special week-long series, “Finding A Way Along Route 9.”

Candidates Visit Framingham’s Temple Beth Am

After enjoying a 40-foot breakfast buffet, voters at Temple Beth Am got a heaping helping of politics Sunday morning. Gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill, state auditor candidate Mary Connaughton and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray showed up to speak to the crowd, as did a slew of candidates for other local and statewide seats. (MetroWest Daily News)

Mass. Immigrants Send Billions Back Home

Across the state, immigrants showed their enduring devotion to their loved ones last year by sending $1.8 billion home to more than 200 countries, according to the first full accounting of the cash that flows out of Massachusetts. The findings are based on a Globe review of annual reports that money-transfer companies such as MoneyGram and Western Union are required to file each year with the state. (The Boston Globe)

What Jobs Shortage?

While national unemployment levels hover around 10%, there are literally hundreds and hundreds of jobs available in Framingham. (Framingham.com)

Through Glory Days And A Retail Boom, A Steak House Survives

In the 1960s, the glory days, this stretch of Route 9 was the Golden Mile. And Tim Hanna, the owner of Ken’s Steak House in Framingham, has seen it all. Now his business is an island in a sea of chain stores. (WBUR)

Weymouth 48, Framingham 21: Flyers Foiled

The Framingham football team entered yesterday’s Bay State Conference Carey division matchup with visiting Weymouth looking for a win that would redefine the start to its season. That goal never materialized. (MetroWest Daily News)

Help me out, Framingham. What’s news?