The following stories on community life were produced by WBUR-FM in Boston, an NPR station. The material WBUR News gathered in Framingham, Massachusetts, not only tells the story of this New England town but points to some common issues and problems that exist in other parts of the country as well.
What is this new buzzword community? What does it mean, does it work and how does an expanding, changing town create a sense of community?
What does a town do when it outgrows its town hall form of government?
The manufacturing jobs are gone. What now?