What went wrong for Framingham’s 1st mayor?

Amid tensions with city council, abandoned by former allies, Yvonne Spicer is fighting for her political life

FOUR YEARS AGO, voters swept Yvonne Spicer into office as Framingham’s first mayor, heralding a new chapter for the community of 72,000, which had outgrown the town government structure that operated there for more than 300 years. Her inauguration was a celebratory moment of promise, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren and US Rep. Katherine Clark holding(...)

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