A Leader not a Politician

Ben is 64 years old and a 28-year resident of Framingham.  He is married to Rose, a Brazilian-American.  All eight of their children completed their high school education in town.  He has honed leadership and managerial skills from his 21 year US Marine Corps career. Level headed with crisis management and decision-making skills from working as a Framingham Police Officer. Diplomacy, negotiating and training skills from his tours as a DOS and DOD contractor in Iraq and Afghanistan.  

Ben is prepared and willing to guide Framingham into the future through sound decision making and experienced, citizen oriented appointments that will represent your needs as we move forward

The History of Framingham

Many might assume that Ben's progressive position and joy to see Framingham become a city makes him disinterested in maintaining the wonderful history of the community.  That would be a misconception.  All things in balance, as he often says.  Ben loves Framingham's rich history and the notable historical sites in the city.  He will preserve them.  However, he believes that we can have both a rich history and progress to bring Framingham forward into the future. Making it a city for all good folks to come, live, work and enjoy!



Bachelor of Science - Law Enforcement - Western New England University, Springfield, MA

Associate of Science - Business - Northeastern University - Boston, MA

His decision to run for the Office of Framingham's first Mayor does not come from a hidden desire to be recognized or remembered.  His decision is to make a difference in how people are heard while moving this city into prominence.

His love for the community is what drives him and his background is what makes him a good choice for Mayor. Ben Neves-Grigg looks at serving the public as an honor and not a career.

“If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” - Ronald Reagan