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Elm Street Bridge Closure - Thursday, Aug 24

Franklin traffic advisoryHello.  This is Gary Premo, with the Franklin Police Department, calling with an important traffic advisory for Thursday July 24.  The Elm Street Bridge will be closed from 7am until 5pm.  Please seek alternate route if you need to be in the area.  Thank you; goodbye. This e-mail has been sent to you by TOWN OF FRANKLIN. To maximize their communication with you, you may be receiving this e-mail in addition to a phone call with the same message. If you wish to discontinue this service, please inform TOWN OF FRANKLIN either IN PERSON, by US MAIL, or by TELEPHONE at 508-520-4938 or REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. Where is Elm St?Elm St is effectively between ...
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Concerts on the Common - 6:00 PM

6:00 PMEthan Rossiter and the Jamberries (Children's program) 6:30 PMSharon BandConcerts on the CommonNext week - July 30th6:00 PM - Electric YouthThis post originally appeared on Franklin Matters
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Obituary: Susan M. Pauplis

PAUPLIS, Susan M. (Cornetta) 51, of Franklin, July 18, 2014. Beloved wife of Greg A. Pauplis. Mother of Matthew G. Pauplis of Franklin. Daughter of Richard R. Cornetta, Sr. and Priscilla T. (Lawton) Cornetta of Franklin. Sister of Richard R. Cornetta, Jr. and his companion Laura Enzian of Duxbury, Debra A. Jette and her husband John of Franklin, Peter F. Cornetta and his wife Ingrid of Franklin, & Anthony P. Cornetta of Franklin. Daughter in law of John J. Pauplis of Wayland; sister in law of Steven T. Pauplis of Loveland, Colorado, Mark J. Pauplis and his wife Laura of Leicester, Eric J. Pauplis and his wife Karen of Sterling, Neil R. Pauplis of Wayland, and Karl J. Pauplis and ...
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Obituary: Kathleen M. Daesen

DAESEN, Kathleen "Kathy" M. (Dunn) Of Franklin July 8, beloved wife of Gerard. Mother of Stephen Daesen and his wife Deirdre of Wrentham, Jennifer deLannee and her husband Claude of Quarryville, PA. Sister of John Dunn of West Roxbury, MaryAnn Watts of Bellingham and Elizabeth Peter of Mansfield. Grandmother of Marius, Andre, Magali and Ryan. Funeral from the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin , 131 Main Street Franklin Saturday at 9:15 followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary's Church at 10:00. Relatives and friends invited, calling hours Friday 4-8p.m. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive #105, Danvers, MA 01923. Ginley Funeral ...
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Obituary: Concetta Nompleggi

NOMPLEGGI, Concetta "Tina" (Annessi) 87, of Franklin, formerly of the North End & Dedham, July 5, 2014. Wife of the late Dominic J. Nompleggi. Mother of Dr. Dominic J. Nompleggi and his wife Dr. Ann Brown of Worcester. Sister of Antoinette "Toni" Iantosca of Dedham and the late John Annessi & Norma Arruda. Daughter of the late Joseph and Elena (Sarno) Annessi. Also surviving are 2 grandchildren Victoria & Elizabeth. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Wed. July 9th, at 11:15AM from the Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St., FRANKLIN, with a Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, Franklin, at 12 PM. Interment will be private. Calling hrs. Tues. 4-7PM. In lieu ...
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Obituary: Rudolph Carlucci

CARLUCCI, Rudolph "Rudy" Of Franklin, July 4. Beloved husband of Rose (Marano) Carlucci. Father of Theresa Jones and her husband Gary, Nancy Carlucci and Tina Carlucci all of Franklin. Brother Domenica Evangelista of Franklin, Olga Mucciarone of Franklin, Anna Pinelli and her husband Emilio of Franklin and Gino Carlucci and his wife Karen of Stoughton. Funeral from the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin, 131 Main Street, FRANKLIN, Wednesday at 9:15, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church at 10:00. Relatives and friends invited, calling hours Tuesday 4-8. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to Dana Farber Cancer Center at Milford Regional Medical Center c/o Milford Regional Healthcare ...
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Franklin Line Service Restored After Truck Hits MBTA Overpass

The MBTA has restored Franklin Line commuter rail trains but says to expect delays after a truck carrying boxes full of lobsters crashed into an overpass along that track in Westwood.
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Obituary: David E. Fillmore

FILLMORE, David E. 78, of Franklin, formerly of Framingham and Newton, June 26, 2014. Beloved husband of Setsuko "Sue" (Majikina) Fillmore. Father of Scott Fillmore of Lunenburg, Sandra Flerra of Leominster. Brother of King Fillmore of California & Mary Griffin of Needham. Step father of Elizabeth "Betty" Fernandes of Mendon, Ronald Kelly of Millville, Debora Kelly of Bellingham, William Kelly of Texas & Patricia Kelly of Cranston, RI. Half brother of Martha Foley Landry of RI & the late Sam Fillmore. Also surviving are 3 grandchildren & his nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service Monday, June 30th, at 12 Noon in the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St., ...
Franklin Town News

July Programs at the Franklin Public Library

Every Monday Story & Craft for ages 3-6 at 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities, and a craft for children ages 3 to 6 who are able to attend “on their own.” This program lasts around 45 minutes. Please note – no program on August 4th. Family PJ Storytime for all ages at 6:30 p.m. Come in your pajamas with your favorite storytime pal and we will provide the bedtime stories. Every Tuesday Family Storytime for all ages at 10:30 a.m. Join us for thirty minutes of stories, fingerplay, and music the whole family will enjoy.
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10th Annual Pete’s Bluebird Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show a success

More than over 200 vehicles of all types, antique to brand new, headed to Pete’s Bluebird on Mendon Street in Bellingham in early June. They were headed to Pete’s to have fun and raise funds for some good causes. Bill and Stammy Coniaris, owners of “Pete’s,” and the Car Show Staff, set up tents, picnic tables, heated up the grills and invited everyone to come and stay awhile. Enjoying the sunshine and some great music, people came, stayed, and had a wonderful time.
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He Literally Wrote the Book on Sand Training

APECS/CrossFit Tri-Valley Offers Unique Sand Training OpportunitiesGetting through an interview with Jason Shea, owner of Athlete Performance Enhancement Centers (APECS)/CrossFit Tri-Valley at 276 Village Street in Medway, was tough. To be honest, my lower back was killing me, and I wasn’t comfortable sitting, only standing. I’d walked into the right place.
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Tri-County Students Restore Columns for Town of Franklin

Students from Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School’s Construction Craft Laborer Career Program recently restored brick columns for the Town of Franklin at the entrance to the Colonial Village neighborhood on the corner of Washington Street, Colt, Stanford and Warwick Roads. With the guidance of Instructor Valerie Sumner, students began work on the project back in October but because of the long winter were unable to continue work until this May. In about six weeks total, the students rebuilt eight out of the 12 columns onsite.
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Franklin Senior Center Program Offers Cares for Caregivers

Grant-Funded, Award-Winning Program Provides Respite -- Accepting New ClientsCaring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s, dementia or any significant chronic medical condition can be all consuming, requiring time and physical and mental effort. Caregivers often don’t get the breaks they need to take care of themselves or do simple tasks.
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