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Holiday Craft Fair - Nov 22 - Franklin VFW

ATTENTION ALL MISSION FAMILY and FRIENDSPlease visit the Craft fair at the VFW Post - 1034 Pond Street, Franklin, MA. The Friars Floral's will have a booth with silk floral arrangements to sell as a fund raiser for our ministry thanks to the generosity of the VFW auxiliary and members, in addition there will be multiple vendor tables offering homemade items including honey, wooden toys, knit and crochet clothing and accessories, handmade quilts, holiday decorations, snowmen, and stained glass. A Farmers Market area will be available and a physical therapist will offer massages starting at noon time. Please visit us Saturday November 22, 2014 9 AM to 4 ...
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Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School and the Franklin School for the Performing Arts Collaborate to Offer Expanded Arts Curriculum

The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School and the Franklin School for the Performing Arts have worked in collaboration to offer students in grades six through eight access to classes in Dance and Introduction to French Melodie, musical theater and opera. Both programs are offered to students on site at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts during the school’s Classical Arts Block period.The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School’s Arts Block offers students a choice of 33 programs throughout the year, each of which has been designed to provide students with opportunity to gain exposure and experience with a specialized topic. The French Melodie class at FSPA builds upon students existing knowledge of the French language, culture and history, ...
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Official Public Notice Electric Rates are Skyrocketing

N star supply Rates going from 9.37cents/ kwh up to 14.97/ kwh on Jan. 1st Boston Globe November 7th 2014 National Grid has already gone from 8.2 cents to 16.27 cents Boston Globe September 25th 2014
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Franklin, Medway Receive Grants to Recycle, Compost, Reduce Waste

Medway and Franklin received state grants to support local efforts to increase recycling and reduce waste, Senator Karen Spilka (D-Ashland), Representative Jeffrey Roy (D-Franklin) and Representative John Fernandes (D-Milford) announced.
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Tourney Time For Panthers

Staying Focused The Key For Franklin Girls Soccer TeamHistory has a way of repeating itself and that’s a good thing for the Franklin High girls soccer team. Two years ago, coach Tom Geysen’s Panthers won the state championship by defeating Nashoba, 2-1. Last year, the girls downed Bishop Feehan for the Sectional crown, but bowed in the state semifinals to Newton North, 2-1.
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Getting Veterans to Tell Their Stories

Local Personal Historian To Share How-To’s of Veterans’ Oral History ProjectNo one understands the true stories of war better than a veteran. That’s what makes the Library of Congress’ Veterans Oral History Project so valuable. Veterans are recorded telling their individual stories, before these stories are lost.
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