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Better than a trick or treat, take a chance on Patriots luxury box seats!

Thanks to Team Fitness Franklin for generously donating the following prize: 5 club seats and $50 parking pass to Patriots VS. Lions November 23rd at 1:00pm, Gillette StadiumFace value of these amazing seats is $600 each, for a total prize value of $3,000! Raffle Tickets $25 each, or 5 for $100, or 12 for $200Drawing: 8pm Sunday November 16th at British Beer Company in Franklin Winner will be notified and winning ticket posted to www.franklinfoodpantry.orgFranklin Food PantryAll money raised goes directly to the pantry to help feed our neighbors, more than 600 households that can’t afford three meals a day, during the difficult winter months. Tickets are available for purchase at the Food Pantry during business hours (Tu-Fri 9:30am-1pm, ...
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Laura Auerbach Does the Job, Despite Her Unassuming Stature

Approximately 10 year ago as a second grader, a young Laura Auerbach made a decision to follow in her older sister’s footsteps and give soccer a try. Now as a Tri-County senior, she is leading her fellow Cougars into battle on the field. “I had some friends who were going to join the Franklin Youth Soccer program,” Auerbach said. “But it wasn’t until my sister was going to join that I decided to tag along, and now, 10 years later, I am still participating.”
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Akin Bak Farm Plans Produce Stand at Museum for Festival

Pumpkins, apples, winter squash, honey and crafts! The Franklin Historical Museum is pleased to partner with Akin Bak Farm at this year’s annual Harvest Festival on Sunday October fifth. Akin Bak will set up a farm stand on the Museum’s front lawn and will sell their fresh local harvest to festival visitors.
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Dean College Adopts MassTransfer Block Policy

Dean College, a private, residential college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, has recently partnered with the Massachusetts Community Colleges system in recognizing the MassTransfer Block for full transfer upon acceptance to Dean College. Similar to the agreement already in existence among the public higher education institutions in MA, students from all 15 community colleges who successfully complete 34 credits of general education with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 will meet the general education core requirements for the Dean College curriculum. 
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Tri-County Grows Produce for Franklin, Medway Food Pantries

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School’s garden is in full bloom and the school has already harvested enough produce to donate to two food pantries this year. In the past, the school has donated all of its bounty to Franklin Food Pantry, which hosts a farmer’s market for its clients once a week in the summer. With the addition of an 8’x20’ greenhouse, as well as 15 more Earthboxes and three 15’x4’ raised beds, Tri-County has also been able to donate to Medway Food Pantry.
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Franklin site.