Franklin Matters

Walking around Franklin (photo essay)

As the snow recedes, the sidewalks are visible and useable. Signs of spring were noticed on Sunday afternoon's walk but still hidden in the light snow on Saturday morning's walk.SaturdayThe FEF Trivia Bee is scheduled for April 8as snow recedes we find the casualties of winterthe snow makes interesting shapes as it meltsalmost ready for kids to play on!sign replaced (finally) at the Library Sundaythe hockey nets are about to go undersigns of springSpring Lake (along Washington St) is starting to lose its ice coverthe Community Gardens are still resting under snowthis tree is starting to bud!Note: email subscribers will need to click through to the Franklin Matters webpage to view the embedded content (video,audio and documents) This post originally appeared on ...
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Housing Trust - affordable property available

The Housing Trust has another property available for those who meet the affordable housing guidelines. This property is located at 93 Brandywine Road. Details on the property and affordable guidelines contained in this flyer Contact Maxine Kinheart (508-520-4949) for more information. Where is 93 Brandywine Road?You can also find the flyer herehttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczU0U3U2hTT3JBZTg/view?usp=sharing or on the Franklin webpage herehttp://franklin.ma.us/Pages/FranklinMA_News/0205C73F-000F8513Note: email subscribers will need to click through to the Franklin Matters webpage to view the embedded content (video,audio and documents) This post originally appeared on Franklin Matters
Franklin Town News

Rob Saraf and Tri-County Wrestling – A Great Match

By Christopher TremblayUpon entering high school at Tri-Country Regional in Franklin, Plainville native Rob Saraf continued playing football and basketball during his freshman season. However, when it came time to take to the court his sophomore season, he just wasn’t feeling it and decided to forgo playing basketball, but he needed something to fill that void.
Franklin Town News

Franklin 6-Year-Old State

Finalist in National American Miss PageantMiss Ashley Rickey, age 6, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Massachusetts Pageant, to be held July 25, 2015 at the beautiful Sheraton Springfield in Springfield, Mass. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Ashley will be participating in the Princess age division, along with other outstanding young ladies from across the great state of Massachusetts.
Franklin Town News

Dean College – 150 Years of a Personal Experience

By J.D. O’GaraHow many college students can even recognize the President of their institution, much less are on a first-name basis? Dean College just turned 150 years old on February 19, what it refers to as “Founders Day,” and today, its students are guided as personally as they were a century and a half ago.
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Franklin site.

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