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HipHarp at The Circle of Friends Coffeehouse - Apr 25

HipHarp at The Circle of Friends Coffeehouse! DATE/TIME:Saturday, April 25 - 8:00pm-10:00pmDeborah Hanson-Conant DESCRIPTION:"HipHarpist" Deborah Henson-Conant (DHC) is returning to one of the best Coffeehouse in the country, 'Circle of Friends Coffeehouse' at the Universalist Society Meeting House in Franklin, MA. DHC is a Grammy-Nominated performer, composer and probably the world's most eclectic harp player.  She performs as soloist with symphonies and in her one-women shows and concerts world wide - and has made her home in the Boston area for the past 30 years.  She dragged her 6-foot concert harp into a Cambridge jazz club in the early 80's and started a career that includes a slew of awards, touring as a soloist with the Boston Pops, and as a ...
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FHS All Night Party: Bottle/Can Drive - Mar 14th

There will be a Bottle and Can Drive on Saturday, March 14th.  It will be held at the FHS parking lot from 8-1PM and supports the All Night Party. Last year this was part of the collection: Bottle/Can Drive for All Night Party Help them top last year's collection!For additional information and to help the All Night Party visit their webpage 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
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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.
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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.
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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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Local Student Wins 2nd Prize in Grand Circle Gallery

2014 Student Travel Poster Design CompetitionGrand Circle Gallery is pleased to congratulate Megan Rogers from Franklin as 2nd prize winner in its 2014 “Design Your Own Vintage Travel Poster” competition for graphic design and photography students. This is the fourth year that Grand Circle Gallery has conducted a poster contest, highlighting and publically recognizing the creative talents of students throughout New England.
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Panthers’ Basketball Co-captain

Franklin’s Giese The Real Deal As A Student-AthleteThe phrase “student-athlete’’ too often is used solely to refer to someone competing in sports and attending school. In its purest sense, the phrase should be used to describe only those who are diligent about academics, possess leadership traits and use athletics as a positive outlet to develop real-life skills.
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