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WMRC Senior Expo - Sep 26

The annual WMRC Senior Expo is scheduled for Friday, September 26 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM. The Expo will be held at the Senior Center.Featuring the following:Senior Fashion Show sponsored by T.J. MaxxFree Box Lunches – call the Senior Center to reserve your ticketsDavid Polansky performs Music Through the DecadesLions Eyemobile offers vision & hearing screeningFlu vaccinesGATRA ID’s and Charlie CardsThe Stella Jeon Silver Spirit Award – nomination forms at the Senior Center35 exhibitors with information about senior programs and servicesFree Raffles, including a $50 gift card raffled off each half hour!WMRC Senior Expo - Sep 26You can download and print the flyer for this event from the Franklin website herehttp://town.franklin.ma.us/Pages/FranklinMA_Senior/expoflier.pdfThis post originally appeared on Franklin Matters ...
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Blackstone Valley: Join us for this week's Ranger Walkabout

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Ranger Walkabout on Thursday, August 14 Slatersville: America's First Mill Village Thursday, August 14 Slatersville: America's First Mill VillageNorth Smithfield Public Library20 Main StreetNorth Smithfield, RIStart time: 6:30 pmJoin a National Park Service Ranger ...
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Two Mass. Colleges Make 'Top 20 Sober Schools' List

The most recent college rankings of top party schools and "sober schools" were revealed on Monday. Guess which half Massachusetts showed up on?
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Mass. Colleges Make 'Top 20 Sober Schools' List

The most recent college rankings of top party schools and "sober schools" were revealed on Monday. Guess which half Massachusetts showed up on?
Franklin Town News

Franklin Housing Trust Holds Lottery for First Affordable House Purchased

More Properties Being Considered for Purchase, RFP Ends August 22On July 26, the Franklin Housing Trust held a lottery for the first home it purchased for resale to a first time buyer. The home, on Landry Street, was purchased for over $253K and sold for $160K. According to the Housing Trust, the house will have an affordable rider on it and will always stay affordable, but there is a chance for the buyer to eventually make some money.
Franklin Town News

Downtown Improvement Project Will Start in August, 2014

Prepare to change your driving habits, if you travel through downtown Franklin. The proposed change of traffic from a one-way to a two-way road will happen next year.
Franklin Town News

36th Annual Feast of St. Rocco to Take Place August 7-10

Hopefully, this year, it won’t rain on Friday, but Feast of St. Rocco organizers Peter Brunelli and Paula Coughlin aren’t worried one bit. They are too busy putting out brochures and ordering food for the 36th Annual Feast, to take place this year August 7, 8, 9 and 10. Coughlin explains the event began when a priest at the time, Father Guarino found an overgrown statue of St. Rocco and convinced the then pastor to hold a North-End style feast. Nowadays, somewhere between 60,000 to 70,000 people attend the festival each year, says Brunelli.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Kathleen J. Amendola

AMENDOLA, Kathleen J. (Carlucci) 57, of Franklin, July 26, 2014. Beloved wife of Peter N. Amendola. Daughter of Antonietta (Carlucci) Carlucci of Franklin and the late Gino D. Carlucci. Mother of Peter A. Amendola of Franklin and Alison A. Ciccariello and her husband Matthew of Franklin. Sister of Gino D. Carlucci, Jr. and Maryann (Carlucci) Hagan of Franklin. Beloved grandmother of Domenic Ciccariello. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass Wed., July 30th, at 12 Noon at St. Mary's Church, 1 Church Sq., Franklin. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to the Olivia Family Comfort Fund c/o Milford Regional Medical Center Healthcare Foundation, ...
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Obituary: Virginia Mae Dellorco

DELLORCO, Virginia Mae (Grici) Of Franklin , July 24 , the wife of the late Albert Dellorco .She is survived by her children, Donald and Mary Dellorco of Hanover, Greg Dellorco and his wife Nancy of Franklin, Albie Dellorco and his wife Barbi of Franklin and Dolores Brown and her husband Jon of Franklin. She is also survived by her sisters, Fannie Pizzi of Franklin Katherine Niedbala of Medway. She was the sister of the late Louis, Donald, and Herbie Grici and Dolly Lomberto. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lynn, Jill, Beth, Jamie, Jake, Jason, Lyndsey, Gregory, Nicole and Matthew. Virginia was beloved by all those who knew her. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, July 29 ...
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Obituary: Kenneth A. Rose

ROSE, Kenneth A. Of Franklin, July 23. Beloved husband of Helen (Duffy) Rose. Father of Kenneth J. Rose, Jr. of New York, NY; Nancy Rose McIntyre and her husband Larry of Medway, Brian F. Rose of Bedford, VA; Christopher J. Rose of Old Orchard Beach, ME; Martha Rose Fougere and her husband Phillip of Medway, Matthew T. Rose and his wife Donna of Medway; John Jay Rose and his wife Florence of Bellingham; and thirteen grandchildren. Also survived by his sisters, Carol Fay of Westwood, and Eleanor Fraser of Conway, SC. Brother of the late Alfred Rose, Norma Shelley and Patricia Kirrane, also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin, 131 Main St. ...
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Obituary: Elizabeth I. Pielocik

PIELOCIK, Elizabeth "Betsy" I. (Sandler) Age 51, of Franklin July 18, beloved wife of Mark Pielocik. Mother of Shane, Paige and Benjamin Pielocik of Franklin. Sister of Harry Sandler, Paul Sandler and Michael Sandler and her sister-in-law Kellie Sandler. Betsy is also survived by numerous family members and close friends. A celebration of Betsy's life service will be held on Saturday, August 2 at 11:00a.m. in the Hopedale Unitarian Parish, 65 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA 01757. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to Project Just because, 86 south Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. Projectjustbecause.org. Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com
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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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