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Franklin Public Schools: Schools Open Thursday

A message from FRANKLIN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTHello Classes will resume on Thursday as scheduled. Emergency transportation will be available for students that typically walk to school (not students who are typically driven to school). As sidewalks are not plowed this service will be in place for the remainder of the week. School parking lots and walkways are plowed however, due to cold temperatures the surface is slippery so please take appropriate precautions. For FHS students who drive to school please make sure to allow for extra time as roads are narrow and speed should be reduced. There are massive snow piles at intersections so when making a turn use caution and reduce speed. Parking at FHS ...
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SeeClickFix: Franklin update - assistance for elderly was just added

A ticket was just opened via the online app requesting assistance with shoveling at Eaton Place. Where is Eaton Place? Off Panther Way between the Pirelli Ice Arena and Franklin High School.Any teenagers or other able bodied folks with shovels would be welcomed to dig out the cars around the elderly residence. ...
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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.
Franklin Town News

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.
Franklin Town News

Helping Hands Florist Helps HMEA Clients Grow

By J.D. O’GaraWhat could be more pleasing to the senses than a bouquet of flowers? The colors and shapes, fragrance and textures can be wonderful to experience, and now, through Helping Hands Florist, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities served by the Franklin –based, nonprofit HMEA can work with flowers in a new employment opportunity.
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Suspect Sought for Questioning in Franklin Robberies

The Franklin Police Department is looking to identify individual pictured in regards to two commercial B&E's that occurred in the town of Franklin. Any information can be left by calling Det. Michael Kenney at (508) 440-2729. All information will be kept confidential and anonymous if requested. Thank you.
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Shire Book Shop Tea Brings Franklin Readers Back in Time

About 50 readers from the Franklin area and as far as Rhode Island and Connecticut took a step back in time when they walked through the doors of The Shire Book Shop, 305 Union Street, Franklin, on Sunday, December 14, from 2-4 p.m., when the Shire Book Shop, along with Mary Malloy, hosted a tea in honor of author Jane Austen’s birthday.
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Franklin site.