Recent Legal Notices


Some Public Legal Notices filed in local newspapers and made available to the public via the web site and other sources:

LEGAL NOTICE Town of Franklin Conservation Commission Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Ch. 131, s.40 (The Wetlands Act) Franklin Conservation Commission will hold a Remote Public Hearing on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 7:01 PM on an Amendment to an Order of Conditions issued to The Town of Franklin Department of Public Works, 257 Fisher Street, Franklin, MA in 2021 to remove synthetic turf track, resize a concrete lacrosse practice wall and add synthetic turf surrounding to it, and install minor irrigation piping under the practice field within 200-foot Riverfront Area. The project is located at 380 Beaver Street, Map 288, Lot 002. The hearing will provide an open forum for the discussion. This meeting will be done remotely via the “ZOOM” platform and “In-person” in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 355 East Central Street. Residents can visit the Town Website ( and click on the Town Calendar for up to date information on how to access the meeting. All records and files for this project can be viewed at the Conservation Office located on the first floor of the Franklin Municipal Building. Any person or organization so wishing will be afforded an opportunity to be heard. The hearing location is accessible to persons with physical disabilities. If you require a translator or accommodations for a hearing impairment, contact the Conservation Department at the Municipal Building or by calling (508) 520-4929. Patrick Gallagher Chairman

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LEGAL NOTICE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS LAND COURT DEPARTMENT OF THE TRIAL COURT 22 SM 001555 ORDER OF NOTICE TO: Christopher L. Bingham; Danielle C. Bingham and to all persons entitled to the benefit of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: 50 U.S.C. c. 50 § 3901 (et seq): Bank of America, N.A. claiming to have an interest in a Mortgage covering real property in Franklin, numbered 1296 Pond Street, given by Christopher L. Bingham to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as nominee for Bank of America, N.A., dated February 15, 2013, and recorded at Norfolk County Registry of Deeds in Book 31042, Page 547, as affected by Assumption Agreement dated February 28, 2018 and recorded at said Registry in Book 35923, Page 204, as affected by Loan Modification Agreement dated December 1, 2017 and recorded at said Registry in Book 35923, Page 232 and now held by the plaintiff by assignment, has/have filed with this court a complaint for determination of Defendant's/Defendants' Servicemembers status. If you now are, or recently have been, in the active military service of the United States of America, then you may be entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. If you object to a foreclosure of the above-mentioned property on that basis, then you or your attorney must file a written appearance and answer in this court at Three Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108 on or before July 25, 2022 or you may lose the opportunity to challenge the foreclosure on the grounds of noncompliance with the Act. Witness, GORDON H. PIPER, Chief Justice of said Court on June 9, 2022. Attest: Deborah J. Patterson Recorder

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LEGAL NOTICE FRANKLIN PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE In accordance with the Town of Franklin Zoning By-Laws, the Franklin Planning Board will hold a public hearing at the Town Hall (and can also be attended remotely) on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 7:05 PM in the Town Council Chambers of the Franklin Municipal Building, 355 East Central Street, for a Scenic Road application for the tearing down or destruction of stone walls at 58 Daniels Street, prepared by Christopher Palladini, Franklin MA. The proposed road improvements will include the removal of 30 feet of a buried stone wall to provide access for a driveway for a new construction home. Please contact the Department of Planning & Community Development at (508) 520-4907 if you require further information or if you need to make arrangements to provide translation services for the hearing impaired, or for persons with language barriers. Copies of the plan and supporting documentation may be reviewed in the Department of Planning & Community Development during regular office hours. Greg Rondeau, Chairman

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LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC HEARINGS: VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PLAN Pursuant to the Rights-of-Way Management Regulations (333 CMR 11.00) in order to apply pesticides to control vegetation to maintain Rights-of Ways, the Department of Agricultural Resources must approve a Vegetation Management Plan (VMP) and a Yearly Operational Plan (YOP). The VMP is intended to justify the need to control vegetation, identify target vegetation, describe the intended methods of control, describe methods for identifying sensitive areas, describe operational guidelines for applicators, outline a program of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) designed to reduce the use of herbicides, and describe alternative land use activities. The following community is advised that the Town of Franklin proposes to utilize herbicides to treat their Rights-of-Way. PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED: In accordance with 333 CMR 11.05 the Department of Agricultural Resources will conduct a regional hearing to receive public comment on the proposed Vegetation Management Plan for the Town of Franklin, as prepared and submitted by: Ms. Stephanie Hanson, Project Manager and Principal Scientist, Comprehensive Environmental Inc. To provide all interested parties an opportunity to comment on the proposed VMP, a public hearing will be held via Zoom: July 21, 2022, 10:30am-11:00am Meeting ID: 827 6634 1511 Passcode: 301441… Plans Available for Review Prior to Public Hearings: Section 11.05 (3)(d) of the ROW Management Regulations provide: “At least 21 days prior to the end of the public comment period, the applicant shall send a copy of the proposed VMP to the chief elected official, the Board of Health, and the Conservation Commission in affected communities upon their request.” Such request should be made to: Mr. Robert Cantoreggi DPW Director Franklin Department of Public Works 257 Fisher Street Franklin, Massachusetts 02038 Copies of the proposed VMP are also available for review at the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources website at… . It is also available for review at the Reference Desk of the following public library: Franklin Public Library, 118 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038 Written Comments Requested The public hearing listed above will give interested parties the opportunity to present data, views or arguments, orally or in writing concerning the proposed VMP. Persons giving testimony are also requested to provide written comments. Written comments in advance of the hearing dates are welcome. The Department will accept written testimony concerning the Town of Franklin VMP until the close of business (5p.m.) Friday, July 22, 2022 Commentary should be sent to: Rights-of -Way Program Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Pesticide Bureau 251 Causeway Street Suite 500 Boston, Massachusetts 02114

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