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Elks Plus Five

The Franklin Elks Lodge inducted five new members on Sept 9. ‘Grand Exalted Ruler’ Mark Ellis at the right.

Bay Path Humane Organization Introduces ‘Reina’

“Reina is a 3-year-old female. Reina loves spending time with people, and may be a little nervous in new situations. We believe she would be happiest in a home with older kids or adults only. She also prefers to be the only pet in the home, so she can receive all the attention. When it comes to playtime, Reina loves to play with her toys, and she enjoys training and enrichment activities. She is a smart girl who is ready to learn with her new family.” For more information, please visit :

Dean College Class of `27 Delivers a “Wake Up Call”

Dean College Class of 2027 provided the “Wake up Call” feature on WCVB-TV last week. You can watch the short clip here.

Bless `em All

There will be a Pet Blessings – October 8, 2023 • 10 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 237 Pleasant St., Franklin, MA. “Our beloved pets are an important part of our lives and our families. At St. John’s we want to thank them for their companionship, and all that they give us. In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, we will offer blessings for the animals in our lives, whether they be real or plush. Crate-up, leash-up, or tack them up and bring them with you to the Outdoor Service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 8 th . Everyone is welcome! For more information, call 508-528-2387 or email

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