Recent Legal Notices


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

(REVISED) LEGAL NOTICE - TOWN OF FRANKLIN, MA FY25 PROPOSED BUDGET AND NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARINGS The Franklin Town Council will hold Public Hearings on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 and Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed FY 2025 budget. These meetings will be held in the Council Chambers, 2nd floor, Franklin Municipal Building, 355 East Central St., Franklin, and also remotely via the “ZOOM” platform. A detailed budget document is available on the Town's official website budget page ( A printed copy of the budget is also available for inspection in the Office of the Town Clerk located in the Franklin Municipal Building during normal business hours. Residents can visit the Town website ( calend

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FRANKLIN, 5 RICHARD LANE LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Town of Franklin Board of Appeals will hold a Public hearing on May 23, 2024 via Zoom Platform. Please go to to view meeting access under ZBA. At: 7:30PM Applicant: Ambassador Pools Address of Subject Property: 5 Richard Lane (240-081-000-000) Petition Type: Special Permit From Section (or Schedule): 185-40 D (I) (i) To Allow: Applicant is seeking to install an above ground pool that increases the impervious area of the lot to 22.2% where 15% is allowed. The building permit is denied without a Special Permit from the ZBA. An appeal from the decision of the Board of Appeals may be made by any person aggrieved pursuant to MGL Chap. 40A, Section 17 as amended, within twenty (20) days after the date of the filing of the notice of decision with the City Clerk. All records and files for this project can be viewed in the Building Department on the 1st floor of the Franklin Municipal Building during regular business hours or Visit under ZBA for applicant application. Franklin Zoning Board of Appeals: (508) 520-4907. Any person or organization so wishing will be afforded the opportunity to be heard. The hearing is accessible to persons with physical disabilities.

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SPECIAL ELECTION NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE From the Office of the Town Clerk, Nancy Danello, CMC Re: Important information regarding the Special Election, June 11, 2024 With the formal approval of our Town Council members by Resolution 24- 21 for the purpose of a Special Election to be held on June 11, 2024 @ the Franklin High School from 6AM to 8PM. The question reads: Shall the Town of Franklin be allowed to assess an additional 6.8 million dollars in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of the operating budget for which monies from this assessment will be used for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2024? “The above question will be the only question on the ballot, it is a Yes or No question.” Immediately after receiving ballots, the Town Clerk's Office will be hosting in-person early voting during normal business hours which are Mon., Tues., Thurs. from 8AM to 4PM, Wednesday, 8AM to 6PM and Friday from 8AM to 1PM. There will also be one (1) weekend day which is scheduled for Saturday, June 1st from 9AM to 4PM in the Clerk's Office Only. For Voters who have requested a vote by mail ballot for the State Election (11/5) by completing the card sent by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, you will also be receiving a ballot for this Special Election. We have a total of 5,000 requests so far. If you are unsure that your request was received please contact my office at 508-520-4900 or and we will be happy to assist you. If you would like to receive a Vote-by-Mail application please contact my office or click on the following link:… Dates of Importance: Early Voting will commence as soon as the ballots arrive (I will notify the Voters once they are received) Tabulator Testing: May 29th at 10:00 AM in Council Chambers Last Day to Register to vote: June 1 from 9AM to 5PM at the Town Clerk's Office or online at Special Election June 11, 2024 from 6AM to 8PM @ FHS – All mail in ballots must be received in the Clerk's Office by 8:00PM in order to be counted.

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IFB/Traffic Signal Repair LEGAL NOTICE Invitation for Bids (IFB) TOWN OF FRANKLIN, MA In accordance with MGL c.30 section 39m, it is the intention of the Town to contract for the services of a Traffic Signal Repair Company for the maintenance and repair of traffic signals. The Company must provide normal, routine, and emergency service on a 24 hour, 7 days per week basis (including holidays) with a response time of not more than 2 hours. Project: The work shall consist of maintaining and responding to emergency repairs/part replacement and or completing any required improvements to the traffic signals. Work will be under the direction of the Public Works Highway Division in co-operation with the Franklin Police Department to maintain public safety. The Town will complete the ordering of Police Detail when applicable and pay for the detail. The work is not limited to: general service calls, resets, replacement parts, and checking of signal controls, switches, flashers and providing a utility truck. All work shall comply with NEMA. Traffic Signal locations include all of the Town's major travel routes and flashing units located within our school districts. The Company must provide normal, routine, and emergency service on a 24 hour, 7 days per week basis (including holidays) with a response time of not more than 2 hours. Estimated Cost: $50,000.00/year Location: Various locations within the Town of Franklin Contract Term: Two Year (2) with One (1) One-Year Town Options to Renew IFB Due: at 10:00 AM on May 22, 2024, 355 East Central Street, Franklin, MA Bid Documents: Available to download from All inquiries regarding this IFB shall be directed to the Town's Purchasing Officer: Pam Vickery Franklin Purchasing Department 355 East Central Street, Room 206 Franklin, MA 02038 Phone: 508-520-4918 Fax: 508-541-5253 Email:

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30 PALOMINO DRIVE, FRANKLIN LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF MORTGAGEE'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Paul C. Anderson, Dawn M. Anderson to New Century Mortgage Corporation, dated September 3, 2004 and recorded in the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds in Book 21523, Page 184, of which mortgage the undersigned is the present holder, by assignment from: New Century Mortgage Corporation to U.S. Bank, N.A., in its capacity as Trustee for the registered holders of Asset Backed Securities Corporation Home Equity Loan Trust 2004-HE8, Asset Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2004-HE8, recorded on August 24, 2010, in Book No. 27952, at Page 367 U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Asset Backed Securities Corporation Home Equity Loan Trust 2004-HE8, Asset Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2004-HE8 to U.S. Bank National Association, not in its individual capacity, but solely as Trustee of the NRZ Pass-Through Trust XVI, recorded on April 8, 2022, in Book No. 40449, at Page 3 U.S. Bank National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as Trustee for NRZ Pass-Through Trust XVI to U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as owner trustee for RCF 2 Acquisition Trust, recorded on April 18, 2023, in Book No. 41146, at Page 235 for breach of the conditions of said mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing, the same will be sold at Public Auction at 2:00 PM on May 22, 2024, on the mortgaged premises located at 30 Palomino Drive, Franklin, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, TO WIT: The land, with the buildings thereon situated off the northerly side of Beech Street, and southerly side of Plain Street, in Franklin, Norfolk County, Massachusetts and being shown as Lot 18 on a plan entitled, "Dover Farms at Franklin Definitive Plan of Land in Franklin, Mass" Owner/Applicant Franklin Partners Joint Venture 9 Royal Crest Drive North Andover, Mass. 01845 Guerriere Halnon, Inc. Engineering & Land Surveying 38 Pond St. Suite 205 Franklin, Mass. Date August 3, 1995 Scale 100 ft. to an inch, which plan is recorded with Norfolk Registry of Deeds as Plan No. 526 of 1995 in Plan Book 432, reference to which may be had for a more particular description. Said Lot 18 contains 38,211+ s.f., according to said plan. Together with the right to use the ways shown on the plan hereinbefore referred to, for all purposes for which public ways are commonly used in the Town of Franklin, in common with all others legally entitled thereto. This conveyance is subject to "Dover Farms Comprehensive Permit Decision", recorded with Norfolk Deeds in Book 11006, Page 14, as amended, and subject to "20 Ft. Wide Drain, Ease." and "Drainage Easement" as shown on the plan hereinbefore referred to. Also subject to Grants to Massachusetts Electric Company recorded with Norfolk Deeds, in Book 11256, Page 508 and Book 11256, Page 510, and "Restrictive Covenants" recorded with Norfolk Deeds, Book 11360, Page 547. For mortgagor's(s') title see deed recorded with Norfolk County Registry of Deeds in Book 11861, Page 556. These premises will be sold and conveyed subject to and with the benefit of all rights, rights of way, restrictions, easements, covenants, liens or claims in the nature of liens, improvements, public assessments, any and all unpaid taxes, tax titles, tax liens, water and sewer liens and any other municipal assessments or liens or existing encumbrances of record which are in force and are applicable, having priority over said mortgage, whether or not reference to such restrictions, easements, improvements, liens or encumbrances is made in the deed. TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars by certified or bank check will be required to be paid by the purchaser at the time and place of sale. The balance is to be paid by certified or bank check at Harmon Law Offices, P.C., 150 California St., Newton, Massachusetts 02458, or by mail to P.O. Box 610389, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts 02461-0389, within thirty (30) days from the date of sale. Deed will be provided to purchaser for recording upon receipt in full of the purchase price. The description of the premises contained in said mortgage shall control in the event of an error in this publication. Other terms, if any, to be announced at the sale. U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS OWNER TRUSTEE FOR RCF 2 ACQUISITION TRUST Present holder of said mortgage By its Attorneys, HARMON LAW OFFICES, P.C. 150 California St. Newton, MA 02458 (617)558-0500 24792

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55 Constitution Blvd Legal Notice Town of Franklin Conservation Commission Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Ch. 131, s.40 (Wetlands Protection Act), the Franklin Conservation Commission will hold a Hybrid Public Hearing on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 7:10 PM on an Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD) filed by Todd Morey of Beals Associates, Inc., Boston, MA, on behalf of Jeff Sullivan of Northbridge Partners, Wakefield, MA. The ANRAD serves to determine the boundary of Bordering Vegetated Wetlands, Isolated Vegetated Wetlands, Isolated Land Subject to Flooding, and their associated Buffer Zones. The Project is located at 55 Constitution Boulevard, Map 313, Lot 59 within the Industrial Zone. 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. Jeff Livingstone Conservation Chair

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