ABOUT TOWN: Franklin 4 All Cometh


Above – We did a double take...Nice touch with the miniature trucks blocking off the driveway repair site on Union Street!

Some short items of interest.

  • Jumping Worms? Yep, they’re headed our way.
  • AAA bond rating a first for Town of Franklin
  • Dr. Paula Rooney, long-time president of Dean College is to be fêted Tuesday on the occasion of her retirement. Might a new president be announced at the same time?
  • Franklin For All – the marketing name for the MAPC-EDC rezoning push -- is putting on a show at the Black Box Monday night accessible in person or via Zoom. Doors open at 6 and the presentation begins at 7. Register for the event here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0td-mrrzMrE9AK0ufr5wI3nHVYjC… You can learn more about this project on the project website here: https://www.mapc.org/resource-library/franklin-for-all/
  • Inexpensive breakfast, if you are the right age, and free coffee for all – The Town leadership – plus (usually) Rep. Jeff Roy, will be having “office hours” at the Senior Center Cafe. That’s Thursday, May 19, at 8:30 AM.
  • With a state-declared Level I drought in southeastern Mass. (plus Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket), the town has instituted one day per week outdoor watering. Outdoor watering using sprinklers or automated irrigation systems is restricted to the water user's trash day. If the user does not have Town trash service, the user should water on the same day as the nearest Town trash customer. Outdoor watering is prohibited between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please see the DPW website for more information: https://www.franklinma.gov/water-sewer-division/pages/water-conservation.
  • DPW Director, Robert "Brutus" Cantoreggi has been elected Moderator by the town of Millis.
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