Wednesday, June 8, 2016

In the News: Tri-County safety day, Franklin 5K, suspended license

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"A Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School program has begun a "Public Safety Days" initiative, aimed at helping students make good decisions. 
The event, which kicked off Tuesday, is held by the school's Legal and Protective Services program. It invites students from Tri-County's other programs to take part in a series of activities relating to safety. 
"We're kind of new - my oldest kids are juniors," said Heidi Bastien, an instructor in the program. "We held the first Public Safety Days last year in the gym. We did a public service announcement and had some activities."

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"The Hockomock YMCA will hold the Franklin 5K walk/run family event from 10 a.m. to noon June 26 at 628 Washington St. 
Now in its 12th year, this community event supports programs for children with disabilities at the YMCA. The event is free. 
The race, formerly called Run for Bob, was started by Kris and Kayla Biagiotti in memory of Kayla’s dad Bob Biagiotti and his belief that no child should be left on the sidelines. Kris continues her advocacy through this event. Inspired by Team Hoyt, Kris and Kayla (The K Girls) became the first mother/daughter team to finish the Boston Marathon in 2013."

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"Reports from the state Executive Office of Elder Affairs indicate a Franklin assisted living facility violated several state regulations and failed to submit timely reports of stolen painkillers and resident injuries. 
According to the results of a Freedom of Information Act request, there are several documented instances of the facility, The Estate at Franklin, not complying with state regulations as well as lost and injured patients. 
The facility had its assisted living certification suspended by the state Executive office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) on Feb. 5 due to several incidents at the facility dating back to November of 2015."

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