"Those looking at the Franklin Public Library from the outside are only seeing the merest hint of the work going on within.
Inside the stately granite Main Street building, whole rooms are swathed in opaque plastic - almost as if they've been gift-wrapped - while others are stripped down to reveal the piping underneath.
The library, built in 1904, is a couple of months into a year-long, $10.5 million renovation project - one that will both update the building's interior and create an addition that will expand library spaces.
Town Councilor Judith Pfeffer - also the chairwoman of the library building committee - spoke on Friday about the progress made on the building, and what it might look like once it is complete."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
|work underway to expand the library in the back of the current building|
"After a successful debut last year, Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School hosts its second "Showcase Spectacular" event next Saturday.
The day, scheduled for Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., is intended to better familiarize the public with the school.
"Every shop will have a different activity," said school spokeswoman Jessica Silva. "The early education program, for example, will show some of the activities they do with preschool-age children."
"It gives people a chance to come in and see what's going on at Tri-County on a daily basis," she added.
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