Franklin's homepage has a new look this year that some residents have pooh-poohed as being uglier than in years past, but the Massachusetts Campaign for Open Government again recognized it as a "gold star" community.
Every year, the campaign (www.maopengov.org) assesses how easy it is for the public to obtain information about local government.
"It's not based on looks or design, only information. This year, we've only added to the information," said Assistant Town Administrator Maxine Kinhart, who helps administer the Web site, www.franklinma.virtualtownhall.net.
Franklin has been given the annual e-Government award every year since 2006, Kinhart said.
Read the full article about the recent award for Franklin's web site in the Milford Daily News here