A press release and photo from the FHS Girls Soccer Team visit to the State House in February
|FHS Girls Soccer Team visits the State House|
FRANKLIN, Mass -- The Lady Panthers made it pretty clear early on what kind of game it was going to be. Franklin opened up the game up 13-0 and finished the first quarter up 20-6, on their way to a 63-40 win over Marshfield.Read the full game report by following the link above
A trial date has been set in the case of a former Dean College student accused of pummeling a fellow student during a 2011 campus attack, leaving the victim bloodied, shoeless, and staggering.
A pillar of Patrick’s transportation overhaul is promoting greener commuting. MassDOT, in its travel plan, suggests adding or expanding trails in several communities, though does not specifically mention the Trunkline Trail.
"These projects were included in this transportation piece because there is a growing recognition that it is no longer just about vehicular transportation," Lambert said.
He added that a fully developed Trunkline Trail would improve the value of the six communities it wends through.
"Particularly in Franklin," he said, "(because) Franklin is a community that’s growing. Investments like these are a choice for growth. And employers and families looking to settle in Massachusetts are looking for some of these quality-of-life enhancements that aren’t easily replicated anywhere else."
|SNETT entrance on Grove St, Franklin, MA|
The National Weather Service (NWS) will be conducting a severe weather spotter training session, part of its SKYWARN program, in Franklin MA
The class will be on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 between 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. It will be held at the Franklin Public Library, at 118 Main Street.
The session is open to the public at no charge. Emergency managers, police, fire, and other first responders are especially encouraged to attend. Everyone age 16 and older who stays to complete the training will be able to become trained NWS weather spotters.
The training session includes a two-hour thirty-minute computer-based presentation, which discusses the development of thunderstorms, the criteria for "severe" thunderstorms, as well as the cloud features associated with severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Additional information will be presented about winter storms and proper snow measurement. The session will also present the procedure for reporting weather information to the National Weather Service.
It is not necessary to pre-register for this training, but anyone attending should bring a pen or pencil. If you have any questions about SKYWARN or the training sessions, please contact Bill Babcock, SKYWARN Program Leader at NWS Taunton MA, or Glenn Field, NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist, at 508-823-1900 during normal business hours.
In his budget for FY 2014, the Governor proposed significant new investments in Early Education & Care, K-12 Education, Higher Education, and Transportation. To fund these investments--and avoid cuts to other vital public services--the Governor's budget also includes a detailed plan to raise new revenue. As part of our ongoing analysis of the Governor's plan, MassBudget is releasing two new budget briefs.
The first, "Investments and Revenue in the Governor's Budget," presents a concise, 2-page overview of key initiatives in the budget proposal. Notably:
Our second brief, "Tax Policy Proposals in the Governor's FY 2014 Budget," describes the Governor's proposals to raise new revenue while increasing the fairness of our tax system. Among other things, it analyzes:
As a reminder, all of our work on the Governor's budget--including these new briefs--can be found here.
See all of our BUDGET RESOURCES
At the muddy construction site, steel beams and columns rise toward the sky and crisscross each other, giving passersby a glimpse at the school’s skeletal frame.
Next comes the metal decking for the roof, and then masons will arrive to place the brick and outside walls.
Project officials have projected the next phase of construction to start in August.
"The schedule has us being roof-tight for next winter," Mercer said, "which means the outside masonry work would all be done, (and) the roof would be done, so the crews can work through the winter inside."
Feet in Motion
250 East Central St. #1
Franklin, MA 02038
c/o FIM Dance Team Boosters
The Franklin Dog Kennel, 15 Public Works Way, will offer a rabies clinic from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, March 23.
West Bridgewater resident won this year’s Distinguished Young Woman competition, held Saturday night at the Thomas D. Mercer Auditorium.
|Solar Anniversary Celebration poster|
|FSPA - "Sound of Music"|
|Franklin Chargers registration opens Mar 1|
|Pour Richard's logo|
|View from Grove Street|
|Pour Richard's store front view|
|Pour Richard's wine racks|
|informative notes on the wine|
|new Narragansett sign to be hung soon|
|craft beer shelving|
Erica Glenn had been preparing to play the role of Maria long before joining the cast of "The Sound of Music’’ in the Franklin Performing Arts Company’s coming production.
The Best Buddies program seeks to help socialize people with developmental disabilities and develop friendships and understanding.