Tuesday, November 10, 2015

In the News: Open space plan, softball registration, partial prescriptions

Selections from Today's Milford Daily News that would be of interest to Franklin

Franklin is in the process of updating its 2008 Open Space and Recreation Plan and invites residents to be a part. 
The purpose of the OSRP is to create a document through a public input process that will guide Franklin in its efforts to maintain and enhance the community’s open space and recreation resources. Officials hope to have a new plan in place for 2016. 
In order to complete a plan that represents the opinions, desires and needs of the community, the Department of Planning and Community Development is attempting to gather information in a variety of different ways

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Franklin Girls Softball spring registration is open for all players ages 4-16 years old, and will close Feb. 1, 2016. 
Pitching and catching clinics will begin in January. Spaces are limited and fill fast.
For information on registration, clinics and leagues, visit fgsafastpitch.org.

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U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark and other members of the Massachusetts delegation are hoping to remove one barrier that is keeping pharmacists in their home state from taking a simple action to reduce the amount of prescription pain killers that can end up in the wrong hands. 
The lawmakers, along with 38 colleagues from other states, are asking the Drug Enforcement Administration to clarify existing regulations to permit the partial filling of opioid prescriptions. The Massachusetts legislature is considering legislation to allow for partial filling but that would not overcome the current DEA prohibition.

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