Sunday, January 8, 2017

In the News: Kutil and the road to UMass Dartmouth; sledding map

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

"It gets a bit complicated, with a dose of personal conflict on Alicia Kutil's part, if one is to trace the back roads that ultimately placed her at UMass Dartmouth. 
"I wanted to go far away," said the ex-Franklin High basketball star. "I wanted to go to some pretty school down south." A slew of local colleges recruited the six-footer. She didn't even bother opening the letters. She sent video to a bunch of Division 3 schools down south. 
The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia was one of them. The basketball coaches liked what they saw of Kutil. She visited the campus, and enrolled. All good, so far. 
Then it wasn't good at all, and the change didn't take long."
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"By the time the storm Saturday ends, most of the area will have a decent coating of snow and cold enough weather to keep it around for a few days. 
In other words, the conditions are ripe for sledding. Check out an interactive map created by Millis woman Sharon Aigler for all the best sledding hills in the area, at 
The hills are also ranked by difficulty: small hills, large hills and intense thrill hills. 
Aigler, who runs the Community Kangaroo website, said she created the map with crowdsourced suggestions to solve a common problem."
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screen grab of sledding map
screen grab of sledding map

Fin the interactive version of this map online

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