Monday, May 1, 2017

“I want them to feel protected"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Local farmers looking to form an agricultural commission in Franklin took their case to town officials last week. 
Members of the Town Council and Planning Board as well as the town administrator listened to a presentation on the matter Thursday evening. 
Melanie Hamblen, a co-owner of the Franklin Agway store, said that a number of farmers in town felt unwelcome at the municipal building, believed new regulations threatening their livelihoods could come up at any time and were worried for the future of farming."

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The presentation and discussion was to the Economic Development Subcommittee of the Town Council which includes a couple of members of the Planning Board as non-voting members.

The scheduled agenda for the meeting can be found here

Pick your own! In Franklin Ma — at Gianetti's U-Pick Blueberries.
Pick your own! In Franklin Ma — at Gianetti's U-Pick Blueberries.

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