Thursday, July 20, 2017

In the News: Another Eagle Scout; marijuana law to Gov Baker

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

"Another member of the Molloy family has achieved the highest achievement or rank within the Boys Scouts of America. 
Following in his father Peter and brother Brian’s footsteps, Samuel Molloy, 16, recently completed his Eagle Scout project. 
Through his project, Samuel raised money, built and managed of a team of volunteers to install four aluminum benches along the side of the turf field at Franklin High School. 
“I’m very proud of him,” said Samuel’s mother Shelly. “He went out and got donations, made speeches, researched how much the benches cost and what size; he also had to get the project approved by both the town and school.”

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"The House and Senate on Wednesday signed off on a compromise bill overhauling the marijuana legalization ballot law, moving the long-awaited deal a step closer to Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk. 
The committee of House and Senate negotiators had planned to produce a deal by June 30, but talks dragged on this month amid disagreements over tax rates, local control and other issues. Final votes in each branch are expected Thursday when the Senate plans to more thoroughly discuss the accord, the product of competing House and Senate bills reconciled in secret by the conference committee over more than three weeks. 
Baker, who opposed Question 4 legalizing recreational marijuana, should now be in receipt of the bill by week’s end, but it’s unclear whether he might have any additional recommendations that could be proposed in the form of amendments that would further delay the implementation of the law."

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