From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"People who want to travel on planes throughout the United States will soon need a passport or what is being called a Real ID.
Beginning on March 26, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles will offer Real IDs, although they will not be required for travel until October 2020.
The Real ID is a security standard created by the federal government in 2005 as part of measures after the 9-11 terrorist attacks.
Everyone who is eligible for a Massachusetts driver’s license can obtain them, but there will be more stringent requirements, RMV spokeswoman Judith Reardon Riley said. "Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
For additional info check out the Mass.gov site for Real ID