"The Franklin Cultural Council applied to the Massachusetts Cultural Council for the final approval of the Franklin Cultural District after years of planning.
The district will help highlight the cultural and historical parts of downtown along with helping to grow the arts and business aspects of the community, according to Deputy Town Administer Jaime Hellen.
“There is already a vibrant arts and culture scene in Franklin and this is a continuation of that,” Hellen said. “We wanted to maintain Franklin as the premier arts and cultural area of the southern MetroWest region.”
The Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Cultural Districts Initiative was launched in April 2011. About 45 cities and towns contain cultural districts, according to the state’s website."
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Thanks @milforddaily ! But article clarification: The Cultural Coucil is a separate entity (although we support). We are the Cultural District Committee. And unfortunately no Cultural Festival this year with establishing district and time constraints.https://t.co/fWk0khS9vP— Franklin Culture (@franklinculture) June 14, 2018
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