Tuesday, October 16, 2018

In the News: FHS preparing for Rolling Stones tribute concert; self-serve gas coming to Milford

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

"The golden age of rock ‘n’ roll is alive and well at the Franklin High School as the band, orchestra, and chorus rehearse for the upcoming Rolling Stones tribute concert. 
Last year, the school hired a Beatles cover band to rock the class out to the new year, but now they’re shifting the rock spectrum to their 60s competitors, The Rolling Stones. On Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Franklin High School, a Rolling Stones cover band will be rocking out for the school’s benefit. A few of their songs will also be accompanied by the Franklin high school, band, chorus, and orchestra. 
Last year’s BeatleMania concert raised about $5,000 from the community, and they’re hoping to attract the same attention this year. 
Music director at the Franklin High School, Diane Plouffe, said money from the show will be put towards their major trip, which occurs every four years. Plouffe said that BeatleMania was such a big success last year, and they were hoping for a similar outcome through their efforts."

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"Drivers stopping in Milford will soon be able to pump their own gas, thanks to overwhelming approval from Town Meeting members Monday night. 
“In 2018, we live in an automatic world,” resident R.J. Sheedy said. “I don’t know why, in an automatic world, we would not accept self-service gas stations in town.” 
The town has been the longtime home of full-serve-only gas stations, meaning an attendant pumps your gas."

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