Friday, October 26, 2018

In the News: Tri-County 8th grade open house; Attorney General candidates debate

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The goal at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School is to show the future, and that’s exactly what officials plan to do during this year’s open house. 
This year’s eighth-grade open house at Tri-County takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the school, 147 Pond St. 
Scott O’Brien, head of Tri-County’s guidance department, said the point is to get students who are looking to take their educations outside the usual classroom setting. 
“We’ve been reaching out, but mostly to tell people that we are one of the most evolved programs that is currently available to students,” O’Brien said. “We really just want to let people know that this isn’t your grandfather’s traditional vocational school.”

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"Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday afternoon parried a series of attacks from her Republican challenger Jay McMahon over the Democrat’s record on guns, drugs and suing the Trump administration, defending her office over the course of the final, hour-long debate in the race. 
Healey, who is widely expected to win a second, four-year term as attorney general, highlighted her work prosecuting drug traffickers and preventing dangerous copycat assault weapons from being sold in Massachusetts. 
She also said that while she doesn’t relish suing President Donald Trump, she will continue to do so if she believes it’s in the interests of the state or its residents. 
“I don’t wish for or want opportunities to sue the federal government. But it is my job as attorney general to stand up for the interests of our state, for our residents, for our businesses and for our values,” Healey said.

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Healey campaign page

McMahon campaign page

The Franklin Town Clerk page with additional information

Additional info can be found in the 2018 Election Collection

Election Information for Nov 2018
Election Information for Nov 2018

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