"The Town Council will discuss on Wednesday the possibility of Deputy Town Administrator Jaime Hellen taking over for Town Administrator Jeff Nutting once Nutting retires next year.
A letter sent to town officials in September indicated that Nutting would be retiring no later than June 30. Nutting’s suggestion is to bring Hellen into the captain’s chair.
A search committee was organized earlier this year to decide how the town would go about choosing a new town administrator, but the group decided it would best for Hellen to take over the top job.
“After some discussion, they (the search committee) openly decided that he should be the next TA (town administrator),” Nutting said."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
The Search Committee meeting at which the discussion and recommendation was made, was recorded and is available for replay
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"The Bob’s Stores location at the Horace Mann Plaza will soon be closing, although it’s not clear exactly when.
A large red banner reading “Store Closing - This Location Only” appeared on the Bob’s Stores facade at 303 East Central St., shortly before Black Friday. Store employees referred requests for comment to Bob’s corporate offices in Meriden, Connecticut, but calls placed there by The Daily News were not returned.
Town officials from Franklin did not have information as to why the store is closing."
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