Tuesday, January 15, 2019

In the News: ArtWeek planning for kick off; 2020 Census an important count

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

"ArtWeek events will be on a more palatable level this spring. 
After regulations approving food trucks and beer gardens was passed in late 2018, Stacy David, chairperson of the Franklin Cultural Council, said they’re expecting this year’s kickoff event to be a lot more flavorful. 
The first event of the week-long festival takes place on April 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. It’s not only meant give people a peek at what the town’s artists have to offer, but to enrich their palates with more than just paint. 
“There will be food trucks, live performances, and a juried craft fair on the town common, as well as a beer garden, and fine art exhibition across the street at Hayward Manor,” David said."

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"The 2020 U.S. Census, a decennial headcount of every person living in the United States, is still a year away. But local, state and federal officials in January officially kicked off the process in Massachusetts. 
“When people think of the 2020 census they think about just counting numbers, but we’ve been working on this now for three years,” said John Barr, census program manager at the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. “It’s so important that the ground work is done.” 
The census first started in the 18th century and is required by the U.S. Constitution. It was originally designed to determine how many representatives each state would send to the U.S. House of Representatives. And while it still serves that purpose, the census has become far more complicated over the last two centuries. 
Today it represents a wildly important, highly controversial and politically charged process, exacerbated most recently by a growing mistrust in government and its respect for privacy. The 2020 census is already embroiled in a legal debate over a citizenship question added by the Trump administration."

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2020 U.S. Census
2020 U.S. Census

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