Friday, September 27, 2019

In the News: water plant close to coming online; Girls With Impact offers scholarships

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

There is a light at the end of the town’s summer-long water treatment plant repair tunnel that has kept the town on a full water ban since July.

Department of Public Works Director Brutus Cantoreggi said Wednesday via the department’s social media that the town has all the parts needed to get its main water treatment plant up and running.

The plant at 10 Public Works Way was shut down on July 7, along with the town’s two largest and oldest wells associated with it, as a result of a fire in one of the tanks.

“We finally have all the parts needed to fully restore the water treatment plant after the fire,” Cantoreggi reported. “Our crews are currently working to install the parts and we hope to have everything ready very soon.”

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"A nonprofit organization hopes to equip 100 teen girls from low- to moderate-income families with the skills needed to launch a business, nonprofit or community project.

Girls with Impact, a group that aims to supply next-generation leaders with a strong network for both the corporate and public sectors, announced recently that it will give 100 girls scholarships to an online academy where they can learn how to build a business or nonprofit.

The deadline to apply is Monday. Applications can be submitted online at Scholarships are made possible by support of Eversource Energy and Boston Scientific, according to a press release.

The live, online program is designed with Harvard University experts. It guides girls through ideation to a plausible business plan. Along the way, the girls learn about concepts such as competition, targeting customers, finances and marketing."

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Girls With Impact offers scholarships
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