From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"A Franklin company has won a $36 million contract to overhaul the Natick Center rail station.Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
The MBTA Control Board on Monday awarded the contract for the project to Daniel O’Connell’s Sons Inc. T officials said the station will be “rebuilt,” with plans for two elevators, three new stairways, two accessible ramps, new platforms, better signs and the installation of emergency lighting. An existing pedestrian bridge will also be replaced.
T officials also plan to raise the inbound track and upgrade infrastructure to address existing flooding problems."
Note: While they have a location in Franklin, they were founded and are headquartered in Holyoke, MA. Find out more about DOC online at http://www.oconnells.com/
"Following Tuesday’s biennial town election, continuity is the word for the Town Council, with all seven of the incumbents who sought re-election successfully retaining their seats on the nine-member panel.
And for the School Committee, change is the name of the game, though with just two of seven incumbents throwing their hats into the ring for another term, that was expected.
In the only other race on the ballot, voters retained all three of the town’s incumbent constables.
A total of 3,851 voters turned out at the polls at Franklin Hight School to cast ballots -- the figure represents about 15 percent of the town’s registered voters."
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For the workbook with the unofficial results
|precinct tables are quiet after 8:00 PM when the polls have closed|