Sunday, June 7, 2020

FM #290 "Talk Franklin" with Jamie Hellen - 6/04/20

FM #290 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 290 in the series.

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and Marketing and Communications Specialist Anne Marie Tracey. We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

We talk about Re-opening
  • Temp license authority
  • Recreation planning
  • Phase 2 awaiting Gov Baker
  • Last hearing for FinComm
  • SchComm Jun 9 meeting, notification of personnel cuts by 6/15
  • Town Council schedule 6/17-18
  • Town clerk
And close with some cultural comments about a new album by Nicole Atkins, a great blues singer. Her album link via BandCamp is

The recording runs about 43 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Anne Marie  Audio file =


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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