Sunday, June 21, 2020

FM #303 Talk Franklin - 6/19/20 (audio)

FM #303 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 303 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

  • Part 2, Phase 2 just announced
  • BoH numbers for Franklin, only 4 active cases
FY 2021 Budget recap, Town Council meeting next week (6/24)

Spotlight on Technology
  • Internet on FHS field?
Cultural closing
  • NPR streaming of 9:30 Club concerts

The recording runs about 53 minutes. Listen to my conversation with Jamie and Anne Marie


FY 2021 budget info

9:30 Club Concert queue on NPR

Background info on 9:30 club

Jamie and Steve live on the ‘pre-game’ for the Budget hearing on Wednesday, June 17


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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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FM #303 Talk Franklin - 6/19/20 (audio)
Jamie Hellen on the FHS field during the budget hearing Thursday, June 18

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