Showing posts with label lighting. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lighting. Show all posts

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Join the Downtown Partnership in "Light Up Downtown Franklin and Beyond!"

 

The Franklin Downtown Partnership is inviting everyone to participate in “Light Up Downtown Franklin and Beyond” with lights and winter decorations in businesses from Nov. 20 to Jan. 31 from 4:30 PM to 9 PM.

Join the Downtown Partnership in "Light Up Downtown Franklin and Beyond!"
 "Light Up Downtown Franklin and Beyond!"

Shared from the Franklin Downtown Partnership page

Monday, June 28, 2021

Light Up Franklin for this 4th of July

Final week to order. Please help support the Franklin Lions

To order https://forms.gle/28J8pqr6ffudN5i39

"The Franklin Lions would like to celebrate this 4th of July. Our goal is to Light Up the town on July 4th with paper lanterns.  
We are selling the Lanterns in sets of 3 for $15. Lanterns come with LED light and string. Some assembly is required and pattern may vary.  
Once you place your lantern on display we would love for you to send a picture of your lanterns all lit up. We will be posting a video of the lanterns on July 4th to our Facebook page.  
To purchase your lantern please complete below. We will be in contact by email to confirm your order, delivery, and payment. "

Visit the Lions web page -> https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/franklinma/ 

For additional info  https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/06/lions-looking-to-light-up-franklin-for.html

Light Up Franklin for this 4th of July
Light Up Franklin for this 4th of July


Monday, June 7, 2021

Lions looking to Light Up Franklin for the 4th of July

"The Franklin Lions would like to celebrate this 4th of July. Our goal is to Light Up the town on July 4th with paper lanterns.  
We are selling the Lanterns in sets of 3 for $15. Lanterns come with LED light and string. Some assembly is required and pattern may vary.  
Once you place your lantern on display we would love for you to send a picture of your lanterns all lit up. We will be posting a video of the lanterns on July 4th to our Facebook page.  
To purchase your lantern please complete below. We will be in contact by email to confirm your order, delivery, and payment. "


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Sunday, November 15, 2020

Celebrating Downtown Franklin and Beyond This Winter

On Saturday, Nov. 21, members of the Franklin Downtown Partnership, Franklin Garden Club, and resident volunteers will decorate downtown Franklin for the holidays with wreaths, greenery and bows provided by Hillside Nurseries. Volunteers will work from 9 AM to noon. The rain date is Nov. 22. Please email emason4234@gmail.com if you are able to volunteer to dress up the downtown for the holidays!

All volunteers will wear masks and maintain appropriate social distancing, said Eileen Mason, chair of the beautification efforts in downtown. 

“We really appreciate the efforts of all our volunteers and the DPW to decorate the area,”  said Mason. “Please come to downtown Franklin to shop for your holiday presents and enjoy the decorations,” said Mason. 

In addition to downtown decorations, the FDP is inviting everyone to participate in “Light Up Downtown Franklin and Beyond” with lights and winter decorations in downtown businesses and beyond from Nov. 21 to March 1. Thank you to the sponsors of this event: Platinum Sponsor Dean Bank, Gold Sponsors Fenton Financial Group and Keefe Insurance Agency, and Silver Sponsor Station 117 Apartments.

“We want to emphasize the importance of shopping local and supporting Franklin businesses this winter season,” said Roberta Trahan, vice president of the FDP. “Our local businesses are so important to our town and we want to make sure they thrive during these difficult times.”

The Franklin Downtown Partnership is a nonprofit, 501©3 organization made up of nearly 300 business owners, community leaders and residents working to stimulate economic development downtown and create a positive impact throughout the area. Go to www.franklindowntownpartnership.org/ for more information.

The Town Common decorated in Dec 2019
The Town Common decorated in Dec 2019


Saturday, December 2, 2017

Franklin at night (photo essay)

Friday was a good day to take a walk in the dark and check out the lights on the Town Common and along Main St/West Central St.

The Town Common just before the lights turned on
The Town Common just before the lights turned on

The Civil War single soldier monument
The Civil War single soldier monument

The World War I doughboy before the tree lights came on
The World War I doughboy before the tree lights came on


and then there were lights (just after 5:00 PM)
and then there were lights (just after 5:00 PM)

downtown near the main cross walk by the PO,Dean, Rockland and FSPA
downtown near the main cross walk by the PO,Dean, Rockland and FSPA

while the lights look good, Dean's clock is "out for repair"?
while the lights look good, Dean's clock is "out for repair"?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In the News: LED lighting proposal; review of foundation budget urged

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The Town Council may give its approval this week to a plan that would convert local streetlights to LED, improving energy efficiency and possibly saving the town money. 
A measure, which would authorize $650,000 in borrowing for the project, is on the council’s agenda Wednesday. 
The move, said Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen, is being brought forth after the state Department of Energy Resources (DOER) began offering a 30-percent grant on labor and materials costs for such a project. 
If approved, Hellen said, the $650,000 amount would start several processes."

Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20170523/led-streetlights-possible-for-franklin



"The School Committee passed a resolution urging the state to change the way it calculates the foundation budget for school districts. 
The committee voted unanimously Tuesday night in favor of the resolution. 
The foundation budget is set by the state based on a formula, and determines the minimum amount a school district can spend on education. 
Committee member Denise Schultz brought the resolution to the committee’s attention."

Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20170523/franklin-school-committee-urges-budget-review

The link to the resolution text can be found here
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczbVpCVVNxc3lxUk9OTGNWcFNUSGtWY2NENmJ3/view?usp=sharing

flowers added to the downtown areas from the weekend effort to beautify  Franklin by the Downtown Partnership and dozens of volunteers
flowers added to the downtown areas from the weekend effort to beautify
Franklin by the Downtown Partnership and dozens of volunteers

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

"moving to LED would save approximately $70,000 per annum"

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

"Seeking energy efficiency, the town is exploring options to replace its current streetlights with LED versions. 
Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen said this latest effort was prompted by new state incentives for making the switch. 
“The state Department of Energy Resources is offering a 30-percent grant on the labor and materials costs,” he said. “I know the town of Franklin had looked at this in the past, but the return on investment then was still seven or eight years.” 
The DOER money, Hellen said, would change that break-even date, meaning the town would start seeing overall savings in half the time. The entire project is estimated to cost around $600,000, with the town hoping for about $250,000 to offset that - a combination of utility company incentives and the approximately $135,000 state grant."

Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20170425/franklin-exploring-streetlight-switch

street lights could be switched to LED with a state grant to help reduce the payback time on the total cost
street lights could be switched to LED with a state grant
to help reduce the payback time on the total cost

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Christmas Tree Lighting - Sunday, Nov 30 - 4:00 PM


THE HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES WILL INCLUDE:
- LIGHTING UP THE TOWN COMMON HOLIDAY LIGHTS AND DISPLAYS! 
REFRESHMENTS AND GOODIES! 
VISIT WITH SANTA AND II JINGLES THE ELF"
Photo from 2011
Photo from 2011 


In case of inclement weather, holiday festivities will take place across the street in the Ben Franklin Charter School


Additional information contained in the flyer put out by "Concerts on the Common"


Monday, December 8, 2008

Green light for decorations

Green light on decorations

The light snow that we received on Sunday dusted the evergreens and ribbons along the railroad bridge.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

FINCOM: Facilities - lighting (audio)

Mike D'Angelo reviews the efforts to provide efficient lighting in the town facilities with compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), etc.

Time: 2 minutes, 5 seconds



MP3 File