Another week, another summary. The short skinny - the election card is almost finalized. Almost, as the candidates will be certified by Oct 4th and can withdraw up to Oct 6th. The last day to register to vote is October 19th.
Sun - Sep 25
The paintball challenge was successful in raising over $500 for the Food Pantry. Thanks to Glenn Jones for leading that effort. The Commuter Rail will be running late today and next Sunday due to track work.
"You don't really think of this as a fundraising place"
Franklin commuter line will be delayed Sept. 25, Oct. 2
Sat - Sep 24
The Town Council agenda and supporting documents for their meeting Sep 28 is available for review. The Community Garden changed some of the hours they will be available this weekend. Matthew Glass is suffering from the lingering effects of his concussion.
- Franklin, MA: Town Council - Agenda - 9/28/11
- "lingering effects of a severe concussion"
- Garden Office Hours - changed
Fri - Sep 23
Matthew Glass was in the news Thu as the alerts spread and he was found. The Community Gardens will be busy this weekend. MassBudget publishes some good info from the recent release of census data. An EEE alert as it has been found in nearby Medway. The 7th Annual Run for Bob is coming up Sat Oct 1.
- 2 upcoming volunteer opportunities for Franklin Community Gardens!
- 7th annual Run for Bob
- In the News - Matthew Glass Found Alive
- MassBudget: Three new fact sheets on health insurance, poverty and income
- Board of Health alert: EEE September 2011
- FDP Board Member Diane Glass's son (Matt) is missing.
Thu - Sep 22
The annual Harvest Festival is coming Oct 2, Five Guys helps with a fund raiser on Oct 19th, and Sparky's puppets appear at the Library. Franklin Music Boosters is putting together their annual ad book.
- Franklin's Harvest Festival - Sun, Oct 2
- Eat at Five Guys Burgers and Fries on Thurs. Oct. 13th
- Advertising Opportunity for Local Businesses
- Sparky's Puppets
Wed - Sep 21
For any one heading out to Western MA, Route 2 is something to be aware of. A Paintball challenge to benefit the Food Pantry, and a choice of yard sales. A reminder on candidate interviews being scheduled to find out about them and what they will do should they get elected.
- What would you like to know?
- FIGHT HUNGER Paintball Challenge
- In the News - choice of yard sales
- Route 2 Closure and Detour Map
Tue - Sep 20
There are races for Town Clerk, Treasurer, Town Council (12 for 9 spots), School Committee (10 for 7 spots) among the highlights. Timely issue of resources by the FTC for alcohol resellers given the recent problems selling to underage drinkers.
Mon - Sep 19
Franklin's DPW scheduled the annual harzardous waste collection, the Nov 8 ballot is being confirmed today with candidates due to turn in their papers and a heads up for the Waterfire in Providence.
- Canoe the Waterfire in Providence, RI !!
- The ballot line up is being confirmed today
- Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day - Oct 1