Sunday, October 2, 2011

Week ending Oct 2, 2011

The Harvest Festival will hopefully dodge a downpour and draw crowds of folks to downtown Franklin on Sunday.

Sun - 10/2

Links to the key video segments from the School Committee and Town Council meetings are posted for your convenience. The candidate profile continues with one on Roberta Trahan for the School Committee.

Sat - 10/1

Preparing for the Harvest Festival, the Passport can be picked up at key locations around downtown. Dean College celebrates their new Campus Center. The Y is stalking up walking to school on Weds. The Senior Circuit break increases by $10 this year. The Milford Daily News starts a series of candidate profiles with Ed Cafasso.

Fri - 9/30

The chart of the attendance records for the Town Council tells a story. The Downtown Partnership prepares for the Harvest Festival this Sunday. The Y is hosting two community awareness meetings on child sexual abuse. The Fire Dept main station will be open during the Harvest Festival on Sunday. Mount St Mary's Abbey holds an open house for their new candy building.

Thu - 9/29

Hamilton Storage got the headlines coming out of the Town Council meeting Weds night. The Charles River won an international award, a telling sign of the progress made on improving the water quality. The Metacomet Land Trust is holding a presentation on bats. I watched video broadcast of the Town Council meeting on Weds and reported on it in real time. (Note: had I been in the Council Chambers, it would have been "live reporting".)

Wed - 9/28

News from the Milford Daily with the lead article on the School Committee meeting Tues and the announcement of the new contract with the Teachers union.

In the News: fire, fraud, culture, time

 Tue - 9/27

The reality of the budget cuts are starting to be felt with slower response times from the Fire Dept. The School Building Committee met on Monday and worked on some design changes to the 'model school'. Spraying for mosquitoes was announced.

Mon - 9/26

Franklin's newsletter "The Express Line" was published with info on the high school building time line, the DPW and other town news. The Food Pantry sent out their fall update via email and it was shared here.

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