FRANKLIN - At the end of the Franklin Town Council meeting this week, Town Administrator Jamie Hellen provided a brief COVID-19 update for the town, including the announcement of a regional plan involving four other towns, as vaccinations begin next week for all first... Read more.
Franklin High School students were set to begin hybrid learning starting Monday, however an indoor Halloween party attended by 25-50 students on Saturday night has now delayed the transition by at least two weeks. The Superintendent of Franklin Schools Sara Ahearn... Read more.
Most of the towns in the MyFM Listening area have been designated as a Level 3 Critical Drought area due to five months of below normal rainfall while groundwater is starting to see below normal conditions and we also have had above average temperatures. Milford... Read more.
The Franklin School District will take the next step this week in moving forward with hybrid learning, welcoming some students back into the classrooms. The Superintendent’s report to the School Committee last week says the target date is today for Grades 2, 3 and 6... Read more.
A Franklin Elementary School is one of 367 schools across the country being recognized as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The Kennedy Elementary School was named yesterday as an exemplary Achievement Gap Closing School recognized... Read more.
Following the resignation of Franklin Town Clerk Teresa Burr last week, a Temporary Town Clerk was appointed and has been working this week to get the town ready for early voting which begins in about three-weeks for the general election in November. Franklin Town... Read more.
The number of communities in the Department of Public Health’s highest risk category for the transmission of COVID-19 totals 15 including several in and around the MyFM listening area. Moving into the “RED” category with more than 8-cases per 100,000 is Holliston at 8.29... Read more.
The Franklin School Committee heard from the Superintendent of Schools Tuesday night as all students have begun learning in the new school year remotely and that will begin to change next week. Superintendent Sara Ahearn says hybrid planning has been a challenge... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Cannabis Control Commission will meet remotely this morning, to approve several recommendations for final licenses, two of those licenses will be for an Uxbridge business and also provisional licenses for 27 Marijuana Retail stores... Read more.
A new local shared Community Solar Farm is being built in Franklin and residents are finding out more. about how to subscribe for a share of the power produced and going solar, without rooftop panels...
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Superintendent of Schools in Franklin releasing a letter over the weekend to parents and all residents of the town, outlining a proposed remote start with a phased transition to a hybrid model, for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year... Read more.
By MyFm's Rick Michaels - An overview of the Franklin-Bellingham Hazard mitigation and Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Project will be given tonight, as public participation in the planning process is important for improving awareness of the potential impacts of... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The members of the Franklin School Committee, reluctantly approved a Fiscal year 2021 operating budget, an amount $3.4 million short of what they say is needed to keep schools running as is. Superintendent of Schools Sara Ahearn... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Legislative Delegation took part in last night’s Town Council Meeting…providing input on what’s happening at the Statehouse, as we move into the next Fiscal Year and answered questions from residents who called in remotely... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council will be given updates tonight on the CoronaVirus impact on the town and how that may impact the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. Preliminary numbers at the Councils’ last meeting, revealed the COVID-19 pandemic, is leading to... Read more.