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 School Committee will be asked tonight to approve a proposed budget for the next school year which is reflecting just over a six percent increase in spending, over the current Fiscal Year. The
Superintendent of Schools in... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin School Committee will meet tonight with only one policy up for adoption under the heading of discussion action items on tonight’s agenda. Following the Superintendent's Report and a few presentations up for a second reading by school... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Superintendent of Schools in Franklin delivered her monthly report to the School Committee and the community at this week’s School Committee Meeting providing some information about funding provided by the Student Opportunity Act and also... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Superintendent of Schools in Franklin has sent out a letter to the Franklin Community her first “State of the Schools” letter to communicate with residents about the major matters of the Franklin Public Schools. Superintendent Sara Ahearn is... Read more.
The Franklin School Committee will meet tonight a week after postponing it's regularly scheduled meeting because of last Tuesday's winter storm and will hear from the Superintendent of Schools, about her Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal, which reflects a six-percent... Read more.
FRANKLIN - The Franklin School Committee will be holding a Legislative Forum tonight. The topic will be education funding. In particular, unfunded state mandates that are creating funding issues for many school districts. Franklin's Legislative Delegation are planning... Read more.
The Medway Planning and Economic Development Board will discuss the proposed Willows Adult Retirement Community tonight. It will be built on Village Street consisting of 227 units. In other business, zoning bylaw amendments for the May town meeting will be reviewed... Read more.
Milford School Committee members discussed the feasibility of busing walkers, mainly for safety reasons. The cost to bus walkers and other factors may make it prohibitive. Currently 2,2000 students are bused to class. A new contract was signed last week for... Read more.
Funds to pay off winter storm bills was ok'd by town councilors in Franklin at a meeting last week. The Upton Planning Board will hold a hearing tonight on proposed modifications to the Cross Winds subdivision. Uxbridge Selectmen tonight will discuss property on Sutton... Read more.
The Upon Finance Committee holds its annual budget hearing tonight on the new package that goes into effect July 1st. The total is just over $20 million, a 9.2 percent increase over this year. The Mendon Finance Committee meets tonight to discuss a tax agreement, a... Read more.
DAYBREAK AUDIO - The Franklin School Committee recently discussed a policy for lasting memorials to students who have died. Under the agreement the district would accept memorial contributions other than scholarships if the principal agrees. Member Trevor Clement said... Read more.