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.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council met last night and gave residents an update on COVID-19 thanking the town departments and employees for their work during this crisis and then decided the Council needed more time to review proposed rate hikes for water... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council and the community will be presented with an update tonight, on where the Fiscal year 2021 budget process stands at this point. Franklin Town Administrator Jamie Hellen says looking at a set of assumptions moving forward... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A Legislative Forum will be held in Franklin tonight when the towns’ legislative delegation will be updating the community on important issues related specifically to education. The 3rd Annual School Committee Legislative Forum will allow... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A member of the Franklin Town Council and Board member for the local S.A.F.E Coalition says the group would like to make a presentation to the Council, as they get ready for an open house next month, to promote their new location. Franklin Town... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Franklin is interested in finding out how much residents know about Stormwater, in an effort to help develop outreach and educational programs and at the same time you could win a free Rain Barrel. The Franklin Stormwater Survey... Read more.
By MYFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council this week reviewed a lengthy draft list of projects and initiatives from which members will likely come up with a list of goals for the next two years. The list was put together by Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and his... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council will meet tonight and discuss a new Bylaw dealing with the creation of a Stormwater Utility Enterprise Fund and a Bylaw amendment, creating a Plastic Bag Ban for the town of Franklin. The Stormwater Management Program... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council has given it’s unanimous support for a so-called pouring permit that will allow for the operation of the town’s first Distillery. Glen Pharma Distillery is expected to open early next year according to the owner, a... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michael's - The Franklin Town Council unanimously approved a resolution to transfer $692,000 in freecash Wednesday evening, left over money from the town's snow and ice account that will be used for several projects. Most of the free cash $448,000 will be... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council will deal with a few budget transfers when the Council meets tonight, along with a discussion on how to appropriate, almost $700,000 in free cash. A resolution before town councilors would move $53,000 of surplus funds... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council will hold public hearings tonight on three zoning by-law amendments, aimed at cleaning up some of the gaps in the town’s current sign by-law. Town Administrator Jeffrey Nutting says these are tweaks with the proposed... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council will have several zoning by-law amendments to go through tonight, along with a by-law amendment, relating to a number of changes in town fees. Franklin Town Administrator Jeff Nutting says for the first time in 20-years... Read more.
By My FM's Rick Michaels - The Town of Franklin has no glaring issues, as the Town Council reviewed the results of a town-wide risk assessment recently conducted and listened to a presentation on the results this week. Assistant Town Administrator Jamie Hellen who has... Read more.
ByMyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council will move into executive session following tonight’s regularly scheduled meeting, at which time councilors will conduct a strategy session in preparation for negotiations involving a contract offer for newly named Town... Read more.
By MyFM’s Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council after appointing a Town Administrator Search Committee to help in finding a replacement for Jeffrey Nutting who’s retiring, is recommending tonight to offer the position instead, to the current Deputy Town Administrator... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Franklin Town Council has approved a resolution, which means for the first time in a while the town won’t have to apply for a waiver, when it comes to the minimum appropriation requirement for the Library Budget. Town Councilors approved a... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - There is a number of resolutions and amendments ready to be voted on tonight during a meeting of the Franklin Town Council including the town’s participation in the national Opioid lawsuit and the engagement of legal counsel for that purposes... Read more.
FRANKLIN - The Franklin Town Council has a number of hearings scheduled for tonight to go along with a lengthy list of resolutions and amendments to vote on. Town Councilors will once again discuss a Zoning By-Law amendment, actually a revised version, referring to an... Read more.
FRANKLIN - The Legislative delegation that serves the town of Franklin will attend tonight’s meeting of the Franklin Town Council. State Senators Karen Spilka and Richard Ross, along with State Representative Jeffrey Roy, recently received a letter of congratulations... Read more.
Franklin - The agenda for the next Franklin Town Council meeting will include a public hearing on where storage facilities can be located in the town, a discussion on water use restriction and ban, plus action is expected dealing with a Marijuana Use Overlay... Read more.
Franklin - The Franklin Town Council has rejected a proposed zoning by-law amendment by a Medway developer who wanted to build 34-homes on 11-acres of land off Summer Street. Many residents spoke out against the proposal citing the loss of privacy, traffic concerns and... Read more.
Uxbridge Selectmen tonight will discuss regionalizing the accounting department with the town of Mendon. Members will vote their approval of the comprehensive waste water management project at the treatment plant. The Mendon Planning Board meets tonight to review a... Read more.
Franklin Town Council members will hold a hearing tomorrow night for a beer and wine license for a new store to be located in the Big Y supermarket on East Central Street. The cost of the renovations to the store is listed at $250 thousand and the total cost is $502... Read more.
The Franklin Economic Development Committee meets tonight to begin their discussion on the proposed sale of the town owned Pond Street land. The Town Council approved adding a residential component to the request for proposals from bidders and that is causing some... Read more.
Holliston Selectmen meet tonight to review budgets for technology, veteran services, building department and zoning board. The board also meets with Police Chief John Moore, Fire Chief Mike Cassidy and DPW Director Sean Reese.
Milford school officials continue to plan... Read more.