About Franklin MA

About Franklin MA

February 22, 2020
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Community Preservation Act may be in Franklin’s future

Franklin, MA Town Administrator Jamie Hellen recently made a presentation to the Franklin Town Council advocating that Franklin consider participating in the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act […]
February 6, 2020
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Franklin has its share of Top One Percenters

The Boston Globe recently reported on the number of million-dollar earners living in each Massachusetts city or town. For communities in I-495/I-95 region of the Commonwealth, […]
November 6, 2019

Franklin’s Trunkline Trail getting million dollar upgrade

Franklin’s section of the twenty-two mile long Southern New England Trunkline Trail is set to get a $1M+ upgrade in 2020.  An underpass will be built […]
October 11, 2019
Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter

Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter School best in state – Niche

The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School in Franklin, MA (BFCCPS) is the best charter school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, according to Niche, the highly […]
May 2, 2019
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Franklin High in top 30 percent of MA high schools

Out of 342 Massachusetts high schools surveyed, Franklin High was #90 in the state in the newest rankings issued recently by US News and World Report. […]
April 24, 2019
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Ten days of art, culture, and fun at Artweek in Franklin, MA

ArtWeek 2019 gets underway in Franklin, MA on Friday, April 26 and ends on Sunday, May 5.  It’s part of the annual springtime celebration of the […]
February 13, 2019
Franklin Lifelong Learning

Fun activities for spring from Franklin’s Lifelong Learning Institute

Here’s good news for everyone in and around Franklin, MA who is weary of winter: the spring 2019 schedule of fun classes and activities has been […]
January 27, 2019

Franklin, MA in elite group of safest US cities

NeighborhoodScout, a nationally recognized compiler of crime data, school ratings, and demographic trends for states, cities, and neighborhoods in the US, recently announced that Franklin, MA […]
January 21, 2019
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Franklin Cultural District a milestone for Franklin, MA

The designation of an official cultural district in Franklin, MA was recently announced by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC ).  The new Franklin Cultural District should […]
November 14, 2018

Kennedy Elementary commended for excellence

In 2018, the Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) commended the John F. Kennedy Memorial Elementary School in Franklin, MA for […]
October 27, 2018

Franklin High a Top 50 School

Franklin High School ranked in the top 50 of all public high schools in Greater Boston in a recent survey released by Boston Magazine. In producing […]
September 28, 2018
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New home for Franklin’s charter school taking shape

The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School (BFCCPS) of Franklin, MA is building a brand new campus on a 35 acre site in Franklin’s Financial Park. […]