Franklin town properties

Franklin proudly owns a quite a number of new or recently-built properties, the aggregate cost of which totals many 100s of millions of dollars of capital investment.

All the recent construction of municipal properties says a lot of positive things about the overall vitality of the Franklin, MA community and the vision of its leaders!

In addition to the beautiful new Franklin High School . . .

. . . the new addition to the Franklin Public Library . . .

. . . the recent multi-million dollar streetscape facelift given to the Franklin Downtown area . . .

. . . and the expansion of the Franklin Senior Center . . .

the Town of Franklin, MA enjoys a an up-to-date Town Hall, modern Franklin Fire Headquarters, and the recently built King Street fire station.

In terms of recent construction in the Franklin Public School system, in addition to the new High School, one can point to the Helen Keller,  Jefferson, and Oak Street Elementary Schools as well as the three new middle schools serving Franklin (the Sullivan, Remington, and Horace Mann Middle Schools).

Also recently refurbished is the Franklin Historical Museum now located on West Central Street.

And finally, though not town-owned, the Staff Sgt. Robert Pirelli Veteran’s Skating Rink in Franklin, MA deserves highlighting because of the important role it plays in Franklin youth sports.

Taken together, the many beautiful new municipal buildings gracing Franklin, MA and the other fine public properties in town help make Franklin, MA a place you can be proud to call home!

November 27, 2017

Franklin MA Public Library looking great after expansion, renovation

The $10.5M renovation and expansion project at the Franklin Public Library in Franklin, MA has the library looking great, inside and out! The construction project added […]
March 5, 2017

Franklin Senior Center presents new second floor

The Franklin Senior Center in Franklin, Massachusetts recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new second floor addition. The Center was […]
August 23, 2015

Franklin Sculpture Park another reason to love Franklin

If you are unfamiliar with Franklin, MA, the most important thing you should know is that this community of 32,000 on Interstate 495 in suburban Massachusetts […]
May 18, 2015

Downtown Franklin Beautification Day of community service and civic pride

Franklin’s Downtown Beautification Day is the town’s most visible annual community improvement program. The event is held twice a year, coordinated by the Franklin Garden Club […]
May 16, 2010

Franklin MA Historical Museum opens in new Downtown location

The Franklin, MA Historical Museum officially opened last Friday at its new location at 80 West Central Street in Downtown Franklin.  The former site of the […]
November 19, 2009

Union Street Cemetery, Franklin, MA

The Union Street Cemetery is a seemingly overlooked jewel of Franklin MA’s Downtown area.  Many people drive by this parcel of land at the corner of […]
October 24, 2009

Beloved gazebo on Franklin Common gets facelift

The graceful gazebo on the Franklin MA Town Common is getting some much-needed attention.  An puzzling original design flaw is being corrected.  The structure is getting […]
February 10, 2009

Franklin, MA Senior Center

The Franklin Senior Center is located at 10 Daniel McCahill St, Franklin, MA. Franklin Senior Center 10 Daniel McCahill Street Franklin, MA 02038 508-520-4945 Beautiful, modern […]
February 9, 2009

New Fire Headquarters Franklin, MA

In another positive development for Franklin, MA’s downtown area, a new $9.3 million central fire station opened in the town center in 2008. Called the Franklin […]