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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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