Episode 1099

FM #1099 - Talk Franklin - 11/14/23

Published on: 18th November, 2023

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" session with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and Deputy Town Administrator Amy Frigulietti. We had our conversation in the Municipal Building on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.  

Topics for this session

  • Ribbon cutting held for Schmidt’s Farm, ground breaking for Beaver St Interceptor
  • FY 2024 budget adjustments, tax rate hearing, Tri-County debt exclusion
  • Election turnout disappointing
  • Thanksgiving break, Turkey Trot, FHS Football at Fenway

The recording runs about 25 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Amy on Tuesday, November 14, 2023


Town Administrator page -> https://www.franklinma.gov/administrator

Talk Franklin podcast page -> https://anchor.fm/letstalkfranklin 

Schmidt’s Farm ribbon cutting (audio)


Beaver St Interceptor ribbon cutting


Beaver St Interceptor page  https://www.franklinma.gov/water-sewer-division/pages/beaver-street-interceptor

Agenda for Tax rate hearing Nov 21, 2023  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif10036/f/agendas/november_21_2023_town_council_tax_hearing_agenda.pdf 


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I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been providing accurate and timely information about what matters in Franklin since 2007. Currently working in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Radio (wfpr.fm) since October 2019.

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