This shares my conversation with Frank Falvey, of Frank Presents, a long time Franklin resident and cable show host. This is the first of a series on the Town Charter, the process to change it, and some of the possible revisions that Frank and I discuss. We start our discussion by painting the picture of the development of cable and radio broadcasting in Franklin and our individual show expansion.
Links to the current Town charter (modified in 2013) and the charter report for 1995 (prior changes) are included in the show notes.
The recording runs about 34 minutes: Let’s listen to this recording of Frank and I talk about the charter.
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Current Town Charter -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/revised_2013_1.pdf
Charter Commission Report - 1995
MA General Law Chapter 34 https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleVI/Chapter34A/Section4
Division of Local Services (DLS) - newsletter summarizing change change process https://www.mass.gov/doc/october4thpdf/download
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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.
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