Episode 822

FM #822 - Talk Franklin - 06/24/22

Published on: 28th June, 2022

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen. We had our conversation via the Zoom Conference Bridge.

If we think of two seasons; then it could be Budget season, festival season

       while the Strawberry Festival & ArtWALK are behind us 

Weekly Farmers Market, Concert on the Common, food trucks, movie nights

First PRIDE Festival June 26, 4th July celebration, Cultural Festival in Sept, Harvest Festival in Oct

Community Preservation Plan and initial funding approved by Town Council

EDC to do their ‘short list’ for the MAPC recommendations at Aug 10 meeting

Beaver St interceptor funding authorized

Davis Thayer

Green community

Downtown parking & town lots

The conversation runs about 25 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen.


Meeting agenda =>    


My notes taken via Twitter are captured in this PDF


My photos taken during the meeting are in one album   https://photos.app.goo.gl/h52SdtFSfb6gxofZA 

YouTube video of meeting ->  https://youtu.be/J0rn18f6aiM

Keep up with events in Franklin vai the Community Calendar



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I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been provide 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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