Town of Franklin Board meetings are generally the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm (at 6:00pm during winter months) at the Town Garages in Franklin (in Treadwell every 3rd month). See this schedule on our calendar.
A video recording of this meeting is below. A special meeting of the Franklin Town Board was called to order by Supervisor Jeff Taggart at 6:07 pm. Present were Jeff Taggart, Garret Sitts, David Grant, Donnie Smith and Dwight Bruno. Also present was Tony Breuer. Jeff asked for a motion for a resolution accepting the […]
There is no video of the December 3rd meeting. The regular meeting of the Franklin Town Board was called to order at 6:05 by Supervisor Jeff Taggart. Present were Jeff Taggart, Garret Sitts, David Grant, Donnie Smith, Dwight Bruno and Paul Warner. Also present were Dave Tuthill, Don Hebbard and Sara Andros. The minutes were […]
The Village of Franklin Tree Board is planning a street tree planting for next spring. This will be the first phase of the project to replace the trees that have died along our village streets. Planting-site measuring took place this summer, and the proposed sites were marked with stakes. If a stake was placed on […]
Green Banks Gardening with Deborah Banks Now that we are at the end of the fall gardening season, be honest. Was your garden finished after the summer phlox and coneflowers went to seed? Do you have plants you are excited about in autumn? Sure, most gardens have areas that look like death by September, especially […]
Report by Lynne Kemen The market ran from May 26 to October 13. That’s twenty-one Sundays! This was our thirteenth season, and the first year that we applied for and received grant funding to pay our musicians. We thank the A. Lindsay & Olive B O’Connor Foundation, the Roxbury Arts Group Decentralization Grant, and the […]
By Patricia Tyrell The Franklin Farmers’ Market (FFM) is sponsored by the volunteer community organization Franklin Local, Ltd., and by the Greater Franklin Chamber of Commerce. It was started and developed by the vision and dedication of Ellen Curtis, market manager for its first eleven years. As a testament to Franklin Local’s mission of sustainable […]
Report by Susan Barnett The little village storefront next to the firehouse best known as the Hildebrand building will be the home of a new Franklin business. Karin Bowker has opened Mercantile On Main there with her son, Kenny. The store will feature country primitive furniture and decor. Bowker’s previous business, Karin’s Kountry Kubby, has […]