By Brian Brock Would you like to know how the town board spent your property taxes last year? You should be able to. Under New York Town Law, each town is required to file an annual financial report. This Annual Update Document (AUD) should be available from the Town Clerk, Dawn Ritz, or the Office […]
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By Christina Milliman Arthur Austin was a professional, and likely self-taught, photographer of the early 20th Century who documented the people, scenery, homes, businesses, public buildings, street scenes and agricultural aspects of daily life in and around Franklin between circa 1900 and 1930. Not a lot is known about this man or his family. It […]
Download a PDF copy of the New Franklin Register Issue #31 (8.9 MB) by clicking on the image. See the index of this issue, and links to all previous issues, on the index page. Issue #31, Vol. XI No. 1, Spring 2017
New York State Real Property Tax Law [RPTL] Section 487, adopted in 1977, provides a 15-year real property taxation exemption for solar, wind, and farm waste energy systems. The Franklin Town Board has passed Local Law 2-2016, opting out of Section 487.
Entering Franklin Durable Goods, the antiques shop on Main Street, is a bit like walking into a sea of enticing objects, as waves of alluring – if sometimes odd – items wash over you, drawing you deeper into this unique emporium.
The Greater Franklin Chamber of Commerce, whose primary mission is to enhance and support local business in and around the Town of Franklin, needs your help to determine what is important to Franklin’s residents and visitors, as well as what might be needed in our community in terms of business and services.
By Lisa A. Heimbauer Please join us for the Franklin Christmas Stroll on Saturday, December 10th, from 1 to 5 p.m. It will include seven houses within the Village and two others within the town limits. Tickets will be sold at the Franklin Fire House (at the Holiday Market) from 12:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. […]
Download a PDF copy of the New Franklin Register Issue #30 (4.6 MB) by clicking on the image. See the index of this issue, and links to all previous issues, on the index page. Issue #30, Vol. X No. 3, Fall 2016
The Comprehensive Plan covers many topics: land use, natural resource protection, agriculture and farmland protection, historic preservation, community aesthetics, traffic, recreation, community service, watershed protection, and economic development. Assessment of the situation in 2006 was documented for each topic, and recommendations were developed for the future of each area.