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This podcast provides information and view points on all that matters particularly focused on how to create a sustaining budget to maintain the quality of life and education in Franklin, MA given the restrains of Prop 2 1/2.

This podcast provides information and view points on all that matters particularly focused on how to create a sustaining budget to maintain the quality of life and education in Franklin, MA given the restrains of Prop 2 1/2.
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This podcast provides information and view points on all that matters particularly focused on how to create a sustaining budget to maintain the quality of life and education in Franklin, MA given the restrains of Prop 2 1/2.

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English


Episodes

FM #152 - Town Administrator Search Committee

11/17/2018
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This recording is the of the Town Administrator Search Subcommittee held Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018. The subcommittee is comprised of Town Councilors Matt Kelly, Tom Mercer, Melanie Hamblen, and Debbie Pellegri. Karen Bratt, Human Resources Director for the Town of Franklin also participated.

Duration:00:37:37

FM #151 - 10th Norfolk 2nd Debate

10/30/2018
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This recording is the second debate with the two 10th Norfolk District candidates. This was held Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Franklin Senior Center. The two candidates for the 10th Norfolk Representative district: incumbent Representative Jeff Roy and challenger current Franklin Town Councilor Patrick Casey debated before a live broadcast of Franklin TV and an audience of over 100 people.

Duration:01:16:35

FM #150 - 2018 Election Info - Ballot Question 1

10/16/2018
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 150 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording is the third and final segment from the Election Information Event hosted by Franklin in Focus held at the Franklin Public Library on Saturday, October 13, 2018. This third and final segment covers the information session with nurses representing the Yes and No sides of the Ballot Question #1.

Duration:00:49:55

FM #149 - 2018 Election Info - Franklin, MA Town Clerk

10/16/2018
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 149 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording is the second of three segments from the Election Information Event hosted by Franklin in Focus held at the Franklin Public Library on Saturday, October 13, 2018. This segment covers the information session with Franklin Town Clerk Teresa Burr and Assistant Clerk, Nancy Dinello.

Duration:00:19:17

FM #148 - 10th Norfolk Debate

10/15/2018
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 148 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording is the first of three segments from the Election Information Event hosted by Franklin in Focus held at the Franklin Public Library on Saturday, October 13, 2018. This first segment covers the information session with the two candidates for the 10th Norfolk Representative district: incumbent Representative Jeff Roy and challenger current Franklin Town Councilor Patrick Casey.

Duration:01:10:05

FM #147 - Joint Budget Subcommittee Meeting - Sep 26, 2018

9/30/2018
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This recording is of the Joint Budget Subcommittee meeting that was held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The meeting began at about 5:30 PM in the 3rd Floor Training Room

Duration:00:47:49

FM #146 - Economic Development Committee meeting - 9/5/18

9/10/2018
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This recording is of the Economic Development Subcommittee meeting that was held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. The meeting began at about 6 PM in the 3rd Floor Training Room. The meeting was delayed in starting as it was missing a quorum.

Duration:00:40:56

FM #145 - Economic Development Subcommittee - June 6, 2018

6/11/2018
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 145 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording is of the Economic Development Subcommittee meeting that was held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The meeting began at 5:45 PM in the 3rd Floor Training Room

Duration:01:00:29

FM #144 - Finance Committee Final Budget Hearing FY 2019

4/28/2018
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This recording is of the Finance Committee final budget hearing for the FY 2019 budget review. The meeting was held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The meeting began at 6:00 PM. The school budget, Police Dept, and Technology budgets were reviewed and discussed before the committee made its vote to recommend the budget as proposed to the Town Council. The Town Council budget hearings are scheduled for May 16 and 17. The budget is currently unbalanced and the Town Council will need to vote to use...

Duration:00:41:15

FM #143 EDC Mtg 04/11/18

4/16/2018
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This recording is of the Economic Development Subcommittee meeting that was held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The meeting began at about 5:45 PM and commenced with a round of introductions of the folks in the 3rd Floor Training Room. A couple of people did come in after the introductions. The meeting itself runs about 55 minutes. My notes were captured via Twitter for this meeting and can be found at FranklinMatters.org/

Duration:01:03:27

FM #142 Ben's Books Return to Library

4/9/2018
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This recording is of the brief ceremony at the unveiling of the new display case for Benjamin Franklin’s books. The case, ordered as part of the Library renovation project was delayed in delivery, and the books were safely installed this week. The ceremony was held on Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Duration:00:16:53

FM #141 - School Committee - 3/22/18

3/26/2018
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The Franklin, MA School Committee meeting originally scheduled for March 13 and snowed out by the blizzard was rescheduled and held on Thursday, March 22. Due to the reschedule, Franklin TV was not broadcasting the meeting so the audio recording here is made available for the community.

Duration:01:38:22

FM #140 - Economic Development Committee - 02/21/18

2/24/2018
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This recording is of the Economic Development subcommittee of the Town Council. The meeting was held in Room 205 on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 beginning at 6:00 PM. The subcommittee is chaired by Tom Mercer. Members are Melanie Hamblen, Eamon McCarthy Earls, and Glenn Jones. Town Planning Director Bryan Taberner and Town Planner Amy Love also participated along with Town Administrator Jeff Nutting and Deputy Administrator Jamie Hellen. Resident and multi-small business owner Rich Frongillo...

Duration:01:26:10

FM #139 - Legislative Forum on School Funding

2/17/2018
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 139 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording is of the Legislative Forum on School Funding held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in the Lecture Hall at Franklin High School. The event featured opening remarks by School Committee Chair Anne Bergen and then a panel discussion facilitated by Vice-Chair Denise Schultz. The panelists were Senator Karen Spilka, Senator Richard Ross, and Representative Jeffrey Roy.

Duration:01:42:03

FM #138 - Town Government 101

1/28/2018
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This recording is of the Franklin Town Government 101 event held on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The program featured Dr. Robert Krim, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Framingham State University Franklin State Rep. Jeff Roy has previously held positions on the Franklin School Committee and Town Council a conversation and question and answer period with Town Council representative Tom Mercer and School Committee member Denise Schultz, moderated by Steve Sherlock of...

Duration:02:16:26

Town Council Goals Workshop - FM #137

1/12/2018
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This recording is of the Town Council Goals Workshop conducted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Unlike other workshops that I have reported on, this was conducted such that here was no opportunity for citizens participation during the workshop and with limited discussion among the Councilors. No deliberations were planned, no votes were planned, that much was understood going into it. The session was very informative and covered a whole lot of topics. You can find my notes and the document...

Duration:01:24:56

FM #136 - Franklin Public Library Grand Re-Opening

11/5/2017
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 136 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording captures the grand re-opening ceremony for the Franklin Public Library on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The ceremony and multiple speeches runs about 21 minutes

Duration:00:30:11

Franklin Candidate for School Committee: Monica Linden

10/24/2017
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 135 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording is my interview with School Committee Candidate Monica Linden. We recorded this at the Franklin TV studios.

Duration:00:16:08

Franklin Candidate for Town Council - Melanie Hamblen

10/23/2017
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 134 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording is my interview with Town Council Candidate Melanie Hamblen. We recorded this at her work location, Franklin Agway. Technically, the recording took a second try.

Duration:00:21:57

FM #133 - School Committee Budgeting Workshop

10/14/2017
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This internet radio show or podcast is number 133 in the series for Franklin Matters. This captures and shares the audio recording of the Franklin (MA) School Committee Budgeting Workshop held October 10, 2017

Duration:01:21:34