Town Blog


Health Department Licensing and Permitting Moves Online

The Health Department has moved its applications for licenses and permits online. Find links to apply by clicking here ... more ››


Stormwater Ad Hoc Subcommittee Meeting

August 5, 2020 at 6:30pm

For more information on the Stormwater Ad Hoc Subcommittee meeting click... more ››

Health Department Parent Survey

Health Department Parent Survey

The Franklin Health Department is seeking input from parents who have children expected to return to PreK-12 school this fall. All... more ››

Town of Franklin Market Study

Town of Franklin Market Study

Please find the MAPC (Metropolitan Area Planning Council) Town of Franklin Market Study attached ... more ››

Concert on the Common

Concerts on the Common Schedule

The schedule for 2020 Concerts on the Common can be found on our website here: ... more ››

PACE Massachusetts

MassDevelopment Announces Financing Program

MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources announced that financing is now available through PACE Massachusetts... more ››


Town Council Meeting Agenda 7/29

Please find the agenda and links for the July 29th Town Council meeting attached here

Shared Solar Farm

Nexamp Shared Solar Farm Information

Franklin residents,

Town Council Meeting Postponed

Good evening Franklin,

Think Blue Franklin Contest

The Think Blue Franklin Contest starts today!

Help us spread awareness about storm water!

Dear Franklin residents,

Town inspections information

Town Inspections to Resume July 20th

Please find information on our town inspections procedures attached here 

Election workers needed

Election Workers needed for upcoming Primary and State Elections

The Town Clerk's office is seeking election workers for the upcoming elections scheduled on September 1st and November 3rd. If you are... more ››

Finance Committee Vacancy

Finance Committee Vacancy

The Franklin Finance Committee is now accepting applications for a new member.  The position is for a 3-year term. 

Plastic Bag Ban

UPDATE: Plastic Bag Prohibition

In late March, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker banned reusable bags and lifted local bans on plastic bags at grocery stores and... more ››

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A Town Water Ban is now in Effect

Due to drought conditions in our region, a water ban is now in effect.

Treasurer/Collector Notice

A Message from the Treasurer/Collector

The FY2021, 1st Quarter Real Estate, and Personal Property Tax Bills will be mailed out on July 1, 2020. The due date for these bills is... more ››

Road Work Scheduled

Construction on Beech Street

Good morning Franklin,

Talk Franklin podcast

Talk Franklin - A Podcast from the Town Administrator's Office

Our weekly Talk Franklin podcast is now available! Steve Sherlock, Jamie Hellen, and Anne Marie Tracey discuss current topics in our town... more ››

Covid-19 Case Counts

Covid-19 Case Counts in Franklin

Please find the latest information on COVID-19 case counts in Franklin, including total positives cases, total recovered cases, and total... more ››

Department Spotlight Technology

Department Spotlight - Technology

Learn more about our town departments in our "Spotlight Series"

The Technology Department is featured in the latest edition of our "Spotlight Series"  ... more ››