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FM #491 - Talk Franklin - 03/12/21
Episode 49116th March 2021 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and Marketing and Communications Specialist Anne Marie Tracey. We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

We talk about: 

Pandemic and recovery, vaccines (not locally delivered), re-opening (Library 3/22)

Budget cycle starting

  • FinCom got preview of revenues
  • budget subcommittee meeting Weds
  • SchComm budget previewed Mar 9


Earth Day Registration

Senior Coffee hour 3/18 at 8:30 AM

Franklin Matters Q&A 3/18 at 1:30 PM

Links to the key topics covered here are included in the show notes. The recording runs about 31 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Anne Marie.


Town of Franklin COVID-19 page = 

Finance Committee meeting - revenue estimates 

School Committee meeting budget first view 

#Project Envoy - March schedule = 

Dan Feerick interview = 

#ThinkFranklinFirst gift cards = 


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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