Monday, December 30, 2013

Report an Issue to the Town of Franklin, MA

Did you know you can report potholes, street light and traffic light issues to the Town of Franklin on-line or from your smart phone (look for Commonwealth Connect - City of Boston App)?

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Real Estate Market Insider

Get the scoop on your local real estate market or the town you would like to move to. Compare areas, schools, community information and much more. Check out the expert data HERE.  

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

New England Holiday Lights Guide

Wishing a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season to all!

Click here to download and interactive and free PDF file. 

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Why live in Franklin?

In 2007, Family Circle named Franklin one of the top ten towns in the country to raise a family. In 2008, CNN/ placed Franklin, MA in the 10th best Place to "Live and Launch." In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek named Franklin as their “Best Places to Raise Kids.” And according to, Franklin was #1 on the list of the safest cities in America in January 2013.

Here are some of the reasons for the accolades above:
  • Historic charm with a good modern day mix of appealing residential neighborhoods and a healthy commercial and industrial base help keep the town thriving.
  •  Franklin is a home to the country’s first public library. Did you know that Franklin changed its name from Exeter to Franklin in 1778, in honor of Benjamin Franklin? Benjamin was so impressed that he donated some books to the town and a first public library was born.
  • Horace Mann, often regarded as the father of public education, was born in Franklin. Franklin today offers a great school system that gets consistently high marks at New state-of-the-art high school is being built and should open doors to students in 2014.
  • You can hike at the Franklin State Forest, swim at Beaver Pond, and play on many town playgrounds and fields. Franklin has a wonderful town recreation program that offers many activities. There are numerous organizations in town covering not only sports such as hockey, soccer, baseball and lacrosse, but also arts, theatre and music. New Sculpture Park is being developed as I write this.
  • The town has a desirable location with close proximity to major highways and there are two MBTA commuter rail stops with trains to Boston. 
  • Although Franklin has over 33,000 residents, you can feel and see a true community spirit here (whether it is decorating downtown for special occasions, building a playground or community gardens).
Many people and businesses are proud to call Franklin home and I am one of them. Connect with me and I will help you to find your home here in Franklin.