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1.       Borrow a museum pass from the Franklin Public Library's extensive selection of free passes. 2.       Volunteer at the Franklin Food Pantry. 3.       Enjoy the Holiday Stroll and annual Lighting of the town common. 4.       Take in live music at the summertime concerts on the common.  5. ...
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Here are some of the favorite places to eat in the town of Franklin, MA:  Spruce Pond Creamery also known as Franklin Flatbreads features organic wood-oven pizza and homemade ice cream.  They also offer paninis, calzones and take-out pre-made gourmet meals.  During w...
During the past few years, two major publications have voted Franklin, Massachusetts as a best town to live.  Family Circle Magazine August 2007 issue named Franklin, MA as "Top Ten Places to Raise a Family".  They based their decision on communities that provided "big-city opportunities with sub...
Franklin, Massachusetts has been named recently as one of the top towns in the country to live. Listen to this short video as my co-worker, Matt Kelly, highlights the top features of this great town.
The other day I met with our favorite carpenter, Gary, who has expertly handled many projects at our home over the years including both kitchen and bathroom remodel, and 2 custom-built decks.  He mentioned how business is very good now although last year at this time was another story.  He admitt...
My relocating buyers were here for just two days to look at homes in the Franklin, MA area and of course several new to the market listings indicated that "showings start at the first open house."  As both a listing and buyer agent, I can completely understand both sides of the argument on this t...
Be sure that you do not overlook the following during your final walk-through just before you close on your new home.  The safest method is to bring a copy of your Purchase & Sale Agreement for verification of agreed upon items--working from memory is never advisable. Repairs you have requested h...
Just got word that a lease was signed for Downtown Consignments to open in April 2010 in Franklin, MA.  This shop is located inside the Berry Insurance building with its own parking lot.  The owner expects to handle only "high-end" clothing consignments for women, men and children.  There is not ...
Taking a look at the Multiple Listing Service, MLSPIN, for Franklin, MA over the past three months reveals the following data: There are currently 75 single family homes for sale--the average price is $447,897 There are 20 single family homes under contract or waiting to close--the average price ...

Kathy Stankard

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