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Local Student Wins 2nd Prize in Grand Circle Gallery

2014 Student Travel Poster Design Competition

Grand Circle Gallery is pleased to congratulate Megan Rogers from Franklin as 2nd prize winner in its 2014 “Design Your Own Vintage Travel Poster” competition for graphic design and photography students. This is the fourth year that Grand Circle Gallery has conducted a poster contest, highlighting and publically recognizing the creative talents of students throughout New England.

Panthers’ Basketball Co-captain

Franklin’s Giese The Real Deal As A Student-Athlete

The phrase “student-athlete’’ too often is used solely to refer to someone competing in sports and attending school. In its purest sense, the phrase should be used to describe only those who are diligent about academics, possess leadership traits and use athletics as a positive outlet to develop real-life skills.

Dean Students to Perform at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Dean College’s production of Urinetown: The Musical has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theater, Region 1 Festival (KCACTF), in Hyannis, MA from January 27 – 31, 2015. Dean’s performance will take place at Cape Cod Community College on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Visit for performance schedules.

Three Years to Sectional Championships –Franklin Girls Soccer

Advancing into the Division 1 South Sectionals once during your high school career is certainly an accomplishment; however, making it to the championship game the last three years is exceptional. The Franklin girl’s soccer team has not only been in the tournament the last five seasons, but has also ventured into the Division 1 South Sectional Championship game four times, including the last three.

Art Nights Offer Time to Relax, Create with Friends

No need to head into the city to hit a paint bar. Franklin has Art Night, Uncorked, right here at the Franklin Art Center on Friday nights.
“I’ve been watching this trend since we opened the art center,” says Linda Kabat, of Franklin Art Center. “and I wanted to start it pretty much when we first opened, but at that point I was working on getting classes rolling, and then the birthday parties took off.”
Kabat came back around to the idea when visitors to her art center expressed interest.

Santa Foundation – Giving a Little Hope Requests for Housing, Heat Assistance on the Upswing

The Franklin-based Santa Foundation is 28 years old, and it not only brings gifts to needy families in Franklin and 28 surrounding communities during the holidays, it helps people year-round with their needs. The all-volunteer, donation-based Santa Foundation, founded by Bob Sullivan, who runs it with his partner, Richard Timmons and the help of about 14 part-time volunteers, expects to help 900 families this year.
“We’ve already made up (gift packages for) 450 families in 2014. We’ll do 900 when we’re totally done,” says Sullivan.