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Council race draws crowd in Franklin’s town election

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Franklin’s town election, held every two years, is set for Nov. 7. A dozen candidates, including eight incumbents, are competing for the nine two-year seats on the Town Council, while eight individuals are in the race for seven two-year terms on the School Committee. Voters will also weigh in on a race between two candidates for a single four-year seat on the Board of Health, and uncontested races for four-year slots on the Planning Board and the Board of Assessors. To view a live stream of an Oct. 17 candidates’ night, visit the “live meetings and stream” section of www.franklinma.gov . For more information on the election, call Town Clerk Teresa Burr at 508-520-4900or e-mail tburr@franklinma.gov.

Rachel Lebeaux can be reached at rachel_lebeaux@yahoo.com.