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“Smoking on the Square” brings in thousands from everywhere


By Allen Watts – June 2015


   Smoking on the square was definitely happening this past week-end in Franklin. Vendors and patrons seemed to have ever corner of the square filled with something happening, for sale, or some great eats and

Festival brings community together as Freedom reigns high

Growth shows in expansion of event size & participation


By Allen Watts – June 2015


    The Greenwood 2015 Freedom Festival is put together by “The old town of Greenwood” organization and they did another bang-up job this year. Except for one tiny glitch, they reversed the route and that was NOT taken to well by many.

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by Allen Watts – August 26, 2015


    Franklin is seeking a grant for Roaring Run ditch to aid the city is facilitating repairs to a major storm water drainage system for the city. A public meeting was held Tuesday August 25, to get citizen input and concerns on the project.

    The meeting went well and had three speakers to answer all questions from the audience and also give input on the projects goals and!!

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Franklin RDC commission lies to public about $$millions

Family or friends to City hall & boards gets shady deals & $$


By Allen Watts September 2015


   The Franklin Redevelopment Commission (RDC) has lied to the public during an open meeting on the 21st (Monday) about an unscrupulous client. The RDC has spent nearly $3/4m million dollars of YOUR tax dollars previously and is seemingly on the verge of doing the same thing


FDC Corp. asks for $500k to reinvigorate funds

Benefits to community are evident, abundant & necessary

Commission stalls for another month to ponder request, why?


By Allen Watts – September 2015


   The Franklin Development Corporation (FDC) has went back to the city RDC (Redevelopment Commission) again this year and is asking for more funding to aid the continued successful programs that has benefited the entire city of

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Indiana Sending 33 to Participate in Multi-State

Training Exercise Involving New York Fire Department

Training to coincide with FDNY’s All Hazard Incident Management Team exercise orchestrating response at local, state and federal levels to major earthquake in a metro area

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Don Lee – September 2015


   According to a recent news release by IDHS (Indiana department of homeland security) the state will be sending about thirty three public safety professionals from across the state, which is flying out to Georgia to be part of a high profile full scale exercise involving the New York Fire

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