Franklin is a thriving community offering an ideal location for those seeking the quintessential New England small-town feel but needing easy access to Boston. Franklin is home to two commuter rail stations which allows you to surpass traffic and gets you into Boston in less than an hour. Franklin is host to many annual cultural events including the 4th of July Celebration on the historic Town Common, the Feast of St. Rocco, and the Downtown Franklin Partnership’s Harvest Festival and Strawberry Festival. Franklin is a family-oriented community with a great quality of life, newly renovated public schools, new senior center, and an outstanding public library.
Education is everything in Franklin. Franklin Public Schools offers six elementary schools, three middle schools and a brand-new high school which opened in 2015. In addition to its 10 public schools, Franklin is also home to the Tri-County Regional Technical Vocational High School and Dean College, a private 4-year college.