Tourism Promotion Needs More Funds, Official Says

State tourism officials would like Senate budget writers to restore almost $2 million for marketing that the House cut in its $18.97 billion, two-year operating budget.

White Water Park & River Surfing To Reinvent Franklin

There’s a new white water park, the first in New England, and it’s nearly ready for prime time. In his latest podcast, Roger Wood talks via Zoom with two of the leaders of the ambitious project in Franklin. They are Marty Parichand, owner of Outdoor New England, founder of Mill City Park, and City Manager Judie Milner.

1 Death, 515 New COVID-19 Cases on Thursday

The state Department of Health and Human Services announced 515 new positive test results for COVID-19 and one death Thursday, for a current PCR test positivity rate of 2.3%.