Some residents and business owners in Franklin say they're fed up with a homeless encampment in the area. Franklin Police are aware of a group of what ranges between roughly a dozen people or more camping on a hill and in surrounding woods near Trestle View Park. Cathy Hubble runs a restaurant in Franklin and says she's recently decided to close earlier because of safety concerns. "We think something should be done about it,” Hubble says. “It affects the downtown businesses and it affects the people who want to come into the downtown businesses.” Last week, a group of about 20 concerned residents walked through the encampment in peaceful protest. Police were present and say there were no incidents during the meeting. "The citizens that were involved...
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Some Franklin Residents, Businesses Looking for Solution to Homeless Encampment