Corrin and Chuckie Fernald of Franklin struggled to find steady summer jobs as teenagers, so they became their own bosses by owning an ice cream truck with their parents.
FRANKLIN – Corrin Fernald, 15, had applied for what seemed like her 15th job, and was promptly rejected for what seemed like the 15th time.
The incoming sophomore at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School landed her first job last year at Molly’s Apothecary in Medway. But under child labor laws, she only worked about three times a month for two hours at a time.
Eager to earn more money for a car and to help fund her college education, she applied to about 10 other businesses a few months later, from supermarkets to coffee shops