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Coronavirus Update: 290 More Cases From January 15-18

Positive coronavirus test results were reported for another 290 Franklin residents between January 15 and 18, the Township Office of Emergency Management said…

Coronavirus Update: 151 More Positive Cases

Coronavirus Update: 151 More Positive Cases

Positive coronavirus test results were reported for another 151 Franklin residents, the Township Office of Emergency Management said on January 14. That brings…

School District Revives Morning Covid-19 Checklists For Students

School District Revives Morning Covid-19 Checklists For Students

District parents will be required to complete shortened Covid-19 daily checklists for their students when in-person learning returns on January 18. The forms…

MLK Foundation Community Breakfast Postponed Until Spring

MLK Foundation Community Breakfast Postponed Until Spring

Safety concerns spurred by the surge in Covid-19 cases in the township forced the postponement of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community…

Coronavirus Update: 98 More Positive Test Results, Township Breaks 11,000 Mark

Coronavirus Update: 98 More Positive Test Results, Township Breaks 11,000 Mark

Positive coronavirus test results were reported for another 98 Franklin residents, the Township Office of Emergency Management said on January 13. That brings…

Coronavirus Update: 74 New Positive Cases

Coronavirus Update: 74 New Positive Cases

Positive coronavirus test results were reported for another 74 Franklin residents, the Township Office of Emergency Management said on January 12. That brings…

Coronavirus Update: 112 More Positive Test Results

Coronavirus Update: 112 More Positive Test Results

Positive coronavirus test results were reported for another 112 Franklin residents, the Township Office of Emergency Management said on January 11. That brings…

Coronavirus Update: 565 More Cases Over Three Days

Coronavirus Update: 565 More Cases Over Three Days

Update: We have been told that the January 9 results have been incorporated into the January 10 results. Positive coronavirus test results were…

School Board Returns To Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting Format

The remainder of Board of Education meetings for the 2021-22 school year will be held both virtually and in-person, the Board decided at…

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Religion & Faith View all

Students enrolled in the school district’s Road to Success program will get a little help from the Jain Center of New Jersey on Cedar Grove Lane. That help…

The former senior pastor at St. Matthias Church was sentenced to seven years in state prison on August 4 for stealing more than $500,000 from church coffers. Fr.…

The Rev. Douglas Haefner, the former pastor at St. Matthias Church on John F. Kennedy Boulevard, pleaded guilty on May 19 to one count of theft, admitting that…

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FHS Wrestling: Warriors Fall To Bridgewater-Raritan, 39-33

FHS Wrestling: Warriors Fall To Bridgewater-Raritan, 39-33

Franklin High School grapplers recorded four pins in the Warriors’ 39-33 loss to Bridgewater-Raritan on January 12. Three of the seven matches won by the…

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MLK Foundation Community Breakfast Postponed Until Spring

MLK Foundation Community Breakfast Postponed Until Spring

Safety concerns spurred by the surge in Covid-19 cases in the township forced the postponement of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast. The Franklin Township Dr.…

Danielsen Bill Funding School Security Project Signed Into Law

Danielsen Bill Funding School Security Project Signed Into Law

A bill co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) that will help school districts across the state install “panic buttons” was recently signed into law by Gov. Phil…

‘I Was Proud’

‘I Was Proud’

One could still hear the anger in the voice of U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, more than one year after an angry mob breached the U.S. Capitol building…

School Board Returns To Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting Format

The remainder of Board of Education meetings for the 2021-22 school year will be held both virtually and in-person, the Board decided at its reorganization meeting. The Board…

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School District Revives Morning Covid-19 Checklists For Students

School District Revives Morning Covid-19 Checklists For Students

District parents will be required to complete shortened Covid-19 daily checklists for their students when in-person learning returns on January 18. The forms are meant…

School District Offers Free Home Testing Kits As Covid-19 Cases Surge

Township Schools Record 134 New Coronavirus Cases Over Winter Break

ICYMI: School Officials Discuss Response To Latest Covid-19 Surge

SomCo Democratic Black Caucus Offers College Scholarships

Warriors On The Academic Move

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Girl Scouts Get Lesson In The Jeweler’s Trade At Venus Jewelers

Girl Scouts Get Lesson In The Jeweler’s Trade At Venus Jewelers

Girl Scout Troop 63311 came for a visit to Venus Jewelers to earn their jewelry badge…

Stop & Shop Cuts Hours

Medical Marijuana Business Preparing To Open In Township

ProTecHockey Ponds Ice Center Up For Sale

Wee Shop CBD Offers Free Turkey Baskets

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Senior Centers’ Virtual January Schedule

Senior Centers’ Virtual January Schedule

The county-operated senior wellness centers are temporarily closed for in-person programs. Management is continuing to assess…

Come With Us As We Get A Sneak Peek Into The Franklin Township Youth Center

Virtual Senior Center Programs For December

November Virtual Senior Citizen Program Schedule

Senior Center Schedule For October

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Somerset County Park Commission To Host 1770s Festival On October 3

Somerset County Park Commission To Host 1770s Festival On October 3

Families are invited to the 1770s Festival on Oct. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lord Stirling Manor House,…

Tour of Somerville Race Series Schedule

SGS/HSC Players Present ‘Shrek The Musical Jr.’

Franklin Photographers Win In County Contest