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Seven Township Police Officers Win Valor Awards

Seven Township Police Officers Win Valor Awards

Seven members of the township police department were honored Nov. 22 during the state Policeman’[...]

‘The Fabulous Lipitones’ Begins Run At George Street Playhouse

‘The Fabulous Lipitones’ Begins Run At George Street Playhouse

“The Fabulous Lipitones,” a comedy about "battling stereotypes, misunderstandings and pitch-perf[...]

Open Space Committee: We Need Playing Field Inventory

Open Space Committee: We Need Playing Field Inventory

Saying it would help them when reviewing future park development plans, members of the township’[...]

(Updated) In Your Opinion: Franklin Schools Business Administrator Needs A Sharper Pencil

(Updated) In Your Opinion: Franklin Schools Business Administrator Needs A Sharper Pencil

By Skip Schaeffer, Somerset.  Updated: Schaffer wrote this to the board after its Nov. 20 action:[...]

School Board Heeds Resident’s Request, Postpones Vote On Natural Gas Contract

School Board Heeds Resident’s Request, Postpones Vote On Natural Gas Contract

A scheduled vote to rejoin a statewide consortium to buy natural gas starting next year was post[...]

Crime & Safety View all

Police Log: Nov. 6 – 9, 2014

Nov. 6 A Ralph Street resident told police that someone stole $35 out of her purse. § Someone stole $300 worth of jewelry,…

Report: Bergen Lawsuit Involving Township Police, Former Judge, Moved To Somerset County

Report: Bergen Lawsuit Involving Township Police, Former Judge, Moved To Somerset County

A lawsuit filed in Bergen County that involves township police and a former Municipal Court Judge has been moved to Somerset County, according…

Police Log: Oct. 24 – Nov. 2, 2014

Police Log: Oct. 24 – Nov. 2, 2014

Oct. 24 The owner of a store on Hamilton Street reported that someone stole $204 worth of alcohol on Aug. 12. The victim said…

Somerset Man Arrested On Drug-Related Charges In Englishtown

Somerset Man Arrested On Drug-Related Charges In Englishtown

A 33-year-old Somerset man remains locked up in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold, after he was allegedly found on Oct. 20 with 159 wax…

Police Log: Oct. 15 – 19, 2014

Police Log: Oct. 15 – 19, 2014

Oct. 15 A car driven by Amadeo Torres-Torres of New Brunswick struck a dislodged manhole cover on Route 27, damaging the front and…

Township Boy Injured After Being Hit By Car

Township Boy Injured After Being Hit By Car

An 11-year-old Martin Street resident sustained cuts to his face and an injury to one leg after he was hit Oct. 16 while…

Township Resident Charged In Shooting Death Of New Brunswick Teenager

Township Resident Charged In Shooting Death Of New Brunswick Teenager

A 19-year-old township resident who suffered stab wounds in an Oct. 13 altercation with a New Brunswick teenager has been charged in the youth’s murder.…

Somerset Man Wanted In Virginia Nabbed By Sheriff’s Officers

Somerset Man Wanted In Virginia Nabbed By Sheriff’s Officers

A Somerset man wanted in Virginia on charges that he and his girlfriend kidnapped and terrorized a man was arrested Oct. 3 by Somerset…

Car Wheels Stolen From Gregory Lane Resident

Car Wheels Stolen From Gregory Lane Resident

Gregory Lane was the scene of an attempted and a successful thft of car wheels on Oct. 5. One resident reported that she…

Religion & Faith View all

It took several years, but the debut CD of the Zarephath Christian Church’s worship team will be unveiled in a release party on Nov. 15. Titled simply, “Zarephath…

Sports View all

Somerset Patriots Holiday Toy Drive Set For December 13th

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle have announced that they will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark…

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DEP: We Had Nothing To Do With Colonial Park Wells Shutdown, Decision Made By County Health Department

The planned closing of two wells in Colonial Park was not mandated by state environmental regulations, as asserted by a Somerset County official, a state spokesman said Nov.…

Township Resident Files OPRA Suit Against Fire District, Insurance Company

  A township resident is suing one of the township fire districts and a Pennsylvani-based insurance company over the company’s refusal to release documents relating to the settlement…

New State Regulations Force Closure Of Colonial Park Well

  New state regulations banning the use of underground wells as public water sources are forcing the closure of a long-used well in Colonial Park. The well, located in…