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Parts of Cedar Grove Lane ‘Adopted’ By Somerset County Sheriff Candidates

Parts of Cedar Grove Lane ‘Adopted’ By Somerset County Sheriff Candidates

Two stretches of Cedar Grove Lane are getting some love from the candidates for Somerset County [...]

Road Construction Projects Will Result In Road Closures, Traffic

Road Construction Projects Will Result In Road Closures, Traffic

Two road construction projects in different parts of the township promise to snarl traffic for a[...]

Patriots Rally Falls Short In 4-2 Loss To Lancaster

Patriots Rally Falls Short In 4-2 Loss To Lancaster

Bridgewater, NJ – The Lancaster Barnstormers (17-26, 52-61) defeated the Somerset Patriots (24-21, 6[...]

Township Residents Earn College Honors

Township Residents Earn College Honors

Madeline Smith qualified for Belmont University's Summer 2016 Dean's List. Eligibility for the summe[...]

Brandon Sisk's Contract Purchased By The Seattle Mariners

Brandon Sisk's Contract Purchased By The Seattle Mariners

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced that left-handed relief pitcher Brandon Sisk’s[...]

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Township Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old

A 45-year-old township man faces charges that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old in June. Felipe Dasilva was arrested Aug.…

Police: Perth Amboy Duo Charged With Bilking Township Business Of More Than $89,000

Police: Perth Amboy Duo Charged With Bilking Township Business Of More Than $89,000

A Perth Amboy woman was arrested Aug. 17 on a charge that she cheated a township business out of…

Police Log: Aug. 10 – 16, 2016

Police Log: Aug. 10 – 16, 2016

8/10 Sometime in the overnight hours an unknown actor entered an unlocked vehicle on Runyon Ave and took…

Township Man Indicted In ‘Operation Busted Script’ Drug Ring Investigation

Township Man Indicted In ‘Operation Busted Script’ Drug Ring Investigation

A 34-year-old Somerset man was one of eight people in the state indicted Aug. 16 and charged with…

Police: Three Car Collision Closes Cedar Grove Lane

Police: Three Car Collision Closes Cedar Grove Lane

Three people were injured and Cedar Grove Lane as closed for about one hour during the evening of Aug.…

FTPD Police Log: Aug. 3–9, 2016

FTPD Police Log: Aug. 3–9, 2016

Aug. 3 During the daytime hours a residence on Church Street was burglarized by an unknown actor. There…

Township Police, 7-Eleven Rewarding Youths For Good Deeds

Township Police, 7-Eleven Rewarding Youths For Good Deeds

  Up to 300 township youths who are spotted doing good deeds by Franklin Township police will be…

Rutgers’ BLM Chapter Starts Online Petition Demanding Identities Of FTPD Officers Involved In Grant Shooting

Rutgers’ BLM Chapter Starts Online Petition Demanding Identities Of FTPD Officers Involved In Grant Shooting

The Rutgers University chapter of Black Lives Matter Aug. 9 launched an online petition demanding that the names…

Police: Township Woman Killed In Cottontail Lane Crash

Police: Township Woman Killed In Cottontail Lane Crash

A township woman was killed Aug. 6 after she was involved in an automobile crash on Cottontail Lane,…

Prosecutor: Paramus Man Bilked Township Business Out Of $1 Million

Prosecutor: Paramus Man Bilked Township Business Out Of $1 Million

A Paramus man  was charged Aug. 1 with bilking the township company for which he worked out of…

Communications Model Between Police, Minority Community Called ‘Success’ By U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan

Communications Model Between Police, Minority Community Called ‘Success’ By U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan

A Franklin Township success story received a nod earlier this month  from an unlikely source: the speaker of…

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10:00 am 3rd Annual Canal Road Walk & Roll
3rd Annual Canal Road Walk & Roll
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy a day with friends and family along the D&R Canal. Canal Road closed from East Millstone to Butler Road. Rain date Sept. 25.

Religion & Faith View all

Franklin Township police officers and members of two church congregations went door-to-door in one neighborhood Aug. 12. The goal of the walk through the…

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Patriots Rally Falls Short In 4-2 Loss To Lancaster

Bridgewater, NJ – The Lancaster Barnstormers (17-26, 52-61) defeated the Somerset Patriots (24-21, 62-53) 4-2 on Tuesday evening at TD…

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Canal Walk Residents Complain About Large Property Assessment Increases

Canal Walk Residents Complain About Large Property Assessment Increases

Steep increases in their property tax bills sent a contingent of Canal Walk residents to the Aug. 9 Township Council meeting for help,…

Danielsen Bill To Help Law Enforcement Agencies With Diversity Training Is Now Law

Danielsen Bill To Help Law Enforcement Agencies With Diversity Training Is Now Law

A revised bill, co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen (D-17), designed to better prepare law enforcement agencies to handle racial, ethnic, religious and other…

Township Woman Thanks RWJUH Medical Staff Who Saved Her Life

Township Woman Thanks RWJUH Medical Staff Who Saved Her Life

A township woman stopped by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick Aug. 5 for a reunion of sorts. Tamara D’Ambra, accompanied…

Danielsen Co-Sponsor Of Law Aimed At Curbing College Student Suicides

Danielsen Co-Sponsor Of Law Aimed At Curbing College Student Suicides

A bill that aims to help prevent college student suicides was signed into law earlier this week. The bill, known as the “Madison…

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RCDCU Annual Bicycle Tour Fundraiser For Prostate Cancer Awareness Set For Sept. 17

RCDCU Annual Bicycle Tour Fundraiser For Prostate Cancer Awareness Set For Sept. 17

The annual Renaissance Cyclists Defeating Cancer United bike-a-thon fundraiser to promote…

Quail Brook Senior Center August Schedule

Girl Scouts Experience Life In Costa Rica During Memorable Trip

Township Not Immune To Pokemon Go Craze

Photo Gallery: Township Finally Observes Independence Day