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Somerset Woods Rehab And Nursing Center Celebrates Grand Opening

Somerset Woods Rehab And Nursing Center Celebrates Grand Opening

Somerset Woods Rehabilitation and Nursing Center celebrated its grand opening June 29 with food,[...]

Nestle Waters Teams Up With Franklin Food Bank To Sort Donated Food

Nestle Waters Teams Up With Franklin Food Bank To Sort Donated Food

Submitted by Franklin Food Bank. The Franklin Food Bank teamed up with Nestlé Waters North Am[...]

In Your Opinion: Thanking Those Who Are No Longer Here

In Your Opinion: Thanking Those Who Are No Longer Here

By Tom Lewis, Somerset. Last week, (Thursday) Franklin High School's Class of 2016 graduated and [...]

Bees Win Back-And-Forth Battle 8-7

Bees Win Back-And-Forth Battle 8-7

Bridgewater, NJ – The New Britain Bees (32-33) defeated the Somerset Patriots (36-30) 8-7 at TD Bank[...]

Patriots Players To Wear Special Jerseys For Troops Overseas On July 3rd

Patriots Players To Wear Special Jerseys For Troops Overseas On July 3rd

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots ballplayers will take the shirts off their backs to help support[...]

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Police Chief Honored For Efforts In Diversifying Police Department

Chief of Police Lawrence Roberts was recently honored for his efforts in helping make the FTPD the most ethnically…

FTPD’s Borlan Promoted To Captain, Sworn In At Township Council Meeting

Franklin Township Police Lt. Gregory Borlan became Capt. Borlan at the June 14 Township Council meeting. A 23-year…

FTPD Marks 15th Year Of Running In Law Enforcement Torch Run

FTPD Marks 15th Year Of Running In Law Enforcement Torch Run

As they have for about 14 years before, a team from the Franklin Township Police Department on June…

Township Doctor Sentenced To Prison For Kickback Scheme

Township Doctor Sentenced To Prison For Kickback Scheme

A township doctor with a practice in Jamesburg was sentenced to one year in federal prison June 8…

Police: Two New Brunswick Men Busted On Drug Charges In Township

Police: Two New Brunswick Men Busted On Drug Charges In Township

Two New Brunswick men were arrested on drug-related charges May 31 in separate incidents, police said. The men, Josue…

Police: Township Man Escapes Injury After Car Strikes Tree

Police: Township Man Escapes Injury After Car Strikes Tree

A township man was not injured May 22 after his car struck a tree on Berger Street. Police…

Somerset Woman Charged With Robbery After Pepper Spraying Store Security

Somerset Woman Charged With Robbery After Pepper Spraying Store Security

A 40-year-old Somerset woman faces several charges after a May 18 incident at the Bridgewater Commons Mall during…

Updated: Eight Township Officers Receive 200 Club ‘Valor Awards’

Updated: Eight Township Officers Receive 200 Club ‘Valor Awards’

Eight township police officers will receive Valor Awards May 16 from the 200 Club of Somerset County. The…

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6:00 pm Township Independence Day Celebr...
Township Independence Day Celebr...
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Admission Live 80’s Music Kid Zone Food Vendors Parking: Sampson G.Smith School Franklin Township Municipal Lot Franklin Township Board of Education WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GUIDE DOGS, ANIMALS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. Videos and[...]
Jul
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3:00 pm Villagers Theatre Senior Perform...
Villagers Theatre Senior Perform...
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Second annual Villagers Senior Performing Arts Festival, July 2 and 3. The festival is a fundraiser for the Villagers Theatres’ “Yellow Brick Road” campaign, through which money is being raised for improvements to the theater.[...]
Jul
3
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3:00 pm Villagers Theatre Senior Perform...
Villagers Theatre Senior Perform...
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Second annual Villagers Senior Performing Arts Festival, July 2 and 3. The festival is a fundraiser for the Villagers Theatres’ “Yellow Brick Road” campaign, through which money is being raised for improvements to the theater.[...]
Jul
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1:00 pm Golf Fore Groceries Fundraiser
Golf Fore Groceries Fundraiser
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Franklin Township Food Bank’s annual “GOLF fore GROCERIES” will be held Monday, July 18, 2016 on the west course of the Royce Brook Golf Club. Golfers, non-golfers, and supporters can participate and help the[...]
Sep
18
Sun
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

By Rizwan Rizvi. June seventh will mark the beginning of 9th Lunar month in the Islamic Calendar known as Ramaḍān, although some Muslims…

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Kramer: If We Can’t Love Each Other, We Must Tolerate Each Other

Kramer: If We Can’t Love Each Other, We Must Tolerate Each Other

Township officials and staff were on hand June 17 to witness the lowering of the American flag to half-staff, in memory of the…

Victims Of Orlando Shooting Remembered In Vigil At The Den

Victims Of Orlando Shooting Remembered In Vigil At The Den

Dozens of people from Franklin and the surrounding area gathered at The Den nightclub on Hamilton Street the evening of June 13 for…

Nigerian King Visits Township With Gift And Talk Of Economic Partnership

Nigerian King Visits Township With Gift And Talk Of Economic Partnership

A Nigerian King on a tour of the United States visited Franklin June 11, bringing messages of peace and the desire to establish…

Russo Wins Democratic Primary For Somerset County Sheriff Race

Russo Wins Democratic Primary For Somerset County Sheriff Race

A township police lieutenant will carry the Democrat’s banner in November’s race for Somerset County Sheriff. Darrin Russo handily won his primary June…

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Villagers’ Senior Performing Arts Festival Set, Yellow Brick Road Campaign Fundraiser

Villagers’ Senior Performing Arts Festival Set, Yellow Brick Road Campaign Fundraiser

The second annual Villagers Senior Performing Arts Festival is set for…

‘Mary Poppins’ Flying In As FHS Spring Musical

Updated: SGS Players Extend ‘Lion King Jr.’ Run By One Weekend

Big Apple Circus Returns To TD Bank Ballpark