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Township Resident Wins Wilbraham & Monson Academy’s Positive Influence Award

Township Resident Wins Wilbraham & Monson Academy’s Positive Influence Award

Township resident Kiana Smith was awarded the Davison Prize at Wilbraham & Monson Academy’s [...]

Emerald Ash Borer Poses Threat To Township Trees

Emerald Ash Borer Poses Threat To Township Trees

A small green insect, indigenous to Asia, is causing some consternation in the township. The Emer[...]

Patriots Lead Early, But Fall Short 6-5 To Bluefish

Patriots Lead Early, But Fall Short 6-5 To Bluefish

Bridgewater, NJ – The Bridgeport Bluefish (12-10, 42-50) defeated the Somerset Patriots (12-10, 50-4[...]

Carolyn Nagy, 80, Lifelong Township Resident

Carolyn Nagy, 80, Lifelong Township Resident

Carolyn “Caroline” M. Nagy, 80, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at St. Peter’s University Ho[...]

Somerset Patriots To Host Sinatra Celebration On August 3rd

Somerset Patriots To Host Sinatra Celebration On August 3rd

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host a Sinatra Celebration at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednes[...]

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FTPD Captain Creates Self-Defense Course For Young Women Entering The World

A 23-year veteran of the township police force has developed a self-defense course geared to young women preparing to strike…

Police: Middlesex Man Killed In Easton Avenue Crash

Police: Middlesex Man Killed In Easton Avenue Crash

A Middlesex man was killed early in the morning of July 18, after his car hit a patch…

Township Police Youth Academy Graduates Sixth Class

Township Police Youth Academy Graduates Sixth Class

The Class of 2016 of the Franklin Township Police Youth Academy graduated July 15 in a ceremony held at…

Police Seize Handgun In Arrests Of Township, New Brunswick Men

Police Seize Handgun In Arrests Of Township, New Brunswick Men

A township man and New Brunswick resident were arrested July 7 on weapons and drugs charges. Corey McDaniel,…

Township Man Charged With Aggravated Sexual Assault Of Child

Township Man Charged With Aggravated Sexual Assault Of Child

A township man remains lodged in Somerset County Jail after he was arrested for allegedly molesting a child for…

Authorities Hunting For Township Man Charged With Molesting Two Children

Authorities Hunting For Township Man Charged With Molesting Two Children

Authorities are looking for the public’s help in catching a township man charged with molesting two children. Daniel…

Photos & Audio: Retiring FTPD Lt. Russo Takes Final Walkout From Police HQ

Photos & Audio: Retiring FTPD Lt. Russo Takes Final Walkout From Police HQ

Township Police Lt. Darrin Russo took his final walkout from police headquarters June 24 in a ceremony that…

Police Chief Honored For Efforts In Diversifying Police Department

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…

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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

Religious leaders, township officials and the police department’s top brass met July 11 in the Community/Senior Center to call for unity and peace…

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Patriots Lead Early, But Fall Short 6-5 To Bluefish

Bridgewater, NJ – The Bridgeport Bluefish (12-10, 42-50) defeated the Somerset Patriots (12-10, 50-42) 6-5 at TD Bank Ballpark on…

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School Board Commends ‘Key People’ In 2016 FHS Graduation Ceremony

School Board Commends ‘Key People’ In 2016 FHS Graduation Ceremony

Key people involved in the Class of 2016 graduation – the first one held at the current Franklin High School – were commended…

Report From The Floor: Up Close And Personal With ‘Giants Of Journalism’ At GOP Convention

Report From The Floor: Up Close And Personal With ‘Giants Of Journalism’ At GOP Convention

By Somerset County Freeholder Brian Levine. I will say, up front, that I may have broken the rules. It just seemed like a…

Report From The Floor: First Venture From The GOP ‘Secure Zone’

Report From The Floor: First Venture From The GOP ‘Secure Zone’

By Somerset County Freeholder Brian Levine. As with most endeavors, the exciting and high intensity portions – the actual attendance at the Republic…

Cedar Grove Lane Housing Project Returning To Zoning Board

Cedar Grove Lane Housing Project Returning To Zoning Board

A plan to build 34 townhomes on two Cedar Grove Lane lots will probably come before the Zoning Board of Adjustment sometime this…