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FHS Vice Principal Margolin Named New District Athletic Director

FHS Vice Principal Margolin Named New District Athletic Director

A 15-year district veteran has been named its new director of athletics. Ken Margolin, who fo[...]

Skeeters Complete Sweep Of Patriots With 6-1 Win

Skeeters Complete Sweep Of Patriots With 6-1 Win

Bridgewater, NJ – The Sugar Land Skeeters (20-14) defeated the Somerset Patriots (20-14) 6-1 before [...]

Patriots Fall Short To Skeeters 5-3

Patriots Fall Short To Skeeters 5-3

Bridgewater, NJ – The Sugar Land Skeeters (19-14) held off a late rally to defeat the Somerset Patri[...]

Route 518 Bridge Replacement Set To Start June 1

Route 518 Bridge Replacement Set To Start June 1

The replacement of the Route 518 bridge over the D&R Canal is expected to begin on June 1, a[...]

Quail Brook Senior Center June Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center June Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (732) 563-4213 Open Monday-Friday  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.[...]

Crime & Safety View all

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…

Township Again Hosts Police Unity Tour Riders

Township Again Hosts Police Unity Tour Riders

More than 300 police officers from around the country set off on bicycles early in the morning of…

Township Man Busted With More Than $420,000 In Heroin And Pot

Township Man Busted With More Than $420,000 In Heroin And Pot

A Park Street resident was arrested May 4 after more than $400,000 worth of heroin was allegedly found…

Six Men, Including One From Township, Indicted In Series Of 2015 Incidents

A 10-month police investigation into three incidents in Franklin and New Brunswick resulted in the indictment of six…

Updated: Township Man Killed In Shootout With Police In New Brunswick

Updated: Township Man Killed In Shootout With Police In New Brunswick

Latest Developments: April 12: A Facebook group has been created, called “#JusticeForDiahlo.” It can be accessed here. April…

Township Man, Three Others, Accused Of Taking Payments For New Brunswick Parking Spaces

Township Man, Three Others, Accused Of Taking Payments For New Brunswick Parking Spaces

A Somerset man is among four New Brunswick Parking Authority employees charged by New Brunswick police April 7…

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What's Happening in the Villages

May
30
Mon
11:00 am Township Memorial Day Parade
Township Memorial Day Parade
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The parade begins at 11 a.m., and the route runs from New Brunswick Road to DeMott Lane, to the municipal complex. The program begins at noon at the Veterans’ Memorial Park.
Jun
3
Fri
7:00 pm St. James AME Church Youth Explo...
St. James AME Church Youth Explo...
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All youths are welcome to share their talents: Singing Dancing Poetry Stepping, etc. Rose up, take courage and just do it!
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

The annual St. Matthias Carnival got underway May 10, featuring rides, games and food. The carnival runs through May 15 at the church,…

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Council Commendations To Eagle Scout, Poster Competition Winners And Township Employees

Council Commendations To Eagle Scout, Poster Competition Winners And Township Employees

An Eagle Scout, a group of contest winners and two township employees were awarded commendations May 24 by the Township Council. Montgomery resident…

Township Council Commends Cedar Hill Prep Robotics Teams

Township Council Commends Cedar Hill Prep Robotics Teams

Two Cedar Hill Preparatory School robotics teams were honored May 10 by the Township Council for their qualification for a world championship tournament in…

Pat Gianotto, Champion For Hamilton Street, Dies At 62

Pat Gianotto, Champion For Hamilton Street, Dies At 62

Patrick Gianotto, a lifelong township resident and key player in the Hamilton street business district redevelopment effort, has died. He was 62. Gianotto,…

New FHS Principal Appointed By Board Of Education

New FHS Principal Appointed By Board Of Education

A 19-year education veteran from the Irvington school district was named the new principal of Franklin High School at the April 28 Board…

Arts & Entertainment View all

‘Mary Poppins’ Flying In As FHS Spring Musical

‘Mary Poppins’ Flying In As FHS Spring Musical

Franklin High School Productions will present “Mary Poppins” as its Spring…

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

Big Apple Circus Returns To TD Bank Ballpark

SGS Theatre Troupe Gets A Taste Of Broadway