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Somerset Man Among 38 Busted For Non-Payment Of Child Support In Three-Day Sweep

A Somerset man was among 38 people arrested for non-support in Somerset County last month. Mark Montgomery, 55, was arrested…

Plainfield Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Plainfield Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A 35-year-old Plainfield man was killed Nov. 10 when his motorcycle crashed on Blackwells Mills Road, police said. Township police…

Hillsborough Man Charged With Bank Robberies In Franklin, Other Towns

Hillsborough Man Charged With Bank Robberies In Franklin, Other Towns

A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with bank robberies in Franklin and other towns. Mark Elbaum was arrested at…

Township Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Rutgers Student’s Death

Township Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Rutgers Student’s Death

A 36-year-old Somerset man has been charged with vehicular homicide in the Sept. 28 death of a Rutgers student in…

Updated: Township Man, NBHS Vice-Principal, Killed By Drag-Racing Car

Updated: Township Man, NBHS Vice-Principal, Killed By Drag-Racing Car

Update 2: A second 21-year-old Piscataway man has been charged in connection with Harrison’s death. A release from the Middlesex…

Part Of Easton Avenue To Be Closed For Accident Investigation

Part Of Easton Avenue To Be Closed For Accident Investigation

Part of Easton Avenue will be closed for several hours Oct. 7 for a continuing investigation into a fatal accident.…

Woman Killed, Two Injured, In Easton Avenue Car Crash

Woman Killed, Two Injured, In Easton Avenue Car Crash

A 59-year-old Clinton woman was killed and two other people were injured Oct. 4 in an auto accident at Easton…

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HILLSBOROUGH – Franklin Township was represented at an Oct. 30 vigil for the Pittsburgh, Pa. synagogue shooting victims. The vigil, which was held at Temple…

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Somerset Patriots Release Their 2019 Schedule

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced their schedule for the 2019 season, beginning at home on Friday, April 26th against the…

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Update: Ordinance Would Ban Left Turns From Three Streets Onto Easton Avenue

Update: Ordinance Would Ban Left Turns From Three Streets Onto Easton Avenue

Update: The Township Council passed the ordinance on second reading at its Nov. 8 meeting. The new rules go into effect immediately. Township manager Robert…

Two Township Residents Among County Photo Contest Winners

Two Township Residents Among County Photo Contest Winners

Two township residents were among the winners in the fourth annual “Show us Somerset County Through Your Camera Lens” photo contest for residents and county…

Township Council Honors Nigerians On Country’s Independence Anniversary

Township Council Honors Nigerians On Country’s Independence Anniversary

Franklin’s Nigerian population was honored by the Township Council on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of Nigerian independence. The council at its Oct 23…

Townhouse Development Approved For Cedar Grove Lane

Townhouse Development Approved For Cedar Grove Lane

A townhouse project targeted for Cedar Grove Lane, which was the subject of a lawsuit, received final approval Nov. 1 by the Zoning Board of…

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Open Space Advisory Committee Recommends Ban On Statues On Open Space

Open Space Advisory Committee Recommends Ban On Statues On Open Space

The Open Space Advisory Committee on Sept. 18 hardened its stance on the…

Cultural Arts Council Gazebo Unveiling Set For Sept. 16

Entries Sought For Somerset County Juried Senior Art Exhibit

Somerset County Park Commission Sets Free Outdoor Concert Schedule