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Patriots Rally Past Bluefish 5-3

Patriots Rally Past Bluefish 5-3

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (18-8) rallied past the Bridgeport Bluefish (14-12) by winni[...]

Colonial Park Paddle Boats & Putting Course Open

Colonial Park Paddle Boats & Putting Course Open

An annual Somerset County sign of spring is the official opening of the Somerset County Park Commiss[...]

Learn All That Is Available When Shopping Locally

Learn All That Is Available When Shopping Locally

The Somerset County Business Partnership will present “Biz Fest,” the Somerset County ‘hyper-local’ [...]

Township Cyclists Participate in ‘Ride Of Silence'

Township Cyclists Participate in ‘Ride Of Silence'

About 30 bicyclists participated May 20 in the annual “Ride of Silence,” a slow bike tour to hon[...]

Township Detectives Receive Valor Awards From SomCo 200 Club

Township Detectives Receive Valor Awards From SomCo 200 Club

Six township police detectives were among the local and state police honored with 2015 Valor Awa[...]

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Somerset Woman’s Death Ruled A Homicide; Bridgewater Youth Arrested

The friend of a Somerset woman killed May 10 in a New Brunswick apartment told emergency dispatchers that she was “too scared” to…

Police: Missing Woman Found Dead In Car In Rutgers Plaza

Police: Missing Woman Found Dead In Car In Rutgers Plaza

A 78-year-old woman suffering from dementia was found dead in her car in the Rutgers Plaza parking lot May 7, police said. A…

Township Police Team Joins 2015 Police Unity Tour To D.C.

Township Police Team Joins 2015 Police Unity Tour To D.C.

A delegation from the Franklin Township Police Department was part of the approximately 300 police offers from around the country who set off…

Updated: Former Cedar Hill Prep Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Former Student

Updated: Former Cedar Hill Prep Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Former Student

Updated: On May 8, Fennes pleaded not guilty to the charges in state superior Court, Somerville. Fennes remains in custody in the Somerset…

Police: Township Man Killed In New York State Crash

Police: Township Man Killed In New York State Crash

A 37-year-old Somerset resident was killed early in the morning of May 5 when his vehicle apparently left the road and crashed into…

Construction Worker Dies In Mishap On Neuville Drive

Construction Worker Dies In Mishap On Neuville Drive

Update: The man killed in the collapse has been identified as Selvin Antulio Lopez-Castillo of Plainfield. Police said OSHA has determined that the…

Police: Two Charged In Township Armed Robbery

Police: Two Charged In Township Armed Robbery

Two men – one of whom sustained a head injury – were arrested May 1 in connection with an armed robbery on Myrtle…

Township Crime Rate Declining, Chief Asks For Public’s Help

Township Crime Rate Declining, Chief Asks For Public’s Help

Major crime in the township is on the decline, state police statistics show. Still, the statistics show, the township’s crime rate remains among the highest…

Spruce Street Fire Victims Thank Their ‘Angels’

Spruce Street Fire Victims Thank Their ‘Angels’

To the rest of the world, they’re police officers, but to Maria Ducos, they’re more than that. “They’re not officers, they’re my angels,”…

What's Happening in the Villages

May
23
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8:00 am Girl Scout Car Wash
Girl Scout Car Wash
May 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come and help Girl Scout Troop 66339 raise money for their 2016 trip to Costa Rica.
May
30
Sat
7:30 am Girl Scout Mega-Family Yard Sale
Girl Scout Mega-Family Yard Sale
May 30 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
Come and help Girl Scout Troop 66339 raise money for their 2016 trip to Costa Rica.

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The 28th annual St. Matthias carnival kicked off May 12. The carnival, which will run through May 17, features more than 15 rides, games, a variety of food…

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Patriots Rally Past Bluefish 5-3

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (18-8) rallied past the Bridgeport Bluefish (14-12) by winning 5-3 Thursday evening from TD Bank Ballpark.   Trailing 3-2…

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Township Council Issues Commendations, Proclamations

Township Council Issues Commendations, Proclamations

The Township Council at its April 28 meeting presented a handful of commendations and proclamations, recognizing heroism and anniversaries, among other things. Township police officers Deyo Swartz, Steven…

Seamon Returned To School Board To Fill Unexpired Term

Seamon Returned To School Board To Fill Unexpired Term

It took nearly two hours in closed session April 23, but the Board of Education eventually turned to one of its former members to fill an unexpired term.…

Second Catalpa Park Public Hearing Set For June 30

Second Catalpa Park Public Hearing Set For June 30

A public hearing on the slimmed-down version of the proposed Catalpa Park is set for 7 p.m. June 30 in the Township Council chamber. The new plan has…

Township Council: Send Railroad Crossing Complaints To Conrail

Township Council: Send Railroad Crossing Complaints To Conrail

The township council has a message for drivers tired of getting their vehicles rattled when they travel over the Veronica Avenue and Clyde Road railroad crossings: Call Conrail.…

In the Schools View all

Franklin Middle School Principal Resigns; District Releases Few Details

Franklin Middle School Principal Resigns; District Releases Few Details

Franklin Middle School principal RaShwan Adams resigned May 11. RaShawn’s resignation was confirmed in a brief email statement sent by school district spokeswoman Mary Clark.…

Cedar Hill Prep Students Score Big In National Spanish Examinations

Seitz: Quick Action By Middle School Staff Saves Life Of 7th Grader

FR&A Photo Gallery: Busy Night At Township Schools

New Foundation To Administer MLK Scholarship Program

FHS Players Put Final Touches On ‘Jekyll & Hyde’

Business News View all

Learn All That Is Available When Shopping Locally

Learn All That Is Available When Shopping Locally

The Somerset County Business Partnership will present “Biz Fest,” the Somerset County ‘hyper-local’ trade show and…

Anew Wellness Seeks To ‘Innovate’ Mental Health Industry

Job Fair Attracts Hundreds

Photo Gallery: Chamber Of Commerce Members Sample Wines At Willow Creek

Women in Business Golf & Networking Event Scheduled

Arts & Entertainment View all

FHS’ Production Of ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Nominated For ‘Rising Star’ Awards

FHS’ Production Of ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Nominated For ‘Rising Star’ Awards

Students and staff involved with Franklin High School’s production of “Jekyll & Hyde” have been nominated…

Photo Gallery: Middle School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ Used As Fundraiser For Township Food Bank

Hub City Music Festival Performances Set

‘The Fabulous Lipitones’ Begins Run At George Street Playhouse

Environment View all

Colonial Park Paddle Boats & Putting Course Open

Colonial Park Paddle Boats & Putting Course Open

An annual Somerset County sign of spring is the official opening of the Somerset County Park…

Children’s Garden Workshop at Colonial Park

Township Volunteers Plant Trees For Arbor Day

Environmental Education Center Programs May 4 to 10

Cedar Grove Brook Plantings Seen To Help Clean Water