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  • FHS Warriors Basketball Team Falls To Watchung Hills, 52-36
    Isaiah Cotton goes in for a score during the Warriors game against Watchung Hill on February 27. The Franklin High School Warriors basketball team played hard in their February 27 game against […]
  • Claremont Road School To Go Solar
    Claremont Road School’s electricity will soon be supplied via solar energy, thanks to a decision made February 25 by the Board of Education. The Board voted to approve an $813,501 contract for […]
  • School Board Gets Clean Bill Of Financial Health
    The school district’s 2020 financial reporting was given the thumb’s-up on February 25 by district auditors. Districts must conduct audits of their financial reports each year, and a […]
  • School Board Approves Racial Equity Plan
    Assistant Superintendent Dan Loughren talks to the Board of Education about the proposed racial equity plan. It was not unanimous, but the Board of Education on February 25 approved a four-year plan […]
  • Township Council: FTPD Getting More Diverse, More Work To Be Done
    The Franklin Township Police Department has become more diverse over the past several years, but it still has a ways to go before it reflects the demographics of the township, township officials said […]

Latest Franklin Coronavirus News View all

Coronavirus Update: One More Death In last 48 Hours

Another Franklin resident’s death has been attributed to the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on February 27. Another 36 Franklin…

Coronavirus Update: Eight New Cases

Coronavirus Update: Eight New Cases

Eight more Franklin residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on February 25. That brings to…

Coronavirus Update: 10 More New Cases

Coronavirus Update: 10 More New Cases

Another 10 Franklin residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on February 24. That brings to…

Coronavirus Update: 23 More Positive Cases

Coronavirus Update: 23 More Positive Cases

Another 23 Franklin residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on February 23. That brings to…

Home Air Purifiers’ Ability To Reduce Airborne COVID-19 Studied, Participants Sought

Home Air Purifiers’ Ability To Reduce Airborne COVID-19 Studied, Participants Sought

Participants are being sought for a study to determine if airborne contaminants in the homes of COVID-19 patients can be dissipated by portable…

District Studying Bringing Students Back Into Schools

District Studying Bringing Students Back Into Schools

A plan that could eventually lead to all students having the opportunity to return to in-person learning later this school year is being…

Coronavirus Update: 32 New Cases Over Weekend

Coronavirus Update: 32 New Cases Over Weekend

Another 32 Franklin residents tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend, the township Office of Emergency Management reported. Ten new cases were…

Coronavirus Update: 26 New Cases

Coronavirus Update: 26 New Cases

Another 26 Franklin residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on February 19. That brings to…

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A state-local partnership designed to vaccinate 15,000 residents kicked off February 15 at the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens. Under the program, about 1,500 local residents will…

First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens will remain virtual throughout 2021, the church’s senior pastor said during an October 30 telephone conference. Citing the recent surge in positive…

Father Abraham Orapankal, who has served as interim Pastor at St. Matthias Church since 2018, has been named permanent Pastor. The announcement was made March 13 by Bishop…

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FHS Warriors Basketball Team Falls To Watchung Hills, 52-36

FHS Warriors Basketball Team Falls To Watchung Hills, 52-36

The Franklin High School Warriors basketball team played hard in their February 27 game against Watching Hills, but sometimes you need a little luck, too.…

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School Board Approves Racial Equity Plan

School Board Approves Racial Equity Plan

It was not unanimous, but the Board of Education on February 25 approved a four-year plan designed to attack systemic racism in the district. The plan is an…

Township Council: FTPD Getting More Diverse, More Work To Be Done

Township Council: FTPD Getting More Diverse, More Work To Be Done

The Franklin Township Police Department has become more diverse over the past several years, but it still has a ways to go before it reflects the demographics of…

Township Council Picks Local Businesswoman As Newest Member

Township Council Picks Local Businesswoman As Newest Member

The newest Township Council member is a local businesswoman who owns a catering business with her husband. Shepa Uddin was chosen by the Township Council on February 23…

Five New Police Command Staff Ceremonially Sworn In

Five New Police Command Staff Ceremonially Sworn In

Five new Franklin Township Police command staff members were ceremonially sworn in during the Township Council’s February 23 virtual meeting. “These men and women excel,” township Public Safety…

Arts & Entertainment View all

Franklin Photographers Win In County Contest

Franklin Photographers Win In County Contest

Three Franklin residents won prizes – including the grand prize – in the 2020 “Show Us…

Villagers’ ‘Miniature Music Makers’ To Honor Co-Founder

Township Native Has Starring Role In ‘Newsies’ Production

Township Musician Showcased In RVCC Recital