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Township Resident Remembers ‘The Love Of My Life’

Township Resident Remembers ‘The Love Of My Life’

Jessica Juliano smiled as she remembered the day Jesse Silva popped the question. Well, not “the” question, but close. The two had been dating for a while, and were with friends one day in Silva’s house in Bound Brook, Juliano said. “It was so cute,” she said. “He got down on one knee, and he […]








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Carter’s Brook Bridge Project Necessitates Traffic Shifts

Carter’s Brook Bridge Project Necessitates Traffic Shifts

Northbound traffic on Route 27 over the Carter’s Brook Bridge will be shifted for the next several months starting May 11. The shift will divert northbound traffic to the right, on the shoulder, while work is competed in the center portion of the bridge, according to a press release from the state Department of Transportation. […]








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Police: Declaring Township A ‘Sanctuary City’ Offers No More Protections Than Already Exist

Police: Declaring Township A ‘Sanctuary City’ Offers No More Protections Than Already Exist

It looks as though the answer to the question of whether the township will be declared a “sanctuary city” is no, at least for now. That’s because the Township Council at its April 11 meeting was told by police officials that doing so would have no real effect. Police officers in New Jersey are already […]








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Route 518 Bridge Replacement Project Slated To Be Completed By End Of February

Route 518 Bridge Replacement Project Slated To Be Completed By End Of February

Replacement of the Route 518 bridge at Canal Road is expected to be finished by the end of February, but that date, unlike the bridge, is not set in stone. Work is progressing on the project, but winter weather could play havoc with the time frame, said Stephen Schapiro, a spokesman for the state Department […]








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Historic Franklin Township Photos Available In Online Database

Historic Franklin Township Photos Available In Online Database

  The township library has launched a new, improved, online historic photo database that will one day hold thousands of pieces of history. The new searchable database – located here – is comprised of photos that previously appeared in the library’s “Franklin Photo Archive,” as well as photos made by Elton H. L. Wade, the […]








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Mayor’s Wedding Fees Go To The Dogs … And Cats

Mayor’s Wedding Fees Go To The Dogs … And Cats

Weddings officiated this year by Mayor Phillip Kramer have been a boon to the Franklin Township Animal Shelter and the organization that funds it, Second Chance for Animals. That’s because the wedding fee – $50 each – goes to the group through a trust fund established by the township. As of Dec. 30, the date […]








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Williams-Transco Originally Eyed Six Parcels For Gas Compressor

Williams-Transco Originally Eyed Six Parcels For Gas Compressor

The company wishing to build a gas compressor station in Franklin initially eyed six potential locations in the township and South Brunswick, a federal filing shows. The Williams Companies’ Transco affiliate is planning to build the 32,000-horsepower natural gas-powered station on a 52-acre parcel near the intersection of Routes 27 and 518. The controversial application […]








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Updated: Site Is Picked For Williams-Transco Gas Compressor Station

Updated: Site Is Picked For Williams-Transco Gas Compressor Station

A 52-acre parcel near the intersection of Routes 27 and 518 has been selected as the location for the Williams-Transco gas compressor station project. The site was selected over another option because it minimizes the effects of the compressor station on the environment and on nearby residents by about 80 percent, a company spokesman said. […]








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Census Snapshot: Poverty Rate Of Franklin’s School-Aged Children Increases

Census Snapshot: Poverty Rate Of Franklin’s School-Aged Children Increases

Nearly one in every 10 township school-aged child lived in poverty in 2015, a figure that is 41 percent higher than in all of Somerset County. In its annual Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for 2015, released Dec. 14, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 9.4 percent of children aged 5 to 17 years […]








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FR&A Photos: Hundreds Attend Fundraiser For School Administrator, Coach, Felled By Stroke

FR&A Photos: Hundreds Attend Fundraiser For School Administrator, Coach, Felled By Stroke

  A school district administrator recovering from two strokes said he “felt the love” Dec. 9 when more than 200 people showed up for a fundraiser for his recovery efforts. They packed the banquet hall at the East Franklin Fire Department headquarters on Pine Grove Avenue for Rodney Wilkerson, the dean of students at Sampson […]








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