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U.S. Attorney Decision To Not Seek Civil Rights Charges Against FTPD Officers In Grant Shooting Not Widely Publicized

U.S. Attorney Decision To Not Seek Civil Rights Charges Against FTPD Officers In Grant Shooting Not Widely Publicized

In what is one of the best-kept secrets in the township, the two Franklin Township Police officers involved in the April 9, 2016 shooting death of a township resident will not face a federal civil rights investigation. Although that determination was made in February, township officials reached for comment said they had not heard about […]



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Undeclared Milk Forces Recall Of Numerous Food Products

Undeclared Milk Forces Recall Of Numerous Food Products

There has been a massive recall of various food products over the last two weeks due to an undeclared allergen being found in an ingredient common to all of them, according to releases from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. The problems were discovered on June 6, when the companies received notification from an […]



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Mother Nature Smiles On Township Farmer’s Market Debut

Mother Nature Smiles On Township Farmer’s Market Debut

It seemed a little dicey earlier in the morning, but the Franklin Township Farmers’ Market’s debut June 3 was deemed a success by its organizer and participants. A steady rain that fell for hours before its kickoff time cleared up shortly after 10 a.m., just in time for the market’s grand opening. The market, which […]



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Live Video: Township Commemorates Memorial Day With Indoor Ceremony

Live Video: Township Commemorates Memorial Day With Indoor Ceremony

For the second consecutive year, inclement weather forced the cancellation of the township’s annual Memorial Day parade, but the commemoration went on as scheduled. Rather than chance the rain and hold the ceremony in the Veterans Memorial Park, organizers Mayor Phil Kramer and Bob LaCorte decided to move it indoors, into the Township Council chambers. […]



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Census: Township Population Growth Second In Somerset County From 2015-16

Census: Township Population Growth Second In Somerset County From 2015-16

Franklin Township had the second-largest numeric population increase in Somerset County from 2015 to 2016, data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows. According to the new population estimates, released May 25, Franklin’s population in 2016 stood at an estimated 66,311, up from 2015’s 66,028. Franklin’s increase of 283 residents was second only to Montgomery’s […]



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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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