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Township Council Approves Deal Meeting Affordable Housing Obligation Through 2025

Township Council Approves Deal Meeting Affordable Housing Obligation Through 2025

The township has already provided for more than enough low- and moderate-income housing to meet its Mt. Laurel obligations through 2025, a township official said in the wake of an affordable housing agreement approval. An agreement between the township and the Fair Share Housing Center, approved at the Township Council’s Oct. 10 meeting,  sets Franklin’s […]

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Township Council Commends Eagle Scout, Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Township Council Commends Eagle Scout, Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

An Eagle Scout and the leader of a township-based cancer support organization were in the spotlight at the Sept. 26 Township Council meeting. Joseph Repsher, an Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 113, chartered by Somerset Presbyterian Church, was commended for attaining the highest rank in scouting, and Dorothy Reed, co-founder and president of the […]

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Township Council Gives Conditional Support To ‘Performance Gazebo’ Idea

Township Council Gives Conditional Support To ‘Performance Gazebo’ Idea

An idea to place a “performance gazebo” on township property next to the library’s main branch was given conditional support July 11 by the Township Council. The gazebo would be donated to the township, but paid for by private donations and managed by the Franklin Township Cultural Arts Council. Council members were told about the […]

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Reduction In Time For Firearms Hunting In Preserves Approved By Township Council

Reduction In Time For Firearms Hunting In Preserves Approved By Township Council

A proposal to reduce the amount of time hunting is allowed on two township nature preserves this year was adopted July 11 by the Township Council. As a result of the vote, hunters using firearms on the Negri Nepote Native Grassland Preserve and the Griggstown Native Grassland Preserve/Bunker Hill Environmental Center will be restricted to […]

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Mixed Reaction So Far To Idea Of Recording More Board, Commission Meetings

Mixed Reaction So Far To Idea Of Recording More Board, Commission Meetings

Update 3: After a lengthy discussion, the Human Relations Commission deferred making a recommendation to the Township Council, pending information members said Mayor Kramer was going to supply. The mayor also told the commission that part of the recording package would be a relocation of their meetings from the library’s Historic Collections Room to the […]

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Township To Video, Televise More Board, Committee Meetings

Township To Video, Televise More Board, Committee Meetings

The township will increase the number of board and committee meetings that are recorded and televised. That was the decision June 13 by the Township Council, after the idea was broached by Mayor Phil Kramer. Kramer said he was responding to a June 5 editorial in the Franklin Reporter & Advocate, in which it was […]

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Township Council Recognizes Volunteers, PTSD Month

Township Council Recognizes Volunteers, PTSD Month

A student member of a township commission, a charitable foundation and awareness of PTSD were recognized June 13 by the Township Council. Nicholas Renda, a Franklin High School senior who was a junior member of the township’s Human Relations Commission for two years, was commended by the council for his work. “(T)he Township of Franklin […]

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Township Council Approves Proposal To Close Second Section Of Canal Road To Cars Twice A Year

Township Council Approves Proposal To Close Second Section Of Canal Road To Cars Twice A Year

It took a little while to get there, but the Township Council on May 11 approved a proposal to close to automobile traffic Canal Road from the Griggstown Causeway to Route 518 two Sundays in the summer. The idea is to allow bicyclists, walkers and joggers unfettered access to the road, similar to what is […]

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FHS Model UN Team, Franklin Youth Council Leader Honored By Township Council

FHS Model UN Team, Franklin Youth Council Leader Honored By Township Council

The leader of the Franklin Township Youth Council and the Franklin High School Model U.N. Team received commendations April 25 from the Township Council. The youth council’s leader, Saffie Kallon, was honored because the council recently won the Gasalberti Excellence in Recreation Programming Award by the New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association, and the Model […]

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Watch The Council Honor The FHS Girls Basketball Team

Watch The Council Honor The FHS Girls Basketball Team

We live-streamed the commendation ceremony for the Franklin High School Lady Warriors basketball team from the April 25 Township Council meeting. It’s downloaded and presented here for your viewing.  

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