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Plastic Bag Ban Studied By Environmental Commission

Plastic Bag Ban Studied By Environmental Commission

The township would join the growing list of New Jersey communities banning the use of single-use plastic bags under a proposal being prepared by the Environmental Commission. The proposal, now in the discussion stage, would also ban the use of Styrofoam products, and would require retail stores to sell paper bags and some stores to […]

Ty Wright Introduced As New Somerset Patriots Hitting/3B Coach

Ty Wright Introduced As New Somerset Patriots Hitting/3B Coach

​Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots and manager Brett Jodie have announced the coaching staff for the 2020 season. Former Patriot infielder Ty Wright has been hired as the new Third Base/Hitting Coach, while Jon Hunton will return as the team’s Pitching Coach/ Director of Baseball Operations. Fox Beyer will continue to work as a volunteer Assistant […]

Few Changes On School Board After Reorganization

Few Changes On School Board After Reorganization

The Board of Education returned its leadership to their positions and welcomed a new member at the January 2 reorganization. The board re-elected Nancy LaCorte as president and Ardaman Singh as vice president. Sworn in for his first term on the board was Walter Jackson. Jackson won his seat in November, along with LaCorte and […]

In Your Opinion: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You – But – You Can Do Something about It

In Your Opinion: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You – But – You Can Do Something about It

Submitted by the Franklin Township Task Force on Compressor Station 206 and NESE. For the health, safety and future of our families and communities, we continue to oppose the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project. Williams/Transco needs permits from NJ and NY before any construction of NESE could start on their proposed compressor station in Franklin […]

East Millstone Named ‘Great Neighborhood’ By Planning Association

The historic village of East Millstone has been named a “Great Neighborhood” by the New Jersey chapter of the American Planning Association. The award is one of several given out by the association, according to its web site. East Millstone and the other designees will be feted at an awards ceremony, slated for 6-8 p.m. […]

Somerset Park Pharmacy Celebrates Opening Of PostNet Location

Somerset Park Pharmacy Celebrates Opening Of PostNet Location

The Somerset Park Pharmacy has expanded its offering of services with the addition of as PostNet franchise at its 900 Easton Avenue location. PostNet features a varied menu of services, from copying and printing to graphic design and shipping via the US Postal Service, FedEx, UPS and DHL. Deputy Mayor James Vassanella was on hand […]

One Person Reportedly Killed In Matilda Avenue Shooting

One Person Reportedly Killed In Matilda Avenue Shooting

One person was reportedly shot to death in their car Oct. 22 while driving on Matilda Avenue. Preliminary details were sketchy, but Franklin Township police and Somerset County Prosecutor’s detectives were on the scene late into the night. Police have blocked Matilda from Franklin Boulevard to Ralph Street. An announcement from the Franklin Township PD […]

Late Surge Leads Bees Past Patriots

Bridgewater, New Jersey – The New Britain Bees (36-33, 70-67) scored a run in each of the least three frames to power past the Somerset Patriots (26-40, 68-68) 5-4 on Friday night at TD Bank Ballpark. The Bees began the scoring in the first when Jonathan Galvez singled in a run. Then in the fourth, New […]

Somerset Patriots Acquire RHP Taylor Wright

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have acquried right-handed Taylor Wright in a trade with the Evansville Otters (Frontier League) for future considerations. He is active for tonight’s game against the Sugar Land Skeeters. Wright enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The 6’5” righty spent his first professional […]

Late Unearned Runs Doom Patriots

Bridgewater, New Jersey – The Sugar Land Skeeters (31-27, 66-62) dropped the Somerset Patriots (21-38, 63-66) 4-0 thanks to four unearned runs in the top of the ninth Wednesday night at TD Bank Ballpark. Tyler Cloyd opposed Mike Hauschild and both starters dazzled. Cloyd pitched a scoreless six frames while striking out a season high nine […]

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