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Somerset Man Charged With Sexual Assault

A 27-year-old Henry Street man was charged with sexual assault on January 25, according to the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. The Prosecutor’s Office’s…

Thieves Target Catalytic Converters

Thieves Target Catalytic Converters

A number of auto owners reported that their cars’ catalytic converters were stolen between January 22 and January 30, police said. The theft…

Watchung Resident Injured From Fall Down CJCP Elevator Shaft; School Closed Pending Investigation

Watchung Resident Injured From Fall Down CJCP Elevator Shaft; School Closed Pending Investigation

A 38-year-old Watchung resident suffered multiple injuries February 2 after falling into an elevator shaft at Central Jersey College Prep charter school on…

Police Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Police Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

The public is invited to weigh in on the Franklin Township Police Department’s effort to once again be accredited through the New Jersey…

FHS Graduate Sentenced To Nearly 7 Years In Prison For Role In Attacking U.S. Capitol Police Officer On Jan. 6, 2021

FHS Graduate Sentenced To Nearly 7 Years In Prison For Role In Attacking U.S. Capitol Police Officer On Jan. 6, 2021

A 33-year-old Franklin High School graduate was sentenced January 27 to 80 months in jail for what prosecutors said was his part in…

Public Safety Director: Alleged Memphis Killing By Cops ‘Has Hurt Us All’

Public Safety Director: Alleged Memphis Killing By Cops ‘Has Hurt Us All’

The death of a 29-year-old Memphis man, allegedly by five Memphis police officers, has “hurt us all,” Franklin Township Public Safety Director Quovella…

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In yet another indication that the world is somewhat returning to normal, post-Covid, the St. Matthias School Home School Association held a full-fledged Holiday Craft Fair on December…

Update: The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved St. Sharbel’s application at its August 4 meeting. In a brief hearing, the Board was told that any concerns held by…

Submitted by St. Matthias Elementary School. St. Matthias Elementary School has been selected for the 2022 Best of Somerset Award in the Elementary School category by the Somerset…

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FHS Warrior Basketball Seniors Honored

FHS Warrior Basketball Seniors Honored

The six seniors on the Franklin High School boys’ basketball team were recognized at Senior Night on February 3. Each senior was given a swag…

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Double Billboard Approved For Elizabeth Avenue Site

Double Billboard Approved For Elizabeth Avenue Site

A plan to erect a v-shaped, double billboard on Elizabeth Avenue, near Route 287, was approved February 2 by the Zoning Board of Adjustment. In granting the approval,…

Ordinance Banning Warehouses Will Need Public Hearing Re-Do

Ordinance Banning Warehouses Will Need Public Hearing Re-Do

A mistake in the public notice about the January 24 public hearing on the proposed zoning ordinance amendments banning new warehouse development in the township requires a second…

Eight Franklin Firefighters Graduate From Somerset County Fire Academy

Eight Franklin Firefighters Graduate From Somerset County Fire Academy

Eight Franklin firefighters who are committed to six departments in the township graduated from the Somerset County Fire Academy in Hillsborough on January 27. The ceremony was the…

Franklin Youth Center Holds ‘Pet Care Day’

Franklin Youth Center Holds ‘Pet Care Day’

A group of township middle schoolers got an introduction to some animals and learned the responsibilities of Franklin’s animal control officers at “Pet Care Day” hosted by the…

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Warriors On The Academic Move

Warriors On The Academic Move

Moravian University announced that AJ Gordon of Somerset was among the students named to the Dean’s Honors List for Fall 2022. Undergraduate students who carry…

Elizabeth Avenue School Students Raise $500 For Franklin Food Bank

TEECS Robotics Teams Place In Virginia Tournament

Warriors On The Academic Move

Genesi Miles Named New Pine Grove Manor Principal

Pep Rally, Festivities Mark Franklin High School Homecoming

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Resolutions Of Support Awarded To Six More Cannabis Companies

Resolutions Of Support Awarded To Six More Cannabis Companies

Another six state Cannabis Regulatory Commission applications for potential businesses in the township received resolutions of…

PNC Bank Supermarket Branches To Close In February

For Cannabis Store Owner, Partnering Is Key

Two More Cannabis Retail Applications Receive Council Resolutions

Weed Stalk Cannabis Store Owner’s Motto: Of Women, For Women

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Quail Brook Senior Center February Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center February Schedule

QUAIL BROOK SENIOR CENTER 625 New Brunswick Road Somerset, NJ 08873 732-563-4213 (Hybrid) Stretching with Allison – Mondays, 10…

Franklin Youth Center Holds ‘Pet Care Day’

January Virtual And In-Person Schedule For Quail Brook Senior Center

November Schedule Of Senior Citizen Center Activities Released

October Senior Citizen Schedule

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Franklin Arts Group Gets NEA Grant

Franklin Arts Group Gets NEA Grant

A township-based arts organization was one of six in the county which received grants from the…

Township Musician Performs With RVCC Student Jazz Ensemble

Rose Day Festival Is Set For Colonial Park

SGS/HSC Players Ready Tribute To ‘Peanuts’