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FTPD Participates In Annual Torch Run For NJ Special Olympics

A team of Franklin Township Police Department officers took part June 7 in the 41st annual Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraiser, helping to…

Township Resident Swindled In Bitcoin Gambit

Township Resident Swindled In Bitcoin Gambit

A township resident told police on May 3 that they had been swindled out of more than $107,000. The person told police that…

FTPD Police Log: April 28 – May 4, 2024

FTPD Police Log: April 28 – May 4, 2024

04/28/2024 A 47-year-old Somerset man was arrested for multiple outstanding warrants out of Franklin Township, and North Brunswick Township, while officers were attempting…

Police Identify Victim Of Motorcycle Crash

Police Identify Victim Of Motorcycle Crash

Police have identified the victim of a June 1 motorcycle accident as a 43-year-old Franklin resident. The man was identified as Derrell Montgomery,…

Motorcyclist Killed In Early Morning Accident

Motorcyclist Killed In Early Morning Accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early in the morning of June 1 that closed a portion of Easton Avenue for…

Township Man Convicted Of 2022 Beating

Township Man Convicted Of 2022 Beating

A 19-year-old township man was convicted on May 10 of a charge related to the 2022 beating of a man on Hamilton Street.…

Hundreds Of Police Officers Leave Franklin For Police Unity Tour

Hundreds Of Police Officers Leave Franklin For Police Unity Tour

Four Franklin Township police officers were among nearly 400 men and women in blue who assembled in front of the Public Safety Building…

Updated: Single-Car Crash Results In Death

Updated: Single-Car Crash Results In Death

Update: The person killed in the crash was identified as 31-year-old Franklin Township resident Kristen Drayton. One person was killed and a section…

FTPD Police Log For April 7-27, 2024

FTPD Police Log For April 7-27, 2024

04/07/2024 A 34-year-old New Brunswick woman was arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Long Beach Twp., NJ during a motor vehicle stop.…

Franklin Township Police Log For March 31 To April 6, 2024

Franklin Township Police Log For March 31 To April 6, 2024

03/31/2024 A Somerset resident was the victim of a burglary during the overnight hours in the area of Pear Tree Ln. The unknown…

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Submitted by the Care For Creation Student Ministry Green Army Team St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Forane Church in Somerset, New Jersey, embraced Earth Day with a series…

Representatives of multiple faith traditions gathered at Masjid-e-Ali on Cedar Grove Lane March 22 for the mosque’s annual Intra- and Interfaith Iftar. The event is held during Ramadan,…

A pre-Ramadan celebration was held March 9 at the township library by a local organization whose mission is to “shine a light on Islam in the Franklin Township…

The inaugural Muslim Heritage Month celebration in the township – called Noor Night – attracted hundreds of people to the Senior/Community Center in the Municipal Complex on January…

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FHS Athletic Booster Club Celebrates Athletes

FHS Athletic Booster Club Celebrates Athletes

The Franklin High School Athletics Booster Club celebrated all Warriors June 10 with a festival in Warrior Stadium. The day had been in the works…

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FR&A Photo Gallery: Franklin High School Seniors Party On At Senior Prom

FR&A Photo Gallery: Franklin High School Seniors Party On At Senior Prom

There was music. There was food. There was glam. There was even the occasional squeal from two friends who had never seen each other prom’d up before. The…

Anti-Idling Ordinance Approved By Township Council

Anti-Idling Ordinance Approved By Township Council

Certain new developments would be required to post anti-idling signs under ordinance amendments approved June 11 by the Township Council. The amendments were recommended by the township Environmental…

East Franklin Fire Department Wins 60-Day Reprieve From Shutdown

East Franklin Fire Department Wins 60-Day Reprieve From Shutdown

The Franklin Fire District 3 Board of Commissioners on June 11 granted a 60-day reprieve to the East Franklin Volunteer Fire Department to allow time for the two…

School District Honors Its Best At Annual Breakfast

School District Honors Its Best At Annual Breakfast

The best of Franklin Township educators were honored June 6 at the annual Educators of the Year breakfast, held at The Imperia on Easton Avenue. Honored were teachers…

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CJCP Announces Commencement Speaker

CJCP Announces Commencement Speaker

Submitted by Central Jersey College Prep Charter School. Central Jersey College Prep Charter School (CJCP), rated the top-ranked public charter high school in New Jersey…

FR&A Photo Gallery: Franklin High School Seniors Party On At Senior Prom

FHS Athletic Booster Club Celebrates Athletes

Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School Graduates Class Of 2024

School District Honors Its Best At Annual Breakfast

Franklin Township Warrior Education Foundation Golf Fundraiser Set

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Township Resident Leads SomCo VoTech In Bringing Music To Bridgeway

Township Resident Leads SomCo VoTech In Bringing Music To Bridgeway

A township woman was among the members of the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School…

Quail Brook Senior Center March Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center February Schedule

FR&A Man Of The Year: Derek Smith, Franklin Food Bank Executive Director

Quail Brook Senior Center January Schedule

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RVSB Sets Concert At Franklin High School

RVSB Sets Concert At Franklin High School

The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band presents its annual Pops Concert “Broadway, Hollywood, and Marches” at 7…

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Sets April 28 For Concert At FHS

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Returns To Franklin High School

Community Art Show Exhibits Residents’ Talents