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Latest Franklin Township News

  • Applications Sought For NJ Legislative Youth Council
    Applicants between the ages of 15 and 23 are being sought for the newly formed New Jersey Legislative Youth Council. The Council is intended to function as an advisory to the Legislature and all of […]
  • Franklin Arts Group Gets NEA Grant
    A township-based arts organization was one of six in the county which received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts American Rescue Plan. The Ukrainian History and Education Center […]
  • First Baptist Church Of Lincoln Gardens Receives Grant
    First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens is one of 13 local organization receiving a total of nearly $500,000 in grants from the St. Peter’s Healthcare System. The church, located on Somerset […]
  • Township Musician Performs With RVCC Student Jazz Ensemble
    A township resident will join his fellow musicians December 15 in performing a jazz concert at Raritan Valley Community College’s Welpe Theatre, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg. Among the RVCC […]
  • Warriors On The Academic Move
    Allyson Smith of Somerset earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Film And Media from Georgia State University during the summer semester of 2022. More than 2,000 students earned degrees […]

Latest Franklin Crime News View all

Township Man Faces Multiple Charges In Vehicular Death Of Freehold Resident

A 19-year-old township man faces multiple charges – including First Degree Aggravated Manslaughter – in connection with the death of a Freehold man…

Township Man Killed In Knifing, Suspect Arrested At Train Station

Township Man Killed In Knifing, Suspect Arrested At Train Station

A 24-year-old New York man was charged September 29 with murder and related offenses in connection with the killing of a 20-year-old township…

FTPD Police Blotter

FTPD Police Blotter

September 18, 2022 – September 24, 2022 09/18/2022 A business on Easton Avenue reported a theft of $38.00 worth of gas during the…

FTPD Weekly Blotter: September 11-22, 2022

FTPD Weekly Blotter: September 11-22, 2022

09/11/2022 A Somerville man was arrested by North Brunswick PD for two outstanding warrants out of our jurisdiction. Franklin Township PD assumed custody…

Public Safety Town Hall Set For September 22

Public Safety Town Hall Set For September 22

A town hall to discuss township public safety issues is set for 7 p.m. September 22 in the Township Council chambers in the…

Philadelphia Man Charged In 2020 Park Street Murder

Philadelphia Man Charged In 2020 Park Street Murder

A 33-year-old Philadelphia, Pa. man has been charged with the April 2020 murder of a Park Street man, authorities said on September 6.…

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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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Franklin High School Outstanding Fall Athletes Recognized In Ceremony

Franklin High School Outstanding Fall Athletes Recognized In Ceremony

Franklin High School fall athletes were honored in a ceremony held at the school on November 15. Here is a list of the winners: 4-Year…

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Applications Sought For NJ Legislative Youth Council

Applications Sought For NJ Legislative Youth Council

Applicants between the ages of 15 and 23 are being sought for the newly formed New Jersey Legislative Youth Council. The Council is intended to function as an…

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 National Endowment for the Arts American Rescue Plan. The Ukrainian History and…

First Baptist Church Of Lincoln Gardens Receives Grant

First Baptist Church Of Lincoln Gardens Receives Grant

First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens is one of 13 local organization receiving a total of nearly $500,000 in grants from the St. Peter’s Healthcare System. The church,…

Environmental Commission Sends Tree Ordinance Recommendations To Township Council

Environmental Commission Sends Tree Ordinance Recommendations To Township Council

Work that began in October showed some results December 5, when the Environmental Commission sent several recommended changes to the township tree ordinance to the Township Council. The…

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November Schedule Of Senior Citizen Center Activities Released

November Schedule Of Senior Citizen Center Activities Released

The Somerset County-operated senior wellness centers continue to offer in-person and virtual programs throughout November on…

October Senior Citizen Schedule

Quail Brook Senior Center September Schedule

Canal Walk Resident Is One-Man Street Cleaner

Franklin Township Youth Center Grand Opening, ‘Youth Fest’ Set For May 14

Arts & Entertainment View all

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’