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Township Council Gives Helping Hand To Retailers, Restaurateurs

Township Council Gives Helping Hand To Retailers, Restaurateurs

The Township Council on May 26 took steps it hopes will help ease the transition into normalcy for some Franklin restaurants and retailers. The Council passed a resolution allowing for those stores and restaurants to serve patrons in their parking lots or other outdoor areas of their property. The tables or goods must be set […]

Coronavirus Update: Six More Positive Tests, Three More Deaths

Coronavirus Update: Six More Positive Tests, Three More Deaths

The total number of township residents whose deaths can be attributed to the coronavirus increased by three in the past 24 hours, according to the township Office of Emergency Management. That brings the total number of deaths of township residents to the disease to 114. In that same period, the number of Franklin residents testing […]

One-Day ‘Pop-Up’ Coronavirus Testing Site Set For Township

One-Day ‘Pop-Up’ Coronavirus Testing Site Set For Township

A one-day, “pop-up” coronavirus testing center will makes its home at Franklin Middle School Hamilton Street campus on June 3, a township official announced on May 26. Township Manager Robert Vornlocker said during a virtual Township Council meeting that Franklin is partnering with the Somerset County Health Department and Zufall Health of Somerville in bring […]

Coronavirus Update: Two More Positive Test Results

Coronavirus Update: Two More Positive Test Results

Two more Franklin Township residents have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the township Office of Emergency Management reported May 26. The total number of Franklin residents with positive test results is now 1,180, according to OEM. The number of residents’ deaths attributed to the virus remains at 111. Test samples […]

Coronavirus Update: No New Deaths For Second Consecutive Day

Coronavirus Update: No New Deaths For Second Consecutive Day

The number of township residents who tested positive for the coronavirus has increased by three, but there have been no new deaths for the past two days, the township Office of Emergency Management reported May 25. The total number of Franklin residents who have tested positive is now 1,178, the OEM reported. The number of […]

Coronavirus Update: 10 More Positive Tests

Coronavirus Update: 10 More Positive Tests

Another 10 township residents have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, but there were no new reported deaths from the disease, the township Office of Emergency Management said on May 24. The total number of Franklin residents who have tested positive for the disease now stands at 1,175, while the total […]

Coronavirus Update: Seven More Positive Tests, One More Death

Coronavirus Update: Seven More Positive Tests, One More Death

The number of township residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus inched up to 1,165, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on May 23. The number of Franklin residents whose deaths have been attributed to the virus rose by one, to 111, the OEM said. Test samples for the coronavirus will be collected […]

Coronavirus Update: New Infection Rate Continues To Slow

Coronavirus Update: New Infection Rate Continues To Slow

The township’s total number of residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus increased by one during the previous 24 hours, while the number of those whose deaths ere attributed to it grew by two, the township Office of Emergency Management reported May 22. There are now 1,158 residents who have tested positive, and 110 […]

Coronavirus Update: Two New Cases, One More Death

Coronavirus Update: Two New Cases, One More Death

The number of Franklin Town ship residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus has increased by two over the last 24 hours, while the number of people who have died from it has increased by one. The township Office of Emergency Management reported on May 21 that 1,157 residents have tested positive, while the […]

So Far, Township Finances Not Affected By Covid Pandemic

So Far, Township Finances Not Affected By Covid Pandemic

Unlike some other towns in New Jersey, Franklin’s financial picture has not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, revenues are up when compared to the same period last year, Mayor Phil Kramer said. The only area showing a decrease is the water utility, part of which Kramer attributed to a stop in some […]

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