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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Superintendent John Ravally announced last night that the district submitted a passing score on the state performance review for the first time. 

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Franklin public schools submit passing score on state performance review for first time

The Franklin Township Council recognized residents’ dedication to protecting the environment and Franklin’s natural resources last night. 

Environmental Committee member and compressor station task force receive Environmental Stewardship Awards

Sammie, a four-year-old white fluffy Samoyed went missing on Nov. 28 around 9 pm, but she was spotted as recently as today around 12:30 pm according to her family. 

Please Help Find Sammie

It’s that time of year again when Santa will be traveling around town by fire truck, visiting the good children of Franklin. 

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

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Softball is making a comeback in Franklin Township.  Thanks to some dedicated parents and the Franklin Township Baseball League (FTBL), Softball will be offered for girls ages six to fourteen in the Spring of 2020. 

Softball Making a Comeback in Franklin Township

 Franklin High School Sisters in Training for Life (STFL) Leadership/Mentoring Program is now accepting New or Gently Used “CLEAN & MODERN” Formal Gowns, Cocktail Dresses, Shoes and Accessories for our 10th Annual Free Prom Dress Giveaway. 

Sisters in Training for Life Seek Prom Dress Giveaway Donations

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. 

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

Reports of Coyote Sightings Continue in Piscataway: What to Do If You See One

Sale of School Needs To Provide 'Significantly Better Facility'

Attorney For Respite Center "Surprised' at Charges of Physical Abuse

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