The Franklin Township Dr. Martin Luther King Community Foundation will host its 23rd annual Community Breakfast to benefit students through its scholarship program. TAP here for details. 

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More than 500 business leaders from the private and public sectors gathered to celebrate the Somerset County Business Partnership's 2019 Annual Meeting & Celebration of Success at the Palace of Somerset Monday afternoon. 

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Somerset County Business Partnership Celebrates First 100 Years at the Palace

More than 70 Thomas EnergySmart Charter School students kicked off the holiday season Dec. 6, with crafts and snacks during the TEECS PTO second "Cookies with Santa" celebration.

TEECS PTO Hosts 'Cookies with Santa'

The Franklin Township Christmas Tree was lit Friday night, officially ringing in the holiday season. 

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Kicks Off Holiday Season

After 13 years on the dais in Franklin Township, Rajiv Prasad said his goodbyes at last night’s council meeting.

State and local leaders praise Prasad for 13 years on council at his final meeting

TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference.

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

The Franklin Township Police department is scheduled for an on-site assessment on Dec. 17, as part of the accreditation process through the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, which is administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.  

Public Comment Sought For Franklin Township Police Department Accreditation

With the debate continuing on the possibility of legalizing marijuana use in New Jersey, Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen (D-Middlesex, Somerset) said he wants to end the disproportionate arrest rates for blacks over whites for illegally possessing and using cannabis.

Danielsen Seeks Constitution Change Legalizing Marijuana in NJ

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

Big Changes to Route 18

12-Foot Elf Brings Holiday Cheer to Downtown New Brunswick

Thousands Jam Main Street to Greet Santa

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