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Franklin has seen more than its share of shootings this year. One of the first shootings happened last Christmas and two men were shot to death in May.

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Members of the Township Council along with Township Manager, Robert G. Vornlocker reminded the public of this year's leaf bag pick up process, how to report maintenance issues and the deadline to provide community space feedback during Tuesday's council meeting. 

How to Report Maintenance Issues, Give Community Space Feedback & More (VIDEO)

The Township Council gave commendations to donors who helped make this year’s Fourth of July and Franklin Day celebrations a reality at last night’s council meeting.

Council thanks Franklin Day and Fourth of July donors and introduced an ordinance to return $441K to the Open Space Trust Fund

A North Brunswick man turned himself into police on Friday after he was identified by police as the suspect responsible for a shooting that took place on Nov. 4 in the area of Somerset Street, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In

An unidentified local man died following an afternoon fire on Hempstead Drive, according to a news release. 

Police Investigating Fatal Fire

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

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Piscataway Breaks Ground on Spray Park Addition to Community Center Complex

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