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Smokers Deemed Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine in Stage 1B Rollout

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As New Jersey expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination to include anyone 65 and older, and residents between 16 and 64 with chronic medical conditions, Mayor Phil Kramer told residents on Wednesday that the township and county won’t be the bottleneck to getting vaccine doses to the community. 

Mayor vows township won’t be bottleneck in COVID-19 vaccine distribution

A project to build what the town is calling a “grandparents park” is drawing criticism from residents who said the plan furthers the erosion of “bucolic” Franklin.

Residents cite erosion of ‘bucolic’ Franklin and safety concerns in opposition to $550K park project

Police arrested a local man after finding him in possession of 9mm Ruger P95 loaded with 10 rounds in the magazine and one round in the chamber, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

'Quality of Life' Investigation Leads Gun Possession Charges for Local Man

A former New Brunswick High School vice principal has filed a discrimination lawsuit in Middlesex County Superior Court against the Board of Education and others, claiming she was terminated because of her race and age.

Local Resident Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against New Brunswick Board of Education

The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported an increase of 206 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight, bringing the total number of cases to 13,321 with 601 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8.

COVID-19 Update: Somerset County Death Toll Tops 600

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

'I Got Shot!' 911 Tapes Reveal Chaos, Confusion Reigned After Delafield Street Shootings

One New Brunswick Firefighter Hurt in Warehouse Blaze

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