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Murphy Unveils $44.8 Billion Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

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Somerset County School Employees Seek Priority Access to COVID-19 Shots

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Franklin High School literally rolled out the red carpet for the varsity boys basketball team’s seniors on Thursday as Mark Jackson, Bryson Henry, Ikenna Eluwa, Quincy Nelson, Krish Mistry, Josh Kuroda-Grauer, and Anthony Milligan were honored before the Warriors’ game against Bridgewater-Raritan.

Franklin HS hoops sweep B-R, boys get big win on Senior Night

First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens was chosen to launch a statewide initiative designed to ensure vaccination distribution is done in an equitable manner. 

Franklin First: Murphy Visits State's First 'Incredibly Impressive' Community-Based Vaccination Site

The township council appointed a local businesswoman, Shepa Uddin, last night to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Will Galtieri, who was in the final year of his first term. 

Shepa Uddin appointed Ward 2 councilwoman and FTPD continues to diversify with new promotions

The board of education approved a four-year equity plan aimed at creating more equitable outcomes for students in the district. 

Franklin Board of Ed looks to address district equity problems with four-year plan

A local two-year-old was struck and killed by a pick-up truck earlier today according to police. 

Toddler Killed in Tragic Accident

A Word from Our Sponsor of the Week:  Pillar College Welcomes First International Cohorts From South Korea

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

Amwell Road: Car "Climbs" Utility Pole After Leaving Roadway

Woodbridge Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of Boyfriend

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