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Board of Education members passed five new district goals for the coming year and heard a report regarding gains in student achievement Thursday night.

BOE Passes New District Goals, Learns Of Student Achievement Gains

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A seven-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has resulted in the arrests of six suspects, all charged with operating an organized retail theft ring and knowingly purchasing stolen merchandise for resale at a Hamilton Street storefront and on the Internet, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Prosecutor Busts Retail Theft Ring; Six Suspects from Somerset Arrested

Rosalind's Fashions, a new woman's fashion boutique opened earlier this year on March 31, to bring the community and surrounding area quality woman's clothing and accessories at an affordable price. 

Fashion Boutique Opens, Features, Mature, Grown and Classy Attire

Franklin Township Police Officer Patrick Nurthen saved the life of Joan Jackson, 85, who was choking in a local restaurant last month.

Right Place, Right Time: Franklin Township Police Officer Saves Life of Choking 85-Year Old Woman

Franklin High School junior Mario Heslop, a standout track and field athlete, received commendations from the Franklin Township Council earlier this month for his extraordinary athletic achievements.

Franklin High School Track Star Mario Heslop Receives Commendation from Franklin Township Council

When the Board of Education meets Thursday night, it hopes to adopt goals that will help put students in touch with their passions and look to challenge themselves more academically.

Franklin Township: District Looks To Adopt Student-centric Goals For 2018-19

Please feel free to join members of the Franklin Township Police Department at Kettleman's Bagels, located at 456 Elizabeth Avenue. 

Kettleman's Bagels to Host Coffee with a Cop

Officers from the Franklin Township Police Department volunteered their time at Katy’s Place, the Child Development Center at the Center for Great Expectations a nonprofit providing transformational behavioral health treatment to women, children, men and families impacted by trauma, abuse and neglect.

Katy's Place Welcomes Franklin Township Police Officers

Question: “What happens when a mailman gets old?” Answer: “He loses his zip.” That’s one of several riddles programmed into Chet Cheesman’s augmentative communications device, and it’s a peek into his personality. 

Franklin Twp. Resident Overcomes His Disability To Create Visual Art and Write His Autobiography

Police & Safety

Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter: Counterfeit Money, Stolen Vehicles, Unlocked Cars Burglarized & More

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Plainfield Man Arrested for Murder of His Three-Week-Old Child​​​​​​​

Easton Avenue Property Owner Seeks Re-location, Construct Rental Property

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