FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Due to the recent cold snap that has gripped the nation, temperatures have been cold enough for a long enough time to freeze the Mettlers Pond at Colonial Park.

Franklin Township: Ice Skating is Back at Colonial Park 

Franklin Township Clerk Ann Marie McCarthy was arrested and charged last month, for deceiving Horizon Blue Cross for payments of services for which she did not receive, according to court documents. 

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Franklin Township Clerk Arrested and Charged with Insurance Fraud (UPDATE)

Two teens were injured and transported to a local area hospital and trauma center following a serious car crash on Hamilton Street, according to a news release. 

Franklin Township: Somerset Teens Involved in Serious Car Crash

Earlier this morning the Franklin Township Police Department and numerous fire engines responded to a kitchen fire at the Douglas Garden Apartments on Hamilton Street, according to a news release. 

Franklin Township: Douglas Garden Apartment Fire Displaces Residents

A former fire commissioner for Franklin Township could spend as many as 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of a sex crimes spree, authorities announced on January 3.

Former Franklin Firefighter Found Guilty in Sex Crimes Spree

TAPinto Franklin Township's Sponsor of the Week:

Zoup! in Somerset Stirs up Support for No Kid Hungry Campaign

School Sports:

Franklin Defeated in Battle of Warriors on Senior Night

Government Affairs: 

Franklin Township Council: Boards, Committees & Commissions Appointment Resolutions

Council Reorganization Meeting; Freshman Councilman Sworn In and Deputy Mayor Appointed (VIDEO)

Danielsen Sponsors Bill to Establish Office of Student Loan Ombudsman Heads to Governor

​​​​​​​Freeholder Reorganization Meeting, Former Franklin Mayor Elected Deputy Director

Top stories from nearby TAPinto sites:

Dog Dies After Being Left at PetSmart; SPCA and Family Seek Answers

Hunterdon Central Student's Death Prompts Call for Change

East Brunswick Doctor Suspended for Unsanitary and Dangerous Use of Anal Catheters

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