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The township is positioning itself to possibly get a slice of the medical marijuana business pie.

Franklin Looks To Get Piece Of Medical Pot Money Pie

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“Warrior For Life” is a slogan that can be found on the back of Franklin High School t-shirts and heard in the huddles of Franklin’s finest athletes. But for some residents, it’s more than a slogan. It is a lifestyle that they’ve chosen to carry out well beyond their high school halls. This year, the Warrior for Life Scholarship Foundation will recognize two residents who have done exactly that.

Bill Grippo and Nancy LaCorte To Receive “Warrior For Life” Award from the Warrior For Life Scholarship Foundation

Multiple Firefighters responded to a smoke condition at the Stop & Shop on Easton Avenue at approximately 7 pm, according to an alert from the Breaking News Network. 

Firefighters Called to 'Smoke Condition' at Stop & Shop

Police charged a township man with breaking into an occupied Hillsborough home early Thursday morning and are looking for a second suspect in the apparent home invasion.

Franklin Man Charged With Hillsborough Home Invasion, Second Suspect Sought

Despite recent revelations in the local media that the construction of statues for a proposed peace monument began well before the plan come before the Township Council, a vast majority of the public at Tuesday night’s meeting expressed support for the project.

Public Speaks Out In Favor Of ‘Peace’ Monument At Council Meeting

Week of the People, Inc., (WotP) in partnership with the Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) and the Hamilton Street Marketing Committee presents a Back-to-School Event on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Naaman Williams Park, which is located at 1 Matilda Ave., Somerset, NJ, from 2pm to 7pm. This event is focused on bringing about positive change by bringing families together before the start of a new school year.

Week of the People Back Host Annual Back to School Even

 

Crime and Safety

Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter: Wilson Road Thief, Stolen Car & More

 

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