SOMERSET, NJ - Here's a look at some of the municipal, business and recreational events going on this week in the Township of Franklin.

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Monday, May 21

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Township of Franklin 

Learn about the environmental impacts of the exploding deer population in our area, attempts to manage the problem, and what you, as homeowners, can do about it.

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Hundreds are expected to gather for "Taste of Somerset" at The Palace at Somerset Park to benefit the PeopleCare Center. It's not too late to get tickets or to become a vendor.

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Tuesday, May 22

Township of Franklin 

Township Council work session/regular meeting will be held at the Municipal Complex at 475 Demott Lane in the Council Chambers at 7 p.m.

Please TAP here to see the agenda. 

Wednesday, May 23

Franklin Township Library - From Shtetl to Ghetto: Jewish Women on the Lower East Side

Join Professor Leslie Fishbein for an exploration of the lives of Jewish women on the Lower East Side. How did life in the shtetls of Eastern Europe prepare Jewish women for life in the New World?

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Thursday, May 24

Franklin Township Board of Education 

Board of Education Meeting to be held at Franklin High School Cafeteria, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset; 6:30pm Executive Session, 7:30pm Public Session.  Public Notice

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