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After a bill proposing a statewide ban on single-use plastics stalled in the state Legislature earlier this month, Franklin Township joined the growing list of municipalities no longer waiting on the state to take the lead. 

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Township Council considers banning single-use plastics

The University of Delaware has announced the names of five students from Somerset who received Dean's List honors for the fall 2019 semester.

11 Somerset Residents Named to the Dean's List at Various Universities

A fifth suspect in the New Year's Eve murder of a 19-year-old township resident has been arrested following a traffic stop in East Brunswick.

Fifth Suspect Arrested in Connection with New Year's Eve Homicide

A 43-year-old Indiana man was indicted today for attempting to have sex with a minor at a home in Franklin Township, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. 

Indiana Man Indicted in Somerset County Sex Sting

An RWJBarnabas ambulance driver and passenger, both EMS personnel were injured in an early morning crash in the area of Hamilton Street and Pershing Avenue according to police.

Hamilton Street Ambulance Crash

More than 100 people came out to celebrate the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce’s (FTCC) 60th year anniversary at the Marigold Wednesday night. 

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 60 Year Anniversary (WATCH)

The Franklin Township Police department will be stepping up its presence in targeted neighborhoods to help prevent crimes before they happen. If you are seen as a potential victim, you will be warned. 

Police: Lock Your Doors, Don’t Be a Victim

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

Police: Missing 17-Year-Old Has Been Located

Hundreds Gather for a Memorial Service for Yousef

Rutgers Expert: What You Should Know About the Wuhan Coronavirus

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