BUSINESS & FINANCE
TOP STORIES

Franklin Township: Biz Fest 2018 Draws Record Crowd

June 15, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - More than 500 people attended Biz Fest 2018, Somerset County's ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking event, on Thursday at the Imperia.

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) organized the event.  SCBP Vice President of Business Services Chris Edwards said that this year's Biz Fest was a huge success. 

"This has been ...

Franklin Township: Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Pitch Ideas to 'Sharks' at Chamber Event 

SOMERSET, NJ - A diverse group of business owners and entrepreneurs pitched their business plans to lenders at an event conceptually based on ABC's Shark Tank, Tuesday afternoon at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School. 

The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration partnered to host the event, and organizers deemed it a ...

Are You a Small Business Looking for Funding? Come Out to Pitch Your Plan

SOMERSET, NJ - Business owners from Franklin and beyond are invited to pitch their business plan to lenders who can help them secure funding during an event conceptually based on ABC's Shark Tank.

The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be partnering to host the event, which will be held at Central Jersey College Prep Charter ...

BizFest 2018: Somerset County’s Hyper-Local Trade Show

SOMERSET, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will present “Biz Fest,” the Somerset County ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking opportunity for Somerset County businesses and residents on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Avenue, Somerset New Jersey.

 

“BizFest is the largest ...

Local Business Leaders Encouraged to Network at 'Chamber Night at the Ballpark'

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will join the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce and other central Jersey chambers Tuesday for “Chamber Night at the Ballpark.” 

Chamber members seeking new business contacts will enjoy a Ballpark BBQ and an exciting professional baseball game. Doors open at 5:35 P.M.

"This is the year to expand our ...

Walmart Opens 24-hour Supercenter in North Brunswick

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - After two years of renovations, Walmart on Tuesday celebrated that opening of its expanded Supercenter store.

The now 190,000 square-foot store on Route 1 will be open 24-hours-a-day. It features a garden center, pharmacy, photo center, vision, and glasses center and a McDonald’s restaurant, among other facilities.

First opened 25 years ago in the shopping center ...

Franklin Township: Kmart Set to Close, Liquidation Sale Starts Today

SOMERSET, NJ - It's official, today marks the first day of Kmart's liquidation sale.

"We are making the difficult, but necessary decision to close the Kmart store in Somerset,"  Howard Riefs, spokesperson for Sears Holdings' said in an email. "The store will close to the public in late July 2018. Until then, it will remain open for ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50 Years of Service; Dedicated to Keeping Your Family Comfortable

MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years of serving the central New Jersey area and beyond. Kevin McHugh, owner and third generation of this family run business, takes pride in a job well done and Valairco’s commitment to providing the best value around through stellar workmanship, industry leading warranties, and affordable prices and maintenance ...

Franklin Township: Gas Prices on the Rise, Tips on How to Save

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey is $2.89 today, unchanged from last week, but 20 cents higher than a month ago and 50 cents higher than May 7, 2017.

The survey of prices was conducted by AAA Northeast. 

On the national scene, the survey found the current national average to be $2.81, the same as ...

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce Brings Back Golf Outing to Benefit High School Seniors 

SOMERSET, NJ - Back by popular demand, the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce will host its annual "Scholarship Golf Outing" at the Royce Brook Country Club Wednesday, May 16th from 10:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.  

The outing will benefit Franklin High School graduating seniors. The new leadership team decided to bring back the golf outing, last held in 2014

"It was ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Franklin Township

Franklin Township: Ladies Days Every Tuesday at KPS Garage

June 13, 2018

Every Tuesday throughout the ​summer, women will receive 10% off all repairs and service at KPS Princeton Garage located at 3860 Route 27 in South Brunswick.

Simply mention this promotion at time of drop-off. 

KPS Princeton Garage can be reached at 732-297-9515 or at kpsprincetonauto@aol.com