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Franklin Township to Host the 47th Annual Week of the People Event at Naaman Williams Park

August 7, 2018

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Week of the People Organizations in partnership with The Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP) and Hamilton Street Marketing Committee presents a Back-to-School Event on Saturday, August 25th at Naaman Williams Park, which is located at 1 Matilda Ave., Somerset, NJ, from 1pm to 7pm.

This year's event is focused on bringing about positive change by bringing ...

Lecture & Tour at Colonial Park Fragrance & Sensory Garden

SOMERSET, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission Colonial Park Garden staff welcome visitors to an interesting & educational event on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. in the Colonial ParkFragrance & Sensory Garden. 

 

Visitors enjoy a tour of the garden at 11:00 A.M. led ...

The Week Ahead in Franklin Township: July 9 to July 12

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

Email the editor at FranklinTownship@tapinto.net with local event suggestions. 

Monday, July 9

Franklin Township Public Library - Computer Class

This class will focus on some of the steps that we can take as users to be safer online. We ...

TAPinto Franklin TWP. June in Review: Danger on Willow Avenue, Prom Night, Youth Center Project & More

SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last month’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Top local stories:

Franklin Township: Beware of Dangerous Flying Objects While Driving on Willow Avenue 

Troop 60151 Installs New Little Free Library for the Community at Colonial Park

Franklin's First Food Truck Festival 'Surpassed Expectations'

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TAPinto Franklin Township Week in Review: Local Man Shot, Municipal Fine Hike, Free Little Library & More - June 23 to June 29

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

An unidentified, 23-year-old local man was found shot in the area of Reler Lane and taken to an area hospital and listed in critical condition, according to a release from the Somerset County Prosecutor's office. 

Shots Fired, Local Man Critically Injured, Police Seeking ...

Somerset County's Julty 4 Fireworks Spectacular

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County Park Commission invites all to attend the Annual July 4th Fireworks Display to be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 9:30 P.M. at North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Admission is free to July 4th celebration and food is available for purchase. The event is offered in part to the generous sponsorship by The ...

Detectives Schwarz and Lea Take Final "Walkout" From Headquarters  

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Detectives Sgt. Ken Schwarz, Sgt. Drew Lea and Administrative Aid Grace Diglio stepped out of police headquarters for the traditional "walk-out" ceremony for retiring law enforcement officials, Friday, June 29.

Both Schwarz and Lea have been police officers for 25 years, according to officials. Grace retires with 26 years of service, according to ...

Franklin Woman's Club Help to Prevent Child Abuse

Never underestimate the power of an idea and a group of women.  Back in 2005, one woman created the World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKPD) as a way to encourage knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company.  Over time, it evolved into the largest knitter and volunteer–run event in the world with an opportunity for people to knit for a cause.  Growing from a ...

4th of July Safety: Keep Fireworks in the Hands of the Experts

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - There’s no doubt that fireworks are fun to watch.

And that’s exactly the point public safety officials are once again stressing during this year’s 4th of July celebration — keep the fireworks themselves in the hands of the professionals.

The South Brunswick Police Department would like to remind everyone that not all fireworks are legal in New ...

Franklin Township Public Library: It's Not Too Late to Sign Up for the Summer Reading Program

SOMERSET, NJ - The 2018 Summer Reading Program is here.

There is something for everyone in the public library's 2018 summer reading program "Libraries Rock." All ages are welcome. Non-readers and little ones may be read to by others, and reading in any language is fine.

All reading counts - even reading the cereal box or magazines or comics. 

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