Community Announcements

September 16, 2018

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, Sept. 17 Township of Franklin Redevelopment Agency Meeting - The meeting will ...

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FTCAC’s Gift to our Beloved Community – The Arts as a tool of togetherness SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Cultural Arts Council (FTCAC) officially ‘unveils’ its ADA-compliant Performance Arts Gazebo, located on the treelined pasture of the Municipal Complex, on September, 16 at 5:00 ...

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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, Sept. 10 Hydrant Flushing Schedule The Franklin Township Public Works Water ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: If all goes according to plan Franklin Township Public Schools Superintendent Dr. John Ravally will earn a bonus at the end of the upcoming school year, more minority students will be enrolled in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - With more than 750 festival-goers on hand for Saturday’s celebration and the support of many volunteers and sponsors, Week of the People is on its way to becoming just what its name suggests—a week-long community event. “I think the community is finally coming back together like ...

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Join the Franklin Township Environmental Commission and The Watershed Institute (formerly The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association) for a workshop about rainwater harvesting! Come learn about water quality in NJ, watershed protection, and 'river-friendly' actions you can implement at ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 - ...

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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, June 25 Franklin Township Public Library  Dermascan Facial Screenings - Saint ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: More than 300 people gathered at the Marigold for Franklin Middle School's  Hollywood themed 8th Grade Formal.  Photo Gallery: Franklin Middle School 8th Grade Formal The Westin in ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver during the, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2016. AAA reports that the average of 10 people per day is a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year. As school lets out for the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend? If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. This weekend the Somerset County Tourism team put together a special Father’s Day Weekend article for great events throughout Somerset ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Area residents celebrated the 43rd Annual Rose Day Festival at Colonial Park Saturday, June 9 in the Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden. The Rose Garden was at peak bloom and visitors enjoyed the day by strolling through the garden, listening to live music, meeting local ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend? If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. Click on the headlines below for details: Friday, June 8 The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: The 35-year-old woman who had her car hit with a rock while driving on Willow Avenue with her 4-year-old daughter on Saturday morning said both her and her daughter are okay, but "extremely ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — TAPinto Franklin Township is the only free daily all-online, objective newspaper that serves residents, organizations, and businesses in Franklin Township, reporting news as it happens 24/7. We are part of the TAPinto network of 70 locally owned and operated online ...

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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 Forced To Turn Over Lawsuit Documents To Online Newspaper With a Few Days Left to Comment the Gas Compressor Station Debate Heats Up Franklin High ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - If you like to buy locally grown goods, movie night under the stars, food trucks, or supporting the community, then there is something for you to do right here in town, during the month of June.  TAP on the headlines below to learn more.  The 2018 Franklin Township Community ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s roundup of some of the best things to do close to home this weekend.  Friday, June 1 Franklin Township Public Library - Movie Matinee - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri A mother personally challenges the local authorities to ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Did you miss any of last week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: Close to 400 guests attended the 26th Annual Taste of Somerset fundraiser benefiting the PeopleCare Center at the Palace at Somerset Park Monday night. Hundreds Gather for a Taste of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The unofficial start to the summer season is here. Gas prices are rising, so now is as good a time as any, to stick close to home.  Check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s roundup of some of the best things to do close to home this Memorial Day weekend.  Friday, May 25 PJ ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – The public is invited to tour the internationally recognized Somerset County Park Commission Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden located in Colonial Park Gardens, Parking Lot A, 156 Mettlers Road in Somerset, (Franklin Township) New Jersey.   The Rose Garden is in full spring ...

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