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Patrice James’ plan was simple. She wanted to move somewhere that had plenty of space for her growing family, somewhere her children could play in the sun.

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Resident describes life before filing lawsuit against Franklin Township

The Township of Franklin issued a statement regarding the recent police department takeover and its "substantial mismanagement."

Township of Franklin Issues Statement on Police Department

The Franklin Township Youth Center Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 15th at 10:30 am at 429 Lewis Street in Somerset.

Franklin Township Youth Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Somerset County Sheriff’s candidate Tim Pino, of Bridgewater, and his team are planning to file an election complaint with the attorney general’s office following evidence of voting irregularities in the June 4 primary election, particularly at a voting location in Bridgewater, according to a release from the campaign.

Pino For Sheriff Campaign to File Election Complaint Due to Evidence of Alleged Voting Irregularities in Primaries

In light of recent mass shootings incidents, Franklin Mayor Phil Kramer joined more than 200 other mayors in signing a joint letter to Senators Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer, calling on them to bring the U.S. Senate back into session right away to take action on gun safety legislation.

Kramer Calls for Improved Gun Safety Measures and Cooperation with Police

Shayla has been reunited with her family.

Lost Pet Alert (FOUND)

Top TAPinto headlines from nearby: 

Hillsborough Schools Adopt Pay-to-Play Policy for Student Activities

Police Seek Help in Finding Missing New Brunswick Woman

Police Say Reports of an Active Shooter in New Brunswick Were False

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