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

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Monday, March 2

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Township of Franklin - Environmental Commission Meeting

Environmental Commissions are local environmental advocates who serve without compensation. The roles of this Commission are many, but their primary objective is to preserve and protect the natural resources of the township. TAP here for the agenda. 

Compressor Station/Pipeline Expansion Task Force Meeting

To make recommendations to the Township Council and to inform the public of activity regarding the Williams/Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), whose plans include a compressor station STA206 in Franklin at Trap Rock Quarry, and how this proposed project would impact the environment. TAP here for details. 

From Suffrage to the ERA: NJ Women in American Politics

In the beginning of the twentieth century, women were outsiders to the American political scene. Today, they have moved into all aspects of public life. New Jersey pioneers—from Alice Paul to Millicent Fenwick—set the stage for the political success of today’s NJ women. This lecture will examine a wide-ranging list of colorful individuals in the social context of their times. TAP here for details. 

Tuesday, March 3

Sewerage Authority Board of Commissions Meeting

Our goal is to protect public health by protecting the state waters from pollution through efficient and cost-effective collection and transfer of wastewater throughout our franchise area. TAP here for more details. 

Wednesday, March 4

Annie Oakley: Aim for a High Mark

Join us for a fun and informative look at Annie Oakley's life! She fought for safe working conditions, fair and equal pay for a day’s work regardless of gender or heritage, and for a first-rate show that presented good solid family entertainment. Her motto was to 'Aim for a high mark…for practice will make you perfect.” and her hope was that all women would reach the 'Bulls-eye of Success.” TAP here for more details. 

SCBP Networking Night Honors Retiring President/CEO Mike Kerwin

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) will host pay tribute to retiring President/CEO Mike Kerwin at a “Networking Night,”  Wednesday, March 4th at 5 p.m. at the Bridgewater Manor, 1251 US Highway 202/206. TAP here for more details. 

Thursday, March 5

Colon Cancer Prevention is Possible!

Learn more by attending a free workshop with giveaways and a virtual tour of an inflatable colon. TAP here for details. 

Township of Franklin - Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting

The Board is a quasi-judicial body and its procedures are similar to those used in a courtroom. The chairperson conducts the meeting as a judge might and the Board is comparable to a jury that votes to make a final decision. Each application is reviewed in accordance with MLUL procedures. TAP here agenda. 

Friday, March 6

Franklin Township Public Library - Movie Matinee: Knives Out (2019)

A detective investigates the death of a famous crime writer and has to deal with his eccentric, difficult family. TAP here for more details. 

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