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Franklin Township: Special Meeting Set to Move Up Warehouse Zoning Public Hearing Date

July 5, 2022

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Council will vote to move up the public hearing date for an upcoming ordinance designed to help manage the construction of warehouses in the community, according to the township's website. 

"It has become necessary to reschedule the public hearing for Ordinance No. 4371-22 to July 19, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Municipal ...

New Ordinance Proposed to Manage Warehouse Development in Franklin

SOMERSET, NJ - A new ordinance will be introduced at tonight’s Council Meeting, which includes measures to restrict warehouse development in certain areas and to hold developers to a limited number of new environmental standards.

The Ordinance has come to fruition as a result of community organizing led by the Canal Walk Homeowners Association and their interactions with the Franklin ...

Students, Mayor Cahill Help Turn Shotgun Casings into Art at City Hall

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Katie Palma-Lugo wants people to gaze at the thousands of gunshot shells obediently aligned on the floor in City Hall and think about how each one had the power to snuff out a life.

“Gun violence is a problem in our community with the incidents we had last year and already this year,” the eighth grader said. “Art can cause change. Art can impact ...

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Kept 2000 Residents In Their Homes

SOMERSET, NJ - To prevent eviction of residents while ensuring the income of local landlords, Somerset County quickly developed the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), which in total has allocated $9 million to prevent the eviction of 877 households.

Approximately $7.7 million of the funding came from a federal allocation from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program II. In ...

Adult Use Cannabis Industry Is Growing In Franklin: Updates from Assemblyman Joe Danielsen

SOMERSET, NJ - On Wednesday, May 18th, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen finished Season Two of his “Cup of Joe” public virtual zoom sessions focusing on issues critical to the state and district.

The session, titled “Cannabis 2.0”, was intended to provide timely updates on cannabis legislation and distribution to the 17th District, including Franklin Township, Milltown, New ...

Ransomware Attack Disables Somerset County Government Email System

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A ransomware cyberattack Tuesday morning successfully disabled the Somerset County government email system, with employees unable to send or receive email.

All county offices and phone lines are open and working, Emergency 9-1-1-communications are unaffected and fully functional. Emergency services are available as usual throughout the county.

"Before coming to an ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

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Kendall Park Woman Sues Township and Neighbors for Constructing Swimming Pool Too Close to her Property

June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the municipality, despite getting approval from the zoning board earlier this year.

Last November, a ...

Kendall Park Woman Sues Township and Neighbors for Constructing Swimming Pool Too Close to her Property

June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the municipality, despite getting approval from the zoning board earlier this year.

Last November, a ...

Bridgewater Working on Foreclosures of Delinquent Properties

June 30, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township officials are working to deal with delinquent properties in the municipality.

The town council passed a resolution June 9 that will allow the township attorney to foreclose on certain delinquent properties located in Bridgewater. The measure was unanimously approved by the five council members that evening.

Township administrator Michael Pappas said ...

Somerset County Park Commission to Celebrate July 4th with Free, Fun, Food, Fireworks, and ‘The Fabulous Greaseband’

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Celebrate Independence Day while watching fireworks, listening to great music, enjoying food, and seeing a Revolutionary War reenactment. The festivities will occur on Monday, July 4, at the Somerset County Park Commission’s North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Gates to the park will open at 6 p.m. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5. Admission is ...

Bridgewater Working on Foreclosures of Delinquent Properties

June 30, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township officials are working to deal with delinquent properties in the municipality.

The town council passed a resolution June 9 that will allow the township attorney to foreclose on certain delinquent properties located in Bridgewater. The measure was unanimously approved by the five council members that evening.

Township administrator Michael Pappas said ...

Somerset County Park Commission to Celebrate July 4th with Free, Fun, Food, Fireworks, and ‘The Fabulous Greaseband’

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Celebrate Independence Day while watching fireworks, listening to great music, enjoying food, and seeing a Revolutionary War reenactment. The festivities will occur on Monday, July 4, at the Somerset County Park Commission’s North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Gates to the park will open at 6 p.m. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5. Admission is ...