South Brunswick: Township Reeling From Mayor Frank Gambatese’s Passing

March 25, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Colleagues, friends and political rivals expressed shock, sympathy and respect following the death of Mayor Frank Gambatese early Saturday.

“Mayor Gambatese will be remembered as a tireless advocate for the Township. In the 20 years since he was elected to office, he worked diligently to improve the quality of life for the residents of South Brunswick ...

Franklin Township Council Invites the Public to Recognize Holi and Nowruz through Proclamations

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Franklin is a very diverse town, home to close to 70 different spiritual houses of worship, and over 65 different languages being spoken at home by public school students. 

The township council made two proclamations that showed just how diverse the town is, Holi a Hindu spring festival, and Nowruz the Persian New Year.

Nowruz the Persian New Year is this ...

Franklin Township Council Recognizes Girls Scout Week with Proclamation

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The mayor and council proclaimed March 12 - 18 as Girl Scout Week in the Township of Franklin Wednesday, March 15, at the council meeting. 

Girl Scout Week is celebrated each March, starting with Girl Scout Sunday and ending with Girl Scout Sabbath on Saturday, and it always includes Girl Scouts' birthday, March 12, according to ...

In New Brunswick, Apartments for the Homeless

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — For some homeless people in the city, Zebra Way will soon become home—at least temporarily.

Officials broke ground yesterday, March 8, on a project that stands to provide 12 housing units for people who are homeless, according to an announcement from Coming Home of Middlesex County, a nonprofit formed by the county government and the charity group United Way of ...

Danielsen among Legislation Assembly Democrats to sponsor child custody bill for military parents

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation to protect military parents from permanent changes in child custody agreements while they are away serving, was sponsored Monday by Assembly Democrats Joseph Danielsen, Herb Conaway, Wayne DeAngelo and Pamela Lampitt.

“Each parent has a right to due process when it comes to child custody," Danielsen (D-17) said. "Prohibiting changes to custody ...

Franklin Township: Calendar Year 2017 Municipal Budget Aims to do More with Less

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Homeowners may pay about $20 less in township property taxes on the municipal portion of their bill this year if the proposed 2017 budget is passed by the council.

Township Manager Robert G. Vornlocker, Jr. submitted the CY 2017 budget with a decrease of $181,604 in total appropriations and Mayor Phillip Kramer presented a 1.48 percent cut in municipal ...

Franklin Township: Council Work Session and Regular Meeting Tonight

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Tonight Franklin Township's council will hold their work session/regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building. During tonight's meeting the council will introduce a budget that is expected to be less than last year's budget.

Below is a list of some of the items that are on the agenda:

Public Discussion

Council Discussion Items

Complete ...

Franklin Township: Township Budget Anticipated To Be Less Than Last Year's

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The township mayor, council and manager anticipate they will present residents of Franklin with a smaller budget than they did last year at next Tuesday's council meeting. 

 "As we anticipate preparing the budget document it will be slightly less in appropriations than last year, slightly more in revenue," Township Manager Robert ...

Somerville Approves Extended Time Limits for Parking

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Borough Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve new parking regulations that will extend the time limits placed on Main Street parking meters from two to three hours, and eliminate time restrictions in off-street meters in municipal parking lots 1,2,4,6 and 7.

Rates will remain the same.

The borough continues to tweak its parking regulations 4 months ...

Franklin Township: Council Budget Meeting

SOMERSET, NJ - This Tuesday at 7 p.m. the Franklin Township Council will have their budget meeting at the municipal building. During the meeting the following departments will present their budgets to the town council.

a) Municipal Court b) Purchasing/General Services c) Human Resources d) Fire Prevention e) Tax Assessor f) Construction Code g) Police h) Municipal Clerk/Elections/Township ...

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