Will South Middlebush Road Open Before the School Year Starts?

August 22, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - If you live in town the South Middlebush Road closure has made traveling a little difficult, but the good news is, the project is on schedule.


"The project is currently on schedule for mid-Sep. reopening, on or about the “break even” date of Sep. 8," Somerset County Principal Bridge Engineer, Brian W. Maurer said in an email to TAPinto ...

Franklin Township: Interfaith Council Holds Community Vigil to Stand Against Hate

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of people attended a community vigil hosted by the Franklin Township Interfaith Council at St. Mathias Church Sunday night, to show support for Charlottesville, and to stand in solidarity with one another. 

Franklin Township is home to more than 60 different spiritual houses of worship, and more than 60 different languages are spoken by its public school ...

Franklin Township: Feedback Needed for Community Youth Center

SOMERSET, NJ - Last month members of the community packed the Franklin Middle School cafeteria to learn about the forthcoming youth center. 

Kimmel Bogrette Architecture (KBA) firm located in Pennsylvania conducted a feasibility study to gather information for the youth center to share with the public and local officials. 

Attendees had the opportunity to provide real-time ...

Franklin Township Public Announcement: Community Market Analysis Study

SOMERSET, NJ - The mayor and council will hold a special town hall meeting to present the "Community Market Analysis Study" at the municipal building Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. 

During the meeting, township officials will discuss and seek feedback on the recommendations which will be presented during 4Ward Planning's presentation of the "Community Market Analysis ...

Franklin Tonwship: Exhibitors and Volunteers Needed for Franklin Day Festival

SOMERSET, NJ - If you have a business or organization, or just want to give back to the community, then the township is looking for you. 

The 4th Annual Franklin Day Festival is scheduled for September 23, from noon to 5 p.m, and there is still limited space available for food, retail, and service vendors.

Volunteers are also needed to help run activities on the day of the ...

Somerset County Triple-A Bond Ratings Reaffirmed in $25M Bond Sale

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County’s triple-A bond ratings were reaffirmed in a recent sale of 15-year county college and general improvement bonds.

The interest rate on the July 20 sale was 2.33 percent. The successful bidder was Wisconsin-based Robert W. Baird & Co.

The sale included approximately $17 million in bonds for various county road and bridge projects, $1.5 million for ...

Franklin Township: 'Take a Photo from a Trail Contest' Results Are In

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The township announced the winners of this year's "Take a Photo from a Trail Contest" today. The contest was sponsored by the Franklin Township Trails Advisory Committee (TAC) and was developed to promote trail use by township residents. 

According to promotional documents for the event, "Franklin Township trails have places that, when ...

JFK Club of Franklin Township Hosts Annual Democrats Picnic

SOMERSET, NJ - Hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade pizza, and a side of environmentalism were on the menu Saturday afternoon during the JFK Club of Franklin Township annual Democrats Picnic at Colonial Park.

“As Franklin goes, so goes Somerset County, that means when you guys win, we win,” Somerset County Democratic Chair, Peggy Schaffer said. “For the first time in ever, I ...

Coming Soon: Jamaica Flag Raising Ceremony in Franklin Township

SOMERSET, NJ - The Middlesex County Chapter of the Jamaica Organization of New Jersey will mark the country's 55th anniversary of independence with a Flag Raising ceremony at Franklin Township' municipal complex, August 18, at 5 p.m. 

"In its 55 years as an independent country, Jamaicans worldwide have made tremendous contributions in every area of our society, ...

Franklin Township: State Resolution Opposes Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Assemblymen Joe Danielsen introduced resolution AR280, which would allow the New Jersey legislature to formally oppose the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), according to release from NJ Sierra Club. 

"This issue is of paramount importance to me, and I have been working on opposition to the proposed compressor station for the last 18 ...

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Who is LD17 Republican State Assembly Candidate Robert Quinn?

August 18, 2017

I am Robert A. Quinn, Republican Candidate for State Assembly in Legislative District 17 and I’d like to provide the voters with more detail on who I am.

                A resident of Franklin Township, I was born in North Plainfield in 1976. I have lived in our great state of New Jersey nearly my entire life and ...