Somerset County Freeholders Object to Gas Compressor Station 206

April 25, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the county attorney to file the necessary paperwork to allow the board to intervene in a Federal Regulatory Commission application filed by Williams/Transco on Tuesday night.

Williams/Transco filed their formal application on March 27 for the North East Supply Enhancement (NESE) project, and once ...

Franklin Township: Middlesex County Freeholders Decide to Intervene on Williams/Transo Gas Compressor Station

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In response to calls from concerned citizens and environmental activists, the Middlesex County Freeholders recently announced they will file a motion to intervene on the controversial gas compressor station 206, which is proposed to be constructed in Franklin Township. 

"I have instructed the county counsel to proceed with the appropriate intervenor ...

Franklin Township: Assemblyman Joe Danielsen Job Fair Draws Hundreds

SOMERSET, NJ - Over 70 employers and 350-plus job seekers gathered at The Imperia for Assemblyman Joe Danielsen's and the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce's third annual job fair.

This year's job fair was the biggest to date, and Danielsen attributes that to the outreach efforts set forth by him and his team.

"We changed our strategy, we put much more time and ...

Franklin Township: Council Offers More Assistance to Gas Compressor Opposition Group

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Task Force which opposes the construction and operation of the proposed gas compressor station asked for and received more help from local officials at Tuesday's council meeting. 

The Economic Development Office, Engineering Department, Fire Prevention Department, Construction Department, Office of Emergency Management and Police ...

Franklin Township: Council Work Session and Regular Meeting Preview

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The mayor and the township council will hold their work session/regular meeting this Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the municipal building. 

The Franklin high school girl’s basketball team will be honored for their history making Tournament of Champions win.

The Adult Day Center of Somerset County will also be acknowledged by the mayor and council for their ...

Franklin Township: Council Work Session and Regular Meeting Agenda (UPDATE)

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The mayor and the township council will hold their work session/regular meeting this Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the municipal building. 

Community development block grant (CDBG) applications will be submitted for review by the Council Finance Committee. Activities funded by CDBG grants are required to benefit residents with low and moderate income. Local organizations ...

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 ...

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