Franklin Township: Weston Mill Dam Removal Project Launches

August 10, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ -  A project launched today which will remove the Weston Mill Dam between Franklin Township and Manville, according to officials. 

As a result of the project, a stretch of the Millstone River will open up to migratory fish and make it easier for residents to use the river for recreation. 

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in conjunction ...

Somerset County 4H Fair Celebrates 70th Anniversary Aug. 9-11

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 2017 Somerset County 4-H Fair celebrates its 70th anniversary beginning Wednesday, Aug. 9, continuing on Thursday, Aug. 10 and concluding Friday, Aug. 11 at North Branch Park off Milltown Road.

The fair is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.all three days, with free shuttle buses running from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. each day of the Fair from Raritan Valley Community College ...

Learn More About Fluttering Beauties of Summer at Duke Farms

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – August is Butterfly Month at Duke Farms, with several educational programs and field trips scheduled throughout the month.

Binoculars are recommended.

“Ask anyone who spends a lot of time outdoors, and they are unlikely to tell you that August is their favorite month of the year.  The eighth month gets a bad rap for being hot and muggy, with only an ...

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 ...

Franklin Township: Tour the Fragrance and Sensory Garden at Colonial Park

SOMERSET, NJ – Next Saturday, August 5, the Somerset County Park Commission will host a tour of the Fragrance and Sensory Garden, titled “Sense and Scents-Ability – The Exotic World of Herbs & Spices” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


David Hyde of Well-Sweep Herb Farm will give a lecture focusing on the fascinating world of herbs, their unusual ...

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Northeast Supply Enhancement (UPDATE)

August 8, 2017

Update from the Franklin Township Task Force Steering Committee

CP17-101 NESE proposes:

Compressor station 206 32,000 horsepower natural gas powered.

-          2 compressors – each emitting 210,000 cubic feet per minute (CFM) of exhaust at a temperature of 849.2 degrees Fahrenheit – at the top of ...