Township of Franklin Announcements

September 11, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - The Township of Franklin will host Navigating the Permit Process, a seminar and luncheon at the Franklin Community/Senior Center located at 505 DeMott Lane on September 13, 2018 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm.  Attendees will learn the steps to the permit process, approvals required to build, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Township of Franklin recently made the following announcements: Hydrant Flushing Schedule The Franklin Township Public Works Water Division will be flushing hydrants throughout the entire Township from September 10, 2018 through October 19, 2018. Hydrant flushing will be ...

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Temperatures are expected to reach the low to mid 90's today with a peak heat index of 96-100. Tomorrow will not be as warm, but will still remain in the low 90's.  The Office of Emergency Management advises residents that the Franklin Township Library located at 485 Demott Lane has been ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - All Franklin Township water customers South of Skillman Lane may experience low or no water pressure until repairs have been completed. The estimated time as of 5 pm Monday, is 36 to 48 hours.   The Franklin Water Department is currently working to repair a water main on Amwell ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Water Department is currently working to repair a water main on Amwell Road (near VanCleef Road). ALL residents south of Skillman Lane may experience low water pressure until repairs have been completed. Residents are asked to conserve water as much as possible ...

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For hunting on Leased Farm Properties please contact Tara Kenyon for an application WHITE DEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Hunting on Open Space 2018-2019 The Franklin Township Open Space Advisory Committee (OSAC) has determined that the large population of white-tailed deer in the Township is ...

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The Franklin Township Community Farmers Market is geared up and ready to go for opening day Saturday, June 2nd. The Market will be held in the Franklin Township Municipal Field (corner of Amwell Rd & DeMott Ln) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This week’s vendors will include: Caldo Hot Sauce, Elijah's ...

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Franklin High Schools 8th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway Sisters in Training for Life (S.T.F.L) will host their 8th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway on Thursday, May 17th and Friday, May 18th at the Franklin High School (F.H.S) student store.  S.T.F.L is a leadership and mentoring support group which ...

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Franklin Township proudly announces their annual Memorial Day Parade being held Monday, May 28th and 11:00 a.m. The parade will commence on New Brunswick Road and proceed down DeMott Lane to the Franklin Township Veterans Memorial. Organizations, groups, or individuals interested ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Financial Literacy is learning the skills to make better decisions about money management.  These skills are critical in today’s complex society and tough economy. Having the knowledge and skills is especially important for low-income individuals and families.   The Somerset ...

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SOMERSET, NJ Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has brought millions of people together to celebrate our world’s environment.  The day has also focused our attention on environmental problems such as pollution, flooding and littering. To commemorate Earth Day on April 22, The Franklin ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Parks & Recreation presents a free community event, Care, Share, Aware on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from  2:00-5:00 pm at the Franklin Township Community/Senior Center, 505 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ.  Meet representatives from organizations from Somerset and ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Please be advised that PSE&G will be working near the intersection of Hamilton Street and Girard Avenue beginning Wednesday, 03/28/18.  This construction project is expected to last 2-3 days from 9 am to 8 pm and is weather dependent.  Expect a revised traffic pattern ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have ideas on how to make the town you live in a safer place?  Well if you do, you will have a chance to do so this, Thursday night, at 7 p.m. in the Franklin Middle School auditorium, during a Community Safety Symposium.   Board of Education President Nancy LaCorte and ...

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The Township’s open space program will, for the 14th consecutive year, sponsor guided nature walks on Township open space parcels.  The 2018 walks begin in March and continue in the Spring and Summer months.  The walks are free to the public.  The walks are along easy terrain and are great for ...

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AS A REMINDER: In anticipation of this week’s snowstorm (Tuesday 03/20/2018 into Wednesday, 03/21/2018), The Franklin Township Police Department and Department of Public Works would like to remind all residents that parking on snow emergency routes is prohibited. This allows crews to clear the ...

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Advance Registration Recommended In today’s substance abuse pandemic, the worst public social health crisis America has ever seen, the threat to our youth is greater than ever. The importance of parental education and awareness can’t be overestimated in the attempt to close the chasm between ...

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Over the last 24 hours, our officers have handled nearly 650 calls for service. More than 500 of those were related to the storm. These calls included wires down, trees downs, power outages and disabled motorists. Our officers and 9-1-1 telecommunicators worked around the clock to handle these ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Recent changes to what is considered normal maintenance pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code no longer mandate construction permits for the installation of siding for one and two-family detached dwellings (except for polypropylene) and the replacement of roofs for one ...

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The proposed design for the Franklin Township Community Youth Center will be presented at the February 13, 2018, Township Council meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building.  All members of the public are encouraged to attend. Community members responded to the poll question below: What ...

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After 30 Years of Climbing the Ranks Franklin Township Chief of Police Retires Franklin Township Chief of Police Lawrence Roberts retired on December 31, 2017 after 30 years of public service. He leaves the force with advice on how to maintain a positive relationship with the Franklin Township ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Work your way through sets of challenging clues to crack the riveting Case of the Christies! Enjoy games, obstacle courses, detective badges, prizes and more! CLICK HERE FOR FLIER

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Franklin Township Shade Tree Commission Spring Tree Sale 2018 We are proud to offer new and returning varieties. Trees are being sold as bare root stock and include a deer guard for each. All proceeds are used to plant trees in the Township’s parks, public lands and rights-of-way. A ...

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To spend time with our families this holiday season, our offices will be closed early on Friday, December 22nd through Monday, December 25th, 2017. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, December 26th. Municipal Holiday Hours:  Friday, December 22, 2017 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM  Monday, ...

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New for Tax Year 2017 There is good news for the nearly 500,000 veterans living in New Jersey. The $3,000 tax exemption would apply to any New Jersey taxpayer who is “a veteran honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active duty in the Armed Forces of the United ...

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