Township of Franklin Announcements

March 10, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - We wanted to be sure you knew that our annual tree sale is in full swing.  If you have a bare spot in your yard that could use some green, want to replace trees lost in recent storms, need some shade to help cool you down in our increasingly hot summers, or want to provide habitat ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - In our continuing effort to provide more ways to interact with the Township online we are happy to announce the launch of a new portal for property owners. This new portal allows you to view tax and water account information, tax rates, prior year taxes paid, balance due and project ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Suicide rates among teenagers have been on a rise in the U.S. according to the CDC.  Next Monday, Feb. 11, Nikki Francis of the Wellspring Center for Prevention will present “13 Reasons Why You Should Not Ignore the Signs of Suicide", at Franklin Middle School Hamilton Street ...

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We are proud to offer 4 new varieties and 1 returning favorite. 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 description and photo of each tree, along with printable ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - If you didn't get a chance to get your bags of leaves to the curb by the township's original deadline, now is your chance.  Leaf bag pickups have been extended to the week of Dec. 10, according to a township announcement.  Residents should place the leaf bags at the curb before ...

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Falling Leaves—Use Them Or Bag Them The Township annual leaf collection program information follows. But one alternative for dealing with leaves is backyard composting. Composting results in a dark, friable, partially decomposed substance similar to natural organic matter found in the soil The ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Township of Franklin announces the sale of 2017 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction on December 3, 2018. For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs please ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Perhaps the Township Housing Rehabilitation Program can help. Continue to read to see if you qualify. Do You Qualify?  Are you a permanent Franklin Township resident?  Do you own or have you lived in the house for at least one year?  Is this the only house ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - You won’t believe what’s been ‘high-ding’ in plain sight, and what you’re missing could kill your kids. Vaping, Edibles, Legal Synthetic Highs, Fake Dietary Supplements, Instantly Addictive Opiates...and much, much more! Drug use, intoxication and concealment have benefited from ...

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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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