Category: Township News

2022-2023 Tax Bill Update

Attention Residents: We apologize for the delay in mailing the final 2022/2023 Preliminary tax bills. The Franklin Township, Hunterdon website has been updated with the 3rd & 4th quarter balances. The bills will be mailed out this week. Due to the delay the grace period for this quarter has been extended to Wednesday August 31st … Continued


THE HUNTERDON GAMES Date:  Saturday, August 20th, 2022 Time:  12:30 PM to 5:31 PM Location:  Finn Park, 36 Finn Road, Pittstown, NJ (Union Township)   Franklin Township is seeking participants for our team.  Positions are open to all residents and employees of Franklin Township aged 18 and older.   For more information, please see the … Continued

Hunterdon County Launches New Survey On Farmland Preservation

Hunterdon County has launched a new survey to gather resident feedback on farmland preservation, as part of the county’s Comprehensive Farmland Preservation Plan Update process, County Commissioner Board Deputy Director Zachary T. Rich announced at the July 5th Board meeting. Rich, the Board’s Planning and Land Use Department liaison, reported, “The County is committed to … Continued

JCP&L Advisory: Manage Your Energy During the Summer Months

Dear Valued JCP&L Customer: With summer heat likely to drive increased electricity use and higher bills, JCP&L wants you to have the tools and knowledge you need to effectively manage your energy use and budget. As summer temperatures rise, you can improve energy efficiency and lower cooling costs throughout the season by following these tips: … Continued

Safe In Hunterdon: Crisis Response Team Volunteers Wanted

Purpose: Decrease the emotional trauma victims face from experiencing domestic or sexual violence by accompanying them to forensic examinations and police interviews. Increase a victim’s ability to make an educated decision about their options by sharing information about safety planning, SAFE services, and community resources. Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age or older. Relate … Continued

JCP&L Advisory: FirstEnergy, JCP&L Warn Customers to Be on Guard Against Utility Scammers this Summer

With increased reliance on electricity during hot weather months and many customers still facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, utility scammers continue to find opportunities to trick customers into giving away personal information and paying “unpaid bills” to avoid service disconnection. FirstEnergy and JCP&L remind customers to remain vigilant against utility imposters who … Continued

America’s Grow-a-Row Recognizes 20 Years of Service

America’s Grow-a-Row began in 2002 through the efforts of one person, Chip Paillex, who was looking for a project to do with his four-year-old daughter. Chip and his daughter decided on gardening and started growing vegetables on a small rented plot at a Pittstown farm. Their garden thrived, and they had more produce than they … Continued

JCP&L To Begin Installing Smart Meters in 2023

JCP&L to Begin Installing Smart Meters in 2023 New technology supports accurate meter readings and more information to help customers manage electricity use   Holmdel, N.J. – As part of its plan to modernize the electric distribution system, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE), will begin installing smart meters … Continued

JCP&L Advisory: Planned Outage at Clinton Substation

JCP&L would like the residents of Franklin Township to be aware that on Wednesday June 16, 2022 there will be a planned interruption to electric service affecting a small portion of Franklin Township in order to safely make necessary reliability repairs at the Clinton Substation.  The service interruption will take place from approximately 12 AM … Continued

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