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Franklin Township Recreation Presents the Halloween Tailgate Party

Posted on October 7, 2021

All Franklin Residents Are Invited When:  Friday, October 29th 2021 Gates open for set up at 6:00p.m. – 6:45p.m. Costume Contest and "Trick or Treat": 7:00-9:00 p.m. Location:  Clinton Elks Club, Sidney Road For full details of the event:   Halloween Tailgate Flyer 2021
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Hunterdon County Sheriff Releases Warning To Residents About Disaster Scams

Posted on September 24, 2021

After the recent tropical storm caused severe damage to several Hunterdon County communities, Sheriff Fred W. Brown is warning residents to be aware of the potential for scams which can cause additional damage to an already vulnerable disaster-affected group. Sheriff Brown said, “The Division of Consumer Affairs has issued a warning to all affected persons...

Well Testing Kits Available

Posted on September 21, 2021

Due to the recent flooding events and concerns regarding safety of well water on flooded properties,  Franklin Township has partnered with Raritan Headwaters to have  well water test  kits available for pick up at the Franklin Township Municipal Building.  Office hours are 8:00 am -4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Kits Available:   Basic test kit (this...
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Rural Awareness Invites Franklin Residents to Daffodil Bulb Planting Day 2021

Posted on September 15, 2021

Rural Awareness invites Franklin Township Residents to Daffodil Bulb Planting Day 2021 The event will be held on October 2nd 2021 from 10:00am-2:00pm Details about the event can be found on the Official Rural Awareness Daffodil Bulb Planting Day 2021 flyer
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Attention Residents: Bear Sighting Across from Cherryville Baptist Church

Posted on September 13, 2021

A large black bear was sighted across the street from Cherryville Baptist Church.  Residents are advised to take precautions to ensure nothing encourages the bear to enter their properties.  Please keep all garbage containers locked and empty bird feeders.   For more tips regarding bear safety please see the following: BEARS Black bears by nature...

UPDATE: Road Closures due to Hurricane Ida (9/9/21 11:46am)

Posted on September 9, 2021

Attention residents:  The Department of Public Works has provided  the following list of roads affected by Hurricane Ida. UPDATE Road Closures in Franklin Twp 9/6/2021  9:04am Lower Landsdown (train trestle to landsdown) EXTENDED CLOSURE DUE TO DAMAGE TO 6 TON BRIDGE Sidney Road “Porter’s Bridge” (landsdown to Hogback) EXTENDED CLOSURE Oak Grove (between Croton and...

Coyote and Bear Safety Tips

Posted on September 9, 2021

Living in a rural community it is not uncommon to come across a wide array of wildlife.  Coyotes and Bears are becoming more prevalent and it is important to know how to safely coexist. COYOTES Coyotes play an important role in the ecosystem, helping to keep rodent populations under control. They are by nature wary...
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Well Testing Recommended After a Flood!

Posted on September 8, 2021

Was your property flooded during Tropical Storm Ida?  Please note that the Environmental Protection Agency recommends that private wells be tested after a flood event to ensure the safety of drinking water.   For more information you can visit the EPA website: What to Do With Your Private Well After a Flood.
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UPDATE: Road Closures due to Hurricane Ida (9/6/21 9:04am)

Posted on September 7, 2021

Attention residents:  The Department of Public Works has provided  the following list of roads affected by Hurricane Ida. UPDATE Road Closures in Franklin Twp 9/6/2021  9:04am Lower Landsdown (train trestle to landsdown) EXTENDED CLOSURE DUE TO DAMAGE TO 6 TON BRIDGE Sidney Road “Porter’s Bridge” (landsdown to Hogback) EXTENDED CLOSURE Oak Grove (between Croton and...
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UPDATE: Road Closures due to Hurricane Ida (9/3/21 11:59am)

Posted on September 3, 2021

Attention residents:  The Department of Public Works has provided  the following list of roads affected by Hurricane Ida. UPDATE Road Closures in Franklin Twp 9/3/2021  11:59am *NEW CLOSURE* Lower Landsdown (train trestle to landsdown) EXTENDED CLOSURE DUE TO DAMAGE TO 6 TON BRIDGE River Road (NOW OPEN) Hamden Road (NOW OPEN) Upper Kingtown (lower kingtown...
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Bulky Waste/ Household Clean -up day Saturday, September 11th!

Posted on September 3, 2021

Bulky Waste/ Household Clean-up day is Saturday,  September 11th, 2021 from 8:00 am-12:00 noon.  The location is the Franklin Township DPW, 85 Locust Grove Road, Pittstown, NJ.  Please note that residents are permitted one load per cleanup day in a car, pickup, or small trailer and proof of residency is required. For more information please...
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Job Posting – Public Works Crewman (2021)

Posted on August 27, 2021

The Township of Franklin, Hunterdon County, is seeking a Full-Time Crewman.  Under the supervision and direction of the Head of DPW, has the ability to operate any and all essential equipment; is an essential member of the work force while in the field and while engaged in the maintenance, construction and repair of roads and...
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Notification of low-flying planes over Hunterdon County

Posted on August 24, 2021

North Jersey RC&D is a non-profit conservation organization that coordinates an annual aerial seeding program, where seeds are dropped from planes, and several of the farms enrolled in the program have fields located in Hunterdon County. Low-flying planes will be flying for several days some time during the first two weeks of September. 2021_NJRCD_AerialCoverCropFlyer
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Request for Bidders: Agricultural & Hunting Leases

Posted on August 24, 2021

Notice to Bidders Take notice that on the 15th day of September, 2021, the Township of Franklin, County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey, shall take sealed bids for the lease of certain real property owned by the Township of Franklin for agricultural and hunting purposes for various Township properties.  All bidders should be aware...

The Future of Franklin’s Finest.

Posted on August 12, 2021

Shared by Sgt. Kevin Bollaro and the Franklin Township Police Department.
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2021-2022 Tax Bill Update

Posted on July 29, 2021

Attention residents:  Tax amounts for 2021-2022 are now available online via the Franklin Township Website    Tax bills will be mailed out by Tuesday, August 3rd.  The grace period for 3rd quarter taxes has been extended to Tuesday, August, 31st.
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Additional Tax Assessor Hours to Assist with Farmland Assessment Applications

Posted on July 8, 2021

The Franklin Township Tax Assessor will be available for additional hours to answer questions related to farmland assessment applications or other matters of concern.  The Hours will be Wednesdays, July 14th and 21st 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm and  Saturdays, July 24th and 31st 10:00 am-2:00 pm,   These hours are in addition to the assessors' normal...
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JCP&L Outage Reporting

Posted on June 15, 2021

JCP&L would like to remind residents of the importance of reporting outages and provides a variety of contact options: Report Outage Call 1888LIGHTSS (888-544-4877) Report Outage Online at firstenergycorp.com or “JCP-L” in browser For all other service, call 800 662-3115 or use online form (Have account number handy) Customers with hearing or speech impairments, contact...
Voting

2021 Primary Election Results

Posted on June 9, 2021

The 2021 Primary Election took place on June 8th, 2021.  The most up-to-date results can be located on the Hunterdon County Election & Voter Information webpage. Unofficial Election Results All results are considered unofficial until declared official by the County Clerk. 2021PrimaryElectionMachineResults-District01 2021PrimaryElectionMachineResults-District02 2021PrimaryElectionMachineResults-District03
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Franklin Township Well Water Testing

Posted on May 25, 2021

Franklin Township will be participating in Raritan Headwater's Community Well Testing Program.  Residents can pick up their test kits at the Franklin Township Municipal Building, 202 Sidney Road, June 1st thru June 8th.  Monday through Friday 9:00am-4:00pm and Wednesday Evening 5:00pm to 7:30pm.  Payments must be made by check to "Raritan Headwaters" at time of...
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