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

Posted on June 23, 2022

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:...

Safe In Hunterdon: Crisis Response Team Volunteers Wanted

Posted on June 17, 2022

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...

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

Posted on June 17, 2022

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

Posted on June 10, 2022

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...

JCP&L To Begin Installing Smart Meters in 2023

Posted on June 10, 2022

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...

JCP&L Advisory: Planned Outage at Clinton Substation

Posted on June 10, 2022

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...

JCP&L Advisory: Utility Assistance Week

Posted on June 10, 2022

Good Afternoon, This week is the Board of Public Utilities’ Utility Assistance Week. Due to the pandemic, New Jersey temporarily expanded its low-income energy assistance and energy debt forgiveness programs so that more households qualify. Please see the attached letter for more information on these programs and additional shut off protections available to customers who...

2022 Primary Election Results

Posted on June 8, 2022

The 2022 Primary Election took place on June 7th, 2022.  The most up-to-date results can be located on the Hunterdon County Election & Voter Information webpage. Unofficial Primary 2022 Statement of Vote Election Results Unofficial Primary 2022 Election Results by Municipality All results are considered unofficial until declared official by the County Clerk. 2022 Primary...
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SADC Application to Preserve Evans Farm

Posted on May 27, 2022

Earlier this year the State Agricultural Development Committee (SADC) received an application from the Estate of Thomas Evans Jr. to preserve the farm located at 1061 Croton Road, Pittstown, NJ (Franklin Township Block 42, Lot 7 - 102.08 Acres). Stephanie Miller, SADC, came to the Franklin Township Town Committee meeting held on May 26th, 2022...
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Community Well Water Testing 2022

Posted on May 4, 2022

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, Monday, May 9th thru Tuesday, May 17th 2022,  9:00am-4:00pm.  Payments must be made by check to "Raritan Headwaters" at time of test kit pick up.  Water samples...

REMINDER: Statewide Ban of Disposable Bags Effective May 4th

Posted on May 3, 2022

“Your township environmental commission reminds you that the statewide ban on disposable bags goes into effect tomorrow on May 4, 2022.”   Get Past Plastic - Law to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Bags and Polystyrene Foam Products Takes Effect May 4, 2022   The statewide ban on disposable bags goes into effect on May 4, 2022....
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Introduction of CY2022 Municipal Budget

Posted on April 29, 2022

Notice is hereby given that the budget and tax resolution was approved by the Committeepersons of the Township of Franklin, County of Hunterdon, on April 28, 2022. A hearing on the budget and tax resolution will be held at the Franklin Township Municipal Building, 202 Sidney Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867, on May 26, 2022 at...
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Free Tree Seedlings Available on April 23rd, 2022

Posted on April 14, 2022

Free tree seedlings will be available while supplies last on Saturday, April 23rd, from 10 am to 1 pm at the Franklin Township Municipal Building, 202 Sidney Road, Pittstown. Seedlings come with instructions on how to store, care for, and plant the trees. The instructions also help identify the right place to plant each seedling...

Lower Landsdown Bridge is now open

Posted on March 31, 2022

Attention Residents:  We are pleased to announce that the Lower Landsdown Bridge has been repaired by Hunterdon County and is now OPEN. Safe travels

ORDINANCE 2022-01 HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Posted on March 25, 2022

Please be advised that at the regularly scheduled March 24th, 2022 meeting of the Town Committee of the Township of Franklin, County of Hunterdon, CANCELLED Ordinance 2022-01: An Ordinance Amending the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Franklin in the County of Hunterdon to Amend Chapter 220, "Land Use," to Create Article XV "Cannabis...

ORDINANCE 2022-01 HAS BEEN TABLED PENDING FURTHER EVALUATION NO NEW DISCUSSION DATE HAS BEEN SPECIFIED

Posted on February 17, 2022

ORDINANCE 2022-01 HAS BEEN TABLED PENDING FURTHER EVALUATION NO NEW DISCUSSION DATE HAS BEEN SPECIFIED On January 6, 2022, the Franklin Township Committee introduced Ordinance 2022-01: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF FRANKLIN IN THE COUNTY OF HUNTERDON TO AMEND CHAPTER 220, “LAND USE,” TO CREATE ARTICLE XV “CANNABIS RELATED...
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NOTICE OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION: CANNABIS BUSINESS IMPLEMENTATION

Posted on January 7, 2022

Please be advised that Ordinance 2022-01: “An Ordinance Amending the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Franklin in the County of Hunterdon to Amend Chapter 220, “Land Use,” to Create Article XV “Cannabis Related Businesses”, and to Amend Chapter 322, “Taxation,” to Create Article II “Cannabis Transfer Tax”, was introduced at a regularly scheduled...
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The Sidney Road “Porter’s Bridge” is Now Open

Posted on December 21, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the repairs on the Sidney Road "Porter's Bridge" are complete and the road is now open.  Safe travels and have a wonderful holiday.
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Employment Opportunity – Assistant CFO/Deputy Tax Collector

Posted on November 17, 2021

Franklin Township, Hunterdon is seeking a F/T Assistant CFO and Deputy Tax Collector. Must be detail oriented and self-motivated. The individual hired for this position will work closely with the Township’s CFO/CTC and will be responsible for all financial dealings within the Township, including all statutory requirements and preparation/oversite of all financial reporting, including but not limited...

Quakertown Friends Meeting Held a Dedication Ceremony for a Historic Marker that Honors the Nixon Cemetery

Posted on November 17, 2021

  (QUAKERTOWN, FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, HUNTERDON COUNTY) On Saturday, October 2nd at 2 pm, Quakertown Friends Meeting held a dedication ceremony for an historic marker that honors the Nixon Cemetery, a burial site for non-Quakers that the Meeting offered to the community starting in 1764. The sign also acknowledges the now forgotten site, across the road,...
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