Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

Salvation Army Backpack Program to Begin Accepting Registrations in July

The Salvation Army will soon begin accepting registrations for families that wish to participate in the organization’s annual Back to School Backpack Program, which provides new backpacks and school supplies for area children entering grades K-8 this fall. Registration is free and will take place throughout the month of July. Registrants must provide the following […]

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800 New Brunswick Students Say “No” to Drugs and Alcohol, Yes To D.A.R.E.

Another class of New Brunswick students have successfully completed the City’s D.A.R.E. program, pledging to live their lives free of the negative influences of drugs and alcohol. D.A.R.E. (Drugs Abuse Resistance Education), a national program that engages elementary-age students in learning how to say no to drugs, alcohol and harmful behavior, has been a staple […]

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NBPD To Participate in National “Click It Or Ticket” Campaign

The New Brunswick Police Department will join with police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. From May 22 to June 4, the annual “Click It or Ticket” national mobilization utilizes high-visibility seat belt checkpoints and saturation patrols in combination […]

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for the Week of May 15

Annual spring hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick. Hydrants are flushed twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use. Residents are advised to avoid using hot water or doing laundry until […]

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