Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

Hydrant Flushing Scheduled in Rutgers Village and Edgebrook Neighborhoods October 23-27

The New Brunswick Water Utility has scheduled daytime hydrant flushing for the Rutgers Village and Edgebrook neighborhoods from Tuesday, October 23 through Friday, October 27. Any discoloration in the water will be temporary. Water is safe to consume during this time, but residents may wish to refrain from doing laundry while discoloration is present.

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State Division of Fire Safety Announces Fee Changes for Smoke and CO Detector Compliance Certificates

Recently, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Fire Safety made changes to fees for Fire Safety. Effective immediately the cost for a Certificate of Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Compliance (CSDCMAC) has been changed, depending on the date of submission relative to the date of a change in occupancy. CSDCMAC applications […]

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Community Groups Clean Over a Ton of Litter and Recycling in New Brunswick

An estimated 2,075 pounds of trash and 885 pounds of recycling were removed from City streets and wooded areas following a weekend of productive community litter cleanups in New Brunswick. On Saturday, October 14, a team of 19 Unity Square volunteers  cleaned 325 pounds of trash and 210 pounds of recycling from streets in the […]

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New Brunswick Kids Invited to Learn Lacrosse at Free Clinic

New Brunswick boys and girls ages 6-10 are invited to participate in a free clinic on October 28 for New Brunswick Recreation’s Lacrosse Club. The clinic will take place at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 28 at the Youth Sports Complex, 419 Joyce Kilmer Avenue. No experience is necessary to participate. Interested families are asked to […]

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Free Leaf Bags Available to Residents on Wednesdays at New Brunswick DPW

New Brunswick residents are invited to take advantage of free biodegradable leaf bags, courtesy of New Brunswick DPW, to dispose of their leaves in an eco-friendly manner. New Brunswick residents may pick up 20 free biodegradable leaf bags at the City DPW building at 400 Jersey Avenue on Wednesdays as of October 18 running through November 29, between the hours […]

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Volunteers Needed for Halloween Trunk or Treat!

Community groups and volunteers are sought to help Unity Square host a special Halloween event for New Brunswick kids on Tuesday, October 31 at Lord Stirling Community School, 101 Redmond Street. Trunk or Treat is a contained Halloween trick-or-treating event in which children are invited to the school parking lot to trick or treat out of the backs of the cars […]

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Registration Now Open for NB Rec Tennis and Literacy Program

New Brunswick Recreation is now accepting registration for its indoor tennis and literacy program for boys and girls ages 6-12. Two sessions will be offered: Session 1: November 1-December 20 Session 2: January 30-March 14 All sessions will take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the gymnasium of A.C. Redshaw Elementary School, 216 Livingston Avenue. […]

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National Fire Prevention Week Stresses that “Every Second Counts: Find Two Ways Out!”

When fire breaks out, a matter of seconds can make a difference in making a safe escape. National Fire Prevention Week 2017 stresses that “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out!” to reinforce the need for all residents to have a escape plan in their home. Now through October 14, National Fire Prevention Week is […]

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Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Begins November 1

Residents without health insurance for 2018 may take advantage of the coming Open Enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace, slated to open on November 1 and run through December 15, 2017. The marketplace is intended for residents that do not have health insurance through a job, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) […]

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