Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

Stay Safe This Labor Day – Sober Driving Campaign to Start in New Brunswick

Law enforcement officers from New Brunswick will be on the lookout for drunk drivers as part of the 2014 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Beginning August 15 and running through September 1, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be […]

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County to Spray for Mosquitoes in New Brunswick

The Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission has advised that it will spray mosquito-reducing insecticides  in several New Brunswick neighborhoods in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 13. From 4 a.m. to 8 a.m., the following neighborhoods will be sprayed: Ward 1, in the Raritan Gardens, Rutgers Village, Edgebrook and Dewey Drive neighborhoods. Ward 2, […]

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Photo Gallery: PLAY S.A.F.E. 2014

To mark the completion of another successful summer, the City’s PLAY S.A.F.E. program held its annual Field Day on Thursday at Buccleuch Park. The day featured games, sports, face painting, water activities and a picnic lunch for more than 1,000 New Brunswick children. PLAY S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities For Everyone) is a comprehensive summer program that […]

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Police Department Begins New Community Program to Provide “Safe Watch” to Residents

The New Brunswick Police Department has started a new community outreach initiative intended to improve the safety of some of New Brunswick’s most important residents. Through the department’s new “Safe Watch” program, people with special needs or their caretakers may voluntarily offer information to the police department to assist officers with providing aid to them […]

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Photo Gallery: National Night Out in New Brunswick!

Nine neighborhoods in New Brunswick threw community parties on Tuesday night in recognition of the City’s annual National Night Out celebration! National Night Out is a community-building event that is meant to strengthen relationships between neighbors, as well as between residents and the local police department, as the town joins together to take a united […]

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Supping in the Summertime – 15,000 City Children Receive Daily Meals through Food Service Program

School may be out for the summer, but children in New Brunswick continue to have nutritious meals each day through the City’s 2014 Summer Food Service Program. New Brunswick will receive a $150,000 grant from the NJ Dept. of Agriculture this summer to provide daily breakfasts and lunches to thousands of New Brunswick children enrolled […]

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Community Development Block Grants: Benefiting New Brunswick for 40 Years

This month, the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) marks 40 years of giving communities nationwide the means they need to make improvements they feel will best serve their residents. CDBG is a federal program that was signed into effect on Aug. 22, 1974 by former President Gerald Ford. It allows recipients to spend the money on […]

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