Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

New Brunswick Achieves Honorable Mention for Bike Friendly Community Efforts

  The City of New Brunswick has been recognized as an honorable mention by the League of American Bicyclists’  Bicycle Friendly Community program. The Bicycle Friendly Community designation recognizes towns that foster a culture of cycling through policy, adequate amenities and safety measures for cyclists. On November 18, 55 communities nationwide were announced as having […]

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Healthcare Enrollment Now Open for 2015

Open enrollment for healthcare coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace is now underway through December 15, 2014. The Health Insurance Marketplace is open to all U.S. citizens as well as residents of approved immigration status. The marketplace offers comparative healthcare plan options from major providers, depending on the needs and size of each applying family or […]

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New Brunswick “Twinned” with Limerick City and County

New Brunswick and the City and County of Limerick, Ireland are now officially “Twinned” following a visit last week. Last week, a delegation of New Brunswick officials, including representatives from government, arts, business and education visited Limerick City and County. On November 14, Mayor Jim Cahill and Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Councillor Kevin […]

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Free Film Screening – “The Borinqueneers”

As a part of its community outreach initiative, the Middlesex Vicinage Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns will hold a screening of the documentary “The Borinqueneers” at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Middlesex County Courthouse. “The Borinqueneers” is a documentary of the 65th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army who fought and sacrificed many […]

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Update Regarding Kennel Services for the City of New Brunswick

Following a Thursday announcement of quarantine at the Helmetta Regional Animal Shelter, New Brunswick will temporarily use Blumig Kennels in East Brunswick for its kennel services. On Thursday, Nov. 13, the NJSPCA conducted an inspection at Helmetta Regional Animal Shelter, at which point the agency declared the kennel to be quarantined and not permitted to […]

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Veterans Day Parade in New Brunswick

On November 11, New Brunswick and Highland Park held their annual joint Veterans Day observance, consisting of a parade from Highland Park into New Brunswick and a memorial ceremony at Monument Square. The parade is organized each year by the Veterans Alliance of Raritan Valley, Inc. To see more photos from the parade, click here.

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NBFD Welcomes Four New Firefighters to its Ranks

The New Brunswick Fire Department has added four new firefighters to its staff, following a swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 7 at City Hall. Nestor Valdez, Donald Salzmann, Jr., Oneill Martinez and Stephen Bonura, Jr. recently completed academy training and will soon begin their service as firefighters in New Brunswick. Valdez has spent three years as a […]

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Veterans Day in New Brunswick

The annual New Brunswick/Highland Park Veterans Day parade will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 in Highland Park. Hosted by the Veterans Alliance of Raritan Valley, Inc. the parade will begin in Highland Park and travel on Route 27 into New Brunswick, turning left onto George Street and ending at Monument Square in the downtown. […]

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