Author Archive | Jennifer Bradshaw

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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Pre-Pay and Reserve Parking Now Available at Civic Square Deck

The New Brunswick Parking Authority has announced the availability of the online “ParkMe”  program to pre-pay and reserve parking at the Civic Square Deck after 5 p.m. and select valet locations. The Parking Authority is consistently looking for ways to make parking in New Brunswick more convenient for their patrons. Online reservations can expedite parking  by […]

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New Brunswick Community Farmers Market, Meals on Wheels Spread Fresh Produce Throughout the City

The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market,  in cooperation with the Rutgers Department of Human Ecology launched a program this summer that brings fresh, locally sourced produce to residents benefited by Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick. The three organizations work together to stuff and deliver bags full of fresh fruits and vegetables like blueberries, peaches, […]

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Hub City Sounds Returns to New Brunswick!

New Brunswick’s own free summer concert series will soon return to the downtown with an entertainment roster that offers something for everyone. From August 9 to September 27, the  New Brunswick Cultural Center will offer a slew of weekend concerts, dance and theater performances and shows for children. The majority of the performances will take […]

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