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NBFD and American Red Cross Further Fire Safety Efforts in New Brunswick

124 homes in the neighborhoods surrounding Georges Road have brand-new smoke detectors following outreach by the City of New Brunswick’s fire department and the American Red Cross. November 21 was the second in a series of home fire preparedness canvassing events in New Brunswick in which volunteers with the Red Cross and the New Brunswick […]

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NBPD Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Brings Meals to 350 Families

More than 350 families in New Brunswick received Thanksgiving turkeys this week due to an ongoing partnership between the New Brunswick Police Department and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Officers with the NBPD’s Operations Division loaded up four police pickup trucks with turkeys to be distributed to families at Suydam Street Reformed Church, First Baptist […]

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Dina’s Dwellings Lauded by NJ State League of Municipalities

A unique project to bring supportive needs housing to domestic violence survivors has been recognized with a 2015 Innovation in Governance Award from the New Jersey State League of Municipalities. “Dina’s Dwellings” consists of 10 units of Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) for domestic violence survivors, housed in the repurposed sanctuary of the historic First Reformed […]

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Be Selfless, Be Sustainable – Honoring New Brunswick’s Green and Clean Initiatives

It’s the season of giving and the perfect time to take a look back and reflect on what we’ve done and where we want to go. On November 17th, at the Sustainable Jersey Luncheon at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, New Brunswick accepted their very first Sustainable Jersey Certification on stage before hundreds of […]

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NBFD Fundraiser Yields $7,000 to Benefit the Fight Against Breast Cancer

A month-long fundraiser by the New Brunswick Fire Department has yielded $7,000 to be donated to the Sisters Network of Central NJ! Throughout October, the department wore and sold custom-made pink t-shirts with all profits benefiting the Sisters Network, a Somerset nonprofit group that supports and advocates for African-American woman who are survivors of breast cancer. […]

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New Brunswick’s Complete Streets Recognized with Award

The City’s commitment to open, accessible streets for all was recognized with a Complete Streets Excellence Award at the New Jersey Complete Streets Summit on October 26, hosted by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center and the New Jersey Department of Transportation. New Brunswick adopted a Complete Streets policy in 2011, intended to make New […]

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