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Abandoned Properties Ordinance Tackles Blighted Properties in New Brunswick

A new ordinance will allow for the City to breathe new life into abandoned homes around town. “The Abandoned Properties Rehabilitation Ordinance” (O-11601) will act as a motivator for property owners to fix abandoned properties in need of rehabilitation. In the absence of action on behalf of the property owner or lien holder, the ordinance […]

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Façade Grant Matching Program Now Available in French Street Neighborhood

A new grant program seeks to help businesses owners rehabilitate and improve their appearances in businesses around the City’s French Street corridor. Businesses in the Esperanza Neighborhood Project target area will be able to apply for matching grants of up to $20,000 to improve the quality of storefronts and signage. This is intended to create […]

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Celebrate Black History Month with the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance

A free film screening will mark the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance’s fourth annual celebration of Black History Month in the City of New Brunswick. At 6 p.m. Thursday, February 25, the Alliance will screen “The Changing Face of Harlem” at Crossroads Theatre Company, 7 Livingston Avenue, followed by a community discussion about the film. […]

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Tax Filing Assistance Available At the New Brunswick Free Public Library

Taxpayers can receive free assistance filing their income tax returns at the New Brunswick Free Public Library. Volunteers from Beta Alpha Psi, the Accounting and Finance Honors Society at Rutgers, will help taxpayers file online, by appointment only on Fridays and Saturdays from February 5 to April 9, 2016. This annual service is sponsored by […]

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Time Capsule, Sick Leave, Sustainable Jersey Certification Featured in January Edition of What’s Happening in the Hub City

What’s new in town? A new sick leave ordinance has gone into effect, a time capsule has been freshly reburied to wait until 2082, student artwork is on display at City Hall and New Brunswick has earned its first-ever Bronze Certification via the Sustainable Jersey program. Check out these highlights in the January edition of […]

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Dina’s Dwellings to Soon Open Doors to Families

The day has finally come and 10 survivors of domestic violence and their children will have a place to call home.  The place is called Dina’s Dwellings and is the vision of a local organization committed to providing permanent, supportive housing to survivors of abuse. The organization, called the Town Clock Community Development Corporation (TCCDC) […]

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Monday Trash and Recycling Collections Rescheduled

Recycling collection for residents in the Monday collection zone only is rescheduled for Saturday, January 30. Monday zone residents should place recycling out on Friday night after 5 p.m. Recycling will be collected in the Tuesday zone as normally scheduled. Trash collection for residents in the Monday collection zone only is rescheduled for Thursday, January 28. Please place […]

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Snow Parking Begins at 7 p.m. Friday Night in Advance of Winter Storm

In anticipation of the significant snow event, the New Brunswick Parking Authority will open “Snow Designated Facilities” to New Brunswick residents at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, January 22. Residents are asked to please utilize the Morris Street, Plum Street, New Street and Wellness Plaza decks for free parking during the storm to help keep streets […]

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