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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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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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New Smart Parking Meters Installed Around Town

Changes have come to the City’s parking system, allowing for more modern options while visiting and commuting in New Brunswick. The City of New Brunswick’s brand-new Smart Meters now display rates and enforcement times right on the meter screen itself and allow for parking payment to be provided by cash as well as credit card. […]

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Key Food Marketplace Opens for Business in New Brunswick

The Hub City has a brand-new full-service supermarket ready for shopping with the opening of Key Food Marketplace in the New Brunswick Health and Wellness Plaza. Store operator Kevin Kim specializes in providing customers with an extensive variety of fresh food, including a large and varied produce section, both organic and conventionally grown, largely sourced […]

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Restaurant Week Returns to New Brunswick!

New Brunswick is especially tasty at this time of year – it is Restaurant Week! New Brunswick Restaurant Week 2015 boasts a selection of special promotions from nearly three dozen New Brunswick restaurants, spanning breakfast, lunch and dinner. Now through July 25, diners can choose from prix fixe menus, discounts, and more, offering a chance […]

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