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City ID Program Now Accepting Appointments for ID Cards

The New Brunswick City ID Program is now accepting appointments for residents to obtain City of New Brunswick-issued ID cards. Adopted by New Brunswick City Council on June 7, 2017, this program is available to all New Brunswick residents age 14 and older. The program is intended to provide residents with a resource to access […]

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2017 New Brunswick Municipal Budget Highlights

The 2017 municipal budget for the City of New Brunswick will accommodate paving for a number of City streets, several million dollars in renovations to the New Brunswick Water Utility, the hiring of several new staff members in various departments and funding for some exciting new capital projects in town. The budget was approved by […]

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What is a Sanctuary City?

In light of national changes to immigration policies and procedures, there has been discussion in our community and throughout New Jersey about “Sanctuary Cities,” and whether New Brunswick is one. A recent article in the Targum unfortunately may have resulted in an inaccurate portrayal of the City of New Brunswick’s policies and stances on issues […]

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Betsy Garlatti Ends Longtime Career with City Council

New Brunswick City Council saluted longtime council member Elizabeth “Betsy” Garlatti on December 29, 2016 during her final meeting on the council after more than 12 years of service to the City of New Brunswick. Council member Garlatti was sworn in on January 21, 2004. She served four years as council president from 2007-2011. Her […]

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City Council Honors Late Mayor Cooper Through Memorial Resolution

In recognition of the lifetime achievements and legacy of a great man, the New Brunswick City Council on November 16 passed a memorial resolution honoring the late Aldrage B. Cooper, Jr. the first African-American Mayor in the City of New Brunswick. “Al” Cooper was chosen by his fellow council members on February 11, 1974 to […]

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Important Information for New Brunswick Water Utility Customers Regarding Your Drinking Water

On September 23, the City of New Brunswick issued a notice explaining a water quality violation that occurred over the summer with regard to the level of TTHM’s found in our water system during a recent testing quarter. Above is an additional document further explaining the violation and the efforts undertaken to rectify the problem. […]

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