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Over 500 Backpacks Given to Area Children by NBPD for Back to School

552 local children got new, free backpacks for back to school on August 26, courtesy of a giveaway from the New Brunswick Police Department. Families lined up in the Walgreens parking lot on Jersey Avenue on a sunny Saturday to pick up the pink and black trimmed bags, handed out by officers with the New […]

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Preschool – The Start of Success

They fall frequently, sleep a lot and are messy eaters, but they also epitomize the old saying that good things come in small packages. They’re our City’s children and New Brunswick offers a free preschool program designed to help prepare them socially and educationally for the start of elementary school. With 106 preschool classrooms throughout […]

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A Monumental Year for Project Move Out

College couches, beds and appliances that were once used for post-final exam exhaustion and mac’n cheese attempts found themselves curbside for school’s end. But because of an ongoing partnership between the City of New Brunswick and Rutgers University, those items were collected in an eco-friendly way that has seen its most enthusiastic participation yet. In […]

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Free School Supplies Available on Sept. 2 at the HUB Teen Center!

New Brunswick Recreation invites New Brunswick families to come to the HUB Teen Center on September 2 to pick up free school supplies and backpacks to start off a fresh school year! The backpacks and supplies are free and open to all, furnished using donations from a number of community groups and agencies. The giveaway […]

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Healthy Living In The Healthcare City! Check out our new tab at the top!

In New Brunswick, the Healthcare City, there’s always a health-focused event, program or community organization working to make New Brunswick healthier for all of us. This is why we just launched the Healthy Living In The Healthcare City page so you don’t have to dig to get to diabetes workshops or go dizzy trying to figure […]

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Salvation Army Backpack Program to Begin Accepting Registrations in July

The Salvation Army will soon begin accepting registrations for families that wish to participate in the organization’s annual Back to School Backpack Program, which provides new backpacks and school supplies for area children entering grades K-8 this fall. Registration is free and will take place throughout the month of July. Registrants must provide the following […]

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Summer is the Best Time to Play S.A.F.E.

A New Brunswick summer program has kids even more excited for sunshine, freedom and break from school! For more than 25 years, Play S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities For Everyone) has served as a free summer program for New Brunswick children, providing nutrition, tutoring, physical activity and adventure throughout New Brunswick and the State. Play S.A.F.E. runs […]

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Keep Middlesex Moving Celebrates New Brunswick for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth year in a row, the City of New Brunswick has been recognized for its commitment to safe transportation. Keep Middlesex Moving’s (KMM) awarded the Hub City with two Silver Awards for Safe Routes to School and Smart Workplaces! New Brunswick has the “Hub City” nickname for a reason. Our location near the Raritan River […]

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