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Woodrow Wilson Students Win Essay Contest with Words About Recycling

Three New Brunswick students took top honors in a Middlesex County-sponsored essay contest that challenged local kids to think creatively about ways to convince more people in their communities to recycle. Seventh grader Glenn Fleming and eighth graders Joanna Ortiz and Mahamadou Sumareh, all of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, were named winners in the 2016 […]

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Students Share Their Community Experiences Through PhotoVoiceS

The photography skills of New Brunswick Middle School students were recently highlighted on Fios during a feature on the “PhotoVoiceS” program through Saint Peter’s University Hospital. “PhotoVoiceS” is a project via Saint Peter’s University Hospital’s Respect Education Program that ties into the 7th grade Middle School curriculum to promote positive perceptions of the community. Students […]

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Farm Fresh Food and Fun For All – Local Farmers Back for 2016 Season of NBCFM

It’s happening! The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market (NBCFM) opens this Wednesday, June 22nd, at Kilmer Square!! Empty out your kitchens and get ready to stock up on local, farm fresh produce and goods!!! Oh, and did you think The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market is ONLY food? Guess again! Local vendors also offer all-natural products made from […]

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#KmmAmm2016 Middlesex County’s Dream Team for Transportation Initiatives

This morning called for excitement bright and early at Keep Middlesex Moving’s Annual Membership Meeting as New Brunswick received two awards: Silver Awards for both Safe Routes to School and Smart Workplaces! Earlier this year, New Brunswick applied to be a part of the Safe Routes to School Recognition Program noting recent awards and initiatives like… The […]

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DARE Reaches Record Number of Students in New Brunswick Schools

Eight hundred New Brunswick fifth graders have newly taken a pledge to live their lives free of the negative influences of drug and alcohol abuse following the completion of the D.A.R.E. program for the 2015-16 school year. For over two decades, New Brunswick Public Schools and the New Brunswick Police Department have used the national […]

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School Kids Sweep Up New Brunswick!

School Kids Sweep Up Day was successful for another year as 5th graders from Roosevelt, McKinley, Woodrow Wilson and Paul Robeson schools removed approximately 1.29 tons of litter from streets in their neighborhoods. School Kids Sweep Up Day is held annually as part of the City’s Urban Cleanup Week. Students from elementary schools in town […]

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Transforming Trash to Treasure – Spring Cleaning in the City

This past Sunday our Environmental Commission along with the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership did some ‪#‎springcleaning‬ by tidying up the area around the Raritan River. Clean and green initiatives are really taking off here in New Brunswick and the sustainable snowball is just growing and growing! Another project from COLAB ARTS and the Watershed Sculpture […]

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