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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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HackRU’s 10th Anniversary Hosts Fearless and Fun Innovators

HackRU does it again!! Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, thousands of “hackers” spent days and a sleepless night at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC) this past weekend to innovate. Just like last year, it was a sunny, spring weekend with technological warriors from all over Central Jersey hunkering down for HackRU’s hackathon of researching, developing and executing a completely […]

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New Brunswick Public Schools’ Third Graders Take the Stage

On Wednesday evening, the American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School presented Dance Power’s Waiting in the Wings Performance celebrating 30 Years of Dance! Ten dances were performed by our students from eight of our Public Schools (Lincoln Elementary School, Livingston Elementary School, Lord Stirling Elementary School, McKinley Community School, Paul Robeson Community School, A.C. […]

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Annual Celebrity Basketball Game Returns to New Brunswick High School!

Join Lowery Loves the Kids and New Brunswick Recreation for the annual New Brunswick Celebrity Basketball Game on Saturday, March 19 at New Brunswick High School, 1000 Somerset St. This annual charity game pits professional athletes, local police officers and firefighters, community members and Special Olympics athletes against each other in a friendly competition to […]

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Read Across America Day in New Brunswick!

New Brunswick students city-wide sat down with good books on March 2 during National Read Across America Day. Mayor Jim Cahill, New Brunswick Police Department officers, New Brunswick Fire Department firefighters and city employees visited the City’s public schools and early childhood center to read books to students throughout the morning. Read Across America is […]

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Preschool Registration Now Open!

Preschool registration is now open for New Brunswick families with young children! Anyone who wishes to register a child is encouraged to contact the Office of Early Childhood Education with New Brunswick Public Schools to schedule an appointment. The office can be reached at (732) 745-5300, ext. 4060. Questions regarding enrollment may also be directed to […]

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Dina’s Dwellings, Paid Sick Leave, Rutgers Honors College are What’s Happening in the Hub City for February

The Esperanza Facade Grant Program offers an incentive for French Street businesses to improve their looks, the ribbon is cut on the groundbreaking Dina’s Dwellings supportive needs housing project and Rutgers Honors College students discuss what they’re doing to get involved in the local community in the newest installment of “What’s Happening in the Hub […]

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