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Annual Arbor Day Celebration Brings Two New Trees to McKinley Community School

The City of New Brunswick, a designated Tree City USA for 34 years, continued its Arbor Day tradition on April 25th with the planting of two young trees on the grounds of McKinley Community School. Mayor Cahill, City Councilman John Anderson and New Brunswick Public Schools Superintendent Aubrey Johnson joined the McKinley community for a […]

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Free Online Workforce Development Courses Available Via Middlesex County SkillUp Program

The County of Middlesex has launched SkillUp, a new program through the Office of Workforce Development that offers more than 4,500 free online workforce development courses to Middlesex County residents. Through these courses, participants may pursue workplace training, receive guidance on job interview skills, prepare for certifications, improve their computer skills, participate in professional development […]

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New Brunswick Kids Sweep Up for Urban Cleanup Week

Fifth grade students from four New Brunswick schools did their part to help keep New Brunswick clean and green during a successful School Kids Sweep Up Day event on April 17. School Kids Sweep Up Day is held annually as part of the City’s Urban Cleanup Week. Assisted by New Brunswick DPW staff and New Brunswick teachers, fifth grade students […]

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New Brunswick Free Public Library Honored with State Library Multicultural Award

The New Brunswick Free Public Library has been chosen as a recipient of the New Jersey State Library’s Fifth Annual Multicultural Program Award. The program submitted for consideration of this award was the library’s annual Holi Festival, an exuberant Indian festival of colors usually celebrated in March that is intended to bring people together. The purpose […]

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Colorful Holi Festival Returns to the NBFPL on April 7

Bright colors, festive music and fun will abound at the New Brunswick Free Public Library’s 9th annual Indian Holi Festival on Saturday, April 7th. Festivities will take place from 1-3 p.m. in the library’s Carl T. Valenti Community Room. Holi is an exuberant festival of colors usually celebrated in the month of March. Originally called […]

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New Brunswick Welcomes Sister City Friends from Tsuruoka

City of New Brunswick officials were pleased to welcome three visitors from our Sister City of Tsuruoka, Japan to discuss student exchange programs between our two cities. From March 8-11, Tsuruoka Superintendent Shinobu Kato, Tsuruoka Board of Education Supervisor Satoshi Watanabe and Yumi Miura, Assistant Director of the City of Tsuruoka Planning Department visited New […]

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New Brunswick School Community Organizes Events to Say #Enough to Gun Violence

The New Brunswick community joined in solidarity with the #ENOUGH movement today as students, staff and City representatives gathered outside of two of our schools to take a stand against gun violence. Students, teachers and staff at both New Brunswick High School and New Brunswick Middle School held walkouts to protest gun violence in public […]

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Free Community CPR Program with the NBFD Scheduled for March 3

All residents ages 10 and older are invited to participate in a FREE CPR program that will teach the basics of this life-saving skill. Firefighters with the City of New Brunswick Fire Department will conduct a session from 9:30 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3. The program will be held in the cafeteria of […]

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Library Receives National Grant to Support Local ESL Programs

The New Brunswick Free Public Library has received a national award to expand programs that teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to beginner-level language learners in the New Brunswick community. The American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation has named the library as one of 20 recipients of American Dream Literacy Initiative grants, $10,000 […]

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