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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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800 New Brunswick Students Say “No” to Drugs and Alcohol, Yes To D.A.R.E.

Another class of New Brunswick students have successfully completed the City’s D.A.R.E. program, pledging to live their lives free of the negative influences of drugs and alcohol. D.A.R.E. (Drugs Abuse Resistance Education), a national program that engages elementary-age students in learning how to say no to drugs, alcohol and harmful behavior, has been a staple […]

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Civic Engagement – A Growing Role Across Community and Campus

What better way to celebrate Spring than with graduation ceremonies? But, it’s not just students graduating this time. The Eagleton Institute of Politics recently had a graduation of sorts with the promotion of its Youth Political Participation Program (YPPP) into a full center, now known as the Center for Youth Political Participation (CYPP). Who exactly […]

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Urban Cleanup Week 2017 was a success!

School Kids Sweep Up Day was successful for another year as 5th graders from Redshaw, Livingston, Lord Stirling and Lincoln Annex schools removed approximately 1,220 pounds of trash and 490 pounds of recyclables for an estimated total of .85 tons off the streets in their neighborhoods. All was taken by the New Brunswick DPW for […]

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Knight Cycle Bike Share Program Seeks Community Input

Have you been looking for a way to stay fit without squeezing the gym into your crazy schedule? Maybe you’re just trying to do your part for the environment by reducing pollution and your commute time? Sometimes, a multi-pronged problem may have a simple, spoke solution. This one only takes pedaling and partnering to fix… […]

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Law Enforcement Collaborative Program Strengthens Community Relationships

The City of New Brunswick has launched a new community program at New Brunswick High School that is intended to strengthen the relationship between young people in our community and the police officers that serve them. Check out our feature on the Law Enforcement Collaborative, a program that brings police officers into the classroom to […]

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Learn About Healthy Family Eating Habits at Food Alliance Community Forum

The New Brunswick Community Food Alliance invites all community members to join them on February 25 for a conversation about food systems in New Brunswick and learn about ways to eat well in a healthy and sustainable manner that benefits the whole family. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, February 25, “Food, Family Fun […]

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New Brunswick Community Celebrates Progress at Paul Robeson School with Beam Signing

Paul Robeson Community Theme School for the Arts is progressing through a renovation project and the New Brunswick community and the state gathered on Wednesday to celebrate that progress with a beam signing ceremony! Paul Robeson students grabbed brightly colored markers and joined Superintendent of Schools Aubrey Johnson, Principal Kelly Mooring, NJ School Development Authority […]

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