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Important Information About Your Drinking Water

This past September, the City of New Brunswick provided public notification to water consumers regarding an exceedance of Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs) in our drinking water. TTHMs are a type of contaminant that are measured and tracked quarterly as part of regular water testing performed by the New Brunswick Water Utility. Samples taken in early August […]

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Code Blue in Effect at Henry Guest House for Evening of Thursday, December 15

Due to frigid temperatures today, Thursday, December 15, Code Blue will be in effect. Accordingly, the Henry Guest House, 60 Livingston Avenue (located next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library) will be open overnight as a warming center between the hours of 7 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. Friday. The warming center is open to all. […]

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Volunteers Sought to Assist Homeless Residents During Code Blue

The City of New Brunswick seeks volunteers ages 18 and older to assist with its Code Blue program this winter. Code Blue takes place when temperatures drop below 20 degrees Fahrenheit or a minimum of six inches of snow accumulates. When this happens, overnight shelters are opened at City sites to provide homeless residents with a […]

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Code Blue Program Revamped to Better Shelter Residents This Winter

The City of New Brunswick has revised its Code Blue proceedings to better deliver social services for those without shelter during the winter months. Code Blue goes into effect when temperatures fall below 20 degrees and/or a minimum of six inches of snow accumulates. As a result, designated spaces are opened to homeless residents to […]

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Free Thanksgiving Turkeys Available for New Brunswick Residents

Thanksgiving is coming and the Feeding New Brunswick Network has free turkeys available for the tables of New Brunswick families! To request a turkey, residents must call Keith Jones, Community Organization Specialist for the City of New Brunswick at (732) 246-5353 or email kjones11@cityofnewbrunswick.org. Turkeys can be picked up from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. […]

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Rabies Advisory Issued After Rabid Raccoon Located Near Easton Avenue

The Middlesex County Office of Health Services has issued a rabies advisory as a result of a raccoon found in the area of Easton Avenue and Hamilton Street that tested positive for the disease. The County will distribute flyers to homes in the area with more information about rabies and proper prevention. Please click the […]

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