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Beat it, Bugs: Mosquito Awareness Week Starts June 26

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has designated June 26-July 2, 2016 as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week in an effort to educate the public about the best ways to spend your summer free of bites and mosquito-borne illnesses. To make these little pests buzz off, the Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission has offered these […]

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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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Friends of Orquidea Say “No Mas” To Domestic Violence

“Orquidea” was a volunteer that Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Community Health Promotions Director Mariam Merced met in her work. Orquidea was enthusiastic, young and full of life. Tragically, she was also killed by her husband in a terrible act of domestic violence. To honor her legacy, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the New Brunswick […]

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“Exercise Your Mind” This Summer with NBFPL Adult Summer Reading Program

The New Brunswick Free Public Library invites adult readers to exercise both mind and body this summer through a fitness-themed summer reading program. Participation is easy: Adults ages 18 and older can pick up free bingo cards at the reference desk or download them here. The cards contain a selection of fitness and reading activities […]

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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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City Library, Children’s Specialized Hospital Partner for Free Development Screenings

Children’s Specialized Hospital will conduct free Early Developmental Screenings at the New Brunswick Free Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 25. This is a free developmental screening for children ages 1 to 5 years old along with the sharing of valuable resources for parents curious about early childhood development. All are […]

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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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