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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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New Diabetes Support Group Available Through RWJUH

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has announced a new support groups for adults living with diabetes. The group meets every third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center, located at 100 Kirkpatrick Street. Participants will discuss a range of topics related to diabetes management, including medication, […]

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City to Stand in Solidarity Against Domestic Violence on October 23

The New Brunswick Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition invites the community to join them for the Annual March and Rally Against Domestic Violence from 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday, October 23 at Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Ave. This annual rally brings together organizations and community members from all over New Brunswick to reaffirm our community’s belief […]

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Women Aware to Host Candlelight Vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness on October 6

Women Aware, the designated domestic violence agency in Middlesex County, will hold a special event commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Candlelight Vigil will be held at Monument Square Park in New Brunswick (across from the Heldrich Hotel) on Thursday, October 6th, from 7 to 8 pm. The goal of the vigil is to educate […]

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UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Neighborhoods in Vicinity of Route 1, Route 18

UPDATE: The boil water advisory has been lifted for neighborhoods and businesses in the vicinity of Route 1 and Route 18. It is no longer necessary to bring tap water to a boil before consuming.  The New Brunswick Water Utility is providing notification that a water main break occurred on Friday, September 23 on Route […]

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