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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Open Through December 15

Residents without health insurance for 2019 may take advantage of the Open Enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace, open now through December 15, 2018.  The Health Insurance Marketplace offers comparative healthcare plan options from major providers, depending on the needs and size of each applying family or applicant. The marketplace is open to all U.S. citizens […]

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WEATHER UPDATE: New Brunswick Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition Invites all to October 27 March and Rally

UPDATE: Due to Saturday’s predicted inclement weather, the New Brunswick Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition will change the logistics of its event to be all indoors with a rally and a reception. A march will no longer be held.  The rally will now begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Bayard Street Presbyterian Church, located at the […]

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Music, Culture and Active Living At October 14 New Brunswick Ciclovia

New Brunswick Ciclovia will feature special activities, performances and fun on October 14 as the event returns for its final date of 2018. New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our streets and offering programming for all to enjoy. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., streets […]

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Healthy Eating on Wheels in New Brunswick!

Our community is celebrating a brand-new health and wellness resource that brings fresh, healthy food and nutrition information directly into our neighborhoods. The Wellness on Wheels (WOW) vehicle is a 35-foot RV that serves as a hydroponic greenhouse as well as a mobile cooking studio and health screenings vehicle, all in one! It will not […]

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NBFD Fights Fires and Raises Breast Cancer Awareness

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the City of New Brunswick is again offering special shirts as a fundraiser to help raise money to combat breast cancer in our local community. Now through October 31, all members of the New Brunswick Fire Department will perform their duties in the custom-made shirts to raise […]

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September is Hunger Action Month – Help Feed Those in Need!

September is Hunger Action Month and our partners at MCFOODS are raising awareness of hunger in central New Jersey and asking community members to help feed those in need. In Middlesex County, 79,140 people are food insecure, meaning they do not have consistent access to nutritious and affordable food, according to Feeding America.  M.C.F.O.O.D.S. partners […]

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Fitness Courts Are Open!

Our brand-new fitness courts are open and ready to be used, following a Launch Party this past Saturday at Buccleuch Park. Two National Fitness Campaign Fitness Courts are available for the public to use, one at Buccleuch Park and one at Alice Jennings Archibald Park. These state-of-the-art outdoor exercise stations are outfitted with specialized exercise […]

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Cooling Centers Information for Thursday, September 6

Three New Brunswick cooling centers are available for residents to utilize during today’s heat: The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue will be open until 9 p.m. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington Street will be open until 4:30 p.m. . Elijah’s Promise, 18 Neilson Street, will be open until […]

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Cooling Centers Information for Tuesday, September 4

Three New Brunswick cooling centers are available for residents to utilize during today’s heat: The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington Street, will observe regular weekday hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Elijah’s Promise, […]

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