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New Brunswick Recognized for Excellence in Feeding Kids Over the Summer

The City of New Brunswick was deemed a “Summer Champion” on August 11 for its successes in feeding approximately 2,000 New Brunswick children daily during the summer Play S.A.F.E. program. The award was presented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which selected the the City’s Youth Services System to be honored as a successful program […]

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Put the Car Keys Down and Put Your Sneakers On: New Brunswick Ciclovia Returns this Saturday!

By Mallory Milestone Looking for a fun, family-friendly activity this weekend? New Brunswick Ciclovia (sic-lo-via) will return to Remsen Avenue this Saturday. Ciclovia is a world-renowned celebration of healthy living, during which streets are closed to vehicular traffic and instead open for participants to engage in outdoor recreation, such as walking, running, skateboarding, biking, dancing, […]

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Recreation Park is Open!

Grab your skateboard, your bathing suit, a basketball and some friends, because Recreation Park is open and ready for all to enjoy! Mayor Jim Cahill cut the ribbon on the park this morning, joined by friends and supporters from a number of different community groups, including the Civic League of Greater New Brunswick, Faith Hope […]

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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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