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$30,000 Grant Brings New Programs to Play S.A.F.E.

Our City’s free summer program has been bolstered with a $30,000 grant from the Rutgers Community Health Foundation to help bring more enriching summer activities to local kids. Play S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities for Everyone) started its 27th season on July 2. It is a free City-sponsored comprehensive summer program that provides New Brunswick children ages […]

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Do You Have a Healthy Home? Free Information Program Available to City Residents

A free community program is available to provide New Brunswick residents with the tools they need to look closely at their homes and identify possible areas that may need remediation. The New Brunswick Healthy Homes Initiative offers residents the opportunity to have their homes checked out for possible problems like mold or lead paint and […]

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Cooling Centers Schedule for Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3

Three New Brunswick cooling centers will be available today and tomorrow for residents to utilize during high temperatures. The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue, will observe regular weekday hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Tuesday. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington Street, will observe regular weekday […]

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NBCFM Opening Celebration on June 23 to Mark the Start of the Season!

The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market will open for the season on Saturday, June 23 with a special community celebration marking 10 years of healthy, fresh and local food. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all are invited to enjoy free yoga programs, live music, henna and face painting and cake to celebrate! While there, […]

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UPDATE: Health and Play Family Day Canceled Due to Rainy Forecast

  UPDATE: Health and Play Family Day has been canceled due to forecasted thunderstorms. The event will be rescheduled for a date later this year.    New Brunswick families are invited to an outdoor event on June 2 that combines healthy living, fun and family activities. Health and Play Family Day will take placed from […]

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Knights of Columbus Recognize Community Contributors

A group of special community members who make a daily difference in the City of New Brunswick were treated to a special recognition ceremony during the annual Knights of Columbus Community Awards Night on May 23 at Saint Peter’s University Hospital. Each year, Knights of Columbus, Council No. 257 recognizes people and institutions from the New Brunswick community whose work and […]

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Free Prom Dresses Available to Students on May 24

New Brunswick students that are getting ready for prom are invited to take advantage of a free prom dress giveaway on May 24 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. At 5 p.m., dresses will be given away to local area high schoolers at the hospital’s East Tower entrance, located at 200 Little Albany Street. Information […]

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