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Successful School Kids Sweep-Up Day Nets 1,680 lbs. Litter

New Brunswick fifth graders cleaned 1,680 pounds of litter from City streets during our annual School Kids Sweep-up Day. School Kids Sweep-up Day is held annually as part of the City’s Urban Cleanup Week and rewards the efforts of fifth grade students in our schools for their efforts in helping to keep our streets clean. Fifth graders from Livingston […]

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RenewableNB Program to Yield 50 Percent of Energy from Renewable Sources

The City of New Brunswick is pleased to announce the next phase of our renewableNB energy aggregation program, an initiative that will source 50 percent of our electrical energy from renewable sources, resulting in a cost savings to residents and a reduction in the carbon footprint of our community. On May 7, Direct Energy Services […]

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for May 12-18

Spring hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick and will run through Friday, May 24. Our hydrant flushing programs are conducted twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use.The discoloration seen in water during the flushing process is due […]

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Mayor Pens Letter to Residents Regarding Renewable Energy Program

This week, New Brunswick residents will receive a letter from Mayor Jim Cahill with an update on the status of our RenewableNB energy program. The text of the letter is available below, or by clicking the graphics for English and Spanish-language versions.  Dear Resident, As we announced last year, the City of New Brunswick has […]

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Free Fitness Courts Exercise Program on Saturdays at Archibald Park!

Spring into Fitness with a new guided exercise program at our National Fitness Campaign Fitness Courts! Sessions will take place every Saturday through June 8 at Alice Jennings Archibald Park, with instruction for users of all levels. This program is free, but registration is requested by calling New Brunswick Recreation at (732) 745-5125.

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for the Week of May 5-11

Spring hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick and will run through Friday, May 24. Our hydrant flushing programs are conducted twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use.The discoloration seen in water during the flushing process is due […]

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Prominent Author Visits New Brunswick to Research New Book

An acclaimed author visited our City this week to research New Brunswick history in preparation for a future book. Nathaniel Philbrick is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of such historical nonfiction titles as “In the Heart of the Sea” and “Sea of Glory.” His 2006 book “Mayflower” was a finalist for the […]

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New Brunswick Kids to “Color Our City Beautiful” During Annual Play S.A.F.E. Program

City families are invited to take part in the summer 2019 Play S.A.F.E. program, six weeks of free recreational activities intended to keep kids active, learning and nourished into the summer months. PLAY S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities for Everyone) is a comprehensive summer program that provides New Brunswick children between the ages of 6 to 12 […]

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Annual Take Our Children/Grandchildren to Work Day a Success!

A slew of young people learned about the many jobs in municipal government during our annual observation of Take Our Children and Grandchildren to Work Day. The kids spend the day touring municipal operations Citywide, saw their family members in action and met many new people. They saw water treatment operations in action at the […]

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