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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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Aldrage B. Cooper, Jr. New Brunswick’s First African-American Mayor, Passes Away

Aldrage B. Cooper, Jr., 58th Mayor of the City of New Brunswick, passed away on September 21, 2016. He was the first African-American resident to fill the role of Mayor for our City. “Al” Cooper, a charismatic man who stood at a towering six feet, seven inches tall, served on the New Brunswick Board of Education […]

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Hydrant Flushing to Begin Monday Around Town

Hydrant flushing will take place this coming week and throughout the month of October in various neighborhoods around New Brunswick as part of the New Brunswick Water Utility’s regular maintenance of the City’s water mains. Flushing will begin on Monday, September 26 on Livingston Avenue and Joyce Kilmer Avenue between the hours of 10 p.m. […]

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Notice to New Brunswick Water Utility Consumers

Among the chemicals and contaminants monitored as part of the extensive water testing performed by the New Brunswick Water Utility, Trihalomethanes (TTHM) levels are sampled quarterly. TTHM’s are organic chemicals that can occur when chlorine used in the treatment process reacts with natural organic matter in water, creating a byproduct. The standard for TTHM’s is 80 parts per billion. […]

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Raccoon Found Near Laurel Place and Somerset Street Tests Positive for Rabies

Please be advised that a raccoon found near the intersection of Laurel Place and Somerset Street has tested positive for rabies. The raccoon is the first rabid animal to be found in New Brunswick for the year and the 19th rabid animal to be found in Middlesex County. The Middlesex County Office of Health Services […]

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McKinley Community, Mayor Cut Ribbon on Student Garden

The community of McKinley School cut the ribbon on a lush courtyard garden on September 21 in celebration of an innovative science and math program for the students there. Nurture Thru Nature is a partnership program between Rutgers University and New Brunswick Public Schools that is intended to give students a hands-on way to strengthen […]

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2015-16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report Now Available for Public Review

The City of New Brunswick has completed its 2015-16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report. Copies of this report will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Newark Area Office, on or about September 30, 2016. This report is available for review to interested citizens at the Office of Community Development, […]

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“The Power Over Diabetes: Empowering Our Brothers & Sisters” Aims to Aid in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset has announced open enrollment for a free 10-week Diabetes education program specifically geared toward African-American men and women ages 18 and older. “The Power Over Diabetes: Empowering Our Brothers & Sisters” will take place over 10 weeks from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning Saturday, September 24. Sessions will […]

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Property Revaluations are Ongoing in the City of New Brunswick – Have You Been Inspected Yet?

More than half of New Brunswick’s homes have been inspected as part of a City-wide revaluation that is currently underway in our town. Bilingual notices and brochures explaining the process were sent to all homes in New Brunswick in May. They are also available here: English-language version Spanish-language version Information is being gathered by Appraisal […]

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