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New Brunswick Police Patrol Middlesex Waterways to Help Keep County Safe

The police beat in New Brunswick encompasses more than just the streets –  our department also has an active Marine Unit patrolling the waterways of the Raritan River. The New Brunswick Police Department’s Marine patrol consists of a 27-foot SeaArk SRC with twin Evinrude outboard engines. It is a model typically used for police work […]

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PSE&G Begins Gas Pipe Replacement Project in New Brunswick

A PSE&G project has started in New Brunswick that will replace approximately two miles of aging cast-iron pipes with new plastic and coated steel piping for the purpose of better delivery of natural gas through our area. The project will take place along a stretch of Somerset Street, affecting a number of side streets. It […]

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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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