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Community Partnership Grant to Address Safety and Accessibility of Lynch Bridge Bicycle Path

The bicycle path over the Lynch Bridge will soon be the site of a research and planning initiative following the awarding of a $20,000 Community-University Research Partnership grant from Rutgers University. The proposal, titled “Improving Safety and Community Access to the Lynch Bridge Bicycle Path,” is a joint effort between the City of New Brunswick […]

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Library Seeks Volunteers to Converse and Chat

The New Brunswick Free Public Library is currently accepting applications for volunteers to serve as conversation facilitators for its successful Conversation Cafe program. Conversation Cafes entail small groups of people meeting to practice English, Spanish or Mandarin conversation skills. Facilitators go through a nine-week professional development series that will meet on the dates contained in […]

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Project Move-Out Registration Open Through May 20

Off-campus Rutgers University students are reminded that registration is still open for Project Move-Out, a joint program between Rutgers and the City of New Brunswick intended to provide students with an easy, neat and clean way to dispose of bulk items. “Project Move-Out” offers scheduled bulk waste pick-up to registered off-campus students at the end […]

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Early Childhood Development Screenings Available May 21 at the Library

Parents of young children are invited to have their child’s development checked by medical professionals at a free event on May 21. Children Specialized Hospital staff will be at the New Brunswick Free Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21 to perform early childhood development screenings on children between the ages of […]

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Cooking Fire Prevention Efforts Furthered at Fricano Towers

Several senior residences in New Brunswick are now better equipped against kitchen fires following the installation of several stovetop fire suppression devices at Fricano Towers. On April 30, New Brunswick Fire Department Fire Inspector Patrick Earley, Fricano Towers manager Jason Bachonski and City Fire Equipment Co. Fire Protection Consultant Ray Venturino installed the devices on […]

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HackRU Allows Students to Create and Connect

You know you’re really dedicated to something when you stay indoors on a beautiful day for over 24 hours with zero sleep. Over a recent 24 plus hours span from April 18-19, more than 1,000 “hackers” attended “HackRU,” the largest Hackathon in New Jersey and a marathon for technological developers. Run by students and for students […]

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Update on Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant flushing continues through the end of April. Much of the City has been completed. Below is a list of the final flushing schedule. Any discoloration in the water will be a temporary condition. Water discoloration is not dangerous, but residents are advised to please run faucets until discoloration disappears, especially before doing laundry, washing food […]

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Key Food Marketplace Announced for New Brunswick

The City’s focus on wellness and healthy living will soon be bolstered by the arrival of Key Food Marketplace. Store operator Kevin Kim specializes in providing customers with an extensive variety of fresh food, including a large and varied produce section, both organic and conventionally grown, largely sourced from farms in New Jersey, California, Florida […]

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