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New Brunswick Fire Department Trains its Own Through New Fire Academy

The New Brunswick Fire Department has just finished training its newest recruits in a comprehensive fire academy intended to prepare them for serving the community of New Brunswick. This past September, the department hired five recruits to join the ranks. In previous years the department has contracted with local fire academies to provide the training […]

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Two Water Utility Employees Suspended as Part of Criminal Investigation

The City of New Brunswick and its Police Department have been working with the NJ Division of Criminal Justice regarding an ongoing criminal investigation. Part of that investigation has led to the suspension without pay of two City employees with the New Brunswick Water Utility. The employees have been identified as William Ortiz and Joseph […]

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Utilize the City’s MyWaste App to Avoid Missed Collection Dates Over the Holidays!

The holidays are underway, leaf collection is happening on a weekly basis and residents are cleaning out their garages for the end of the year. Now is a great time to download the City of New Brunswick’s free MyWaste app to help you dispose of trash and recycling in an efficient and eco-conscious way! MyWaste […]

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New Brunswick Residents Asked to Help Conserve Water During Drought Warning

Middlesex County is one of 14 counties in north, central and northern central New Jersey to be included in a drought warning, issued October 21 by NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin. This is due to low levels of rainfall and deteriorating water supply conditions, particularly in reservoirs throughout the state. To help conserve water during this […]

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Continue in the City of New Brunswick

Pedestrian and cyclist safety efforts in the City of New Brunswick remain a priority, and several of our departments continue to work into the fall months to make our roads safer for all users. The City has been designated a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Bronze Level by the League of American Cyclists. This is […]

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Livingston School Students Welcome Inspiring Community Members to Help with Flag Dedication

Despite being part of the New Brunswick community since 1875, Livingston School on Delavan Street had been without a flagpole for all that time. On Nov. 9, the school fixed that with the dedication of a new flagpole to proudly fly the American flag. To celebrate this occasion, they made sure to invite some special […]

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City Council Honors Late Mayor Cooper Through Memorial Resolution

In recognition of the lifetime achievements and legacy of a great man, the New Brunswick City Council on November 16 passed a memorial resolution honoring the late Aldrage B. Cooper, Jr. the first African-American Mayor in the City of New Brunswick. “Al” Cooper was chosen by his fellow council members on February 11, 1974 to […]

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