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Woodrow Wilson Students Win Essay Contest with Words About Recycling

Three New Brunswick students took top honors in a Middlesex County-sponsored essay contest that challenged local kids to think creatively about ways to convince more people in their communities to recycle. Seventh grader Glenn Fleming and eighth graders Joanna Ortiz and Mahamadou Sumareh, all of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, were named winners in the 2016 […]

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Students Share Their Community Experiences Through PhotoVoiceS

The photography skills of New Brunswick Middle School students were recently highlighted on Fios during a feature on the “PhotoVoiceS” program through Saint Peter’s University Hospital. “PhotoVoiceS” is a project via Saint Peter’s University Hospital’s Respect Education Program that ties into the 7th grade Middle School curriculum to promote positive perceptions of the community. Students […]

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Beat it, Bugs: Mosquito Awareness Week Starts June 26

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has designated June 26-July 2, 2016 as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week in an effort to educate the public about the best ways to spend your summer free of bites and mosquito-borne illnesses. To make these little pests buzz off, the Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission has offered these […]

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Celebrate Independence Day in New Brunswick!

Come to Boyd Park on Sunday, July 3 for the City’s Independence Day celebration! The event runs from 5 p.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m. and will feature live music, a community reading of the Declaration of Independence, a historical re-enactment and food vendors. The historical re-enactment of Washington’s “Feu de Joie” or “Fire of Joy” […]

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Farm Fresh Food and Fun For All – Local Farmers Back for 2016 Season of NBCFM

It’s happening! The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market (NBCFM) opens this Wednesday, June 22nd, at Kilmer Square!! Empty out your kitchens and get ready to stock up on local, farm fresh produce and goods!!! Oh, and did you think The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market is ONLY food? Guess again! Local vendors also offer all-natural products made from […]

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Friends of Orquidea Say “No Mas” To Domestic Violence

“Orquidea” was a volunteer that Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Community Health Promotions Director Mariam Merced met in her work. Orquidea was enthusiastic, young and full of life. Tragically, she was also killed by her husband in a terrible act of domestic violence. To honor her legacy, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the New Brunswick […]

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“Exercise Your Mind” This Summer with NBFPL Adult Summer Reading Program

The New Brunswick Free Public Library invites adult readers to exercise both mind and body this summer through a fitness-themed summer reading program. Participation is easy: Adults ages 18 and older can pick up free bingo cards at the reference desk or download them here. The cards contain a selection of fitness and reading activities […]

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