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Spring Hydrant Flushing to Begin April 29

Spring hydrant flushing will begin on Monday, April 29 and run through Friday, May 24 in the City of New Brunswick. Our hydrant flushing programs are conducted twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use.The discoloration seen in water during the flushing process is […]

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Library Photography Contest Accepting Submissions Through May 10

Admissions are being accepted through May 10 for the New Brunswick Free Public Library’s 12th Annual Photography Contest, in the theme of “Love & Unity.” Professional photographers and library staff will judge submissions. At 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, the winners will be announced at the Library’s Carl T. Valenti Community Room. A reception will […]

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Recycle Right! How to Handle a Missed Recycling Pickup

If your recycling was set out curbside on your proper collection day but was not collected, please take the following steps: Call the Middlesex County Improvement Authority recycling hotline at 1-800-488-6242 after 4 p.m. on your collection day and leave your name, full street address (including that you are calling from New Brunswick) and your […]

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Mayor’s Message Discusses 2019 Budget

Mayor Cahill has released a letter discussing highlights of the proposed 2019 Municipal Budget. The Mayor’s letter is available below in full text or by clicking the graphic.  Dear Members of City Council, Residents and Taxpayers, The proposed budget for 2019 has been submitted with a total expenditure of $94,523,063 supported by a levy of $35,522,086. The […]

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Woodrow Wilson Students to Visit Hungary on Sister Cities Trip

A group of students from Woodrow Wilson Elementary School will soon be traveling to Hungary for a student exchange trip through our Sister Cities program. Six students, two teachers and New Brunswick Public Schools Superintendent Aubrey Johnson will travel to Debrecen, Hungary from May 17-27th, accompanied by representatives from the New Brunswick Sister Cities Association. […]

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Housing Assistance Programs Available Via NJHMFA

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency has programs available to assist first-time home buyers as well as those who may be facing foreclosure. $10,000 in down payment and closing costs assistance is available to first-time home buyers via the NJHFMA’s Down Payment Assistance Program, an interest-free forgivable loan program for qualified buyers. For […]

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Dispose of Old Medications During April 27 Take-Back

The New Brunswick Police Department will again observe National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, a national event sponsored by the DEA that allows anyone to safety dispose of unused prescription medications with no questions asked. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the public are invited […]

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