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School Kids Sweep Up New Brunswick!

School Kids Sweep Up Day was successful for another year as 5th graders from Roosevelt, McKinley, Woodrow Wilson and Paul Robeson schools removed approximately 1.29 tons of litter from streets in their neighborhoods. School Kids Sweep Up Day is held annually as part of the City’s Urban Cleanup Week. Students from elementary schools in town […]

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Transforming Trash to Treasure – Spring Cleaning in the City

This past Sunday our Environmental Commission along with the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership did some ‪#‎springcleaning‬ by tidying up the area around the Raritan River. Clean and green initiatives are really taking off here in New Brunswick and the sustainable snowball is just growing and growing! Another project from COLAB ARTS and the Watershed Sculpture […]

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Community Clean Sweep 2016 is Coming!

Spring cleaning time is here! The City’s Inspections department will take special care to check on all neighborhoods during the week of May 9-13 to make sure all homes are free of graffiti and litter and properly maintained. Residents who need to dispose of large amounts of trash are advised to call DPW at (732) […]

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Knights of Columbus Recognizes Community Leaders

Dedicated New Brunswick community members were recognized last week during the annual Knights of Columbus Community Awards Night on April 13. The Knights of Columbus, Council No. 257 takes care each year to pay special tribute to people and institutions from the New Brunswick community whose work and volunteer contributions have cultivated positive change in […]

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E-Waste Drop Off Resumes During Urban Cleanup Week!

It’s Urban Cleanup Week in the City of New Brunswick! Each day this week features environmental-themed events, including community cleanups, special recycling events, giveaways and more! We’re especially excited to announce that the DPW will be resuming its E-Waste Drop-Off! From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 20 residents may dispose of TVs, laptop […]

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New Brunswick Public Schools’ Third Graders Take the Stage

On Wednesday evening, the American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School presented Dance Power’s Waiting in the Wings Performance celebrating 30 Years of Dance! Ten dances were performed by our students from eight of our Public Schools (Lincoln Elementary School, Livingston Elementary School, Lord Stirling Elementary School, McKinley Community School, Paul Robeson Community School, A.C. […]

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New Brunswick Police Department Achieves Re-Accreditation

The New Brunswick Police Department has been re-accredited, reaffirming the department’s adherence to the finest law enforcement standards in the nation. Accreditation is a set of 105 standards and 407 sub-standards set by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. These standards address all aspects of police work and are considered to be […]

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2016 City Budget Publicly Introduced

The City introduced its $87.3 million budget for the coming year at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The 2016 introduced budget contains a $3.8 million increase over the previous budget, or 3.69 percent. Homeowners will see a 6.72 cent increase over last year’s tax rate, which will result in an annual increase of approximately $79.41 in municipal […]

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