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Free Graffiti Clean-up Service Now Available to Residents and Businesses!

Is there unsightly graffiti present on your home or business? The Esperanza Neighborhood Project and NJ Youth Corps of Middlesex County-New Brunswick are willing to help you clean it up! “The Anti-Graffiti Clean-up Crew” is available to help clean and paint over graffiti on private residences and businesses in New Brunswick. The cleaning crew is […]

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over in New Brunswick!

Law enforcement officers from New Brunswick will be participating in the 2016 Labor Day Statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign now through September 5. Both local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols looking for motorists who may be driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs. “Drive Sober […]

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NBPD Installs New “Project Medicine Drop” Box To Help Residents Dispose of Unused Medications and Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

The New Brunswick Police Department is pleased to announce its participation in Project Medicine Drop, an important component of the New Jersey Attorney General’s effort to stop the diversion and abuse of prescription drugs, including highly addictive opiate painkillers. Through this initiative, the State Division of Consumer Affairs installs secure “prescription drug drop boxes” at […]

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Another Group Goes Green!

The Rutgers University Office of Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships has joined the City’s “Groups Go Green” program to get more recycling bins out into the community. Last week, the office purchased 40 20-gallon recycling bins to be distributed to students during the fall semester. Groups Go Green is a program offered through the New […]

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New Brunswick Recognized for Excellence in Feeding Kids Over the Summer

The City of New Brunswick was deemed a “Summer Champion” on August 11 for its successes in feeding approximately 2,000 New Brunswick children daily during the summer Play S.A.F.E. program. The award was presented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which selected the the City’s Youth Services System to be honored as a successful program […]

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STOP! Don’t Throw That Old Computer in the Trash: E-Waste Drop-Off is this Saturday

By Mallory Milestone You already recycle your old paper and plastic, but what about electronics? Technology, just like the items which you typically put in the recycling bin, can be recycled instead of ending up in landfills! Help New Brunswick go green by participating in the City’s August E-Waste Drop Off, scheduled for this Saturday, […]

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Summer Ciclovia Brings Participants Out on Remsen Avenue

New Brunswick Ciclovia returned to Remsen Avenue on August 6, bringing with it relay races, games of volleyball and plenty of bike riding. This past Saturday, Remsen Avenue became car-free between May Street and George Street, allowing a number of community groups to set up activities and information stations for residents to enjoy while they […]

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National Night Out 2016 was a Success!

New Brunswick rose to the occasion of community yet again to mark another year of National Night Out on August 2. National Night Out is a community-building event that is meant to strengthen relationships between neighbors as well as the local police department as the town joins together to take a united stance against crime. Eight […]

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Put the Car Keys Down and Put Your Sneakers On: New Brunswick Ciclovia Returns this Saturday!

By Mallory Milestone Looking for a fun, family-friendly activity this weekend? New Brunswick Ciclovia (sic-lo-via) will return to Remsen Avenue this Saturday. Ciclovia is a world-renowned celebration of healthy living, during which streets are closed to vehicular traffic and instead open for participants to engage in outdoor recreation, such as walking, running, skateboarding, biking, dancing, […]

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Sanitary Sewer Replacement to Take Place Overnight on French Street for Two Weeks

An overnight sewer replacement project will take place on French Street for the next two weeks for the purpose of replacing sanitary sewer lines there. Between the approximate hours of 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. nightly, French Street will be closed from Prospect Street to Paterson Street to accommodate the construction. Detours will be in […]

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