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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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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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Code Blue Program Revamped to Better Shelter Residents This Winter

The City of New Brunswick has revised its Code Blue proceedings to better deliver social services for those without shelter during the winter months. Code Blue goes into effect when temperatures fall below 20 degrees and/or a minimum of six inches of snow accumulates. As a result, designated spaces are opened to homeless residents to […]

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City of New Brunswick Designated a Bicycle-Friendly Community

The City of New Brunswick is Bronze! The League of American Bicyclists has designated the City of New Brunswick as a Bicycle-Friendly Community at the Bronze level. ¬†This designation recognizes the City’s commitment to initiatives that aim to make our streets and public spaces safe and accessible to all users. The Bicycle Friendly Community program […]

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Fall Day Serves as Beautiful Setting for Veterans Day Parade

The City of New Brunswick, The Veterans Alliance of Raritan Valley and the Borough of Highland Park honored our local veterans on November 11 during the annual Veterans Day parade between our two communities. Backed by mild fall weather, parade participants were led by two Grand Marshals: decorated WWII veteran Ernie Mogor and Anne Tredway, […]

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