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Public Meeting to be Held Regarding City’s Consolidated Action Plan

Notice is hereby given that the City of New Brunswick proposes to reallocate $80,000 of CDBG funds to a replacement activity to be amended to the 2017-2018 Consolidated Action Plan. The City of New Brunswick proposes to reallocate CDBG funds to partially fund a redesign study for Feaster Park. A public hearing regarding the proposed […]

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Mayor’s Wellness Campaign Events Feature November Fitness and Fun

The New Brunswick Mayor’s Wellness Campaign has a bunch of family-friendly and fun activities lined up for November,  including community basketball games, a group run/walk, a special stop smoking forum and outdoor Zumba classes.Basketball players of all skill levels are invited to play indoor Open Gym Basketball from 6-8 p.m. every Monday in November at […]

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New Brunswick Community Reaches Out to Help Those in Need

The first shipment of supplies from the New Brunswick Fire Department’s Disaster Relief Drive are on their way to Puerto Rico and a team of local volunteers will soon follow. On Wednesday, members of the New Brunswick Fire Department packed a 40-foot shipping container full of pallets of food, water, diapers, generators and other items […]

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Halloween and Day of the Dead Festivities in New Brunswick!

Halloween and Day of the Dead/Dia De Los Muertos are quickly approaching and community spots around town have planned for fun and family-friendly events that are open to all. Holy Family Parish has announced a healthy-themed Halloween event from 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 27 in the Sacred Heart Church hall, located at 56 Throop Avenue. […]

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City Recycling Coordinator Receives Statewide Recycling Excellence Award

City of New Brunswick Recycling Coordinator Donna Caputo was recently named as the 2017 recipient of the Recycling Excellence (REX) Award from the Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR). The REX Award is given each year to an active ANJR member who, according to the organization, “embraces the vision and values of ANJR (and) promotes […]

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Hydrant Flushing Scheduled in Rutgers Village and Edgebrook Neighborhoods October 24-27

The New Brunswick Water Utility has scheduled daytime hydrant flushing for the Rutgers Village and Edgebrook neighborhoods from Tuesday, October 24 through Friday, October 27. Any discoloration in the water will be temporary. Water is safe to consume during this time, but residents may wish to refrain from doing laundry while discoloration is present.

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State Division of Fire Safety Announces Fee Changes for Smoke and CO Detector Compliance Certificates

Recently, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Fire Safety made changes to fees for Fire Safety. Effective immediately the cost for a Certificate of Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Compliance (CSDCMAC) has been changed, depending on the date of submission relative to the date of a change in occupancy. CSDCMAC applications […]

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Community Groups Clean Over a Ton of Litter and Recycling in New Brunswick

An estimated 2,075 pounds of trash and 885 pounds of recycling were removed from City streets and wooded areas following a weekend of productive community litter cleanups in New Brunswick. On Saturday, October 14, a team of 19 Unity Square volunteers  cleaned 325 pounds of trash and 210 pounds of recycling from streets in the […]

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