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Boil Water Advisory in Effect for Neighborhoods in Vicinity of Route 1, Route 18

The New Brunswick Water Utility is providing notification that a water main break occurred on Friday, September 23 on Route 1 in New Brunswick, which has caused some customers within the service area to be without water. A repair crew continues to work on the broken main and water service is projected to be restored […]

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Aldrage B. Cooper, Jr. New Brunswick’s First African-American Mayor, Passes Away

Aldrage B. Cooper, Jr., 58th Mayor of the City of New Brunswick, passed away on September 21, 2016. He was the first African-American resident to fill the role of Mayor for our City. “Al” Cooper, a charismatic man who stood at a towering six feet, seven inches tall, served on the New Brunswick Board of Education […]

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Notice to New Brunswick Water Utility Consumers

Among the chemicals and contaminants monitored as part of the extensive water testing performed by the New Brunswick Water Utility, Trihalomethanes (TTHM) levels are sampled quarterly. TTHM’s are organic chemicals that can occur when chlorine used in the treatment process reacts with natural organic matter in water, creating a byproduct. The standard for TTHM’s is 80 parts per billion. […]

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McKinley Community, Mayor Cut Ribbon on Student Garden

The community of McKinley School cut the ribbon on a lush courtyard garden on September 21 in celebration of an innovative science and math program for the students there. Nurture Thru Nature is a partnership program between Rutgers University and New Brunswick Public Schools that is intended to give students a hands-on way to strengthen […]

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2015-16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report Now Available for Public Review

The City of New Brunswick has completed its 2015-16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report. Copies of this report will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Newark Area Office, on or about September 30, 2016. This report is available for review to interested citizens at the Office of Community Development, […]

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“The Power Over Diabetes: Empowering Our Brothers & Sisters” Aims to Aid in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset has announced open enrollment for a free 10-week Diabetes education program specifically geared toward African-American men and women ages 18 and older. “The Power Over Diabetes: Empowering Our Brothers & Sisters” will take place over 10 weeks from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning Saturday, September 24. Sessions will […]

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UPDATED: Missing New Brunswick Girl Found

UPDATE 9:32 p.m. – Karla Zamora-Duarte has been located. The New Brunswick Police Department wishes to thank the public for their attention to this matter. The New Brunswick Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office seeks the help of the public in locating a missing 11-year-old girl, Karla Zamora-Duarte, a New Brunswick resident. Anyone […]

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