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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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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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Recreation Park is Open!

Grab your skateboard, your bathing suit, a basketball and some friends, because Recreation Park is open and ready for all to enjoy! Mayor Jim Cahill cut the ribbon on the park this morning, joined by friends and supporters from a number of different community groups, including the Civic League of Greater New Brunswick, Faith Hope […]

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Save The Date: National Night Out is on August 2!

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, New Brunswick residents, police officers and elected officials will visit neighborhood barbecues and block parties around town as part of the City’s annual National Night Out celebration. National Night Out is a community event that aims to strengthen ties between residents and the local police department in a community setting, as well […]

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Two City Sanitation Workers Arrested on Theft Charges

Two New Brunswick Department of Public Works sanitation employees were arrested this morning on theft charges stemming from an incident that occurred Monday at Gaby’s Bakery on Joyce Kilmer Avenue. New Brunswick Police detectives have charged Tyrone Brown (46-year-old male from New Brunswick) and Traquan Newsom (31-year-old male from New Brunswick) with theft-related offenses after […]

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NBPD Helps Liquor License Owners Stay in Line with the Law in the Business of Libations

Sixty people associated with 32 bars, restaurants and other licensed establishments in New Brunswick gathered at A.C. Redshaw School on July 12 to enrich their knowledge of proper enforcement and maintenance of liquor licenses during a special event hosted by the New Brunswick Police Department. The seminar featured Deputy Attorney General Lisa Ellison-Barata of the […]

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