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Help Those in Need This Season Through Holiday Food and Clothing Drive

While doing your downtown shopping this holiday season consider dropping off nonperishable food items, toiletries, or warm socks, hats and gloves to benefit those in need. New Brunswick City Market has announced a holiday clothing and food drive through December 18. Donations will be accepted at the nine locations on the flyer above, and gift […]

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Sustainable Jersey Bestows New Brunswick with Certification and Special Award

The City of New Brunswick is excited to announce its first ever Certification Award for Sustainable Jersey. The New Brunswick Green Team successfully submitted the Sustainable Jersey application this year and New Brunswick is now part of a select group of 156 cities and towns throughout the State of New Jersey to receive Bronze Certification. […]

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NBFD Responds to Fire at Congregation Poile Zedek

The New Brunswick Fire Department responded to a large fire Friday afternoon at Congregation Poile Zedek, located at 145 Neilson Street. At approximately 4:19 p.m., a call came to the Fire Department reporting a smoke condition within the synagogue. Firefighters responded within minutes to discover smoke in various spots in the building and shortly thereafter, […]

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New Brunswick Police Department Unveils New Mobile Community Police Precinct

The New Brunswick Police Department is rolling out its new Mobile Community Police Precinct, a 2011 AM General 6×6 Utility Truck that came at no cost to the police department through the Department of Defense 1033 Program. The “1033 Program” enables municipal agencies the ability to obtain surplus military and government equipment at little or no […]

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Middlesex County Seeks Young Artists’ Interpretations of Recycling for Fall Contest

The Middlesex County Improvement Authority is looking for the next great young artist to pep up the cover of its 2016 online recycling brochure. As of Oct. 1, the MCIA’s Recycling Division is opening up an art contest to all Middlesex County youth, fifth grade and younger, who are interested in sharing their talents with […]

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Community Clean Sweep to Return on October 26

Each year, the City of New Brunswick’s Inspections department holds a campaign to remind residents to keep their properties neat and clean. From October 26 to October 30, property owners are asked to make an extra commitment to cleaning up garbage, graffiti, debris and overgrown plants on their respective properties. Properties left in an unsatisfactory […]

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Annual Celebrity Basketball Game to Match NFL Players Against New Brunswick’s Own All-Stars

Seventeen former Rutgers University football players, all now affiliated with the NFL, will play against New Brunswick community members at the annual Celebrity Basketball Game, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at New Brunswick High School. Local players will include members of the New Brunswick Fire Department, New Brunswick teachers, and a team from […]

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