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Beat it, Bugs: Mosquito Awareness Week Starts June 26

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has designated June 26-July 2, 2016 as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week in an effort to educate the public about the best ways to spend your summer free of bites and mosquito-borne illnesses. To make these little pests buzz off, the Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission has offered these […]

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Celebrate Independence Day in New Brunswick!

Come to Boyd Park on Sunday, July 3 for the City’s Independence Day celebration! The event runs from 5 p.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m. and will feature live music, a community reading of the Declaration of Independence, a historical re-enactment and food vendors. The historical re-enactment of Washington’s “Feu de Joie” or “Fire of Joy” […]

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Friends of Orquidea Say “No Mas” To Domestic Violence

“Orquidea” was a volunteer that Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Community Health Promotions Director Mariam Merced met in her work. Orquidea was enthusiastic, young and full of life. Tragically, she was also killed by her husband in a terrible act of domestic violence. To honor her legacy, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the New Brunswick […]

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“Exercise Your Mind” This Summer with NBFPL Adult Summer Reading Program

The New Brunswick Free Public Library invites adult readers to exercise both mind and body this summer through a fitness-themed summer reading program. Participation is easy: Adults ages 18 and older can pick up free bingo cards at the reference desk or download them here. The cards contain a selection of fitness and reading activities […]

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NBPS and Rutgers Partner Together to Nurture Student Talents Through Nature

Do you need inspiration for what to do with your garden this summer? Nurture Thru Nature students in our public school district would love to tell you about what they’ve done with theirs. Nurture Thru Nature is a partnership program between Rutgers University and New Brunswick Public Schools that is intended to give students a […]

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DARE Graduation, School Gardens Happening This Month in the Hub City

What’s been going on in the City of New Brunswick this month? Well, the New Brunswick D.A.R.E. program graduated 800 students, its largest ever class; New Brunswick students at three schools are busy planting and maintaining lush and green school gardens as part of a program that is meant to nurture their math and science […]

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Buckle Up For Safety’s Sake! Click it or Ticket Returns to New Brunswick

Law enforcement officers from the New Brunswick Police Department will join with police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning May 23 and running through June 5, the annual “Click It or Ticket” national mobilization utilizes high visibility seat […]

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