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English Conversation Cafes to Begin in February at the Library

The New Brunswick Free Public Library and The Conversation Tree: Community-Based Language Partnerships will continue to provide English Conversation Cafes, beginning in February 2016, one of which will have childcare programming provided by Harmony Family Success Center at the Puerto Rican Action Board. The English Conversation Cafe is an informal conversation group for community members over […]

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Code Blue in Effect Through Thursday, January 14

A Code Blue is in effect in New Brunswick through the morning of Thursday, January 14.Residents without adequate shelter from the cold may go to the Elijah’s Promise Soup kitchen, located at 18 Neilson Street overnight. A Code Blue is declared when very cold temperatures of 20 degrees or below create a danger for those without […]

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Volunteers Needed to Assist With Annual Homeless Survey and Outreach

Volunteers are sought to assist with the annual Point-in-Time Count and Project Homeless Connect to survey the state of homelessness in Middlesex County. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 27,  volunteers will be needed to assist with a number of tasks, including surveys, data entry, collection of donations and distribution of food, coats and […]

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NBFD Fire Inspector Named Fire Prevention Inspector of the Year

NBFD Fire Inspector Patrick Earley was recently recognized with the Fire Prevention Inspector of the Year Award for 2015 from the Middlesex County Fire Prevention and Protection Association. The award is bestowed on fire prevention professionals in Middlesex County by their fellow fire officials, weighing the merit and certifications of each recipient, as well as […]

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City and County Honor Homeless Residents Passed On During Community Ceremony

December 21, the winter solstice, is the first day of winter and the longest night of the year. In light of the transition into winter, Coming Home Middlesex County held an awareness and remembrance ceremony in recognition of those homeless residents who have lost their lives. Held at the United Methodist Church on George Street, […]

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