Off-campus Rutgers University students were welcomed back this week for the fall semester with information about municipal services, student resources and off-campus living as part of the Good Neighbor program. A joint venture between Rutgers University and the City of New Brunswick, the Good Neighbor Program entails teams of volunteers canvassing neighborhoods in New Brunswick […]
Kirkpatrick Street between Paterson Street and French Street/Route 27 is now a one-way roadway, due to new 30-minute parking spaces adjacent to the Key Food Marketplace supermarket. Drivers approaching Kirkpatrick Street from Church Street may only make a right turn to access French Street/Route 27. Kirkpatrick Street continues to be a two-way road between New […]
The New Brunswick Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the 2015 Labor Day Statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Beginning August 21 and running through September 7, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be driving […]
City and County officials will be at the A.C. Redshaw School from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 18 to present information and answer questions from the public regarding proposed road improvements to Livingston Avenue. The school is located at 216 Livingston Avenue. For more information regarding changes to Livingston Avenue, click here.
The leadership of the New Brunswick Police Department has been bolstered with the promotions of nine accomplished officers to new ranks Surrounded by friends and family, the following officers took their oaths during a ceremony at New Brunswick High School on August 12: Det. Brandon Epstein to the rank of Sergeant Officer Mark Cichowski to […]
Neighborhoods around New Brunswick held cookouts and picnics on the evening of August 4 to celebrate National Night Out, an annual celebration that brings together police, fire, residents and City officials to take a united stance against crime. Members of the New Brunswick Police Department, the New Brunswick Fire Department, Mayor Jim Cahill, New Brunswick […]
On August 4, crime watch groups around New Brunswick will take to the streets and host barbecues, block parties and picnics in a showing of solidarity against crime and violence in their city. Hosted by the New Brunswick Police Department, National Night Out is a nationwide event that fosters community relations between residents and police […]
New Brunswick Fire Department Capt. Jorge L. Arriaga and firefighter Nestor Valdez recently traveled to Washington, D.C. at the invitation of the National Association Of Hispanic Firefighters to attend the First Responders Diversity Research and Best Practices on Successful Models for Recruitment, Training and Retention on July 15. Hosted by U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom […]
The New Brunswick Water Utility will flush hydrants in the Raritan Gardens neighborhood between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, July 31. Tap water remains safe to drink during the flushing, but residents may wish to run faucets to alleviate any temporary discoloration that may occur.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Monday, and cooling stations are available in New Brunswick as the City faces another day of heat. Anyone without adequate refuge from the heat may go to the New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Ave. or the New Brunswick Senior Center, 81 […]