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Good Neighbors Welcome Back Off-Campus Rutgers University Students

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 […]

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Motorists Advised to Expect New Traffic Pattern on Kirkpatrick Street

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 […]

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NBPD Advises Public to Drive Sober or Be Pulled Over This Labor Day

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 […]

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New Brunswick Police Department Promotes Nine Officers to New Ranks

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 […]

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Community Collaboration During National Night Out

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 […]

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Annual National Night Out Celebration to Promote Community Stance Against Crime

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 […]

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NBFD Firefighters Attend White House First Responders Summit

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 […]

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