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Snow Parking Begins at 7 p.m. Friday Night in Advance of Winter Storm

In anticipation of the significant snow event, the New Brunswick Parking Authority will open “Snow Designated Facilities” to New Brunswick residents at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, January 22. Residents are asked to please utilize the Morris Street, Plum Street, New Street and Wellness Plaza decks for free parking during the storm to help keep streets […]

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Four New Officers Join the New Brunswick Police Department

The New Brunswick Police Department expanded its ranks with four new officers following a swearing-in ceremony Friday afternoon at City Hall. Officers Sean P. Paganelli, Richard J. Reed, III, Nicholas A. Grammar and Anthony J. Jones, Jr. recently completed 21 weeks of training at the Cape May County Police Academy. These four new officers mark […]

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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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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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NBFD and American Red Cross Further Fire Safety Efforts in New Brunswick

124 homes in the neighborhoods surrounding Georges Road have brand-new smoke detectors following outreach by the City of New Brunswick’s fire department and the American Red Cross. November 21 was the second in a series of home fire preparedness canvassing events in New Brunswick in which volunteers with the Red Cross and the New Brunswick […]

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NBFD Fundraiser Yields $7,000 to Benefit the Fight Against Breast Cancer

A month-long fundraiser by the New Brunswick Fire Department has yielded $7,000 to be donated to the Sisters Network of Central NJ! Throughout October, the department wore and sold custom-made pink t-shirts with all profits benefiting the Sisters Network, a Somerset nonprofit group that supports and advocates for African-American woman who are survivors of breast cancer. […]

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