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Update: Boil Water Advisory Issued for Van Dyke Avenue Properties and McKinley School Has Been Lifted

The New Brunswick Water Utility provided notification that a water main break occurred on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 on Van Dyke Avenue in New Brunswick. As a precaution, the New Brunswick Water Utility implemented a limited Boil Water Advisory for all addresses between 10-40 Van Dyke Avenue, including McKinley Community School and McKinley Kindergarten Center, […]

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New Brunswick Police Department Welcomes Nine New Officers

The New Brunswick Police Department added nine new officers to its ranks on Wednesday at a swearing-in ceremony for the department’s newest generation. Officers Eric Martinez, Alexander Uzunis, Stewart Way, Kevin Sturmfels, Justin Meccia, Vincent Scasserra, Anthony Muldowney, Eddie Rodriguez and Ervin Gomez graduated from 21 weeks of intensive training at the Cape May County […]

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Information Regarding Monday Transformer Fire in New Brunswick

Just before 11 a.m. Monday, an underground transformer exploded near the intersection of Bayard Street and Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick, causing a fire and evacuation of Civic Square, City Hall, the Middlesex County complex and buildings on Kirkpatrick Street. No injuries have been reported. Civic Square’s non-essential offices will remain closed until further notice […]

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New Brunswick Students Commit to a Drug-Free Lifestyle Through D.A.R.E.

More than 700 New Brunswick students have pledged to live lives free of drugs, culminating with their graduation from the D.A.R.E. program at New Brunswick High School on May 21. The national D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program promotes a lifestyle free of substance abuse and violent behavior among elementary and middle school-age children. New […]

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Cooking Fire Prevention Efforts Furthered at Fricano Towers

Several senior residences in New Brunswick are now better equipped against kitchen fires following the installation of several stovetop fire suppression devices at Fricano Towers. On April 30, New Brunswick Fire Department Fire Inspector Patrick Earley, Fricano Towers manager Jason Bachonski and City Fire Equipment Co. Fire Protection Consultant Ray Venturino installed the devices on […]

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Workers Memorial Day and Honoring the Warriors of the Workplace

April 28th, Workers Memorial Day, commemorates the women and men who are the warriors of the workplace by reminding our leaders and our locals that Safe Jobs Save Lives. Yesterday, a ceremony with the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the City and Rutgers University took place on College Avenue at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary. This […]

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