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NBFD Fights Fires and Raises Breast Cancer Awareness

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the City of New Brunswick is again offering special shirts as a fundraiser to help raise money to combat breast cancer in our local community. Now through October 31, all members of the New Brunswick Fire Department will perform their duties in the custom-made shirts to raise […]

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NBFD Hiring Info Session Scheduled for Thursday

The City of New Brunswick Fire Department is hiring men and women between the ages of 18-35 to join the department as entry-level firefighters.   Applications are submitted through the NJ Civil Service exam for entry-level firefighters. This is the first step needed for anyone interested in becoming a firefighter in the City of New […]

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Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for August 23

The Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission will spray between the hours of 3 a.m.-7:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 23. Neighborhoods to be sprayed include an area with an eastern border of Route 27, a western border of Remsen Avenue, a northern border of Route 18 and a southern border of Van Dyke Avenue and Livingston Avenue. A […]

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Update Regarding Water Main Break on Livingston Avenue

UPDATE: Livingston Avenue has been reopened between Comstock Street and Delavan Street with lane reductions in both directions.  Water service has been restored in the area of today’s water main break on Livingston Avenue.  Some water discoloration may occur this afternoon as our Water Utility staff performs hydrant flushing as part of the repair and […]

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New Brunswick Neighborhoods Celebrate National Night Out

New Brunswick’s annual National Night Out celebration for 2018 was another fun night of food, music, games and community building across our City. National Night Out is a community event held annual on the first Tuesday in August, intended to build relationships between neighbors as well as between residents, elected officials and police and fire officials. Picnics […]

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Cooling Centers Schedule for the Week of Monday, August 6

Two New Brunswick cooling centers are available for residents to utilize during the high temperatures that are predicted for the beginning of the week. The New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday and Wednesday. The New Brunswick Senior Citizen Resource Center, 81 Huntington […]

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Bobadilla Summer Soccer Academy Promotes Leadership and Healthy Living in New Brunswick Kids

This past Tuesday, New Brunswick Tomorrow’s Bobadilla Summer Soccer Academy and its network of supporters held a graduation event for 150 participants who attended this year’s camp, celebrating a job well done for another summer.  Named after its creator, Mike Bobadilla, a Captain with the New Brunswick Police Department, the Bobadilla Summer Soccer Academy  is […]

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NBFD Now Hiring, Firefighters; Info Session Scheduled for August 8

The City of New Brunswick is now hiring entry-level firefighters and anyone who wishes to learn more about the process is invited to attend a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 8 at the Hub Teen Center, 411 Joyce Kilmer Avenue. Applications are submitted through the NJ Civil Service exam for entry-level firefighters. This is […]

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Soccer Camp Kids Volunteer to Help Keep New Brunswick Clean and Green

Kids with New Brunswick Tomorrow’s Bobadilla Summer Soccer Academy volunteered their time on July 25 to help keep New Brunswick clean and green by removing approximately 265 pounds of litter from the neighborhood next to New Brunswick High School. The team of campers, joined by Mayor Jim Cahill, spent the morning engaging in a community […]

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