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Rabies Advisory Regarding Skunk Recently Found in New York Avenue Neighborhood

The Middlesex County Office of Health Services has reported that a skunk recently tested positive for rabies in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of New York Avenue and Lincoln Place. This is the second (2) rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for 2018 and the first (1) rabid animal reported in New Brunswick. […]

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UPDATED: Burglary Suspect Apprehended

UPDATE: At approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday, February 4, Kenneth McNeil, a suspect wanted in connection with two separate burglaries, was arrested within the 100 block of Seaman Street. McNeil, a 49-year-old homeless male, was wanted by the New Brunswick Police Department in connection with two separate burglaries that occurred over the last week and a […]

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Code Blue in Effect for the Evening of Tuesday, January 30

Due to frigid temperatures, Code Blue will be in effect for the evening of Tuesday, January 30. Accordingly, the Henry Guest House, located at 58 Livingston Avenue (next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library) will be open overnight as a warming center between the hours of 7 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. Wednesday. Code […]

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Four New Officers Join the Ranks of the NBPD

The New Brunswick Police Department welcomed four new officers to its ranks during a January 22 swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. Officers Josh Chatterjee, Jeffrey Drozd, Carley Pilkington and Jeffrey Reyes graduated from the Cape May County Police Academy following 21 weeks of intensive training. They will begin their assignments with the department this week.

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UPDATED Information Regarding an Incident at New Brunswick High School on Friday, January 19

On Friday, January 19, 2018 at approximately 9:20 a.m., New Brunswick police officers responded to the New Brunswick High School on the possible threat of a gun brought into the school. Upon the officers’ arrival, they put the school into a lockdown procedure and began their investigation. At approximately 11:35 a.m., the officers concluded that […]

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Free Rabies Clinic for Cats and Dogs on January 27 at City Hall

Residents are invited to bring their dogs and cats to a FREE rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, January 27. The clinic will take place in the parking lot behind City Hall, located at 78 Bayard Street. Ample parking will be available in the City Hall lot for clinic attendees. Rabies vaccines MUST be valid […]

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UPDATE: George Street Water Main Break Repaired, Service Restored

UPDATE: The George Street water main break has been repaired. George Street and Church Street have been reopened and water service has been restored to affected areas. A boil water advisory is NOT in effect. Water remains safe for use.     UPDATE: George Street remains closed between Paterson Street and Church Street due to a break […]

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