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UPDATE: Free Resident Parking in Snow Designated Facilities Extended to 8 a.m. Friday

UPDATE: Residents that have parked their cars in the Morris, Plum, New and Wellness Plaza decks to get them off the street during the snowfall may continue to park for free until 8 a.m. Friday, February 10. In anticipation of Thursday’s anticipated snowfall, on-street parking will be temporarily suspended on designated City streets as of […]

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Four New Officers Join Ranks of NBPD

The New Brunswick Police Department welcomed four new officers to its ranks on Wednesday morning during a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. The new officers are fresh off 21 weeks of training at the Cape May Police Academy, where they intensively studied multiple facets of police work, including such topics as criminal and motor vehicle […]

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Applications Now Available for School Crossing Guard Positions

The City of New Brunswick is currently accepting applications for school crossing guards.  Applications can be picked up from the Traffic Safety Enforcement Unit on the second floor of the New Brunswick Police Department, located at 25 Kirkpatrick Street, or from the Personnel Office in City Hall, 78 Bayard Street. Applications may be picked up […]

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NBPD Annual Visits Bring Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

Officers with the New Brunswick Police Department again loaded up their patrol cars with toys to bring holiday smiles to the faces of children in two New Brunswick hospitals. Each year, the department visits the pediatric wards of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Saint Peter’s University Hospital, bringing dozens of toys to […]

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Fire Department Leads Community Support Around Displaced Throop Avenue Families

The community of New Brunswick has rallied around the families of 84 Throop Avenue whose homes were destroyed in a fire, making sure the residents are still able to enjoy the holiday season. On Wednesday night, the New Brunswick Fire Department and New Brunswick Recreation hosted the families at the HUB Teen Center on Joyce […]

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Lieutenant Mark Pappas Graduates from FBI Academy

On Friday, December 16, 2016, New Brunswick Police Lieutenant Mark Pappas graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy, 266th Session. Lieutenant Pappas was one of 222 law enforcement graduates representing 48 states, the District of Columbia, 20 international countries and three military organizations. The National Academy is internationally known for its academic excellence, […]

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Five New Firefighters Join the Ranks of the NBFD

Five new firefighters joined the ranks of the New Brunswick Fire Department on December 13 following a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. David Toole, Elter Waymer, III, Edgardo Rivera, Derek Merrill and Eddie Lee, III were sworn in by Mayor Cahill and Fire Director Robert Rawls. This group of firefighters is particularly special, as they […]

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New Brunswick Fire Department Trains its Own Through New Fire Academy

The New Brunswick Fire Department has just finished training its newest recruits in a comprehensive fire academy intended to prepare them for serving the community of New Brunswick. This past September, the department hired five recruits to join the ranks. In previous years the department has contracted with local fire academies to provide the training […]

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