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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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New Brunswick Residents Asked to Help Conserve Water During Drought Warning

Middlesex County is one of 14 counties in north, central and northern central New Jersey to be included in a drought warning, issued October 21 by NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin. This is due to low levels of rainfall and deteriorating water supply conditions, particularly in reservoirs throughout the state. To help conserve water during this […]

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Continue in the City of New Brunswick

Pedestrian and cyclist safety efforts in the City of New Brunswick remain a priority, and several of our departments continue to work into the fall months to make our roads safer for all users. The City has been designated a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Bronze Level by the League of American Cyclists. This is […]

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Rabies Advisory Issued After Rabid Raccoon Located Near Easton Avenue

The Middlesex County Office of Health Services has issued a rabies advisory as a result of a raccoon found in the area of Easton Avenue and Hamilton Street that tested positive for the disease. The County will distribute flyers to homes in the area with more information about rabies and proper prevention. Please click the […]

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NBPD Helps Crime Stoppers Fund Newly Adopted Canine Search Unit

When a person who is considered endangered goes missing in Middlesex County, a group of emergency responders is activated to help find the person in question, including a duo that knows where to look better than any police officer or firefighter. Joker and Aleck are bloodhounds that make up the Middlesex Canine Search and Rescue […]

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