The proposed municipal budget for 2015 is now available for public review. The New Brunswick City Council approved the introduction of the budget at its March 18 City Council meeting. A public hearing and vote on the budget will be held at the May 6 City Council meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in council chambers […]
The Hub City Music Festival will again feature a slew of local music acts in and around New Brunswick to raise money for Elijah’s Promise. The festival is hosted by the New Brunswick Cultural Center and Iguana Music.
Rental registration forms are due April 1, 2015 for New Brunswick landlords. You may file in person or by mail. The 2015 rental registration form can be found here. Contact the office of Rent Control for more information at (732) 745-5050.
New Brunswick Water Utility Director Alexei Walus has been removed from his position as Director effective immediately following an incident involving the use of derogatory and inappropriate language. Walus has been reassigned to the position of Water Treatment Plant Superintendent. His prior salary of $105,000 has been reduced to $95,000. In the interim, Mayor Jim […]
As of March 30, the Middlesex County Improvement Authority will be transitioning its recycling program to single-stream collection. For the MCIA’s 14 participating municipalities, this eliminates the need for separating recyclables prior to curbside pick-ups. This change will make recycling that much more convenient for the residents of Middlesex County, according to MCIA Executive Director […]
Law enforcement officers from the New Brunswick Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of the national UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking […]
The City of New Brunswick has agreed to update two City ordinances dealing with panhandling following the settlement of a case filed by the New Jersey Coalition to End Homeless and a local resident. The City has agreed to amend or repeal Ordinances No. 5.32 and No. 9.04.050(A)(6), regarding the solicitation of or begging for […]
The New Brunswick Police Department welcomed two new sergeants to its ranks with the promotions of two police officers on March 24. Sgt. James Hoover and Sgt. Pat Evans have both served the New Brunswick Police Department since April 25, 2005. Sgt. Hoover serves in the patrol division of the New Brunswick Police Department and […]
New Brunswick Public Schools were among 388 school districts nationwide that were recently recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as the “Best Communities for Music Education.” Each year, NAMM examines the efforts of school districts to see how music education is incorporated into each district’s core curriculum, including the number of teachers teaching […]
Alternate side parking is scheduled to begin on April 1, 2015 to accommodate street sweeping throughout the City. Signs are posted on each street advising when alternate side parking is required so that street sweeping crews can clear the streets of debris. Alternate side parking will be in effect through October 1, 2015. For daily […]