The New Brunswick school district anticipates savings of over $18 million over the next 17 years as the result of a new renewable energy program. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Energy Savings Improvement Program is a $16 million undertaking that will greatly reduce the district’s energy and natural gas usage through the district-wide […]
School may be out for the summer, but children in New Brunswick continue to have nutritious meals each day through the City’s 2014 Summer Food Service Program. New Brunswick will receive a $150,000 grant from the NJ Dept. of Agriculture this summer to provide daily breakfasts and lunches to thousands of New Brunswick children enrolled […]
New Brunswick families are invited to take advantage of a free program that keeps kids busy during the summer months with recreation, fun learning activities and exciting day trips to spots around the tri-state area. PLAY S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities For Everyone) is a comprehensive summer program that provides New Brunswick children between the ages […]
The New Brunswick Free Public Library is joining with The Conversation Tree & Conversation Cafés to provide a summer professional development opportunity for volunteers interested in learning how to support adult learners of English in Conversation Cafés. Conversation Cafés are informal conversation groups for community members, over the age of 18, welcoming all levels of English to practice with […]
Emphasizing the importance of health, fitness and education among our students is one example of New Brunswick’s City-wide initiatives. Initiatives like Ciclovia to the hundreds of community partners the City works with are some ways education and community combine to create new and innovative events to keep a healthy community. Recently, teachers at Paul Robeson Community School […]
Heavy traffic is expected in New Brunswick this weekend as Rutgers University holds its 248th commencement ceremony. Drivers should expect heavy delays on College Avenue and George Street in New Brunswick and River Road, Hoes Lane and Metlars Lane in Piscataway, according to the university. The John Lynch and Landing Lane bridges are also expected […]
Mayor Cahill attended the Young Leaders Conference at Eagleton for lunch! The Young Leaders Conference inspires students to be civically engaged and community oriented. The Mayor discussed with New Brunswick High School (NBHS) students the meaning behind being a leader as well as ways they can lead in New Brunswick and stay involved.
Last week at Urban Clean-up Week, students celebrated “School Kids Sweep Up” Day by giving back to their community. Students canvassed the City with Department of Public Works (DPW) staff and school teachers by picking up litter around town. Later, with the trash found, students played a game of “Slam Dunk the Junk” at […]
Rutgers Day had a table that featured the City of New Brunswick. We gave away New Brunswick themed t-shirts and City information. Mayor Cahill and Council members enjoyed meeting people from all over the state and talking with people! Did you take #SelfieswiththeCity of New Brunswick’s Mayor Cahill or Council Members Anderson, Escobar or Fleming? […]
City employees’ youngsters enjoyed “Bring Your Child / Grandchild To Work” Day! Kids met Mayor Cahill and then toured City Hall, the Department of Public Works, Joyce Kilmer Fire Station, the Library, the Civic Square Building, the Police Department and The Heldrich Hotel. It was a fun time and a learning experience for the children.