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Students Using Their Time With Their City in Mind

  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 […]

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Rutgers Day Recap!

    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? […]

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Rutgers Zeta Beta Tau Home

The New Brunswick based Construction Management Association completed construction of a new fraternity house and cut the ribbon in celebration of the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) home. Mayor Cahill, Executive Director of ZBT – Laurence Bolotin, Dean of the Rutgers Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs – Joanne Arnholt, President of local undergraduate chapter – […]

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City, School District Have “Breakfast After the Bell”

The students of Ms. Ilisa Grodman’s third grade class had some special guests join them for breakfast on Tuesday morning. Mayor Jim Cahill, joined by Superintendent Richard Kaplan and members of the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance visited Paul Robeson Community School for a morning meal in recognition of the school district’s implementation of the […]

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The New A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School-From Beam to Building

Less than a year ago, New Brunswick Mayor James Cahill was signing a beam along side Superintendent Kaplan, students, teachers, residents and the New Brunswick community to highlight the construction progress on the new A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School. (For last year’s post, click here: http://thecityofnewbrunswick.org/blog/2013/06/students-take-part-in-beam-signing-ceremony-for-redshaw-school/) Construction is moving forward, bricks are being put in place […]

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New Brunswick Free Public Library Adds 5th English Conversation Group

(Image from last Fall’s Library Conversation Cafe Event) The library is adding a fifth English conversation group! A Literacy Programs of New Jersey ESL Conversation Group will meet every Saturday at the New Brunswick Free Public Library now through June 28th, 2014. Participants engage in one-on-one or small group communication to practice English through free-flowing conversations in […]

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New Brunswick High’s Fine, Visual & Performing Arts Themed Institute Competing

New Brunswick High School’s Fine, Visual and Performing Arts Themed Institute is competing to be named one of the world’s most innovative schools and for an award of $30,000. Earlier this year, the Fine, Visual and Performing Arts Institute entered the Follett Challenge.  This is  a program, created by Follett, to find and reward schools […]

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