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RWJ, County Launch “Look Before You Lock” Awareness Campaign

As the summer enters its final weeks, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Bristol Myers-Squibb Children’s Hospital and the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders have launched a county-wide campaign to raise awareness of the danger of leaving children in hot cars. According to Safe Kids Worldwide,  since 1998, more than 550 children across the U.S. […]

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County to Spray for Mosquitoes in New Brunswick

The Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission has advised that it will spray mosquito-reducing insecticides  in several New Brunswick neighborhoods in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 13. From 4 a.m. to 8 a.m., the following neighborhoods will be sprayed: Ward 1, in the Raritan Gardens, Rutgers Village, Edgebrook and Dewey Drive neighborhoods. Ward 2, […]

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Supping in the Summertime – 15,000 City Children Receive Daily Meals through Food Service Program

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 […]

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New Brunswick Community Farmers Market, Meals on Wheels Spread Fresh Produce Throughout the City

The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market,  in cooperation with the Rutgers Department of Human Ecology launched a program this summer that brings fresh, locally sourced produce to residents benefited by Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick. The three organizations work together to stuff and deliver bags full of fresh fruits and vegetables like blueberries, peaches, […]

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Heat Advisory for today, Wednesday, July 2nd

Please be advised that the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for today, Wednesday, July 2nd. Cooling stations will be open at the New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue, and the New Brunswick Senior Center, 81 Huntington Street. The Senior Center is open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and […]

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Buzz off! June 22-28 is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

June 22-28 is recognized as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week by the American Mosquito Control Association, for the purpose of educating the public about best ways to control mosquito populations in their communities and keep themselves safe against bites and mosquito-borne illness. The following information is from the Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission regarding the efforts […]

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