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New Brunswick Urged to “LIVE WELL-VIVIR BIEN”

New Brunswick’s commitment to healthy living has been freshly renewed with the announcement of the LIVE WELL-VIVIR BIEN NEW BRUNSWICK™ campaign. Serving as the communication platform for Healthier New Brunswick, this City-wide campaign aims to create awareness and inspire residents to actively participate in health and wellness resources in New Brunswick, ultimately resulting in improved […]

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New Brunswick Achieves Honorable Mention for Bike Friendly Community Efforts

  The City of New Brunswick has been recognized as an honorable mention by the League of American Bicyclists’  Bicycle Friendly Community program. The Bicycle Friendly Community designation recognizes towns that foster a culture of cycling through policy, adequate amenities and safety measures for cyclists. On November 18, 55 communities nationwide were announced as having […]

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Healthcare Enrollment Now Open for 2015

Open enrollment for healthcare coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace is now underway through December 15, 2014. The Health Insurance Marketplace is open to all U.S. citizens as well as residents of approved immigration status. The marketplace offers comparative healthcare plan options from major providers, depending on the needs and size of each applying family or […]

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Policy Potluck with the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance

The New Brunswick Community Food Alliance met to dine and discuss labor issues at its October 30 Policy Potluck at the Unity Square Community Center. Hosted by the Food Alliance’s policy work group, the event, titled “Food, Labor and Social Justice,” brought community residents together for a homemade meal while discussing issues related to fair […]

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Bike Safely in New Brunswick

Brand new bike lanes have been installed on Suydam Street, connecting Red Oak Lane with Livingston Avenue and beyond that, the City’s network of sharrows reminding drivers to share the road with cyclists. As you travel around New Brunswick by bicycle, please keep these safe riding guidelines in mind: New Brunswick cyclists are reminded to […]

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Check Your Health at Free Community Health Fair

The public is invited to a health fair scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Lord Stirling Community School, 101 Redmond St. Blood pressure, dental, hearing, vision, cholesterol and glucose and HIV/AIDS screenings will all be offered. Flu shots will also be made available to the first 100 participants. The health fair is […]

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November is American Diabetes Month

According to the American Diabetes Association, if current health trends continue, by 2050, one in three Americans will be living with diabetes. To help stop this possibility from coming to pass, the Association urges Americans to join them in American Diabetes Month this November. The Association especially wants to hear from people whose lives have […]

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Photo Gallery: National School Lunch Week at New Brunswick Middle School

NJ Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher visited New Brunswick Middle School on Oct. 16 in recognition of National School Lunch week. He was joined by Mayor Jim Cahill, John Gallagher of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Superintendent Richard Kaplan and John Santiago, Director of Dining Services for New Brunswick Public Schools. New Brunswick serves […]

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