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New Brunswick Featured in the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal recently featured an article on New Brunswick’s Transit Village Initiative. “The now-empty, 4-acre Ferren Mall site will soon be torn down to make way for a mixed-use complex costing between $750 million and $1 billion that is intended to further overhaul the look of downtown New Brunswick.” To learn more click […]

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NBFD Welcomes Four New Firefighters to its Ranks

The New Brunswick Fire Department has added four new firefighters to its staff, following a swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 7 at City Hall. Nestor Valdez, Donald Salzmann, Jr., Oneill Martinez and Stephen Bonura, Jr. recently completed academy training and will soon begin their service as firefighters in New Brunswick. Valdez has spent three years as a […]

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Veterans Day in New Brunswick

The annual New Brunswick/Highland Park Veterans Day parade will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 in Highland Park. Hosted by the Veterans Alliance of Raritan Valley, Inc. the parade will begin in Highland Park and travel on Route 27 into New Brunswick, turning left onto George Street and ending at Monument Square in the downtown. […]

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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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Halloween Week in New Brunswick!

Several events are planned this week in celebration of Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos! Check out these fun community happenings: At 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, New Brunswick Recreation will host a Halloween costume parade at Buccleuch Park for kids between the ages of 3-10. Participants should meet at the Buccleuch Park pavilion. Treats […]

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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: March and Rally Against Domestic Violence

“Domestic Violence Has No Place in Our Community” was the theme for hundreds of people on October 18, as the New Brunswick Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition’s annual march and rally against domestic violence took to the streets. The annual march is meant to raise awareness of domestic violence and continue dialogue about this important issue. […]

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