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Assistant City Attorney Promoted to City Attorney

Mayor Jim Cahill has appointed T.K. Shamy to serve as City Attorney, the approval of which was granted by the City Council at Wednesday’s council reorganization meeting. Shamy succeeds longtime City Attorney William Hamilton, who has filled the role since 1986. Hamilton, a former U.S. Assistant Attorney, Majority Leader and Speaker for the NJ General […]

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Photo Gallery: 22nd Annual Holiday Festival for Children

Hundreds of New Brunswick kids received an early visit from Santa on Saturday at the Suydam Street Reformed Church during the 22nd Annual Holiday Festival for Children. Organized each year by the church, the New Brunswick Police Department and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Community Health Promotion Program, this event distributes hundreds of new toys, books […]

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Kilmer Birthplace Open to Public on December 6

The Joyce Kilmer birthplace in New Brunswick will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 6, in observance of the poet-soldier’s 126th birthday.  Admission is free. The rooms on the second-floor of the former Kilmer family residence contain writings and memorabilia of the young American poet and essayist, who […]

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Police Announce Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign for Holiday Season

Law enforcement officials from New Brunswick will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual holiday season “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 5, 2014 and continuing through January 2, 2015, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while […]

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Submissions Sought for Art in City Hall

Submissions from New Brunswick visual artists are sought to be displayed in City Hall as part of a new local art program. “Art at City Hall” looks to support the arts by giving local artists, student artists and the New Brunswick community a place to display their own interpretations of life in New Brunswick. Submissions […]

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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 “Twinned” with Limerick City and County

New Brunswick and the City and County of Limerick, Ireland are now officially “Twinned” following a visit last week. Last week, a delegation of New Brunswick officials, including representatives from government, arts, business and education visited Limerick City and County. On November 14, Mayor Jim Cahill and Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Councillor Kevin […]

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Update Regarding Kennel Services for the City of New Brunswick

Following a Thursday announcement of quarantine at the Helmetta Regional Animal Shelter, New Brunswick will temporarily use Blumig Kennels in East Brunswick for its kennel services. On Thursday, Nov. 13, the NJSPCA conducted an inspection at Helmetta Regional Animal Shelter, at which point the agency declared the kennel to be quarantined and not permitted to […]

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