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Stay Safe This Labor Day – Sober Driving Campaign to Start in New Brunswick

Law enforcement officers from New Brunswick will be on the lookout for drunk drivers as part of the 2014 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Beginning August 15 and running through September 1, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be […]

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Police Department Begins New Community Program to Provide “Safe Watch” to Residents

The New Brunswick Police Department has started a new community outreach initiative intended to improve the safety of some of New Brunswick’s most important residents. Through the department’s new “Safe Watch” program, people with special needs or their caretakers may voluntarily offer information to the police department to assist officers with providing aid to them […]

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Pre-Pay and Reserve Parking Now Available at Civic Square Deck

The New Brunswick Parking Authority has announced the availability of the online “ParkMe”  program to pre-pay and reserve parking at the Civic Square Deck after 5 p.m. and select valet locations. The Parking Authority is consistently looking for ways to make parking in New Brunswick more convenient for their patrons. Online reservations can expedite parking  by […]

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NBPD Mobile Operations Benefited by Federal Grant

The New Brunswick Police Department is proud to announce it has been awarded a federal grant provided through the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG). The grant is in the amount of $96,070 which will be shared among four municipalities in Middlesex County. Those municipalities include: New Brunswick, Perth […]

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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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UPDATED: Fireworks Postponed to July 6

UPDATE: The City’s fireworks display and outdoor concert have been postponed to the evening of Sunday, July 6, due to inclement weather. The fireworks display will begin at 9:15 p.m. Sunday, July 6 at Boyd Park. The concert will precede the fireworks at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Residents may still head to State Theatre on Thursday, […]

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City Council Approves $600,000 for Dina’s Dwellings

A project that would provide long-term supportive housing for domestic violence survivors is one step closer to becoming a reality. On June 18, the New Brunswick City Council approved $604,385 in HOME funds to benefit Dina’s Dwellings, a $3.4 million project that will transform the sanctuary of First Reformed Church into 10 supportive housing units. […]

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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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