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Mayor Pens Letter to Residents Regarding Renewable Energy Program

This week, New Brunswick residents will receive a letter from Mayor Jim Cahill with an update on the status of our RenewableNB energy program. The text of the letter is available below, or by clicking the graphics for English and Spanish-language versions.  Dear Resident, As we announced last year, the City of New Brunswick has […]

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Mayor’s Message Discusses 2019 Budget

Mayor Cahill has released a letter discussing highlights of the proposed 2019 Municipal Budget. The Mayor’s letter is available below in full text or by clicking the graphic.  Dear Members of City Council, Residents and Taxpayers, The proposed budget for 2019 has been submitted with a total expenditure of $94,523,063 supported by a levy of $35,522,086. The […]

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Housing Assistance Programs Available Via NJHMFA

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency has programs available to assist first-time home buyers as well as those who may be facing foreclosure. $10,000 in down payment and closing costs assistance is available to first-time home buyers via the NJHFMA’s Down Payment Assistance Program, an interest-free forgivable loan program for qualified buyers. For […]

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Public Meeting Announced Regarding Green Acres Diversion

The City of New Brunswick has filed a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to divert 0.105 acres (4,581 square feet) of the Raritan River Conservation Area located between Route 1 and the New Jersey Turnpike on Block 703.03, Lot 1.03 in the City of New Brunswick, Middlesex […]

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Loans and Training Available to Local Small Businesses Through City Partnership with UCEDC

Small business owners in New Brunswick have ready access to financial assistance and supportive training through a City program intended to help them improve upon the level of service they provide to local consumers. The City of New Brunswick and UCEDC, a nonprofit small business lender and training organization, have partnered on this training and […]

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City Moving Forward on Renewable Energy Aggregation Plan

The City is moving forward on a plan to bring more renewable energy resources to our community, a plan that will help reduce our carbon footprint and help keep New Brunswick clean, green and sustainable. Earlier this year, the City Council asked the City Administration, following a suggestion from NJ Food & Water Watch, to […]

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Parking Deck Reservations Now Available in New Brunswick

Residents and visitors  now have the opportunity to reserve parking deck spaces ahead of time through a new program offered by the New Brunswick Parking Authority. Using the ParkMobile app, approximately 700 parking spaces throughout New Brunswick can now be reserved ahead of time, guaranteeing that a parking spot will be available in a preferred […]

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Free Online Workforce Development Courses Available Via Middlesex County SkillUp Program

The County of Middlesex has launched SkillUp, a new program through the Office of Workforce Development that offers more than 4,500 free online workforce development courses to Middlesex County residents. Through these courses, participants may pursue workplace training, receive guidance on job interview skills, prepare for certifications, improve their computer skills, participate in professional development […]

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