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Maplewood Township Committee Meeting: Update On Avalon Apartments, Leaf Blower Ban Debate

February 25, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - During the meeting on Feb. 21, the Maplewood Township committee assured residents that construction will continue at the Avalon apartments, which had a major fire earlier this month, with strict safety supervision.

Maplewood Mayor Vic De Luca told attendees that while the cause of the fire at the Avalon apartments is still unknown, propane and other ...

East Brunswick's Amphibians are on the Move

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - What a difference a week or two makes! The snow in these photos from the last snowstorm has melted and the first signs of spring are showing up - Little things like winter fireflies, a lone singing Spring Peeper, snowdrops in a sunny sheltered spot, a Red Winged blackbird in full regalia, skunk cabbage poking out in a wetland and the first Mourning Cloak butterfly at ...

Home Energy Assistance Program

The state of New Jersey offers LIHEAP program as a relief to help Low income families that are struggling to pay  their  utility bills. The  weatherization program is also  available, these program helps to improve the heating system efficiency and conserving energy.  

The deadline to apply for these program is April 30 2017,  If you need more information contact ...

Nutley Holds Electronic Recycling Day

NUTLEY, NJ - On Saturday morning, Feb. 18, 300 Nutley residents took advantage of the warm weather and did some early spring cleaning hauling their old appliances to the first of five township held Electronic Recycling Day events at Municipal Lot 8 on William Street. Two trucks were parked in the lot, one on each end for residents to drop off. The first truck was strictly for televisions, while ...

Countdown to the Removal of 600 Year Old Oak Tree

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A timeline for events leading up to the removal of the white oak tree that has stood for more than half a millennium - and around which the village of Basking Ridge grew up - is now in place. The date on which work will begin to take down the tree has been set for April 24.

The Historical Society of The Somerset Hills, which has set up a gofundme site to help ...

Got a Green Thumb? Grow with the East Brunswick Community Garden

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Are you an apartment dweller looking for a bit of outdoor space to plant your favorite summer veggies?  A homeowner with a yard that is not really conducive to gardening (no fence -too many deer)?  A new vegan who wants to "grow local?"

Opportunity to participate in the East Brunswick Community Garden awaits.

 

The Friends of the East ...

Learn About Proposed 32,000 Horsepower Gas Powered Gas Compressor Coming to Franklin

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Committee opposing the Williams/Transco Compressor Station is scheduling a public forum on Feb. 27 to give members of the public information on the controversial project.

Williams proposed the gas compressor station, to be built in Franklin Township off Route 27 near Trap Rock Quarry, which is an active blasting site and is less than a half mile from ...

Learn About Proposed 32,000 Horsepower Gas Powered Gas Compressor Coming to Franklin

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Committee opposing the Williams/Transco Compressor Station is scheduling a public forum at Sampson G. Smith School on Feb. 27 to give members of the public information on the controversial project.

Williams proposed the gas compressor station, to be built in Franklin Township off Route 27 near Trap Rock Quarry, which is an active blasting site and is ...

Take the Berkeley Heights Green Community Pledge

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - How committed are you to protecting the environment? Take the Berkeley Heights Green Community Challenge Pledge. The Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) needs at least 335 residents to fill out this pledge. This is one of several initiatives put forth by the Environmental Commission in pursuit of Sustainable Silver Certification.

“We know ...

Springfield’s Environmental Commission meeting February 20, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Environmental Commission meets religiously on the third Monday of the month at the Chisholm Center at 7 p.m.  Because of the President’s Day holiday most of the building was locked.  So, the meeting took place in the building’s lobby. Alyson Miller as Chair of the Environmental Commission directed the meeting’s discussion.

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Sun, February 26, 1:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area , Montville Township

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Sun, February 26, 1:15 PM

South Brunswick Public Library, Monmouth Junction

Dayton Village Citizens' Coalition/South ...

Education Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden

East Brunswick's Amphibians are on the Move

February 26, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - What a difference a week or two makes! The snow in these photos from the last snowstorm has melted and the first signs of spring are showing up - Little things like winter fireflies, a lone singing Spring Peeper, snowdrops in a sunny sheltered spot, a Red Winged blackbird in full regalia, skunk cabbage poking out in a wetland and the first Mourning Cloak butterfly at ...