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Night Work on Sewer Mains on North Maple and Madisonville Road Scheduled for This Week

July 22, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - During the week starting on Monday, July 24, nighttime sewer work is scheduled to take place at two locations North Maple Avenue, between Birch Drive and Madisonville Road, and at two locations on Madisonville Road between North Maple Avenue and Harding Township, Bernards Township announced at the end of last week.

Work is scheduled for nighttime ...

Photos: Trump's Last Visit to Bedminster Accompanied by Air Intercept of Errant Private Plane

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - Somerset Hills residents have become accustomed to weekend visits from President Trump. However, this past weekend there was a twist. That twist came in the form of the roar of a fighter jet intercepting an errant private aircraft.

President Trump attended the LPGA United States Womens Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster last weekend, Accordingly, ...

Annin Road, Douglas Road, Due to Close Tuesday for Final Paving, Restriping

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The completion of road projects on Annin Road and Douglas Road are scheduled to close both roads again on Tuesday, July 11, if weather permits the work take to take place.

Paving on Annin Road from North Stone Hedge Drive to I-287 is scheduled to be completed between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, weather permitting, the township announced on Monday.

During that ...

Bernards Set to Spend $49K for Protective Gear for Firefighters

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee meeting includes a resolution for the purchase of firefighters' protective clothing and equipment to outfit the township's all-volunteer fire companies.

The firefighting gear is due to be purchased through a state contract with the New Jersey Fire Equipment Company in Green Brook.

The resolution on ...

Douglas Road Reopened; Annin Road Work Delayed

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The repaving of Douglas Road was a road project about which the towns of Far Hills and Bernards Township debated for years, and even once the two municipalities applied for and received a state grant to fund, was delayed in 2016 when Gov. Chris Christie put a strangehold on state transportation funds in order to push through a 23-cents gas tax.

Douglas Road to reopen ...

Eighteen Arrested in Bi-County Drug Sweep

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A drug sweep in Somerset and Middlesex counties netted a quantity of heroin, cocaine and other drugs, resulting in 18 arrests, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The investigation resulted in the seizure of approximately 370 grams of raw heroin, 2 pounds of marijuana, approximately 1,300 bags of heroin, approximately 44 grams of cocaine, 20 ...

Change In Fireworks Law Allows Sparklers, But Leaves Many On The Don't List In NJ

MILLTOWN, NJ - Only New Jersey, Delaware and Massachusetts were among the holdouts for banning the sale and use of all consumer fireworks. However, a recent change in the law has made a handful of fireworks legal in the Garden State. New Jersey now joins Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Vermont as states that allow only the sale and use of sparkler and novelty fireworks.

The Milltown Police Department ...

Somerville: K9 Children’s Book Author Donates Proceeds to Buy Protective Vest for K9 Basilone

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Author Jim Wiater came up with the story by chance. He was multi-tasking – driving the car and entertaining his young daughters, Nikki and Kaci with a story that he made up as he drove.  

Over the years, he expanded and refined the story line, sat down, and began to write. Finally, last year, he self-published “The Adventures of Solo, The Big ...

Annin Road to Close to Through-Traffic Starting Wed., June 21

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Following the start of a road construction project this week, Annin Road is due to be closed to traffic during working hours with a detour in place beginning on Wednesday, June 21, the township announced.

Work on sidewalk, curb and infrastructure repairs on Annin Road started on Monday, and will continue throughout the week, according to the ...

Summit Mayor Thanks Somerville For Support Following Police Officer's Death on Route 78 in Bernards

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The mayor of Summit sent a hand-written letter to Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher thanking the borough, its police force and residents for helping her town work its way through the emotional roller coaster that accompanied the unexpected death of Summit police officer Matthew Tarentino, who grew up and lived in Somerville.

Tarentino, 29, was killed May 30 in a three-car ...

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