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Raritan Mall Needs New Anchor Store Now That Stop & Shop Closing, Mayor Says

September 19, 2017

RARITAN, NJ - The Stop & Shop, on Orlando Drive, will be officially closing its doors by the end of November, according to a spokeswoman with the company.

"After a thorough review of the operating performance of our stores, we made a business decision not to renew our lease at our Raritan store location," Cindy Carrasquilla, manager of public relations and community relations for ...

Bridgewater Mall Gets Extension on Deadline for Development

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Commons Mall aims to continue to redevelop its property in the future – but wants more time to consider it.

The township’s governing body ratified a resolution at its Sept. 7 meeting to authorize the execution of a third amendment to the consolidated Phase I property redevelopment agreement for the nearly 30-year-old enclosed mall.

Prior to ...

Local, State Officials Attend Walk-Through of Raritan Businesses

RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Mayor Charles McMullin took state and local leaders on a walk-through of the borough Aug. 16 to visit local businesses.

On the walk-through were Assemblyman John DiMaio, Sen. Mike Doherty, Assemblyman Erik Peterson, Raritan Council President Denise Carra, Raritan Councilman Nicolas Carra, former Mayor Anthony DeCicco, Raritan Valley Community College Trustee Tim ...

Bridgewater Council Amends Green Knoll Grill Liquor License to Allow Outdoor Lunchtime Music

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Following discussions regarding a request from the Green Knoll Grill for outdoor music more than just in the evening hours, the Bridgewater Township Council approved a resolution amending their liquor license for outdoor music during the lunch hours.

The Green Knoll Grill has been before the council several times over the past few years regarding noise complaints and ...

Bridgewater Introducing New Debit Card Program for Earning Tax Credits

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - In addition to its regular Shop Local program, Bridgewater Township is now offering a new debit card program, called the Bridgewater Estate Card, that allows for shopping in stores and online, all while continuing to enable residents to save money on their tax bills.

The new Estate Card tax savings program, through the Texas-based Municipal Cards LLC, is licensed to the ...

Bridgewater Council Expected to Allow Outdoor Music at Green Knoll Grill During Lunchtime Hours

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council is expected to approve a resolution at an upcoming meeting that will allow the Green Knoll Grill to have outdoor music every day from noon to 2 p.m.

There was open discussion about the Green Knoll Grill regarding their live music at the July 17 meeting, and it is expected to be heard for approval at the next meeting.

The Green Knoll Grill ...

Bridgewater Approves More Liquor Licenses for Township Businesses

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council approved several more liquor licenses for businesses around town.

They were:

Plenary Consumption Liquor Licenses

California Pizza Kitchen
Seasons 52


Plenary Retail Consumption Hotel/Motel Exception

Hampton Inn and Suites
Days Inn of Bridgewater


Plenary Retail Consumption Liquor License

VC ...

The Palace Hosts SCBP Networking Event July 13

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will visit another of Somerset County’s seminal locations when they host Somerset County’s most well attended and effective networking opportunity, “Networking Night at the Palace” on Thursday, July 13 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Palace at Somerset Park.

The Palace at Somerset Park is located at 333 Davidson ...

Township Introducing Online Shopping Option for Shop Bridgewater Program

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is moving forward on a new option through the Shop Bridgewater program with an online program for purchases.

According to township administrator James Naples, the program is a supplement to the Shop Bridgewater program, and it targets online vendors as opposed to just the brick and mortar shops.

“It is an enhancement to our program,” ...

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