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New Medical Facility Approved for Former La Catena Property on Route 22 in Bridgewater

December 20, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Planning Board has cleared the way for a new medical facility for children to be built on Route 22.


The board unanimously approved a minor site plan to change the building occupancy on the property of the former La Catena restaurant to an urgent pediatric care center.


Applicant attorney Kimberly Bennett said the new pediatric ...

Planning Board Approves Specialty Grocery Store Application, No Mention of Which Store Coming

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Planning Board approved a minor site plan to revamp vacant retail space, formerly the Golfsmith, into a specialized grocery store in the Bridgewater Promenade – but details on the identity of that grocery store have not yet been released.

The applicant’s attorney said that the proposed changes were to convert the former Golfsmith store and ...

Nestlé Health Sciences Holds Inauguration of New Center in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Nestlé Health Science held the inauguration of a new Nestle Product Technology Center by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 3 in Bridgewater with Gov. Phil Murphy.

According to a release, the event marked the completion of a three-year $70 million investment to create a global research and development hub to advance the company's offerings in elevating the ...

Bob's Furniture Coming to Bridgewater, Speciality Grocery Store Too

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The former Babies 'R' Us in the Bridgewater Promenade is turning into a furniture store, though the time frame for opening is still unclear.

According to Bridgewater Township Economic Development Officer Howard Turbowitz, Bob's Furniture is coming to that location.

"We do not have any timeframe on the furniture store," he said.

In addition, ...

Bridgewater Planning Board Approves New Hotels on Former Days Inn Site on Route 22

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two new hotels with nearly 600 parking spaces in all will be coming to town.

The Bridgewater Township Planning Board unanimously approved an application from the R.I. Heritage Inn of Bridgewater LLC/S.S. Heritage Inn of Bridgewater, along with restaurants and medical offices at the former Days Inn property on Route 22.

The two new hotels, which will be built to the rear of ...

Bridgewater Planning Board Still Waiting on Detailed Floor Plans, NJDOT Approvals Prior to Center of Excellence Vote

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With requests for some more detailed drawings and plans for the residential units and more, the Bridgewater planning board continued the application for mixed use redevelopment at the Center of Excellence until the new year.

A completion of the application is now expected Jan. 28.

In early 2016, the township council approved an ordinance, on recommendation of the planning ...

Center of Excellence Application in Bridgewater Returning for Expected Vote on Project

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Representatives for the Center of Excellence are returning to the Bridgewater Township Planning Board Tuesday night for what is anticipated to be the final hearing on the mixed-use application off Route 202/206.

In early 2016, the township council approved an ordinance, on recommendation of the planning board, for a redevelopment plan at the former Sanofi Aventis site, ...

Bridgewater, Raritan Stores Have Thanksgiving, Black Friday Hours Set

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With the busiest shopping day of the year almost here, we want to help you find the best deals and know just when the stores are opening.

Black Friday is Nov. 23, although some of the bigger stories are opening in the evening on Thanksgiving, a practice that has been very controversial over the years.

Here is your list of when the biggest stores in Bridgewater and ...

Bridgewater Approves Resolution for Extending Liquor License Hours

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Despite a vote against from councilman Howard Norgalis, the township council approved a resolution to extend the hours of operation for certain establishments for the purpose of selling liquor on three dates before the holidays.

The resolution extends Sunday hours for plenary retail distribution licenses for Wegmans, Spirits of the Valley, Krisha Beverage and Buy Best Wine ...

Center of Excellence Application in Bridgewater Addresses Proposed School Bus Stop, Affordable Housing Units

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With a plan to return before the planning board one more time in November to hopefully finish up the application, representatives from the Center of Excellence came before the board Oct. 22 to address concerns about a potential school bus stop, changes to the final residential building and more.

In early 2016, the township council approved an ordinance, on recommendation of ...


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