Education

BRHS Robotics Team 303 Holding Sensory Fair

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School Robotics Team is welcoming children ages 5 to 12 to the first annual sensory fair Dec. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the small cafeteria of the high school.

The fair is aimed at supporting local children with special needs, as well as people who may feel uncomfortable at public events. There will be booths with sensory-friendly activities, like a slime table and a puzzle table.

The event will also feature a resource center for all attendees.

The entrance to the fair is free of charge, and everyone is welcome.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Neshanic Station man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle crash on Route 22 East Nov. 29.

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