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Photo Gallery: Hillsborough Rotary Fair, Day VI

August 19, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The XI annual Hillsborough Rotary Fair closed down late Sunday afternoon after a successful six-day run, having entertained thousands of visitors despite the constant threat of rain, thunder and lightning.

For the most part, the adverse weather skirted the fairgrounds off Route 206, with a constant stream of visitors passing through the main entrance eager to buy their ...

Somerville Elks’ Motorcycle Club Hits the Road to Help 6-Year-old Boy

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 Motorcycle Committee will sponsor its III annual "Poker Run for Ben" Aug. 19, with registration beginning at 10 a.m.

The Somerville Elks Lodge is located at 375 Union Ave. in Bridgewater.

Ben Falcone, a 6-year-old boy from Martinsville, was diagnosed shortly after birth with Tracheal & Laryngeal Malaysia and Mediterranean Fever ...

Regional Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian ...

Literacy Volunteers Holding Information Session, Training Classes

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is holding information sessions about becoming a volunteer adult literacy tutor.

Sessions are being held in September, with one at the Bridgewater Township Library Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Hillsborough Township Library Sept. 12 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; and Franklin Township Library Sept. 13 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Nestlé in Bridgewater Works with Habitat for Humanity to Build House

DOVER, NJ - Nestlé, in Bridgewater, held its third annual national day of service, Nestlé Cares, and employees at the Bridgewater location took part in an event with Habitat for Humanity.

The day of service is a community-based event, and the Bridgewater office worked on the construction of a Habitat for Humanity house, and presented a basket of nutritious foods to ...

Bridgewater Supporting Project First Class to Collect School Supplies

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township and the Bridgewater Senior Citizens Center have partnered to encourage support of the county's Project First Class school supplies collection.

The project is run by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women, and benefits children of families served by the Food Bank Network of Somerset County and Feeding Hands.

All types of new schools ...

Bridgewater Women Honored for Service to the Somerset County 4-H

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -  A couple Bridgewater residents were named outstanding volunteers by the Somerset County 4-H for 2018.

They, along with several other Somerset County residents, were recognized July 18 during a 4-H Association meeting, as well as a dinner reception in their honor July 25.

Betty Sommerville, of Bridgewater, has been with the 4-H program for 25 years, starting as the ...

Girl Scout Troop 60046 Earns Bronze Award

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Girl Scout Troop 60046, of Hillside Intermediate School, earned its Bronze Award.

A Bronze Award in Girl Scouts is the highest honor a Junior Girl Scout can receive. 

The girls decided to build a GaGa pit for their award. The GaGa pit would provide more activity at the Somerset Hills Swim Club (SHSC), and it encourages kids to be more active.

Troop ...

Bridgewater's Carollo Achieves Eagle Scout Rank

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Marcus A. Carollo, son of Peter and Jackie Carollo of Bridgewater, has achieved Eagle Scout rank, boy scouting's highest rank.

Carollo, 19, is a member of Boy Scout Troop 46, sponsored by Blessed Sacrament Church in Martinsville, and under the leadership of Scoutmaster Scott Lau. Carollo began his scouting career as a Tiger Cub with Pack 46 and continued ...

Girl Scout Troop 62414 Earns Service Award and Bridges to Seniors

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Members of the Bridgewater-based Girl Scout Cadette Troop 62414 each recently completed the requirements to earn the Community Service Bar via a partnership with The Bristol Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. 

Each Cadette raised funds to purchase items, partnered with local businesses to secure ...

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