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Council Suspends Green Knoll Grill Liquor License for One Day

August 18, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Green Knoll Grill, in Bridgewater, has had its liquor license renewed, but it won’t be selling any alcoholic beverages on Sept. 16.

The Bridgewater Township Council voted unanimously at its Aug. 15 meeting to suspend the restaurant’s liquor license for one day, following a noise infraction that took place on the premises June 10.

A number of individuals ...

Bridgewater Introduces Update to Fees for Sewer Costs for Commercial Properties

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council heard an update on the municipal sewer ordinance, including changes in accompanying fees and other related issues, mainly for commercial properties.

Township personnel have been working on several sewer utility projects since 2020. Municipal services director Thomas Genova said the goal was to operate both efficiently and cost-effectively ...

Residents Concerned About PSE&G Plan for Secondary Driveway Through Cul-De-Sac

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents came before the Bridgewater Township Council Aug. 1 to make their feelings known about a potential energy company project that might drastically alter their quality of life.

The residents were mostly from the cul-de-sac at Park and Sebring avenues, located off Route 22, an area that PSE&G allegedly wants to make changes to by establishing a secondary driveway ...

Township Combines Bond Ordinances Finance Improvement Costs

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township officials adopted a resolution to combine five separate bond ordinances to finance part of the cost of improvements to be made in the municipality, up to a maximum of $21,930,000.

Bond counsel John Draikiwicz reminded the Bridgewater Township Council that it was last year that Anthony Inverso, a municipal financial advisor, appeared to discuss plans to ...

Alpine Way Residents Concerned Over Request for 20-Foot Access Way to Driveway

RARITAN, NJ - Residents of Alpine Way, a cul-de-sac in Raritan Borough, voiced their concerns over a road opening permit that requests a 20-foot-wide access way to the driveway of 43 Alpine Way, or lot 1902.

The access way would cross over a paper street, a “right of way” that appears on the borough’s tax map, essentially creating a driveway from Alpine Way to lot ...

Portion of Somerset Street to be Renamed Basilone Boulevard

RARITAN, NJ - A portion of Somerset Street, from Thompson Street to First Avenue, will be given the honorary name of Basilone Boulevard.

According to councilman Pablo Orozco, every Marine base has a Basilone Boulevard in honor of John Basilone, the most decorated Marine in history.

Basilone was a Raritan resident and World War II hero who was the only enlisted Marine to receive both the ...

BRHS Rising Senior Lobbies for Legislation to Increase Civic Engagement Opportunities for Students

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Not many people, let alone high school students, can say they were a main factor in passing a statewide law, but Bridgewater student Will Atkins did just that all year long. 

Atkins lobbied New Jersey state legislators to introduce, and now pass, the “Involve Our Youth” Act, a piece of legislation which, when passed, would give New Jersey students an allotted ...

Bridgewater Discusses Planned Upgrades to Senior Center

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is committed to upgrading its senior center by utilizing grant funding from the county.

Deputy township administrator Wells Winegar made a short presentation before the town council July 7 meeting.

The grant had been awarded about a year ago, through the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act. The council had originally approved a ...

Bridgewater Council Debates Noise Complaints at Green Knoll Grill, Possibility of Prohibiting Outdoor Music

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The story of the Green Knoll Grill against some of its disgruntled neighbors continues.

Complaints about noise issues with the longstanding bar and restaurant on Route 202/206 were renewed at the June 23 meeting of the Bridgewater Township Council, just one week after several members of the public had brought complaints before the municipal governing body at a special meeting ...

Raritan Moving Forward With Redevelopment Projects

RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough continues to expand redevelopments projects while awaiting updates on projects the borough is eager to see progress. 

Borough engineer Stanley Schrek said the borough is waiting for funding to come through for the redevelopment of First Avenue and Bruns Street, while Block 81—the multi-family apartments near the Raritan train station, between 1st ...

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Tue, August 23, 7:00 PM

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Fri, August 26, 11:00 AM

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Resident: School Security Discussions Should be in Public

August 9, 2022

To the Editor:

Township police officers protect our children and employees.

I read Mr. (Robert) Beers' comments and letter to the public. I am dismayed that a public official, Superintendent Beers, would insist that this discussion take place "behind closed doors." As caretaker of the township's school system, its students and employees, bright sunlight is ...

Mount Bethel Village Shows Appreciation to First Responders with Ice Cream Drive Thru

August 19, 2022

Mount Bethel Village, a leading adult special needs community, gave first responders a break on Wednesday by handing out ice cream and drinks to the local heroes to show the community’s appreciation for all they do.

Residents lined up outside the building with stations filled with delicious treats and refreshing drinks greeting and cheering on each fire and police vehicle that came ...

Sunday Gathering in Somerville Will Confront the Ravages of Addiction

August 19, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A loosely-knit army of combatants will descend on the Historic Somerset County Courthouse Sunday night to comfort one another and confront the enemy - the disease of addiction.

The event is scheduled from 6-8:30 p.m.; in the event of inclement weather, the alternate venue is Somerville High School, 221 Davenport St.

Many carry the physical and mental scars of ...

TAPinto Rahway Publisher David Brighouse Gives Back to the Community

RAHWAY, NJ — David Brighouse gives back to a place that has given so much to him.

"I feel like we have an obligation to give back," Brighouse said. "I owe something to the community."

He was born in Rahway — at Rahway Hospital, when babies were born there — and raised there too. Brighouse was a student in the Rahway Public School system, the same ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

August 12, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...