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Bridgewater Planning Board Approves Application for PSE&G Upgrades to Help Prevent Power Failures

December 3, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A PSE&G substation in Bridgewater Township will be getting a power boost in the future.


The Bridgewater planning board voted unanimously Monday to approve a minor site plan for the North Bridge Substation, which will receive an upgrade of a new 69KV power line.


The application, which passed by a 7-0 vote, did not seek variance relief of any kind.

Raritan Council Supports Resolution Regarding Need for Statewide Transparency Regarding Political Monetary Donations

RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough has approved a resolution in support of efforts to provide greater transparency with regard to political donations, while also limiting the influence of money in politics.

The council heard from David Goodman, of Represent.Us/Central NJ, who spoke about the national organization with 41 chapters in total that is concerned about the effect of big money in ...

Paving Done on Leghorn Avenue, Final Improvements Expected to be Finished Before Thanksgiving, Bridgwater Officials Say

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The township is celebrating the completion of roadwork after about a year of work on Leghorn Avenue – but some residents are still concerned about final improvements that need to be done.

According to township engineer Dave Battaglia, the full length of the road is paved, as of last week.

“Construction projects are inconvenient, and this had other complications ...

Bray, Melitsky 'Excited' to Get to Work for Raritan, Still Awaiting Final Absentee Ballot Results

Editor's Note: All mail-in ballots for Raritan have been counted, and the results of the election remain unchanged. Bray received 1,389 votes, Melitsky received 1,306 votes, Foohey received 1,249 votes and Ifan received 1,185 votes.

RARITAN, NJ - Despite delays in counting mail-in votes because of the volume of ballots submitted to the county, Republican incumbent Zachary Bray and his ...

Bridgewater Votes Yes to Referendum Question on Using Open Space Funds for Capital Work

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater residents have voted yes to a referendum question regarding using open space funds for the purchase of historic properties and capital expenditures.

The question asked to use up to 25 percent of existing money from the Open Space Trust Fund to pay for the purchase of historic properties, as well as capital expenditures for repairs of properties that are ...

Bridgewater Council Discusses Prevention for Irregularities in Housing Rehabilitation Bids

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council recently discussed housing rehabilitation concerns in the municipality, particularly changes made without following proper procedure with the Housing Advisory Board.


Members of the council said they wanted to look into irregularities in both bids and contractor information.


Township administrator James Naples said that ...


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