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Bridgewater Council Approves Contracts for Legal, Custodial Services

June 17, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 2017 municipal audit, municipal road repair, professional services and upcoming fireworks displays were all featured among a package of resolutions that were ratified by the Bridgewater Township Council at a recent meeting.

The resolution regarding the township's audit passed unanimously. The council had passed a previous resolution in May that ...

Bridgewater Township Approves Liquor License Renewals for Local Businesses

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council unanimously renewed plenary retail consumption liquor licenses for a number of establishments in town, with those 2018–2019 renewals being granted all at once during the council’s June 7 meeting.

The first set of renewals was for Squires Corner Liquors, Inc., Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. and Ramaram, Inc., also known as Buy Best ...

Bridgewater Introduces Ordinance Setting Salaries for Municipal Employees

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council will vote later this month on a 2018 salary ordinance that was introduced at the governing body’s June 7 meeting by unanimous vote.

 

The public hearing on the ordinance – which will set compensation for the mayor, council members, department heads, and certain other municipal employees – will be held at the ...

Bridgewater Council Divided Over Issues of Open Space and Increasing Taxes

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The question of open space in Bridgewater Township, and the possibility of going to referendum for an open space tax, was discussed at length by the municipal council, although a definitive form of action has yet to be decided.

Some members of the town’s governing body were in favor of increasing open space and possibly taxes, or for perhaps leaving those matters ...

Bridgewater Resident Finishes Internship in Leonard Lance's Office

WASHIINGTON, D.C. - Bridgewater resident Charles Fritz recently completed an internship in the office of Rep. Leonard Lance at the Capitol Hill office.

Fritz, 21, is a rising senior at Georgetown University, and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in foreign service, according to a release.

"Charles is an intelligent young man, and it was a pleasure to have him join us as a member of ...

Bridgewater Approves Ordinance for Sewer Improvements Despite Concerns Over How Property is Chosen

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council recently approved an ordinance for over $1 million in sewer improvements for the municipality, but not without some concerns expressed by at least one official.

The council approved an ordinance for $1.05 million worth of various sewer improvements by a 4-0 vote, following a public hearing in which no one from the audience spoke. Council ...

Residents Looking for Final Donations Toward $1.95 Million Goal to Save 36-Acre Wemple Property

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A group of dedicated residents have almost raised enough money to purchase the Wemple property, off Steele Gap Road, in an effort to preserve the historic piece of land.

According to Inder Banga, of Bridgewater Residents United, Bridgewater resident Bob Vaucher has been working with residents, the town and others to save the Wemple property from being sold to build ...

Bridgewater's Delaware Drive Residents Request Repaving for Frequently Icy Road Corner

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Delaware Drive residents are looking to get some relief from the Bridgewater Township Council.

More than a dozen such residents spoke at a recent council meeting about abating ongoing dangerous winter weather road conditions that exist on their block.

Delaware Drive resident Ray Daniel said there are 18 homes situated on what is a cul de sac with “bad ...

Bridgewater Council's Deadlocked Vote Kills Ordinance that Included Park Signage Upgrades

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township’s nearly two dozen parks won’t be getting upgraded signage at their entrances any time soon.

The township council rejected a bond ordinance for $547,000 for various acquisitions and improvements for Bridgewater’s Public Works, Parks and Police departments that would have also included upgrades to local park ...

EPA Proposes Plan to Treat American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The United States Environmental Protection Agency, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Bridgewater Township, announced Wednesday the cleanup proposal for the final portion of the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, according to a release.

The Superfund site, in the Finderne section of town, is on both the National ...

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