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Bulky Trash Pick-Ups for Spring Beginning in Bridgewater

March 23, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township has announced its 2019 spring bulky trash drop off, at 15 Polhemus Lane.

The facility is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on three Saturdays, May 11, May 18 and June 8.

Those dropping off items must have proof of Bridgewater residence, and commercial vehicles, including rental trucks, are not permitted on the site during drop-off.

Acceptable items to ...

BOE, Township Council Consider Need to Work Together in Regard to P.I.L.O.T Program Proposals

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The idea of the Bridgewater Township Council and the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education working more closely together, particularly concerning development in the municipality, has been broached at recent meetings of both governing bodies.

 

Bridgewater Township Council President Matthew Moench spoke during the public portion of the school board’s Feb. 26 ...

Preserve Bridgewater Encourages Residents to Voice Concerns About Center of Excellence

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Preserve Bridgewater held its first information session Feb. 27 to discuss the planned Center of Excellence, on Route 202/206, and mobilize residents to take action and stay informed.

The organization is a grassroots one dedicated to discussing topics on the preservation of Bridgewater’s quality of life. The group began formally in 2015 when the Center of Excellence ...

Bridgewater Introduces $44 Million Budget With Tax Decrease

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council introduced its 2019 municipal budget, set at just over $44.5 million and including a decrease in taxes.

As part of the budget introduction, the council unanimously approved an ordinance to exceed the municipal budget appropriation limits and establish a cap bank for the 2019 calendar year. Township administrator James Naples said the cap bank ...

Bridgewater Council Rescinds Ordinance Regarding Parking Prohibition on Marlin Street

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council took a step to hopefully alleviate parking problems on two residential streets.

 

The council voted unanimously at a public hearing Feb. 21 to rescind a previous ordinance passed late last year that prohibited parking along either side of the entire length of Marlin Street, and on Warren Avenue from Orchard Street to the north ...

Bridgewater Council Votes Down Ordinance Amendment to Hire 6 Police Officers, Instead Chooses to Hire 2

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township will be getting two new police officers in the near future – despite continued requests from the police department for several more.

The town council voted, 3-2, Feb. 21 to approve an ordinance that modified the number of officers in the Bridgewater Police Department, by permitting the employment of the two additional officers.

“I believe ...

Bridgewater Hears Presentation on Energy Savings from Alternative to Long-Time Providers PSE&G and JCP&L

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township and its residents may be in line for substantial energy savings, if a recent presentation by an outside party bears future fruit.

The Community Energy Aggregation (CEA) appeared before the Bridgewater Township Council recently to discuss itself as a viable alternative to long-time energy providers Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) and Jersey ...

Bridgewater Looking to Limit Political Contributions from Potential Township Redevelopers

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater’s governing body is looking to limit political campaign contributions for those individuals or groups wishing to bring redevelopment efforts to town.
 
The Bridgewater Township Council held a discussion about an ordinance that would amend a chapter on land use, and create a new part on redeveloper agreements for contributions to election campaigns. Under ...

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