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RideWise Releases Street Smart Raritan Report

March 17, 2019

RARITAN, NJ – The Borough of Raritan announced the conclusion of the Street Smart pedestrian safety campaign conducted by the Raritan Police Department with assistance from RideWise – the Bridgewater-based nonprofit transportation advocacy organization – and community businesses.

The campaign was initiated last summer, and included 119 hours of pedestrian safety enforcement ...

UPDATE: Pepper Spray Believed to be Cause of Odor in BRHS Cafeteria, Students Let Back Into School

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police were sent to Bridgewater-Raritan High School at 11:45 a.m. Friday after a student possibly released pepper spray into the air.

According to police, they were sent to the main cafeteria for an unknown odor. The cafeteria was evacuated, and police, fire, and rescue responded to the scene.

Police said an investigation found that a student possibly ...

BRHS Students Evacuated After Odor Detected in Cafeteria, Police Say All Clear

BRIDGWATER, NJ - Students at Bridgewater-Raritan High School were evacuated around noon Friday because of an odor in the cafeteria, but police say there is no emergency.

According to a Nixle alert from Bridgewater Township Police, students were evacuated as a precaution after an odor was detected in the cafeteria.

Police say there is no emergency.

Raritan Police: Raritan Man Arrested for Brandishing Brass Knuckles During a Verbal Altercation

RARITAN, NJ - A Raritan man was arrested in connection with an altercation at a convenience store on West Somerset Street and the possession of brass knuckles, according to a release from Raritan Borough Police.

Mark Ditaranto, 35, was charged with fourth degree possession of brass knuckles and harassment with regard to the incident Feb. 28.

According to Raritan Police Sgt. Everett Holt, at ...

Bridgewater Approves Hiring 2 New Police Officers Despite Police Chief's Request for 12

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Despite previous requests from the police department for upwards of 12 new police officers, the Bridgewater Township Council voted, 3-2, on both a resolution and the introduction of an ordinance that will add two new officers to the township.
 
The ordinance, which will have its public hearing Feb. 21, will modify the number of police officers to allow the two additional ...

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