Police & Fire

Raritan Police, Raritan Fire, Somerville Rescue Hosting National Night Out

RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Police Department, Raritan Fire Department and Somerville Rescue Squad are celebrating National Night Out Aug. 1 with an event at Frelinghuysen Park.

The event will begin at 8:30 p.m.

Rain date will be Aug. 8.

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The event will include a free movie showing of “Finding Dory” and refreshments, as well as see and touch rescue vehicles.

Guests are invited to bring a chair or blanket and join the fun.

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Bridgewater/Raritan

Upcoming Events

Sat, November 18

The Wayrick Wildlife Gallery, at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Gallery, Bernardsville

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Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Sat, November 18, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster

2017 International Juried Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, November 18, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster

2017 International Juried Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment

Resident: It's Important to Elect People Who Can Drive Difficult Decisions

November 6, 2017

To the Editor:

I have read with great excitement the many letters and articles focused on the Bridgewater-Raritan Board of Education election. 

Electing people who can drive the many difficult discussions on the horizon regarding student needs, districting, capital improvements and many other complex topics is of the utmost importance in this election. Based on my ...

Newark Residents Arrested for Theft of More Than $1K in Merchandise at Microsoft Store, Bridgewater Police Report

November 18, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two Newark residents were arrested Nov. 7 for shoplifting more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from the Microsoft Store in the Bridgewater Commons Mall, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.

Raymond Sierra, 21, was charged with shoplifting, and was also found to have an outstanding warrant from Secaucus. Janilly Perez-Matos, 26, was charged with shoplifting ...

RideWise NJ Smart Workplaces Annual Meeting

November 14, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County business and government leaders will gather at the Raritan Valley Country Club in Bridgewater, Thursday, November 16 for RideWise's annual New Jersey Smart Workplace employer recognition breakfast.  66 businesses and municipalities will be honored for making transportation benefits and incentives available to employees. 

New Jersey ...

Would a Trip to Mars be Bad for the Heart?

Mars, the closest planet to the Earth, has always fascinated humans. From H.G Wells 1898 novel The War of the Worlds, to Orson Welles’ infamous 1938 radio broadcast about a Martian invasion, to Gustav Holst’s 1914 classical music piece Mars, the Bringer of War, to the 2015 Academy Award nominated film, The Martian mankind has long dreamed about Mars. Now NASA and private companies ...

Rutgers president addresses controversial bias incidents, says they're protected by ​First ​Amendment

November 18, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi stood by his affirmation ​of​ the First Amendment, saying those ​protections ​extend to ​the recent rash of ​anti-Semitism on campus.

At the November 16 student government town hall, Barchi​ noted the protections to incidents such as the anti-Semitic posts allegedly shared on the Facebook of a food science professor, the ...