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September 21, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Farmers Market is back! Sponsored by the Township of EB, the EB Sustainability Task Force, EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of EBEC. The market will be held at the Brunswick Square Mall twice a month, starting in October 2020.  The market ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Jim Peck, an amateur astronomer since he first saw the Russian satellite Sputnik I in the night sky as a child, will present a virtual program, “The Sky by Day and by Night: An Introduction to the Heavens,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. The program is part of the Option ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Township and the Sustainable Jersey Committee are looking for local vendors to participate in a Winter Farmers' Market to be held on Sundays starting in October at the Brunswick Square Mall. Contact the Planning office for more details at 732-390-6870.

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY,- Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) webinar series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day is back this fall but with a new name: “Earth Day Every Day!”    Formerly "Earth Day at Home," which debuted in the spring to mark the 50th anniversary of global environmental ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  -- Sweltering summers. Warm winters. Damaging storms. Everyone is noticing these changes in New Jersey’s climate, but is there anything we can do about it? John Miraglia of the Raritan Valley Group of the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club will speak on “Climate Change in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -   In addition to power loss caused by wind damage during last week's storm, many East Brunswick homeowners have lost whole trees and branches.  Here is the schedule/plan for the pickup of natural materials. Branches are collected separately from the regularly- scheduled ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - I loved my Great-Aunt Fannie. At 97, she still lived alone and worked at her sewing machine every day. Her Yiddish name was Fagelah, which meant little bird. So when a little bird—a blue parakeet to be exact—showed up on my deck the very day Aunt Fannie died in June 2015, it ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ-  The Heavenly Farms Dog Park will reopen on Friday, June 12th. Social Distancing protocols remain in place for the guests of the dogs.  #WoofWoof https://www.eastbrunswick.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=103

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Today's update from the township of East Brunswick reminds residents that curbside collection of branches occurs on the third full week of the month throughout the year.  Tie and bundled branches to be picked up must be no longer than 4 feet long and weigh no more than 50 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Water Utility will be flushing and testing all water mains between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There may be a noticeable decrease in pressure, as well as a discoloration in the water. This is not physically harmful and will not affect the safety of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Well, the parks are now mostly closed, at least on the state and county level.  All the more reason to focus on the birdlife in backyards and neighborhoods.  And, it’s spring, a most exciting time for birders.  The winter visitors have been eating up a storm, getting ready for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Looking for something to do while staring idly out our windows or wandering the neighborhood getting fresh air and some exercise?  Watch the birds!  They are varied, beautiful and plentiful diversions during these stressful times.  Winter may be ending, but there are many kinds ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is reporting that a skunk tested positive for rabies in the Township of East Brunswick in the vicinity of Winton Ave and Mercedes Road. This is the second rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for 2020 and the first ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Spring has sprung! After three false starts with road closings that left us alone on the road, last night was amazing! If you've followed the Friends for a while, you know that we close Beekman Road each spring so that Spotted Salamanders, wood frogs, and a suite of other ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Free tree seedlings will be available in East Brunswick in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign.   Beginning at 9 am on Saturday, April 4, citizens will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the East Brunswick ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Sunday, February 16, the "Cleaning Up our Community" group, part of the East Brunswick Township Beautification Committee, held its first cleanup event. We chose an area near Hammarskjold Middle School that was brought to our attention through pictures of the area. The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jacob Iacullo, 15 year old resident of East Brunswick, has been selected for the 2019 Monmouth Council Eagle Service Project of the Year Award. This award recognizes select Eagle Scout candidates for Eagle Scout service projects that are original and have a long-lasting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ –Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps for Spring 2020. Their mission is to protect and preserve the more than 8,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.   The County recognizes that its environment ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - They're baaaaaaack!  Salamanders on are crossing Beekman Road tonight, making their annual migratory trek to the vernal pools nearby. I am writing to bring to your attention that world-famous East Brunswick salamanders have started migrating to the vernal pools. Over the next ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On these blustery winter days, are you ready to eat a little sunshine?  Ready to cook your heart out for Valentine's Day?  Want some pickles with all that great corned beef on St. Patrick's Day? The East Brunswick Sustainability Task Force wants to know your thoughts about ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Winter Birding Day tour, sponsored by the EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of the EB Environmental Commission was held on Saturday, January 11th.  With balmy, spring-like temperatures and bright sun, 48 species of birds were seen, a new record for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New enforcement of local recycling policies could be the beginning of big changes for East Brunswick in an effort to go green. As of December 2, the township announced that recycling materials must be clean, empty, and loose in cans and dumpsters. In order to recycle more ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Get ready for some rule enforcement regarding local recycling as the holiday season draws near. The East Brunswick Township Recycling Center advises residents that trash selected for recycling and set out curbside will not be collected if it is placed in plastic bags.  Several ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Interested in your local environment?  Here's the place to go to earn about how the local water supply is impacted in Middlesex County. On October 21 the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership  meeting will be held 10-noon in the Middlesex County Planning Offices at 75 Bayard ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As demand for immediate climate action rises, East Brunswick may join the ranks of many communities nationwide banning single-use plastic bags and straws as soon as 2020. For East Brunswick High School, such a ban could bring dramatic changes. According to the EBHS Student ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Some East Brunswick students are intent on making an impact on their future, and your vote can help them do it. Sustainable Jersey is a nonprofit organization that provides tools, training and financial incentives to support communities as they pursue sustainability ...

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