Green

July 26, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local environmentalists, scouts, entomophiles, and curious residents gathered near Dallenbach's Lake on Friday night to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Moth Week, East Brunswick's official statewide - and now national - holiday.   In honor of the event, Assemblyman ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK – N.J. State Assemblyman Sterley S. Stanley will present a joint legislative resolution honoring National Moth Week, an international citizen science project founded in East Brunswick, at a township-wide moth night at Community Park on Friday, July 23. The presentation will take ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks has put residents on notice that the Spotted Lantern Fly has arrived in our community. The spotted lanternfly causes serious damage including oozing sap, wilting, leaf curling and dieback in trees, vines, crops and many ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Local legislators are examining the feasibility of transitioning New Jersey's public services into a more clean-energy-based format - beginning with local school buses.  The full New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill to create a three-year pilot program to explore replacing ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - National Moth Week (NMW), which was started in East Brunswick in 2012, is marking its 10th year July 17 through 25 with a call to young people around the world to learn about and observe moths in their local habitats. Each year since 2012, National Moth Week has shone a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A black bear has been spotted in the area of Rutgers Gardens and Ryders Lane this morning, says an alert issued by the New Brunswick Police Department.  Rutgers Police and New Brunswick Animal Control were on the scene this morning.  The bear was seen by workers in the woods ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.  along with fellow 18th L.D. Assemblymembers Robert Karabinchak and Sterley Stanley, recently sponsored legislation that, if approved, would allow for the renaming of Middlesex County's wildlife conservation area.  The three Democratic ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ – The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) is celebrating the completion of Flood Mitigation and Restoration Improvements to its Sayreville Pump Station by hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its Sayreville Pump Station on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. This $92 ...

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NEW JERSEY - Well, Jersey Girls and Guys, we mostly endured a hurricane, a pandemic, some flooding, lantern fly infestation, and a temporary shortage of toilet tissue, but nobody (outside the science community) could have predicted this -- a cicada invasion.  Get ready for the shed shells, the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - East Brunswick's Dallenbach Lake will be the site of a full day of free fishing, with prizes for youth participants courtesy of the State of New Jersey. The Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program's Youth Fishing Challenge is a free statewide event to promote fishing among ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last week, a rabid bat was discovered in South Brunswick Township near Ridge Road and Green Ridge Lane, according to a report from the health department. This is the third rabid animal reported in Middlesex County for 2021 and the first one in South Brunswick.             ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Borough Council, at a meeting April 19, approved a resolution for the remaining of a municipal parcel in memory of the late Peter G, Barnes, III, a former senator and assemblyman as well as New Jersey Superior Court Judge.  Resolution 21-148, which was ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saturday, May 1, 2021 was the spring East Brunswick Birding day. This semi-annual event is sponsored by the EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of the EB Environmental Commission. The day dawned sunny and “very breezy”. Not quite yesterday’s gales, but so ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was wild and blustery at East Brunswick's Great Oak Park yesterday as the township commemorated its 43rd consecutive year as a "Tree City USA."  It was also the 20th birthday of East Brunswick's Butterfly Park. All hands were on deck to celebrate all things green and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Welcome to one of the most active days of the year in East Brunswick!  Saturday, April 24 turns out to be a really active day for the township with several events contributing to a much-needed spring-cleaning by and for all residents and residences.  Need to clean up your ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Plant donations are needed! After 20 years, our beloved community Butterfly Park built and maintained by volunteers is being renovated by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks. The beds are all ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Hey, where can you go to get some fresh lobster ravioli from the Molto Bene Ravioli Company?  How about some gourmet chocolate espresso popcorn from Popcorn for the People?  Yeah, and what about some yummy turkey/cranberry treats for the pooch from the Spotted Dog ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - To promote spring-cleaning in our community, the East Brunswick Beautification Committee will hold a township-wide clean up weekend April 24 & 25.  The Committee would love to see how much trash residents can clean from our neighborhoods this year.  Instead of waiting ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —With local gardeners getting ready to start their spring plantings, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) is opening its EB Grow seed library to the public after being shuttered in 2020 due to the pandemic.   EB Grow began in 2018 as a joint project ...

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SAYREVILLE – Down a dirt road and behind a locked chain-linked fence on Bordentown Avenue, Sayreville has quietly made history. The borough’s water treatment plant, which draws water from the Duhernal Wellfield, has three on-site reservoirs comprising the largest floating solar array in the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Would you like to help make our town more attractive and welcoming? Are you interested in landscaping and planting? Are you interested in helping to clean up our town? Would you like to help with welcome packets? Please contact Traci Randzio at 732-390-6810 or ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Curbside freecycling in East Brunswick is back for Spring 2021! The event will take place over two days, April 24 & 25, 9 am-4 pm. Start your spring cleaning now, so you can participate in this township-wide project to keep usable castoffs out of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. From 9am to 12pm on Saturday, April 24th residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at Great Oak Park, 260 Rues Ln., East ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The weather has been conspiring against the migration of salamanders to vernal pools off of Beekman Road here in East Brunswick, but it can't be too long now (hopefully), say the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission. The cold, dry conditions are not what ...

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CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS 7 AND 12:  Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) released a statement criticizing the Department of Justice for defending the construction of the PennEast Pipeline. The controversial project has sparked outrage among New Jersey Democrats and has inspired legislative ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers scientists for the first time have pinpointed the sizes of microplastics from a highly urbanized estuarine and coastal system with numerous sources of fresh water, including the Hudson River and Raritan River. Their study of tiny pieces of plastic in the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature has delivered once again, with the second of three American Bald Eagle chicks cracking its egg March 2 at 6:04 a.m. The first egg hatched on Feb. 26 in the sturdy nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms. A third egg has yet to hatch. The eggs ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Months after signing expansive environmental justice legislative, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday vowed New Jersey would put its money where its mouth is - investing over $130 million in clean transportation projects. Murphy, who spoke about more green initiatives during a press ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - It's a very quiet Groundhog Day in the borough with a thick blanket of snow covering Milltown and much of the Garden State on February 2. Middlesex County's favorite groundhog, Milltown Mel is in quarantine, but he sent a message out through his social media pages telling his ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental partner to host the event "Sustainable Agriculture Projects in Zimbabwe." This virtual presentation is on Tuesday, February 9, at 7:00 pm. It is led by Tait ...

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