Government

August 8, 2018

EDISON, NJ – Council President Ajay Patil plans to introduce an ordinance requiring the registration of abandoned and vacant properties, also referred to as “zombie homes.”  Mr. Patil plans to introduce the ordinance at the August 22, 2018 meeting. A recent report by NJ.com placed the number of ...

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EDISON, NJ -  The township can field hundreds of calls per day, many centering on quality of life and infrastructure issues such as branch collections, bulk pickups, and potholes.   Most requests are made by telephone or the Township’s QAlert online system.  According to one township employee, the ...

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EDISON,NJ – On July 25, the Edison Municipal Council voted to pass this year’s municipal budget on a 5 to 2 vote.  The proposed $137 million budget will increase taxes by 1.40%. The budget runs from January 1 of this year through December 31. Council President Ajay Patil and Councilman Joseph ...

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EDISON, NJ – Yu Jiang (Jane) has been hired as Edison Township’s Public Library Director.  She replaces Judith Mansbach, who recently retired in July after serving over thirty years in the library. TAPinto Edison recently sat down with Director Jiang to discuss her vision for the Township’s library ...

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EDISON, NJ - Management & Training Corporation (MTC) has been awarded a 2-year contract - with the potential for three, one-year options - to operate the Edison Job Corps center. MTC was founded on Job Corps and currently operates 22 centers nationwide. The contract was awarded by the U.S.

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EDISON, NJ - The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded Edison a $166,404 “Clean Communities” grant for 2018, making the township one of New Jersey's ten largest municipal recipients of funds for environmental clean ups and education projects. “We are grateful for the ...

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EDISON, NJ - Three young men from Edison are among 838 rising-seniors from New Jersey attending the 73rd session of the annual American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS.) At the event, taking place at Rider University this week, the students get to "govern and interact with their peers from ...

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EDISON, NJ - Eleven U.S. Postal Service mail carriers will be honored Wednesday for, essentially, driving around the planet more than 40 times. The 11 letter carriers will be presented with the National Safety Council's prestigious "Million Mile Award" for accomplishing more than 30 years of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Middlesex Water Company said it broke ground yesterday on an underground, large-diameter water transmission main running from Edison to Metuchen.  The 42-inch diameter main will “provide critical backup water supply and ensure resiliency” said the company in a statement. The $52 ...

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EDISON, NJ - Lifelong Franklin resident, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17 Middlesex/Somerset), chairman of the Assembly Oversight, Reform, and Federal Relations Committee will host the first installment of his "Cannabis Listening Tour" at Middlesex Community College this Saturday.  The hearing is ...

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EDISON, NJ - Due to the inclement weather forecast, the annual meeting of The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park schedules for Wednesday evening has been postponed until further notice. No new date has been announced yet. Edison Township and the rest of New Jersey remains under a State of ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison Township has secured a $200,000 grant from the New Jersey legislature to pay for a survey and environmental studies of the 1,278-acre Dismal Swamp. The money will go to the Dismal Swamp Preservation Committee. The Dismal Swamp Preservation Commission – with members appointed ...

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EDISON, NJ – Middlesex County health officials said Wednesday that a rabid cat was found in the area of Woodbridge Avenue and Mill Road. According to a press release from the Middlesex County Office of Health Services, a resident found the cat in that area on Nov. 12 and attempted to care for ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison resident Luis De La Hoz, a member of the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce (MCRCC) board of directors, has been named to the transition team of Governor-elect Phil Murphy.  De La Hoz will serve as the co-chairman of a committee that focuses on economic development ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A township social worker is charged with sexually assaulting and smoking pot with a Highland Park juvenile under his care, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office announced Saturday. Miguel Garrido, 23, of Monmouth Junction faces multiple sexual assault counts including ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - On Tuesday, September 26th former ELEC (NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission) Chair Ron DeFilippis received multiple proclamations in recognition of his long time and honorable service as ELEC Chair.  Governor Chris Christie states in his proclamation "As the longest ...

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