New Brunswick Spending $882K for New Park

August 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City leaders Tuesday approved a contract to build a new park at a cost of more than $882,000, an amount previously seen as above the estimated price tag for the project.

Council members approved a $882,756.25 contract with A-Tech Concrete Company of Edison to construct a park on Welton Street.

Last month the city rejected a slightly higher bid of $897,316.25 from the ...

Urgent 'Back-To-School' Donations Call, Backpacks, Calculators Needed

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With an unprecedentedly high number of families seeking help, the New Brunswick Corps of the Salvation Army is making a plea for donations of back-to-school supplies.

As result of the large number of requests, the Salvation Army this year has started a waiting list of family asking for assistance.

Among the items being sought are backpacks and calculators for high school ...

South Plainfield’s Youth Learn What It Takes to Become Police Officers at the Junior Police Academy

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - The young cadets of South Plainfield’s Junior Police Academy were just feet away from a water rescue demonstration on August 7th at the Community Pool by the South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department as part of an intense five-day course that took place August 6th through 10th from 8am - 1pm, sponsored by the South Plainfield Police Athletic League.  The ...

City Proposes Using $553K in Fed Funds for Affording Housing

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials want to use $553,274 in federal funds to partially finance construction of a multi-family affording housing development on Remsen Avenue in partnership with a non-profit agency that now owns the property.

The city is seeking to amend its Consolidated Action Plan for 2017-2018 to reallocate the money for a project at 45 Remsen Ave., property owned by ...

New Brunswick Leaders Vote on 'Renewable Energy' Ordinance

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials are one step closer to purchasing electricity in bulk for all residential property owners, and to requiring that the energy eventually come entirely from environmentally-friendly renewable sources.

Council members last week passed an ordinance on first reading to have the city negotiate with a power supplier to provide electricity to all city homeowners at ...

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