Business & Finance

June 12, 2021

Our 11th year young Small Biz Networking Meetup will be meeting at Al Fresco’s Restaurant, located at Shoppes at Flemington, with a great 3-course lunch for $19. Our Meetups: We do networking for the first half hour, where our members get to speak and tell us about their services, This followed ...

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Flemington Summer Book Fest: Borough Opens New Chapter On The Arts The East Coast’s largest Memorial Day Book Festival, Flemington Summer Book Fest, will be returning to the Borough Memorial Day Weekend, Friday May 28 through Monday May 31. Nearly 2,000 bibliophiles are expected to visit ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The potential buyer of the borough-owned Filling Station at 144 Main Street asked the Flemington Borough Council May 10 to help pay the cost of unanticipated cleanup of the site. Skylar Bird, of Lambertville, hopes to buy the former gas station to make it a restaurant.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On May 20 at 4 p.m., the New Jersey Highlands Council (Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council) will meet to decide the application for Highlands Council Performance Petition Package, including the Highlands Master Plan element, which was approved by the Board of County ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - With COVID cases declining, Flemington Borough is beginning to move toward reopening offices and hosting events. At a council meeting Monday night, Emergency Management Coordinator Corp. Brian McNally said that the county overall has seen a rapid decline in COVID cases, moving ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Barkley’s Marketplace, a family-owned pet supplies store in Flemington, recently expanded to a second location in Branchburg, and is preparing to celebrate a “Grand Opening Month” in May. The store has been open in Flemington for 10 years, and owner Andy Cohen said they work to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Saddle Brook-based Captiva Main Street LLC has filed an application with the Flemington Planning Board to build 100 apartments on the former Agway site on North Main Street. Plans call for building two buildings. One will have 23 one-bedroom units; 36 two-bedroom units and ...

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The Small Business Networking Group will feature Joey Novick as speaker Tuesday, April 20th at Al Fresco's, located at 100 Reaville Ave, in Flemington.  Joey Novick has been a political comedian, camp counselor, editorial director, busboy, radio show host, professional speaker, child actor, ...

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Ditschman/Flemington Lincoln, a proud member of Flemington Car & Truck Country located on Route 202 South in Flemington, has been named 2021 Lincoln DealerRater of the Year for the entire United States. What does that mean? It means that the dealership has been recognized for outstanding ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Planning Board gave unanimous approval Tuesday night to preliminary and final plans for Courthouse Square, allowing the project that will encompass an entire block of Main Street to move forward. Developer Jack Cust intends to build 206 apartments, ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Committee extended its outdoor dining regulations until Dec. 31 in an effort to help businesses stay open while state COVID restrictions remain in place. As the pandemic marks its one-year anniversary, Raritan Township Office of Emergency Management Director ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Residents expressed concerns over traffic, parking and aesthetics with their questions to experts on Tuesday night as the Flemington planning board moved forward on its hearing for the application to develop Courthouse Square. Developer Jack Cust plans to renovate the former ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Courthouse Square developer Jack Cust went before the Flemington Planning Board Feb. 23 to provide details on his efforts to transform Main Street in downtown Flemington. The Flemington council has already approved Cust’s redevelopment efforts, which call for renovating the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Paul Marciano has lived near Flemington for most of his life. He’s seen the good times, when busloads of New Yorkers would come out on the weekends to visit the outlet shops. He’s seen the bad times, when Main Street storefronts remained empty, when the Union Hotel closed ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough’s assessed property value grew by $7.47 million in 2020, a 1.62 percent increase, according to tax assessor Edward Kerwin. Apartment buildings grew the greatest in assessed value, increasing by 5 percent last year, he said. “We’re still doing pretty well, ...

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce under the guidance of President Chris Phelan, has continued successfully to have many leads exchange networking events. Their ongoing networking efforts have included early morning gatherings usually held in north and south ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township’s Green Team will offer local businesses the opportunity to upgrade lighting, HVAC systems, motors and other electrical appliances so they’re more energy efficient, at a savings of up to 70%. The township committee approved of the team moving forward in ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - The Raritan Township Committee tabled a controversial plan to rezone a former golf driving range on Route 202 to allow for a warehouse and distribution center. The committee has been debating the rezoning for nearly a year. At its last meeting, a group of nearby residents ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough has hired a financial analyst to help it craft a tax incentive deal for the redevelopment of the former Agway site on North Main Street. At a meeting Jan. 25, the council agreed to hire Beacon Planning and Consulting, of Colts Neck, to put together a financial ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington is well-poised to become a vibrant downtown based on emerging real estate trends, planners told the nearly 50 people who turned out for a community Zoom session on the borough’s future on Wednesday night. “Downtowns will be more important to the success of their ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Business Improvement District won honorable mention in the Downtown Placemaking Awards for its multi-pronged marketing campaign to encourage people to shop and eat downtown. It won in the category of winning winter/small organization. Downtown New Jersey ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - The Raritan Township Planning Board has developed recommendations for the master plan of a former driving range in need of redevelopment. The township committee tasked the board with reviewing and drafting recommendations on an amended version of the redevelopment plan ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough and several business groups will be hosting a final Zoom session seeking input for the borough’s future on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The session is open to the public here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84394363542 It’s one of several online meeting the borough has ...

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NEW JERSEY — Flemington Mayor Betsy Driver participated in a panel of mayors speaking about how they have navigated the pandemic for, and with, their townships.  The Jan. 21 presentations and discussion focused on downtowns, as it was part of Downtown NJ’s annual conference, happening ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Interior demolition work has commenced on the Union Hotel ,while developer Jack Cust seeks site plan approval from the Flemington Planning Board for the remainder of the Courthouse Square project. A recent winter storm blew a hole in the brick wall on the back side of the hotel.

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved the latest of its municipal-level economic development grant awards, aimed at helping towns in the county attract business investments and creating a few more feasible application processes through addressing the local ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Two New Hope business partners are hoping to open a marijuana dispensary in Flemington. Edward Salzman and Laurie McHugh, who own a chain of CBD oil stores including one in New Hope, approached the Flemington council Monday to gauge interest in a dispensary in the borough now ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Like every Main Street business this year, the Flemington Community Partnership found it needed to do things differently to help the borough’s businesses thrive during COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions. Rather than spend money promoting events, most of which were canceled, the ...

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Calling all students! Operation Jersey Cares needs you to enter our writing competition, to help honor our veterans at this very special time of year.  There is no better time to honor our American patriots who are overseas defending our freedom.  "Operation Jersey Cares aims to honor those ...

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The Annual Board of Directors Election race for the 2021 Board of the Flemington Community Partnership (FCP) has been certified by Flemington Borough Clerk Sallie Graziano. The winners are returning Board Members: Bob King, Lone Eagle Brewery and Kim Ward Basco, River Valley Realty. New to the ...

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