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Hunterdon Names New Director for Parks

October 19, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The county Freeholders voted a new Parks Director at their meeting Tuesday.

Holland Township’s Dan Bush will be new to the job, but not new to Hunterdon. Freeholders called him a 23-year veteran of Hunterdon service that includes 13 years in Public Works’ supervisory positions. He is also the current Holland Township mayor and has served eight years on its ...

County Seeks Preservation of 494 Acres

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The county Freeholders have approved the preservation of seven county farms, totaling 494 acres, and to seek more than $3 million in farmland preservation funding from the state Agriculture Development Committee.

“As I have stated at previous Freeholder meetings, the preservation of farmland in our county is a priority focus of the Freeholder Board,” said ...

Raritan Township Committeeman Accused of $5 Bribe Over 9-11 Clock Flap

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Last year, officials agreed that the township’s commemorative 9-11 clock needed service. But much of the rest remains in dispute, including how they will pay for the $6,000 repair.

Township Committee approved the repair at an Oct. 18, 2016 meeting. At its meeting Tuesday, the committee introduced an ordinance to pay for the work by re-appropriating unspent funds ...

Improvements Planned for Flemington's Water Utility

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Costs related to the borough’s water utility have come under scrutiny at the last two meetings of Borough Council.

Records show that the utility includes five production wells and about 17 miles of water main that serve about 1,430 customers. Most of them are in the borough, but it also serves a few customers in Raritan Township.

Officials approved a 20-year, ...

What's With This?

FLEMINGTON, NJ – It looks like Sallie and Barry have been banished to the children’s table.

Their status has caught the attention of Borough Councilperson John Gorman, who noted at last night’s council meeting that while the public gathers in the “million dollar building” that is the restored old Historic Courthouse on Main Street here, the pair don’t seem ...

State Sets Deadline for Building Critical to Union Hotel Development Plan

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Plans to modify the interior of a building that is critical to Jack Cust’s plan to redevelop the Union Hotel and its surrounding properties have run into a speedbump.

Commonly referred to as the “Hunterdon County Bank building” at 90 Main St., it was built in 1870. Cust’s plans for the project call for preserving the outside of the building, and ...

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