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'Flemington Four' Cleared on One Union Hotel Charge

April 20, 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A decision by a little known group called the Construction Board of Appeals Wednesday could have a big impact on the future of the “Flemington Four.”

The Flemington Four were charged with criminal trespass at the Union Hotel here in January after a video they made inside of the hotel surfaced on Facebook. They say they were in the hotel to assess its ...

State Regulators Plan Hunterdon Hearing Into JCP&L Power Outages

FLEMINGTON, NJ – State regulators have scheduled a public hearing in Hunterdon to examine Jersey Central Power & Light’s response to this winter’s storms.

“I have promised that we will get to the bottom of what led to so many state residents losing power for such a long period of time,” said state Board of Public Utilities President Joseph L. Fiordaliso in a ...

Scruffles' Death Sparks State Legislation

RARITAN TWP., NJ – The death of a dog at PetSmart here has led one state legislator to introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets.

If Sen. Kip Bateman’s bill is passed into law, pet groomers would be required to be properly trained and licensed.

Bateman  calls his proposal “Bijou’s Law” but it could just as easily have been named ...

Some Question Union Hotel Deal; Mayor Seeks Settlement in Lawsuits

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Concerns about transparency regarding Jack Cust’s Courthouse Square project, the potential use of eminent domain and the mayor’s call to negotiate settlements in  lawsuits filed against the borough dominated discussion at Monday’s Borough Council meeting.

Councilperson Michael Harris chafed that he was not invited to the meeting held Saturday where ...

Hunterdon Sheriff Supports Trump's Call for New Immigration Laws

FLEMINGTON, NJ – President Trump continued his focus on immigration today, tweeting this morning that Congress should act to change Obama-era laws.

“Our Border Laws are very weak,” Trump said on Twitter. “The Democrats stand in our way – they want people to pour into our country un-checked...CRIME!”

And on immigration, Trump has an ally in Hunterdon ...

Lawmakers Target Utilities for Charging Fees to Dead Customers

TRENTON, NJ – The state Assembly has voted 76-0 with three abstentions to prohibit telephone, cable and utility companies from charging dead customers early termination fees.

The measure specifically pertains to providers of: cable television and satellite service; cell phones; electric generation; heating oil, natural gas and propane; Internet access; and telecommunications ...

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