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August 16, 2022

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council voted unanimously to approve a bond ordinance resolution, following a public hearing, for over $1.47 million to finance the purchase of the new home for the Flemington Police Department at 200 Main Street. The site, at just under 3 acres of land, ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan residents Ron Tonge and Stephen Rubin spoke to the township committee about concerns over a proposed winery one of their neighbors is planning out of their home near Thatchers Hill Road. According to Tonge, the community is one where “people chat in the streets and ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The board of county commissioners unanimously approved a resolution strongly opposing the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s special conditions imposed on each craft brewery license, requesting the conditions put into effect July 1 “be removed ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough Council took action to correct errors made in June with the approval of an initial resolution for the hire of Michael Humphrey as the new acting Flemington Borough clerk and business administrator. On June 11, council heard comments from 2022 Flemington ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The next stages of redevelopment involving more potential multifamily housing and business growth in Flemington Borough will fall within the context of a “bigger picture” as zoning changes and examination of key areas of the town are set for official deliberations over the next two ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - After a controversial application was deferred in early July to accommodate the expected large community turnout, Flemington Borough Planning Board Vice Chair Susan Monaco Englehardt announced July 26 that the next board meeting will not be at Borough Hall (38 Park Avenue), but at ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Following a public hearing, the Flemington Borough Council unanimously approved the municipality’s purchase of 200 Main Street to become the new borough police headquarters, plus a municipal drinking water well site and community playground. The resolution approving the purchase ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Following a public hearing July 25, Flemington Borough will begin permitting the consumption of alcohol in public along Stangl Road, in the arts and cultural district, during weekends and only at specific times. The legal permission to consume alcoholic beverages in public in ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Residents spoke out at a recent township committee meeting regarding concerns over engineering issues at Hunterdon Creekside, a new 55+ community in town. Jane Gorman-Mendez, a resident of the retirement community and president of the Master Association and Condo Association at ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township is moving forward with plans for electric car charging stations. The committee held a public hearing on an ordinance establishing zoning rules and regulations for electric car charging stations and related equipment, to be installed in make-ready parking spots ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A proposal with corresponding financing to move the Flemington Borough Police Department from 100 Main Street to 200 Main Street began the approval process at the local level July 11. The Flemington Borough Council introduced an ordinance for the borough’s purchase of 200 Main ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - After careful considerations of legal parameters and potential public safety matters, the Flemington Borough Council introduced an ordinance permitting the consumption of alcoholic beverages in public, only along Stangl Road, between the vicinity of Lone Eagle Brewery and up to the ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township engineer and planner Tony Hajjar is no longer employed by Raritan Township as of this week, according to the township. Hajjar was promoted to township engineer in 2012 to replace the retiring Fred Coppola, and became the township planner around 2016. He is a ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - At Monday’s Flemington Borough Council meeting, Mayor Betsy Driver addressed the rising tensions over the possibility of the Calvary Episcopal Church and Family Promise’s application before the borough planning board for a transitional housing facility for mothers and their ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council voted unanimously in favor of submission of a grant application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and to execute a grant agreement with NJDOT, for the Main Street and Church Street Improvement Project. Borough engineer Jerome Harris ...

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RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Township Committee chose Bob King to fill the vacancy left by now-county commissioner Jeff Kuhl during the June 21 meeting. King was selected by the committee and sworn in to replace Kuhl, who was selected to take over a vacancy on the county board of commissioners in ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Former Hunterdon County Prosecutor Sharon Ransavage and a handful of colleagues returned to the Historic Courthouse in Flemington June 21, with plans to speak to the commissioner board regarding approval of a resolution that calls for universal background checks on all gun ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - After several critical components took time to be ironed out, the Flemington Borough Council approved a redeveloper agreement with Hoboken Brownstone Company for the pending transformation of Liberty Village, once ranking as America’s premier destination shopping outlet, into a ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - With Borough Clerk Sallie Graziano set to retire effective Aug. 1, the Flemington Borough Council has decided to fill her position and expand the clerk role to be a hybrid of municipal administrator and borough clerk. At a meeting June 13, the council approved a resolution for ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution June 7 allocating $300,000 from federal American Rescue Funds to the county’s Department of Human Services in order to expand mental health and other social services, particularly in local schools. The move ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - The Raritan Township Committee was a little empty during the June 8 meeting because longtime member Jeff Kuhl wasn’t sitting in his usual seat. On May 24, the Hunterdon County Republican Party unanimously chose Kuhl to join the county board of commissioners, leading him to turn ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Following the retirement of longtime Hunterdon County commissioner Matt Holt on May 1, the board of county commissioners rounded out its dais with a fifth member June 7. Raritan Township committeeman Jeff Kuhl was sworn in as a new county governing official. Pursuant to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council introduced an ordinance to amend the code of the borough, with the addition of section 2-30 establishing a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program with the municipal operations. The public hearing on the establishment of the CERT team will ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council has authorized a new agreement with the municipally-appointed engineering consulting firm, CME Associates, for engineering services and the performance of traffic analyses aimed at determining the viability of three projects in town. The projects ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - The public gathered May 19 for the long-awaited zoning board meeting regarding the proposal of new warehouses on vacant land on Route 202 opposite the Flemington Mall. The applicants, Flemington 202 Properties, came before the zoning board because manufacturing and warehousing ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council approved a resolution May 9 to accept the retirement of borough clerk Sallie Graziano, effective Aug. 1. Graziano was visibly emotional as members of council noted their thanks and appreciation for her in all she has done as the clerk, being the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council approved a non-recourse redevelopment bond in a principal amount of $300,000 for the Courthouse Square project. Borough redevelopment attorney Andrew Brewer explained that this Redevelopment Area Bond (known as a RAB) amount represents a part of ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Board Director John E. Lanza explained the takeaways of his meeting with Gov. Phil Murphy in Lambertville prior to the commissioner meeting May 3. Lanza said he has hopes state and federal officials can partner on efforts to make New Jersey’s communities ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council voted unanimously to approve the municipal budget for 2022. Total general appropriations equal just under $7 million, precisely $6,942,309. This is an increase over the final 2021 budgeted amount of $6,527,444. The operating budget’s borough ...

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Marcia Karrow, Robert Shore Candidates for Flemington Borough Mayor Thomas Jefferson said, "An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people."                          In the spirit of those wise words from Jefferson, TAPinto is willing to once again sponsor a ...

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