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Say no to drones? Open space committee recommends council ban drones in grasslands during bird nesting 

June 18, 2021

SOMERSET, NJ – Open space committee members are looking to ban the operation of drones from two grassland properties that serve as nesting areas for birds. They see the drones as a potential threat to the birds during nesting season between April and August. 

“The drones look like predators and scare the birds that are nesting there,” said open space member Chris ...

Franklin’s parking lots and other impervious surfaces increased 30% since 2015, now accounting for 18% of town’s land and resulting in millions of gallons of stormwater runoff 

SOMERSET, NJ – A report found that impervious cover – roads, parking lots and other surfaces that don’t absorb rainfall – increased in Franklin by 30% since 2015. Researchers found that between 2015 and 2021, the township’s impervious coverage expanded by more than 1,300 acres, rising from 4,243 acres in 2015 to 5,549 acres in 2021. These non-absorbent surfaces now ...

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East Brunswick Council Just Says No to Marijuana (For Now, Anyway)

June 18, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  In the 2020 election, nearly 70% of East Brunswick residents voted in favor of the legalization of marijuana. Yet, this overwhelming victory has led to an underwhelming result.  On Monday, the Township Council voted unanimously against opening any form of marijuana distributorship in East Brunswick.

Presented with six options regarding cannabis - ...

Council Says No to Legal Weed in Piscataway, For Now

PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana in New Jersey and what any guidelines would look like, on Thursday, the Piscataway Town Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis business within the township’s geographical boundaries.

The ban means medical and recreational cannabis establishments such as cultivators, ...

JerseyCAN Launches Multimedia Platform Showcasing Solutions for NJ School Districts

June 22, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Janellen Duffy, Senior Advisor of JerseyCAN, a nonprofit organization supporting and advocating for every student in New Jersey to have access to a high-quality education. JerseyCAN recently launched an online multimedia platform to help assist local school districts and educators to create new strategies and programs to ...

East Brunswick Council Just Says No to Marijuana (For Now, Anyway)

June 18, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  In the 2020 election, nearly 70% of East Brunswick residents voted in favor of the legalization of marijuana. Yet, this overwhelming victory has led to an underwhelming result.  On Monday, the Township Council voted unanimously against opening any form of marijuana distributorship in East Brunswick.

Presented with six options regarding cannabis - ...

Council Says No to Legal Weed in Piscataway, For Now

PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana in New Jersey and what any guidelines would look like, on Thursday, the Piscataway Town Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis business within the township’s geographical boundaries.

The ban means medical and recreational cannabis establishments such as cultivators, ...