New Brunswick Merges Departments After Long-Time Director Retires

August 8, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In June, Steven Zarecki, head of both the city Engineering Department and Public Works Department, retired after 31 years and 10 months of working for New Brunswick.

Now, less than two months later, the city plans to combine those two departments that have overlapping responsibilities, city officials say.

City council members earlier this month introduced a proposed ...

Seven Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (July 30)

NEW BRUNSWICK – Well, believe it or not, we are ending July and entering the month of August. But wait! That’s not a bad thing. It means summer is still going strong and there are more exciting and fun things to do in New Brunswick. So take a look at that bucket list you’ve been keeping and start crossing things off!

Tuesday, July 31
The Great Muppet Caper-Free Summer Movie.

Seven Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (July 21)

NEW BRUNSWICK – Summer is not over just yet so don’t let the fun stop, especially since there is plenty of warm air and sunshine left. The Hub City has so much to offer and here is your chance to take advantage of it. Grab some food at a new restaurant during the last week of Restaurant Week 2018 or catch a standup show it’s all here waiting for you.

Restaurant Week ...

Residents Praise Middlesex County's Stand Against ICE Detentions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people.

"Middlesex County is simply upholding the law by refusing to detain people who judges have determined are eligible for release. To do ...

Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (July 16)

NEW BRUNSWICK – The summer fun continues here in New Brunswick! Whether you are looking to sit in an air conditioned building watching a film or trying a new food or drink, The Hub City has a lot to choose from. (July 16)

Restaurant Week Begins
Where: Restaurants within Downtown New Brunswick

Restaurant Week is our reoccurring bonus for the next two weeks because that is how long ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

New Brunswick Picks Committee, Law Firm to Move on Abandoned Houses

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Abandoned properties in urban areas cause a range of problems, from fostering criminal activity to creating public health hazard and generally diminishing the quality of life.

That is from the opening statement of an ordinance that the city council passed in 2016 calling for establishment of a list abandoned properties and how New Brunswick can renovate or remove ...

Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (July 9)

NEW BRUNSWICK – The Fourth of July celebrations are now long gone but the summer fun continues throughout New Brunswick. There are many events to choose from this week whether you want to go out during the week or on the weekend, both outside and inside!

Tuesday, July 10
Coco-Free Summer Movie 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: State Theatre New Jersey (15 Livingston Avenue New ...

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