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September 18, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy significantly increased state benefits for veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities under a new state law he signed on Thursday.  Annual payments to eligible veterans will increase from $750 to $1,800 with payments being distributed on a ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Robbinsville Township Council will hold a public hearing at its Thursday meeting to consider adopting an ordinance to allow a marijuana manufacturer to be located in the township.  The public hearing on the ordinance will take place during the Township Council meeting at ...

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NEW JERSEY — A little bit of relief at the gas pump is coming for New Jersey motorists, with the state's gas tax set to decline by one cent per gallon beginning on October 1.  New Jersey State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio said that the gas tax reduction is triggered by a 2016 law that ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township Mayor David Fried will be presented to the communtiy via video in October "due to logistics and certain key time constraints." The annual State of the Township address typically lays out the Mayor's vision for the coming year, including potential policy ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Council voted unanimously at last week's meeting to issue bonds worth $3.8 million for the demolition and pre-construction of the future municipal and school board complex.  The proposed complex would be located at Whitehorse-Mercerville Road which was the ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representative Andy Kim (NJ-3) recently returned from a Congressional Delegation trip to Asia led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, where he met with members of the U.S. Armed Forces from New Jersey and businesses tied to the state. The congressman took time on Friday to speak ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried and the Robbinsville Township Council honored local fourth grader, Nicholas Manna, at Thursday night's council meeting for creating and donating 75 “sensory” bags for first responders who interact with individuals with diminished verbal and hearing ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  New Jersey will be making a $45 million investment in creating a fleet of electric school buses and charging infrastructure under a new law sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) that Governor Phil Murphy recently enacted. The New Jersey Department of ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township residents will soon receive their third quarter property tax bills in the mail, but the due date has been extended until the end of August because of a delay in the approval of the tax rate. The Township said that Mercer County recently confirmed the 2022 tax ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township residents will have a little bit more time to pay their taxes following an announcement on Friday that third quarter local taxes can be paid until August 23.  The Township says that there was a "delay in certification of the tax rate by the State of New ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Mercer County Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) was arrested on Tuesday afternoon during a protest outside the United States Supreme Court opposing their recent decision that overturns the Roe vs. Wade precedent on reproductive rights. A tweet posted by Watson ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township has launched its newly revamped website that is more modern and streamlined for local residents to access local government agencies, news and information about community happenings.  A spokesperson for the Township told TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville that the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Council recently signed off on Mayor Jeff Martin's 2022 municipal budget that keeps the municipal tax rate stable.  The overall tax rate will be 1.155 cents for every $100 of assessed home value. An administrative official said that the "average person in ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Legislation being pushed by Senator Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) to increase the annual allowance paid to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities unanimously passed the State Senate on Thursday.  Senate bill 1569 (S-1536) would increase the annual ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey homeowners and renters to receive nearly $2 billion in direct tax relief this year and in the years moving forward under the newly created Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) program. At a Wednesday press ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – For the first time in a decade, Robbinsvile Township taxpayers will see an increase in the local portion of their tax bill. Under the new $25.7 million municipal budget for 2022 adopted on Thursday by the Township Council, local property taxes will increase from 51.8 center ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Robbinsville Town Council heard a presentation by the Robbinsville Board of Education which is proposing to use of a portion of the Thompson Tract, preserved farmland adjacent to Robbinsville High School, for athletics field and a facility.  Bruce Darvas, Township ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ  -- Robbinsville Township officials will hold a public hearing on a plan to use a portion of preserved farmland adjacent to the high school on Robbinsville-Edinburg Road to build new athletic fields as well as a community recreational facility at their council meetings on ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton families will soon have new and improved neighborhood playgrounds to enjoy after the Hamilton Township Council recently approved the plans. The improvements will be made to the Cornell Heights and the Connecticut Avenue playgrounds. “I want to thank Hamilton Council ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive a Brownfields Grant that will be used to further the rehabilitation and clean-up of the former Nearpara Rubber Factory plant, Mayor Jeff Martin announced last week.  Martin said the ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-4) wants the federal government to put more focus on research of Alzheimer’s disease and the development of treatments and potential cures. Smith, the co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Alzheimer’s Task Force, is now sponsoring ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Mercer County Commissioner John Cimino recently was recently honored by the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) with the "Maurice Fitzgibbons County Commissioner of the Year" award. The award was presented to Cimino at the 71st Annual New Jersey Association of ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello recently reminded residents that -- starting May 3, 2023 -- a new, more secure Real ID driver’s license must be used as proof of identity at airport security or to enter certain federal buildings and facilities. Sollami Covello said ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Zoning Board unanimously approved the construction of a new 27-unit townhouse development that will be built on South Broad Street.  The developer, 3332 Hamilton Real Estate Inc., is planning on constructing seven buildings that would include three-bedroom ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- A measure sponsored by Assemblyman Dan Benson (D-Hamilton) to keep rideshare passengers from individuals convicted of human trafficking was signed into law on Monday by Governor Phil Murphy.  Under the law, anyone convicted of human trafficking would be banned for life from ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville homeowners will see a municipal tax increase for the first time in a decade, according to a budget proposal made by Mayor Dave Fried on Thursday.  The approximately $79 per household increase contained in the town's $25.7 million budget, Fried said, comes ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Council recently unanimously approved the acceptance of a $246,000 state grant to continue the site remediation of the former Nearpara Rubber Factory site.  The grant is provided through the state's Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund Municipal Grant ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Council recently approved a developer agreement to allow for the construction of a 44-unit single-family home neighborhood known as "Chapel Bridge at Hamilton." The TJC at Hamilton LLC developer project was previously approved on August 13, 2020 by the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The proposed Chipotle Mexican restaurant that was supposed to be reconsidered by the Hamilton Township Zoning Board was taken off the table before the Tuesday evening meeting began. The plan by developers, Mercerville Equities, would construct a 2,325 sf Chipotle restaurant on ...

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