Hillsborough Voters Asked to Approve Expenditures for Firefighting Equipment

November 11, 2017



HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township residents are being asked to approve the addition of capital expenditures in the 2018 budget for the purchase of fire fighting equipment.

Voting will take place on Monday, Nov. 13 from 2-9 pm and will be held at the Fire Safety office in the municipal complex,379 South Branch Road.

There are three expenditures for voters' ...

Historic Van der Veer-Harris House in Hillsborough Awarded $293,938 Grant

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A historic Hillsborough homestead nestled on a 10.4-acre tract several hundred feet off of Route 206 will be renovated with the help of a $293,938 preservation grant awarded to the township by the Somerset County Freeholders.

The Van der Veer-Harris House, which dates to the late-18th century features significant Colonial Revival renovations completed in the 20th ...

Hillsborough: Administrator, Deputy Mayor Respond to Ethics Complaint

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township Administrator Anthony Ferrara has responded to an ethics complaint filed against him, which alleges Deputy Mayor Gloria McCauley, a realtor, benefited from the sale of his home after McCauley and other members of the Township Committee approved a pay raise for Ferrara.

McCauley also issued a statement late Friday, blasting the complaint as a "lame, partisan ...

Bateman Bill Gets Tough on Molesters Posing as Child Caregivers

TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer) has introduced legislation that would establish mandatory prison terms for child molesters who use their position as a child care provider to gain access to victims.

This would include people posing as caregivers on websites such as, or at any other child care center or provider ...

"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner Honored by NJ Congressional Delegation

WASHINGTON -  New Jersey Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12th) on Thursday announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. 

He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national example of ...

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