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Somerset and Hunterdon Counties Remain Under Drought Watch

April 12, 2017

TRENTON, NJ – Following months of sufficient precipitation, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today lifted a drought warning for 12 of 14 counties in the northern, central and northern coastal regions of New Jersey and removed a drought watch for four counties in the southwestern part of the state.

However, Somerset and Hunterdon counties remain ...

Hillsborough: Duke Farms Naturalist Sets Sail with National Geographic

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -Tanya Sulikowski, manager of programs at Duke Farms, has been selected as one of this year’s Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows.

The 2017 Fellows, a group of 35 highly respected educators from the United States and Canada, will embark on global expeditions onboard the Lindblad expedition ships—National Geographic ...

Hillsborough Clean Communities Program Reaches Out for Volunteers

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Carl Suraci and Department of Public Works Director Rich Resavy, the Clean Communities coordinator for Hillsborough Township, are looking for volunteers.

“This is a great opportunity for organizations to come together and make a difference in our community,” Suraci said.

“As part of the overall plan to keep Hillsborough as ‘One of the ...

Bateman Calls for Action as Drought Warning Continues 

TRENTON, NJ - Following recent reports that New Jersey’s drought is still in effect despite a winter full of precipitation and foul weather, Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman again called for the state’s residents and leaders to do whatever they can to help conserve water.

“Most of the state just spent the last week digging out of a big snowstorm, and the ...

Somerville Horticulturist Helps to Nurture Plant Therapy Program in the Garden State

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A series of proclamations from federal, state and county legislators have planted the seeds to grow “Horticultural Therapy Week NJ” March 19-25.

A proclamation from Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7),  resolutions from the New Jersey Senate and Assembly, and a proclamation from the Somerset County Freeholders were presented at a Feb. 28 meeting of the Somerset ...

Hillsborough Offers Clean Up Coupons for Auten Road Facility

 
 
 HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  -  The annual Hillsborough Township Clean Up Coupons are now available for both residential access to the Auten Road Facility and for Senior Citizen curbside pickup, according to Committeeman Greg Burc hette, liaison to Public Works.  

Coupons for access to drop off at the Auten Road facility and Senior Citizen stickers for ...

State Senate Approves $59.5M for Open Space Preservation

TRENTON, NJ - The state Senate has passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunteron, Middlesex, Mercer) to appropriate $59.532 million from constitutionally dedicated funds for open space, park development, and expansions to the Blue Acres and Green Acres programs.

“New Jersey voters overwhelmingly supported the constitutional amendment I ...

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